Best Accommodations for Dining in the Bahamas

Find Fine Dining at Hotels in The Bahamas <br />

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One of the best parts of a vacation can be eating the local fare. As you might suspect, there are numerous exciting dining opportunities in the Bahamas. You'll find restaurants that prepare meals from all cultures, but with local ingredients and flair.

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The hotels included below are among the best places to stay if you consider food as important as anything else. Some of these top picks are known for their wonderful on-site restaurants, while some are found in areas where restaurants are abundant and diverse.

Best Hotels in the Bahamas for Dining

You'll probably find yourself eating a lot of meals at your hotel, even if you intend to try many of the local restaurants. So sometimes selecting a hotel in the Bahamas means evaluating each property's dining options. Guests shouldn't worry about sacrificing taste for convenience, since many hotels serve outstanding food, attracting guests from other hotels as well as local residents.

The following properties were ranked based on a few factors, including the convenience factor of their nearby dining and how many full service restaurants one can try on-site.

Properties in The Bahamas for Excellent Dining
Property Location Snack Bar Room Service
Atlantis Royal Towers 0.5 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island, New Providence check check
Atlantis Beach Tower 0.2 mi. North of Paradise Island, New Providence
Atlantis Coral Towers 0.2 mi. Northwest of Paradise Island, New Providence
Riu Palace Paradise Island 0.2 mi. North of Paradise Island, New Providence check
Atlantis The Reef 3.6 mi. North of Nassau, New Providence
Atlantis The Cove 0.7 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island, New Providence
Best Western Bay View Suites 0.1 mi. South-Southeast of Paradise Island, New Providence check
Comfort Suites Paradise Island 0.1 mi. West-Northwest of Paradise Island, New Providence
One & Only Ocean Club 0.3 mi. East of Paradise Island, New Providence check check
British Colonial Hilton Downtown Nassau, New Providence check check
Rock House Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
Towne Hotel Downtown Nassau, New Providence check
Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa 0.0 mi. South-Southeast of Cable Beach, New Providence check check
Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant Downtown Nassau, New Providence
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat 3.6 mi. North of Nassau, New Providence
Pink Sands Resort Dunmore Town, Harbour Island check check
The Dunmore Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
The Landing Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
Meliá Nassau Beach 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Cable Beach, New Providence check check

Our highest rated property, for having the "whole package" of dining options, is Atlantis Royal Towers, which means foodies staying within reach of the resort are in for a few unforgettable days of feasting. <p>Dine in casual style or formal elegance at the Atlantis resort with culinary styles to suit the simplest tastes to the most extravagant. Guests who want to explore what the Bahamas have to offer will find lots of exciting choices nearby.</p>

<p>Atlas Bar and Grill</p>

<p>The Bar and Grill is located at the Atlantis Casino, providing guests with a fun setting to enjoy a meal.</p>

<p>Casa D' Angelo</p>

<p>An interesting combination of Tuscan-inspired flavores mixed with Caribbean cuisine come to life on the plates of guests at this restaurant by chef Angelo Elia.</p>

<p>Chop Stix</p>

<p>Better than Chinese take-out, Chop Stix serves up a selection of popular Chinese dishes.</p>

<p>Dune</p>

<p>Dune offers an eclectic selection of foods ranging from French to Chinese, and even local Bahamian favorites.</p>

<p>Bahamian Club</p>

<p>Bahamian Club offers traditional dining in an upscale setting.</p>

<p>Bimini Road</p>

<p>Bimini Road serves up Caribbean fare in a fittingly casual setting. Savor the islands by discovering Caribbean fare in this fun, casual and colorful restaurant with ocean-inspired interiors and an outdoor bar.</p>

<p>Carmines</p>

<p>Carmines offers family-style dining, replicating a restaurant of the same name in New York.</p>

<p>Cave Grill</p>

<p>Cave Grill is a low-key restaurant that surrounds guests will marine life while they enjoy their food.</p>

<p>Cleito's Cart</p>

<p>Food carts are all the rage, even in paradise. Grab a quick meal when you're on the go, or dine on the patio.</p>

<p>Courtyard Terrace</p>

<p>Mediterranean cuisine is on the menu at the One & Only Club in the Courtyard Terrace.</p>

<p>Dive In</p>

<p>This barbecue joint uses a variety of exotic local herbs, spices, rubs, and sauces to create signature flavors.</p>

<p>Johnny Rockets</p>

<p>1950s style decor and tabletop jukeboxes make this classic burger joint a favorite among families.</p>

<p>Lagoon Bar and Grill</p>

<p>Lagoon is an open-air dining facility, serving up succulent burgers and other grilled specialties.</p>

<p>Marina Pizzeria</p>

<p>For many, there is nothing better than a good, old-fashioned pizza pie. You can get all of your favorite toppings, or try something a little different as you dine dockside.</p>

<p>Marketplace</p>

<p>With the interesting concept of presenting regional cuisine at made-to-order food stations, Marketplace is indeed reminiscent of an Old World market.</p>

<p>Mesa Grill</p>

<p>Mesa Grill is famed chef Bobby Flay's restaurant, featuring Southwestern cuisine with Bahamian flare.</p>

<p>Mosaic</p>

<p>Yes another Mediterranean-style restaurant, Mosaic offers a more casual atmosphere than Courtyard Terrace.</p>

<p>Murray's Deli</p>

<p>Sometimes you just want to dine one food prepared at an old-fashioned deli. Murray's is decorated 1950s style, and offers guests with fixes of traditional deli meals.</p>

<p>Nobu</p>

<p>Japanese fare is served at this highly acclaimed restaurant, by Japanese chef Nobu Matshisa.</p>

<p>The Point Restaurant and Bar</p>

<p>Salads, sandwiches, and an extra dash of Caribbean fare is served up at the Point.</p>

<p>Seafire Steakhouse</p>

<p>The name speaks for itself - thick steaks and other grilled specialties are served at Seafire Steakhouse.</p>

<p>Seagrapes</p>

<p>Food is cooked up an live-action cooking stations, so guests can watch their meals be prepared. Fare includes barbecue and Caribbean-styles.</p>

<p>Shark Bites</p>

<p>Situated at the base of the Mayan Temple, Shark Bites serves up classic favorites such as sandwiches, salads, and burgers al fresco.</p>

<p>Virgil's BBQ</p>

<p>Hearty barbecue featuring items smoked over hickory, oak, and fruit woods is served up family dining-style.</p>

To learn all the important details about the property that sticks out to you, click its name to continue reading a multi-page guide about each property — because even if great dining is your priority, there are many other on-site amenities to discover.

Best Hotels in the Bahamas for Nearby Restaurants

You may also want to consider how close your hotel is to the restaurants in town. Even if the food at your hotel is terrific, you shouldn't exclude the possibility of trying restaurants around the neighborhood, particularly if you're staying for more than a few days.

Below you'll find more accommodation options, chosen by how closely they're located to lots of neighborhood restaurants.

Best Properties in The Bahamas for Off-Site Dining
Property Location
Coral Sands Hotel Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
Royal Palm Hotel Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
Nassau Palm Hotel 3.1 mi. North of Nassau, New Providence
Red Carpet Inn Nassau 3.4 mi. Northeast of Nassau, New Providence
Runaway Hill Inn Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
Blue Water Resort 0.3 mi. East of Cable Beach, New Providence
Club Land'or Resort 0.6 mi. East-Southeast of Paradise Island, New Providence
Oceanview Club Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
Paradise Harbour Club & Marina 0.7 mi. East of Paradise Island, New Providence
Paradise Island Beach Club 0.6 mi. East of Paradise Island, New Providence
Westwind Club 0.2 mi. East of Cable Beach, New Providence
Nassau Junkanoo Resort 3.1 mi. North of Nassau, New Providence
Marley Resort and Spa 0.3 mi. East of Cable Beach, New Providence
Tingum Village Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
Netties Place at Casuarinas 0.3 mi. South West of Cable Beach, New Providence
Romora Bay Resort and Marina Harbour Island
Duck Inn Governors Harbour, Eleuthera

Keep in mind that many of The Bahamas' best restaurants are located within hotels, so your most memorable dining experience may occur at a completely different property. By clicking the name of any hotel, you'll be able to see photos and detailed info about each property, in addition to all the food and beverage details you need to know.

 

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