Jamaican Cuisine in the Bahamas

Restaurants serving Jamaican cuisine

When the craving strikes for Jamaican food, don't miss a chance to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a couple of restaurants in the Bahamas serving this style of food.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the very casual setting of Yardie's Restaurant to the simple cafes where beer and wine are as much a part of dinner as the food, there's something in store for each guest and style of vacation.


Take a moment to get more details about the few delicious Jamaican eateries you'll encounter as you're out on the town. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to read more about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Negril Cafe

Nassau | 393-4915

Located along the northeastern outskirts of Nassau, Negril Cafe is a part of Village Shopping Centre. People who can't wait to eat Jamaican cuisine should consider this restaurant. Consider this an easy option if you'll be staying nearby.

Jamaican favorites, such as the national dish of ackee and codfish are on the menu at Negril Cafe.

Yardie's Restaurant

Cat Island | (242) 354-6076

The fresh taste of fish and Jamaican fare both describe the best dishes at this fun establishment.

The fresh conch salad is a local favorite, while you can also order jerk chicken curry, barbecue ribs, steamed pork chops, and hamburgers. It is also the only place on the island where you can get ice cream.

Similar Food

Blue Bar and Grill

For something different in the same ballpark, you will find similar ingredients and influences at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Becky's Restaurant (242) 352-5247 Caribbean 0.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Bimini Twist (242) 347-3501 Caribbean 1.9 mi. West of Central South Bimini South Bimini
Dolphin Grill (242) 327-6000 Caribbean 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cable Beach New Providence
Graycliff (242) 302-9150 Caribbean Downtown Nassau New Providence
Upstairs on the Bay 373-3622 Bahamian 2.1 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Hibiscus Cafe (242) 365-6380 Caribbean 5.1 mi. Northwest of Central Hopetown Man of War Cay
Dive Inn (242) 363-3000 Caribbean 1.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Nassau New Providence
The Love Shack (242) 688-9567 Caribbean 1.3 mi. West of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Bishop's Beach Club & Bar (242) 353-5485 Caribbean 0.6 mi. West of Central High Rock Grand Bahama Island
Bliss Coffee House (242) 367-5523 Caribbean 0.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Marsh Harbour Great Abaco

Sometimes, the most satisfying food and drink options in the Bahamas are those that you decide upon spontaneously as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. Of course, it doesn't hurt to make a list of specific places to try. To discover more details concerning the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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