Jamaican Cuisine in the Bahamas

Restaurants serving Jamaican cuisine

If you're a big fan of Jamaican cuisine, don't miss a chance to satisfy your hunger. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a couple of locations in the Bahamas where you can try some.

With so much to try, from the very casual attitude at Yardie's Restaurant to the dives where drinks are just as crucial as the the fare, you might come across a dish that suits your taste - and budget.


Below, get more details about the small collection of Jamaican places you'll encounter during your getaway. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to get further details about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Negril Cafe

Nassau | 393-4915

Negril Cafe, a part of Village Shopping Centre, is located in the northeastern outskirts of Nassau. Travelers who have fallen in love with Jamaican dishes will want to check out this restaurant. Put it on your vacation agenda in case you end up 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

Beautiful seafood and Jamaican panache go well together at this colorful restaurant.

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.

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If seeking variety within the same genre, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Arthur's Bakery (242) 333-2285 Caribbean 0.2 mi. West of Central Dunmore Town Harbour Island
Exuma Point Bar and Grill (242) 345-6244 Caribbean Rolleville, Central the Bahamas Great Exuma
Kid's Cove Bar and Grill (242) 475-3701 Caribbean Great Guana Cay Great Guana Cay
Cookie House (242) 354-2027 Caribbean Arthurs Town, Central the Bahamas Cat Island
Royal Islander Restaurant (242) 351-6000 Caribbean 1.2 mi. West of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Tony Macaroni's Conch Experience (242) 533-6766 Caribbean 2.7 mi. East of Central Freeport Grand Bahama Island
Grammy Farah's Restaurant (242) 342-2159 Caribbean Cat Island Cat Island
The Rusty Anchor at February Point (242) 336-2400 Caribbean Central the Bahamas Great Exuma
The Landing restaurant (242) 333-2707 Caribbean 0.2 mi. South West of Central Dunmore Town Harbour Island
Club Peace & Plenty Restaurant (242) 336-2551 Caribbean The Bahamas None

Sometimes, the most exciting places to try any cuisine in the Bahamas are the ones you run into naturally as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, it's still a good idea to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To read more about the culinary options available to you, check out this page.


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