Restaurants

Top Choice Bahamian in Nassau

Fish Fry

The colorful village of conch stands, bars, jerk joints and seafood restaurants at Arawak Cay, known collectively as the 'Fish Fry', is one of Nassau's great experiences. Come for conch salad, fried chicken wings, f…
Top Choice Japanese in Paradise Island

Nobu

Like every outpost of Nobu Matsuhisa’s empire, this restaurant deals exclusively in immaculately sourced and prepared Japanese food with judicious modern twists. Sushi and noodles are impeccable, but why not create …
Top Choice Italian in Nassau

Café Matisse

Hidden among downtown Nassau's historic government buildings, this dignified Italian is a delightful alternative to the nearby cruise-ship-and-duty-free scene. Grab a patio table in good weather and let professional…
Top Choice Fusion in Paradise Island

Dune

French-American celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten created the menu at this ultrapopular (and ultrapricey) fusion restaurant, floating atop a dune in front of the genteel Ocean Club hotel. The menu globe hops …
Cafe in New Providence

Goodfellow Farms

Far from the fast-food joints of Nassau, this farm stand and cafe is a favorite of yachties, picnickers and Lyford-Cay locals looking for wholesome grub. Grab a cranberry-almond chicken salad or some grilled salmon …
Modern French in Paradise Island

Café Martinique

A homage to the long-gone original featured in the 1965 Bond flick Thunderball, this upscale French-fusion restaurant in Atlantis bears the imprimatur of French-American celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Alo…
International in Nassau

Graycliff Restaurant

Make like a colonial-era dignitary at this atmospheric fine-diner in the 18th-century Graycliff Hotel. The predominantly European menu deploys a lot of imported ingredients (French chèvre, Russian caviar) but also m…
Bahamian in Nassau

Potter's Cay

Less popular than the Fish Fry, but just as good for a conch salad or sheep's-tongue souse, this lively market sits beneath the Paradise Island Exit Bridge. Fishing boats from the Out Islands arrive daily, carrying …
Brazilian in Nassau

Humidor Churrascaria

Machismo hangs in the smoky air at this Brazilian steakhouse attached to the Graycliff Hotel complex. Hunks of dripping pork loin, lamb, beef and spicy sausages are carved tableside from wicked-looking metal skewers…
Italian in Paradise Island

Carmine’s

Waiting time for dinner at this subtropical outpost of the famous New York original can top an hour or more, such is its popularity among vacationing families. All the classics are here – spaghetti with meatballs or…