European Cuisine in the Bahamas

During your visit to the Bahamas, expect to be able to sample a plentiful supply of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. If you have a taste for European food in particular, then you can't afford to miss those restaurants where it's always on the menu. Have a tantalizing taste of the variety of European foods available in the Bahamas and more specialties, below.

With choices such as the fine dining favorite named Luciano's to the fantastic breakfast, brunch, dinner and lunch at Via Caffe, you're bound to find something worth fighting over.


The list below allows you to read more about the fairly full set of options where European food is dished out. You can click each restaurant's name to view more information about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Bank’s Road Deli

Eleuthera | (242) 332-2221

Bank’s Road Deli is located at Pineapple Fields Hotel Condo. It's 2.0 miles east of Governors Harbour. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its European goodies, which yes, includes coffee, but wouldn't you know they're also dubbed a hotspot for desserts. Bank's Road is modeled after a traditional European delicatessen, with a glass cooler filled with meats and cheeses, tiled walls, and fine fixtures. Guests can dine on the garden patio or rake their purchase to go.

Van Breugel's Restaurant

Downtown Nassau | (242) 322-2484

Van Breugel's Restaurant is located in downtown Nassau, in the northern outskirts of Nassau. Tourists who seek a delicious representation of European fare will find those fond flavors at this place. Put it on your vacation agenda if you'll be staying nearby. Grille items make up the bulk of the dinner menu, with upscale offerings such as ahi tuna filet, pork chops, and rack of lamb. Daily chef specials are also available, along with sides such as jasmine rice and penne gorgonzola. Each meal is finished off with a dessert of the day, ice cream, or mixed berry soup.

Columbus Tavern

Paradise Island | (242) 363-2533

Columbus Tavern is situated near Nassau. Fresh catches from and European flavors go well together at this informal restaurant. Choosing just one meal off of Columbus Tavern's menu is an unnaturally hard feat. Though the restaurant specializes in seafood, there are some International items available. Favorites include conch fritters, Fishermen's Fiesta, and Guava Duff Dessert.

Via Caffe

Downtown Nassau | (242) 322-7209

Positioned near the center of downtown Nassau, Via Caffe is on the premises of Prince George Plaza, and is a good option for people thinking about visiting this neighborhood. Searching for a satisfying meal in a fun and convenient environment? Check out the relaxing ambiance and service at this place. The menu at Via Caffe features a unique blend of American, European, and Caribbean cuisine. Via also sells cigars that are rolled right on site.


Port Lucaya | (242) 373-9100

Luciano's, on the premises of Port Lucaya Marketplace, is located outside the center of Port Lucaya. Fresh fish and European food come together for some great dishes at this friendly, formal dining option. The delectable menu includes such dishes as fine grilled steaks served with potatoes, grilled lamb served in French sauces, roasted duck, and sauteed veal, fresh broiled lobster, among many other equally divine dishes. Additionally, the menu also features four different salads, including Caesar and a Seafood Salad, appetizers, desserts, and coffees, including espresso. There is also a separate, smaller Early Bird Menu for those who dine earlier in the evening that includes a three course dinner for one price.

European Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
After Deck Restaurant 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island American, Caribbean, European (242) 351-7591
Bank’s Road Deli 2.0 mi. East of Central Governors Harbour Eleuthera European (242) 332-2221
Columbus Tavern 3.9 mi. Northeast of Central Nassau New Providence Caribbean, European (242) 363-2533
Luciano's 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island Caribbean, European, French (242) 373-9100
Van Breugel's Restaurant Downtown Nassau New Providence European (242) 322-2484
Via Caffe Downtown Nassau New Providence Caribbean, European (242) 322-7209

Similar Food

Zorbas Greek Cuisine

If seeking variety within the same genre, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Domino's Cable Beach (242) 677-7200 Italian 0.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cable Beach New Providence
Domino's Nassau (242) 394-8080 Italian 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Nassau New Providence
Antoni's Pizzeria 374-5566 Italian Grand Bahama Island Grand Bahama Island
Amici A Trattoria (242) 327-6000 Italian 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cable Beach New Providence
Cafe Matisse (242) 356-7012 Italian Downtown Nassau New Providence
Churchill's (242) 373-1333 Mediterranean 2.1 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Cally's Restaurant (242) 373-8657 Greek 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Cappuccino's (242) 373-1584 Italian 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Marina Pizzeria (242) 363-3000 Italian 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Nassau New Providence
Zorbas Greek Cuisine (242) 373-6137 Greek 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island

Some of the best foods in the Bahamas are the ones you catch sight of - or scent of - while walking the streets near your hotel. However, jotting down a couple of nice-looking restaurants in your plans, might save you in a pinch. To read more information concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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