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Big Banana

Pavillion Dr | VC Bird International Airport, Osbourn, Antigua
+1 268-480-6979
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, Pizza
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Pavillion Dr | VC Bird International Airport, Osbourn, Antigua
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There's not a lot of choice so there's this place or another place at the other end of the departure lounge. So they have you over a barrel , the place is modern and clean they have wifi but manageress has to put the password...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Well designed menu - wraps, sandwiches, burgers, salads and sushi. I opted for tempura shrimp and it was as good as it gets. Then followed with Goya chicken pit stickers. Fantastic. Tuna sashimi was best. Wine selection -so-so.

Thank 505ivanv
Jude W, Owner at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you so very much! We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Well into airport for our flight home, another great sunwing job," flight left an hour late" , so we had time to kill, we thought we would sit have a snack and a few drinks, Staff seems to run around aimlessly, the also seem like...More

4  Thank daniel f
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I was hungry and had awhile to wait before my flight. I knew that would be limited to a soft drink and pretzels so I was in search of something substantial. I overheard two people talking in the terminal. One, a local, recommended Big Banana...More

Thank ssvvpp
Reviewed 1 January 2018

On the upper floor of the old airport terminal, the place serves good food from snacks and coffee to grilled fish of the day with rice. Allow some time for your order to be prepared.

Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Every time I am leaving Antigua, or in transit for a few hours, I have to have a slice of Big Banana's pepperoni pizza. It doesn't matter the time of day or if I have eaten just before I'm going to make sure to have...More

Thank BusinessTravelerBGI
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much, it is always a pleasure serving you. looking forward to your next visit

Reviewed 24 March 2017

Spent a morning in here this week, whilst in transit from Montserrat to Manchester. The food was tasty, fresh, and well presented. They were quite happy for us to have coffee and banana bread first, then sit reading and using the free WiFi for an...More

Thank J S
Alfredo D, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

thank you for sharing your experience and comments, I will Ask to find out which server she was.

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Although we were a bit disappointed that they were fresh out of stock of what we ordered, the pleasantness of the waitress made up for it. It was really service with a smile. The local gInger beer is great, but my husband thought that the...More

Thank alexandrina55
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Thank you so much for your comments, i would love to have know which waitress as to thank her for doing a good Job.... ill look into the Tamarind Juice

Reviewed 10 August 2016

I went into this place on the recommendation of my sister and parents who had eaten there previously. My sister and other members of our party had got to the restaurant 10 minutes before I got there and had ordered a bottle of wine which...More

1  Thank tonypauletteh
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Dear Tony As a company that prides itself on good customer service and tasty food we are extremely disappointed to hear that you experienced the complete opposite, please accept our sincere apology. Such a poor level of service is unacceptable regardless of whether or not...More

Reviewed 2 June 2016

My wife and I ordered 2 slices of pizza, a chicken sandwich and 2 diet cokes. I thought I misheard her at first when she said $44. I handed her $30 thinking she had said $24. Again she stated $44 American dollars. She said would...More

1  Thank cliff2026
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Thank you for visiting Antigua, I would like to make note that Big Banana is the Location by Gate 4 not the other place you first ordered from. I do apologies for any unpleasantries you experienced and hope you give Antigua another visit. We should...More

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18 March 2016|
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Response from RandR1948 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...can't give you an answer...I ate downtown during a stay in October.
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
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07:00 - 21:30
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07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pavillion Dr | VC Bird International Airport, Osbourn, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Osbourn
  • Phone Number: +1 268-480-6979
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At the airport, old and new terminal. 17° 61° Restaurant (old terminal), has been catering to a regular flow of holiday makers, business people and locals. Air-conditioned and free WIFI. Table service and a super selection of favorite local and international dishes -including pizzas, salads, burgers, subs, chicken, pasta and daily specials. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with an excellent offering of your favorite beverages for whatever time of day you stop by! At the new terminal, turn right after immigration and experience the big banana friendly service. Our Airside restaurant boost a deli counter with many grab and go options, a sushi bar and an a-la-carte menu featuring delicious local specialties as well as international favorites, pizzas, salads, coffees, pastries, gelato and more, ideal to eat-in or take on the flight. Open from 5am for full breakfast to the last flight of the day.
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