Eclectic Cuisine in the Bahamas

During your visit to the Bahamas, you'll be overwhelmed by the plentiful supply of places to eat. But guests who seek eclectic cuisine in particular should take note of the various establishments where this style of cooking is king. Thankfully there's an incredible amount of choices for this style of food alone.

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With lots to try, from the very casual locale of Da Sand Bar and Grill to the tasty lunch service at Shark Bites, there's a menu suited for each traveler and even for that special night you're planning.

The list below allows you to peek at this full list of eclectic establishments to be found. For each restaurant, you can click its name to see the full article about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Pete’s Pub & Gallery

Great Abaco | (242) 577-5487

Situated 4.6 miles northeast of Cherokee Sound, Pete’s Pub & Gallery is a popular choice for guests thinking about spending some time seeing this side of the island. It is 14.8 miles south of Hopetown. Seafood (of course) and eclectic flair go well together at this completely casual eatery.

The pub is known for serving only the freshest seafood depending on what's in season such as coconut cracked conch, mango grilled grouper, and seared wahoo. If you're not in the mood for seafood, try the chicken filets or an Angus beef burger.

Nipper's Beach Bar

Great Guana Cay | (242) 365-5111

Nipper's Beach Bar

Nipper's Beach Bar is a good option that's worth considering if you're thinking about going to this side of the island. If you're curious, Marsh Harbour is nine miles (15 kilometers) to the south-southeast. For times that call for a laid-back atmosphere while enjoying a helping of eclectic food, stop by this local eatery which has a really casual setting.

There is a full menu of appetizers to munch on, as well as a list of Bahamian favorites as well as menu offerings that may be more familiar to visitors such as broiled lobster, chicken alfredo, and grilled rib-eye. Betty, the lunch cook specializes in seafood and grill favorites, while Debbie sets out to craft hearty dinners with as much seasonal produce as is possible.

Stop by on Sunday for the famous Pig Roast which includes a nice spread of barbecued and roasted pork, peas and rice, bakes macaroni and cheese, Cajun coleslaw, fruit salad, corn bead, corn, and potato salad.

Grabbers

Great Guana Cay | (242) 365-5133

Grabbers is on the same premises as Grabbers Bed Bar & Grill. If you're curious, Marsh Harbour is nine miles (15 kilometers) to the south-southeast. When it comes to specialty eclectic cuisine, this place likes to suggest its barbecue and hamburgers.

You'll find some of the most interesting fare around at Grabbers, and the best part is that it is all prepared fresh daily with the highest quality produce available. There is even an herb garden on-site to add flavorful touches to each meal.

Along with their regular menu, Grabber's also offer specialty menus for holidays and other occasions like Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Pier One Restaurant

The vicinity of Freeport | (242) 352-6674

Situated 1.0 mile southeast of Wild Goose Town, Pier One Restaurant is a viable choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about staying near this part of Grand Bahama Island. It's 6.1 miles west of Freeport. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering eclectic food and pasta, but it's also quite the favorite for seafood.

The eclectic menu at Pier One makes you feel as though you're choosing between dining at three separate restaurants. There is the standard seafood menu, an Italian menu, and the most recent addition, a sushi menu.

Mackey's Sand Bar

South Bimini | (242) 347-3501

Mackey's Sand Bar, part of Bimini Sands Beach Club, is a smart choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about staying near this part of the island. If all you need is good company, a nice setting, and to be digging into a decent plate of eclectic food, stop by this local option where the vibe is very casual.

There is always something going on at Mackey's Sand Bar, whether it be karaoke performances by gutsy patrons, or the musical stylings of the live junkanoo band, Prime Time. In addition to having a lively atmosphere on its own merits, Mackey's is favored for its location with a gorgeous view of the ocean off the south coast, and, a little closer to home, the resort pool.

At Mackey's anything can happen, whether it be a group of rowdy customers dancing on the bar, or a group of grown men hugging and cheering as they watch their favorite team win a game on one of eight flat screen televisions.

eclectic Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Buster's on the Beach 1.9 mi. Northeast of Central Cherokee Sound Great Abaco Eclectic (242) 367-0077
Cap' N Jacks Restaurant & Bar 0.1 mi. North of Central Hopetown Elbow Cay Eclectic (242) 366-0247
Caribe Cafe 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cable Beach New Providence Eclectic (242) 327-6000
Crusoe's Garden Restaurant 1.6 mi. East of Central downtown Nassau New Providence Eclectic (242) 363-3680
Da Sand Bar and Grill 0.3 mi. East of Central Cable Beach New Providence Eclectic (242) 327-7568
Dairy Queen 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Nassau New Providence Eclectic (242) 393-7072
Dock & Dine Restaurant 5.0 mi. Northwest of Central Hopetown Man of War Cay Eclectic (242) 365-6139
Grabbers 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Great Guana Cay Great Guana Cay Eclectic (242) 365-5133
Haagen-Dazs Shop Nassau New Providence Eclectic 393-8077
Harvey's Island Grill 6.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Treasure Cay Green Turtle Cay Eclectic (242) 365-4389
Hibiscus Terrace 1.7 mi. East of Central downtown Nassau New Providence Eclectic (242) 363-2555
Lagoon Bar & Grill 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Nassau New Providence Eclectic (242) 363-3000
Mackey's Sand Bar 1.9 mi. West of Central South Bimini South Bimini Eclectic (242) 347-3501
Nipper's Beach Bar 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Great Guana Cay Great Guana Cay Eclectic (242) 365-5111
Orange Hill Restaurant 3.0 mi. West of Central Cable Beach New Providence Eclectic (242) 327-7157
Pete’s Pub & Gallery 4.6 mi. Northeast of Central Cherokee Sound Great Abaco Eclectic (242) 577-5487
Pier One Restaurant 1.0 mi. Southeast of Central Wild Goose Town Grand Bahama Island Eclectic (242) 352-6674
Plantation Café 2.1 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island Eclectic (242) 373-1333
Rowdy Boys Bar and Grill 1.3 mi. West of Central Clarence Town Long Island Caribbean, Eclectic (242) 337-3062
Seagrape Grille 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island Eclectic (242) 373-1271
Shark Bites 1.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Nassau New Providence Eclectic (242) 363-3000

Visitors often find that the best dining options in the Bahamas are the ones you run into naturally during your exploration of different cities. At the same time, that doesn't mean you can't know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To learn more information about the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.

 

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