10 Tasty Restaurants In The Bahamas

Hungry in paradise?

Food on vacation can make or break a trip. DON’T waste your time at a restaurant that serves you mediocre food. The Bahamas has a variety of great dining options for you on your trip, and Jetset Times has a great list of the best restaurants in the Bahamas.

Dune

One Ocean Drive Nassau N.P Nassau, Bahamas

Dune restaurant Bahamas.
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This beachfront restaurant serves many types of food in Caribbean-inspired flavors with global flair: Bahamian, Asian, French and more. In addition to the divine cuisine, there is a beautiful Versailles-style garden that is sure to give you a more pleasant and glamorous experience. Dune is located in Nassau’s Four Seasons Hotel, so if you are in the area, you should definitely stop by.

No matter what you are in the mood for, these restaurants are guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds while on vacation.

Café Matisse

Bank Lane, Nassau, Bahamas

Cafe Matisse
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Often a place for business lunches, this Italian restaurant was originally a horse and buggy firehouse, though you would never be able to tell by its beautiful décor and courtyard patio. Settled in Nassau, Café Matisse delivers divine Italian cuisine with a Bahamian twist to add more authenticity to its menu.

Graycliff Restaurant

W Hill St, Nassau, Bahamas

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This will be a unique dining experience on your vacation. The staff will be dressed in white and the menu is Bahamian integrated with European influences. The meal will also include cigars and chocolate afterwards. Graycliff also offers a lovely set of wines. Since it was one of the very first five star restaurants in the Caribbean, you will understand why after your tasty visit.

Sip Sip

Dunmore Town, Bahamas

Sip Sip Restaurant
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Sip Sip is a beachfront lunchtime restaurant located on Harbour Island that delivers genuine Bahamian cuisine. Named after the Bahamian term for “gossip,” Sip Sip is a wonderful place for friends to go have a drink and enjoy some food. If you’re in town on a Sunday, try the boiled fish!

Athena Bar and Cafe

212 S Halsted St #1, Chicago, IL 60661

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Despite its name, Athena Bar and Cafe does not only serve Mediterranean food, but Bahamian cuisine, such as conch and other local seafoods. It is a family-owned restaurant settled in Nassau, so popular that it is a stop in the Bites of Nassau Food Tour.

Rock House Restaurant

Bay Street, Dunmore Town, Bahamas

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This restaurant is a part of the Rock House Resort on Harbour Island. Similar to Athena Bar and Cafe, it offers both Mediterranean and Bahamian cuisines. In addition to the classic island plates, the service is great. Some key dishes to try: stone crab, crab cakes and the grouper.

Tippy’s Restaurant and Beachside Bar

Bahamas

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Tippy’s offers everything from great views, great food and great entertainment. Dining at Tippy’s is a more laid back experience than others on this list, and to make it more relaxing, it has a beachfront location. You cannot go wrong with anything on the menu. If you are feeling more of a dressed down dinner, check out Tippy’s.

Chat & Chill

1 Stocking Island | Volleyball Beach Stocking Island, Bahamas

Petting A Stingray At Chat N' Chill
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This restaurant, located in the Exumas, is the perfect definition of an island restaurant. It is nestled on the beach and serves the perfect food for warm weather, think: burger and dogs. There is also traditional Bahamian cuisine and its signature conch. You can even meet friendly stingrays while feeding them conches after your delicious meal.

Arawak Cay Fish Fry

Nassau, Bahamas

Arawak Cay Fish Fry Feast
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The Arawak Cay Fish Fry is not your usual dining experience. At this event, multiple vendors come out to deliver great fried fish, conch and more. It occurs everyday except Monday, so make sure to plan around when it is open, as it is a meal you do not want to miss out on while vacationing in the Bahamas due to its native cooking.

Sapodilla

W Bay St, Nassau, Bahamas

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Located in Nassau, this restaurant is decorated with Bahamian artwork covering its walls. The menu features items from all around the globe, yet there is a Bahamian twist. Although a bit pricey, the service and quality are worth it. Don’t miss the Caesar Salad, the Lobster Bisque, and the Banana Flambe dessert.

Kennedy Kollar

Content Associate

Kennedy is an entertainment junkie hailing from Pennsylvania. When she is traveling, you can find her searching for the best gluten-free foods as well as matcha and chai teas. She loves immersing herself in new cultures and wishes to visit the less-traveled hidden gems.

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