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 Downtown Nassau Dining


ARAWAK CAY'S FISH FRY

Bahamian Casual
This village of small local casual restuarants is a great place to savor the tastes of the real bahamas.  Local dining and culture. Music on weekends. Recommended.
Goldies, Big 10 - Brilands, Twin Brothers, Deep Creek

ATHENA GREEK CAFE AND BAR
A mainstay since 1960, this Greek restaurant is a break from the Nassau culinary routine. Sit on the second floor among Grecian statuary, or the balcony overlooking the action below. Enjoy souvlaki, moussaka, and spanakopita, among other specialties, along with Greek beer in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Located downtown on Bay Street at Charlotte Street
Upstairs overlooking Bay Street
Tel: 242 322- 8833

BAHAMIAN KITCHEN *
Best native food in town
Pan fried Turtle Steak prepared with Sherry and Onions. Famous for Okra Soup & White Rice
Located at Trinity Place, off Bay Street. 
Hours: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm (Monday - Saturday) 
Hours: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Sunday) 
Tel: 325 - 0702 

BUENA VISTA
Housed in one of Nassau's Historic Mansions. Features Continental Cuisine with large variety of fresh local seafood. 
Reservations Suggested.
Located on Delancy Street 
Hours: 7:00 pm- 9:30 pm (Closed Sunday) 
Tel: 322 - 2811 

CLAY OVEN
The extensive menu offers the best of both traditional and exotic dishes featuring the subtle use of spices and herbs to enhjance the flavor of every creation. Traditional curries as well as madras, vindaloo and masala dishes to please every palate
Located West Bay Street opp. the British Colonial Parking Lot. 
Hours: 12 -4pm(Monday - Saturday)
Hours: 6 -10 pm (Monday - Sunday)
Tel: 325 - 2525

CAFE' MATISSE *
Dine amidst Matisse Prints and impressions on home-made pasta seafood and real Italian pizza. Charming courtyard in the hear of downtown Nassau for ourdoor dining.
Mon-Sat 10am-11pm. Closed Sun.
Happy hour 5-7pm
Major credit cards accepted. Reservations suggested.
Proper attired required for dinner
Bank Lane, behind Parliament Sq. 
Tel 356-7012

CAFE SKANS
Casual dining with Bahamian, American and
Greek favourites. 
Located on Bay Street.
Tel: (242) 322-2486 

CHEZ WILLIE *
A return to romantic Elegance and upscale. Fall in love with elegant dining , indoors or outdoors in the romantic courtyard.
Live piano music/Jackets preferred
Gourmet French and Bahamian dishes perfectly prepared under the watchful eye of the owner James Grant.
West Bay Street
242 322 5364

CONCH FRITTERS BAR AND GRILL
Specializing in Real Bahamian and American Food. Kick back and relax in the island- style atmosphere.Full sit-down bar and satalite TV.. Conch fritters, crack conch, chowder, burgers, grouper and the best mac and cheese around. Live Island Band plays Thursday - Sun. 7-11 pm and some afternoons.
Open 7 days - 11am to 12 midnight
Marlborough Street.. across from the British Colonial Hotel
323-8778 or 323-8801 take out and delivery available.

CRICKET CLUB RESTAURANT AND PUB
Rub elbows with fellow expats here at this comfortable watering hole and restaurant. W Bay Street Opposite Arawak Cay
326-4720

DOUBLE DRAGON
Chinese Cuisine
Mackey Street at the foot of the bridge
393 5718
Charlotte Street No. 326 7268

GAYLORDS AUTHENTIC INDIAN CUISINE
The only Indian restaurant in the Bahamas, Gaylord's is located in a renovated historical building that dates back to 1870. The dining room is filled with Indian art and artifacts and the cuisine consists mainly of lamb, chicken, beef, and vegetables prepared in the Punjabi, tandoori or curried styles. Each entrée will delight you with its complex blends of spices, seasonings, and flavor. Lots of choices for vegetarians are also available. Casual attire.
Located on Dowdeswell St, Nassau, Bahamas
Tel.242-356-3004

GRAYCLIFF'S RESTAURANT
This charming world class restaurant serves Gourmet food in surroundings which are fit for a king. Very expensive, but worth the experience.
Located on West Hill Street in Nassau. 
Tel. 322-2796

EAST VILLA RESTAURANT *
Nassau's Finest Chinese and Continental cuisine. One of the best New York strip steaks in the bahamas. Full service bar.
Located on East Bay Street - 1/2 mile east of the Paradise Island Bridge Place, off Bay Street. 
Hours: Mon - Fri. 12 noon - 3pm
Dinner Mon- Sat 6 pm - midnight.
Tel: 393-3377

HAMMERHEAD'S BAR & GRILL
Get hammered at Hammerheads - the fun place to be!! Serving lunch and dinners from the grill, American and Bahamian cuisine at reasonable prices.  Live music every weekend.
Tel: (242) 393-5625 Fax: (242) 364-8631

HARD ROCK CAFE *
Let the good times roll.
World Famous Franchise featuring memorabilia from some of the greatest rock stars of the 20th century. Specialties include famous grilled gajitas, ribeye steak and roasted vegetable pasta with pesto
Located on Charlotte Street, just a few blocks from the cruise dock.
Hours: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Bar Hours: 10am - 12:00 pm Fri-Sat to 2pm
Tel: 325 - 7625

HUMIDOR CHURRASCARIA
Located at Graycliffs, this newest venture is a surefire hit. Esperience a Brazilian style feast of succulent meats, slow roasted on a giant rotisserie.
Located on West Hill Street in Nassau. 
Tel. 322-2796

IMPERIAL TAKEAWAY
Real Bahamian Cooking in a diner setting - personally recommended for real island flavor
This real bahamian kitchen is a great way to see the people up close and personal. Breakfast specials, lunch and dinner all native and very inexpensive. Cafeteria style service with hearty food and a great attitude. .
Open Daily. 
Marlborough Street.. across from the British Colonial Hotel 

ITALIAN PASTA MARKET
Located at El Greco's Hotel, this family owned bistro serves authentic italian pastas, seafood and meat dishes. Excellent dining experience. Located on West Bay Street just a few short blocks from Downtown Nassau.

Tel. 322-1188

LUCIANO'S OF CHICAGO **
Located in one of the most breathtaking properties in the bahamas, this waterside mansion was once the home of Sir Roland Symonette, the countries first Premier. The menu offers an extensive choice of italy's finest dishes and wines at moderate prices. Selections range from seafoods and pastas, steaks and chops, with surprising delights in salads, anti pasta and desserts.
Kitchen opens daily 11am-10:30pm, bar opens until 12 midnite, Happy hour daily 5-7:30pm
East Bay St.  West of the Paradise Island Bridge
Tel 242 323-3341 

LUMS IGUANA CAFE

Located upstairs overlooking Bay Street, this outdoor seating is a birds eye view of the downtown area. Great Burgers, Conch Fritters, Chowder and the like. You'll love relaxing with a cold drink while checking out the action below.
393 5718
Highly recommended for a reprive from shopping or strolling.
Upstairs at the Prince George Plaza
Tel No 242-322-3119

MAMA LIDDY'S PLACE
Located on Market Street.
Hours: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm (Monday - Saturday)
Hours: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm (Sunday & Holidays)
Tel: 322 - 4201
Home Away From Home Feeling. Serving quality native dishes.
Specialities: Conch Chowder, and Steamed Grouper.

MANDARIN COURT
Authentic Chinese Cuisine - Diverse menu, friendly staff. Very good food.
Marlborough Street
356-3881/2

MONTAGU GARDENS STEAK & GRILL *
Located on East Bay Street.
Hours: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm (Closed Sunday)
Tel: 394-6347
Chef's Specialties: Blackened Grouper, Stuffed Lobster, Grouper Almondine with White Sauce, Grilled Grouper with Wine & Butter.

PATIO GRILLE AND POOL BAR
Grouper fingers, Fresh Fish of the day, Caesar Salads, Sandwich, Snacks all served poolside or on the beach.
British Colonial Hilton
242 322-3301

PIRATES PUB (Marlborough Arms)
Located in the Pirates of Nassau Museum
Great Patio Grill - Burgers, chicken, fish
International beers and tropical drinks
356-3759

PORTOFINO ITALIAN CAFE
Italian
Breakfast, lunch and Dinner
British Colonial Hilton
242 322-3301

SUN AND... *
Located on Lakeview Road off Shirley Street.
Hours: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Closed Monday)
Tel: 393 - 2644
Specialties: Bahamian Guava Souffle, Stone Crab with Sun And... Mustard Sauce, and Baked Bread daily. Experience a truly Bahamian tropical atmosphere and impeccable service. "Best French cuisine on the Island."
Reservations Suggested.

THE POOP DECK
Personally Recommended
World famous Bahamian Conch Chowder, Grouper Fingers, Conch Salad, Scorched Conch, Cracked Conch, Grilled Bahamian Whole Lobster. Unquestionably - Nassau's Classic Bahamian Seafood Restaurant.
Serving Bahamian dishes for 25 years.
Located on East Bay Street.
242 393-8175

SENOR FROGS
Mexican Restaurant and Clothesline

Located on the Harbour at The British Colonial Hilton
#1 Bay Street - Nassau
Telephone: (242) 323 1777


THE SHOALS
Located on Nassau Street.
Hours: 7:30 am - 12:30 am (Daily)
Tel: 323 - 440
Boiled Fish, Stewed Fish and our Seafood Platter (Conch, Shrimp & Grouper) are our specialties. We are totally Bahamian.

* Recommended Dining