Eclectic Cuisine in the Bahamas

Throughout the Bahamas, you'll come upon a tempting spread of places to eat. But guests who seek eclectic cuisine in particular should pay attention to the places where it's always on the menu. When it comes to availability, there's more than enough restaurants for food prepared in this style.


With choices such as the very casual attitude at Shark Bites to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Pete’s Pub & Gallery, there is something to suit each and every visitor and every dining expectation.

Below, preview the numerous restaurants specializing in eclectic food awaiting The Bahamas' guests. On each restaurant's name, click to read more about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Pete’s Pub & Gallery

Great Abaco | (242) 577-5487

Pete’s Pub & Gallery is situated 4.6 miles northeast of Cherokee Sound; it's 14.8 miles to the south of Hopetown. Fresh catches from and eclectic panache go well together at this completely casual eatery. <p>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.</p>

Nipper's Beach Bar

Great Guana Cay | (242) 365-5111

Nipper's Beach Bar

Nipper's Beach Bar is a good choice worth considering if you are thinking about spending some time visiting the island. From the restaurant, Marsh Harbour is nine miles (15 kilometers) to the south-southeast. The overall atmosphere of this awesome bar and grill is completely casual, so travelers won't need more than comfortable clothes and a healthy appetite to eat simple, outrageously good grub. <p>Nipper's is always hopping with guests drinking and dancing to the music, relaxing in the sand, and just hanging out. Both the bar and restaurant sides offer alfresco dining with varying views of the sea, the pool, and lots of vibrant greenery.</p>

Pier One Restaurant

The vicinity of Freeport | (242) 352-6674

Located 1.0 mile southeast of Wild Goose Town, Pier One Restaurant is a viable choice for you to consider if you're going to spend some time exploring this area of Grand Bahama Island. If you're wondering, Freeport is six miles (ten kilometers) to the east. As part of a menu decked with eclectic food, the kitchen at Pier One Restaurant is known for its pasta and seafood. <p>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.</p>


Great Guana Cay | (242) 365-5133

Grabbers, a part of Grabbers Bed Bar & Grill, is a viable option worth considering if you're exploring this side of the island; it is nine miles (15 kilometers) to the north-northwest of Marsh Harbour. It's worth noting that within the genre of eclectic cuisine, this place is particularly known for its barbecue and hamburgers. <p>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.</p> <p>Along with their regular menu, Grabber's also offer specialty menus for holidays and other occasions like Thanksgiving and Christmas.</p>

Mackey's Sand Bar

South Bimini | (242) 347-3501

Mackey's Sand Bar is located at Bimini Sands Beach Club, and is a logical selection for vacationers who are going to check out this part of the island. For a convenient, fuss-free place to start grabbing some delightful eclectic food, remember this local option which is a very casual establishment. <p>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.</p> <p>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.</p>

eclectic Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Ben & Jerry's Paradise Island Paradise Island New Providence Eclectic --
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
Mate & Jenny's Restaurant & Bar 0.7 mi. South of Central North Palmentton Point Eleuthera Eclectic (242) 332-1504
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
Pool Grille at Rosewood 1.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cable Beach New Providence Eclectic (242) 677-9000
Rainbow Inn Restaurant 2.2 mi. East of Central Alice Town Eleuthera Eclectic (242) 335-0294
Rocky Hill Pool Bar & Restaurant 0.9 mi. South of Central Great Harbour Cay Great Harbour Cay Eclectic (242) 367-8051
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
Tcby Yogurt Frozen Cakes And Pies Nassau New Providence Eclectic 364-1309
The Berry Islands Club Restaurant 2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Central Chub Cay Chub Cay Eclectic (242) 357-5617

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best places to grab a bite in the Bahamas are those you decide upon spontaneously while walking around during the day. But, including the important details of a few interesting-sounding restaurants on your itinerary, may put everyone's minds at ease. To find out more information about the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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