French Cuisine in the Bahamas

While exploring the Bahamas, you'll encounter a great number of places to eat. If you have a taste for French food in particular, then you can't afford to miss those restaurants where this style of cooking is king. Luckily, you're likely to come across a respectable number of restaurants within this culinary category.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the very casual setting of Cafe Madeleine to the beautiful smells of dinner and lunch at Montagu Gardens, you might come across a dish worth sending a postcard about.

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Take time to browse the rather large selection of French establishments to be found. Click on one of the options to read more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Dune

Paradise Island | (242) 363-3000

Positioned near downtown Nassau, Dune is a viable choice for travelers exploring the island. The fresh taste of fish and French food are made for each other at this friendly, fine foods restaurant.

The food at Dune is truly something unique. French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has created a menu of French, Asian, and Caribbean fusion that can not be found elsewhere.

Graycliff

Downtown Nassau | (242) 302-9150

Positioned in the heart of downtown Nassau, Graycliff is located at Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant. Fresh fish from The Bahamas' coasts and French flair both share the spotlight at this exceptional fine dining establishment.

Heavy, old school Bahamian dishes are on the menu here, with the shining star being the seafood and of course, the catch of the day. The wine cellar boasts over 200 thousand bottles of vintage wine.

Luciano's

Port Lucaya | (242) 373-9100

Luciano's, on the premises of Port Lucaya Marketplace, is located just outside the heart of Port Lucaya. Fresh fish and French cuisine are a great pair at this highly praised 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.

Cafe Martinique

Paradise Island | (242) 363-3000

Cafe Martinique, which is on the premises of Atlantis Harborside Resort, is situated 1.4 miles east of downtown Nassau. From the moment you sit down, you're in for fantastic, fine foods served in an atmosphere suitable for special nights and occasions; or perhaps just a break from pub grub and beachy eats.

Mahogany finishes, etched glass windows, and a fabulous wrought-iron elevator give this spot an elegant feel.

Brussels Bistro

Downtown Nassau | (242) 326-4523

Located in the heart of downtown Nassau, Brussels Bistro is on Frederick Street. In addition to French food, this establishment has a menu full of Belgian dishes, so it's a great dining option for visitors who have a whole crown to feed.

The menu at Brussels Bistro is filled with French and Belgian classics. In order to keep things fresh and exciting, Brussels offers daily specials as well as a different lunch menu for each week of the month. Brussels also offers a selection of Belgian beers.

French Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Blue Caviar on the Beach 1.2 mi. West of Central Cable Beach New Providence French (242) 327-7111
Brasserie des Arts 1.0 mi. Southeast of Central Cable Beach New Providence French (242) 677-9000
Brussels Bistro Downtown Nassau New Providence Belgian, French (242) 326-4523
Cafe Madeleine 1.0 mi. Southeast of Central Cable Beach New Providence French (242) 677-9000
Cafe Martinique 1.4 mi. East of Central downtown Nassau New Providence French (242) 363-3000
Cafe Michel 1.3 mi. West of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island Continental, French (242) 352-2191
Dune 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Nassau New Providence Asian Fusion, French (242) 363-3000
Graycliff Downtown Nassau New Providence Caribbean, Continental, French (242) 302-9150
Luciano's 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island Caribbean, European, French (242) 373-9100
Montagu Gardens 2.0 mi. East of Central downtown Nassau New Providence French (242) 394-6347
The Blue Sail Restaurant and Bar 1.2 mi. West of Central Cable Beach New Providence French, Mediterranean (242) 327-7111

Similar Food

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If you're willing to step just outside the box, there are other categories to tackle, including places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
After Deck Restaurant (242) 373-8657 European 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Bank’s Road Deli (242) 332-2221 European 2.0 mi. East of Central Governors Harbour Eleuthera
Sbarro Nassau (242) 356-0800 Italian 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Nassau New Providence
Luciano's Of Chicago (242) 323-7770 Italian 0.9 mi. East of Central downtown Nassau New Providence
Casa D'Angelo (242) 363-3000 Italian 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Nassau New Providence
Marina Pizzeria (242) 363-3000 Italian 1.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Nassau New Providence
Domino's Cable Beach (242) 677-7200 Italian 0.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cable Beach New Providence
Pisces Restaurant (242) 373-5192 Italian 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Sbarro Cable Beach (242) 327-7711 Italian 0.2 mi. South West of Central Cable Beach New Providence
Pizza - By - The - Slice 351-8348 Italian Grand Bahama Island Grand Bahama Island

Visitors often find that the best dining destinations in the Bahamas are those you decide upon spontaneously as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. But, keeping the contact info for at least two restaurants on your itinerary, means even your fall-back options are good ones. To learn more information concerning the culinary options available to you, check out this page.

 

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