French Cuisine in the Bahamas

While exploring the Bahamas, expect to be overwhelmed by the wide selection of restaurant gems preparing local ingredients. If you have a taste for French food in particular, then you can't afford to miss the restaurants that dub it their specialty. Expect to encounter several restaurants that offer this favorite.

With lots to try, from the fine dining setting of Luciano's to the inviting breakfast, dinner and lunch at Dune, you're bound to find something you'll return for again and again.


Before your trip begins, you can preview the selection of restaurants in the Bahamas at which to sample French eats. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to see more important info about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.


Downtown Nassau | (242) 322-2796

Graycliff, a part of Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant, is located in downtown Nassau, in the northern outskirts of Nassau. Fresh catches from and French flair make for a bold combo at this exceptional 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.


Paradise Island | (242) 363-3000

Positioned near downtown Nassau, Dune is a popular choice worth considering if you are thinking about spending some time seeing the island. Fresh catches from and French food are a great pair at this popular 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.

Brussels Bistro

Downtown Nassau | (242) 326-4523

Situated in the heart of downtown Nassau, Brussels Bistro is a viable option worth considering if you're going to be spending time seeing this neighborhood. If the idea of Belgian food paired with French sounds appealing, think about dining at this restaurant during your vacation in the Bahamas. 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.

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. The atmosphere here is decidedly formal, so diners who enjoy both an upscale environment and French prepared meals will want to check it out. Mahogany finishes, etched glass windows, and a fabulous wrought-iron elevator give this spot an elegant feel.


Port Lucaya | (242) 373-9100

Set near the middle of Port Lucaya, Luciano's is located at Port Lucaya Marketplace, and is a good choice that's worth considering if you're visiting this part of Freeport. Fabulously fresh fish and French fare come together for some great dishes at this popular fine foods restaurant. 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.

French Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Brussels Bistro Downtown Nassau New Providence Belgian, French (242) 326-4523
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) 322-2796
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

Similar Food

Zorbas Greek Cuisine

If seeking variety within the same genre, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Acquapazza (242) 333-3240 Italian 0.8 mi. South of Central Dunmore Town Harbour Island
Cricket Club Restaurant & Pub 326-4720 British Nassau New Providence
Antoni's Pizzeria 374-5566 Italian Grand Bahama Island Grand Bahama Island
Domino's Cable Beach (242) 677-7200 Italian 0.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cable Beach New Providence
Zorbas Greek Cuisine (242) 373-6137 Greek 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Amici A Trattoria (242) 327-6000 Italian 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cable Beach New Providence
Domino's Port Lucaya (242) 373-8000 Italian 2.1 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Capriccio Ristorante (242) 327-8547 Italian 0.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cable Beach New Providence
Sharkees Island Pizza (242) 367-3535 Italian Downtown Nassau New Providence
Le Med Mediterranean Restaurant (242) 374-2804 Mediterranean 2.1 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island

Guests often find that the best restaurants in the Bahamas are the ones you decide upon spontaneously while trekking the town of your choice. But, jotting down the names of a few reliable-looking restaurants on your itinerary, is better than leaving everything to the last minute. To learn even more concerning the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.


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