Continental Cuisine in the Bahamas

During your travels through the Bahamas, expect to happen upon a diverse set of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. Fans of Continental cuisine can't afford to miss those restaurants where it's always on the menu. Get an idea of the different ways to enjoy The Bahamas' Continental food at these featured establishments.

With so much to try, from the informal favorite named Cape Santa Maria Beach House Restaurant to the tempting dinner service at Graycliff, you are sure to find something worthy of multiple plates-full.

Below, get more details about the restaurants throughout the Bahamas that offer Continental fare. For each restaurant, you can click its name to read more about its location, style, and more.


Downtown Nassau | (242) 322-2796


Located near the center of downtown Nassau, Graycliff is a part of Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant, and is a viable choice worth considering if you are exploring this neighborhood. Seafood (of course) and Continental style eats are made for each other at this much-loved fine foods restaurant. Gaycliff was built in 1742 as the mansion of a famous pirate, and served as a prison for a short time thereafter. Today, the restaurant housed within the home offers a refined and elegant atmosphere.

Cape Santa Maria Beach House Restaurant

Long Island | (242) 338-5273

Cape Santa Maria Beach House Restaurant is located near Deadman's Cay; it is to the west-northwest of Clarence Town. Seafood (of course) and Continental cuisine make for a bold combo at this noteworthy dining option. Local chefs bring Caribbean classics to a whole new level at Cape Santa Maria Beach House Restaurant, and serve a plethora of offerings featuring the Bahamas favorite offering conch. Seafood, steak, pasta, soups, and salads are also available.

Chez Pierre Restaurant

Long Island | (242) 338-8809

Chez Pierre Restaurant lies near Stella Maris; it's 25 and a half miles (40 and a half kilometers) to the northwest of Clarence Town. Fabulously fresh fish and Continental cuisine both describe the best dishes at this enjoyable eatery.

The Corner Bistro

Port Lucaya | (242) 374-2414

Located near the heart of Port Lucaya, The Corner Bistro is a part of Port Lucaya Marketplace. Considering this is a casual dining option, it's perfect for a delicious, but not elaborate, meal. The Bistro offers a unique mix of food spanning both the Asian and European continents in this Old World Eatery. The fine foods and mix of cultures create a delicious night. For younger guests who may be looking for something more familiar, The Corner Bistro also offers a Kid's Menu.

Cafe Michel

Freeport | (242) 352-2191

Located a few hundred yards south of downtown Freeport, Cafe Michel is on the same premises as International Bazaar. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering Continental cuisine and seafood, but here they're also masters of steak. The Continental cuisine at Cafe Michel if a mix of the many cultures that can be found in Central Europe, with an emphasis on traditional French Cuisine. You will find steaks, seafood, and chicken dishes in the plenty. However, unlike the common impression that French food means small entrees, here you can expect large meals complete with two sides. During lunch you can also scale down your meal and have a sandwich or small entree.

Oftentimes, the best places to dine in the Bahamas are the ones that you find unexpectedly while journeying to and from your hotel. At the same time, that doesn't mean you can't make a list of specific places to try. To read more details about the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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