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Chinchillas Mexican Restaurant & Bar

€€ - €€€Mexican,
Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-762-2474
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (18 reviews)
“ceviche” (8 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar
€€ - €€€
Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i have been to the island several times, on the strip almost every night i have visited. i have never had anything to complain about. this place was closed every single night except on a friday but was told they no longer served food. bartender...More

Thank thejess215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chinchillas sits right on a popular beach on the island; Frigate Bay! During the day, many visitors take a swim or eat foods from local, Mexican, Latin or American menus but in the night, this beach comes alive. Especially on Friday and Saturday Nights. Chinchillas...More

Thank KittiEmpress
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This place is very good to go to for lunch and can get very busy on Friday nights! I would recommend the Carnitas Tacos! All of the bartenders and kitchen staff are very friendly!

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Spent a very enjoyable evening at Chinchillas. Had a good look around the Strip before deciding but Chinchillas seemed the nicest. Good cold beers, lovely place to watch the sun setting. We had a Mexican meal. The beef Fajitas were good but I was rather...More

Thank MandywLondon
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Had the nachos at the bar. Would have been much better if the service wasn't worse than normal for the islands. Would go back.

Thank James B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Good cold drinks And all thinkable mixes are available Food was ok no wow factor but still is a place to definitely visit Always has live music and sports on the beach

Thank Juicyfruit J
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Classical beach bar, just with younger crowd, mostly students. But really cool, just make sure to come there around midnight, when it gets full.

Thank Michal N
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Had an evening meal here just before Irma came through. The food was faultless as was the service. The waitress had a great personality We will be going back

Thank Burgerthebear
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Chinchillas is a great place to kick back and watch the sunset. The food is great, the customer service is wonderful and the beers are cold. Definitely a must visit!!

Thank EnergyEvans
Reviewed 11 July 2017

By night this place if for the young and wreckless, but it is lively and there is room to dance. To try the great food I would go on the weekend during the day, very relaxing and good menu

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Questions & Answers
14 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
It was hit or miss while I was there.
Mindy B
18 February 2017|
Response from Ambar S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve amazing french fries
Tim B
6 January 2017|
Response from DSGtrvl | Reviewed this property |
It is relatively close. Cab fare is probably in the $15 to $20 range one way for up to 4 people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
  • Phone Number: +1 869-762-2474
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