American Cuisine on Grand Bahama

Throughout the Bahamas, you'll encounter a tempting spread of options when it comes to dining. Those who adore American cuisine particularly will want to visit the places where this style of cooking is king. Across the Bahamas, visitors will find a respectable number of places that feature it on their menus.

Restaurants Map

With lots to try, from the very casual atmosphere at KFC Freeport to the tasty breakfast, dinner and lunch at Subway Port Lucaya, there's a menu for every visitor and even for that special night you're planning.

The following list allows you to get a taste for the enticing set of places that specialize in food of the American variety. On each restaurant's name, click to view the full article about its hours, location, and other offerings.

After Deck Restaurant

Port Lucaya | (242) 373-8657

Located near the heart of Port Lucaya, After Deck Restaurant is a part of Port Lucaya Marketplace, and is a viable choice for you to consider if you're thinking about going to this part of Freeport. Fresh fish and American flair make a nice pair at this laid-back restaurant atmosphere.

The eclectic menu at the After Deck features dishes that both tourist and locals will recognize. However, the restaurant's specialization is their breakfast menu, which features both famous and lesser known entrees from across the Atlantic.


Port Lucaya | (242) 373-6137


Set toward the center of Port Lucaya, Zorba's is located at Port Lucaya Marketplace. If you and your traveling companions have a desire to team American fare with Caribbean style, this dining facility is dishing up both.

Transport yourself across the world and enjoy some authentic Greek favorites including gyros, kebabs, moussaka, as well as the large Greek Salads and delicious sweet baklava. In addition to their traditional menu, they also serve a selection of Caribbean and American favorites.

Upstairs on the Bay

Freeport | 373-3622

Upstairs on the Bay, a part of Bell Channel Inn, is located toward the center of Freeport. Not only is this restaurant famed for American goodies, which yes, includes appetizers, but they're also known for conch fritters.

Start the day with steak and eggs, an omelette, or one of their traditional

Bahamian breakfasts featuring chicken souse (tasty chicken wings, potatoes and onions, served with Johnny Cake and yellow or white grits) or your choice of stewed conch, tuna salad and grits, or fresh local fish that has been boiled or stewed.

The Lunch menu features their signature Angus burger, served with sauteed onions and mushrooms, melted cheese, lettuce and tomatoes as well as several sandwich options, and a half dozen different salads. If you're in the mood for something a bit more elaborate, you will find a selection of vegetarian dishes, as well as grilled or fried pork chops, chicken and fries, or fresh grouper.

The dinner menu is even more elaborate and varied. Start with your selection from an array of interesting appetizers, including lobster mac and cheese, conch bites, and shrimp cocktail. Then enjoy a classic Caesar salad or the freshly prepared soup of the day. Choose from a wide selection of entrees. Seafood selections include shrimp and grits, steamed conch, a seafood platter, and grilled salmon. There are several steak options, including surf and turf, and other pasta options, including a seafood pasta and an Alfredo pasta.

Prop Club

Port Lucaya | (242) 373-1333

Prop Club, part of Grand Lucayan, is found near the heart of Port Lucaya. Since this is an informal place to eat, it's perfect for lazy days on the town.

Seating is available both indoors and outdoors, but most people find that they spend their nights on the dance floor.

Starbucks International Bazaar


Starbucks International Bazaar is located in the heart of Freeport. Make the trip here to Freeport when you have a strong hankering for coffee.

While you can go to Starbucks and order some plain coffee, they are known for their flavored drinks and special lattees. In addition to coffee drinks, they also have black, green, and herbal teas, as well as other hot and cold beverages. If you are hungry, you can also pick up a pastry or sandwich.

American Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
After Deck Restaurant 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport American, Caribbean, European (242) 373-8657
Burger King Freeport 0.8 mi. South of Downtown Freeport American --
KFC Freeport Downtown Freeport American 352-2430
Prop Club 2.3 mi. East of Central Freeport American, International (242) 373-1333
Starbucks International Bazaar 1.1 mi. South of Downtown Freeport American, International --
Subway Port Lucaya 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport American (242) 373-6757
Upstairs on the Bay 2.1 mi. East of Central Freeport American, Bahamian 373-3622
Zorba's 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport American, Caribbean, Greek (242) 373-6137

Similar Food

If you like American, but might want more, it's possible you'll find a classic specialty that's available elsewhere. If you're interested, check out any of these restaurants and what their focus is:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Teaser’s Tiki Bar (242) 350-6500 Hamburgers 0.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central West End
Tony Macaroni's Conch Experience (242) 533-6766 Hamburgers 2.7 mi. East of Central Freeport
Plantation Café (242) 373-1333 Comfort Food 2.1 mi. East of Central Freeport
Seagrape Grille (242) 373-1271 Barbecue 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Freeport
Dive-In Grille (242) 373-1244 Hamburgers 2.2 mi. East of Central Freeport
Pretzel House (242) 352-5450 Hot Dogs 1.1 mi. South of Downtown Freeport
Billy Joe's (305) 735-8267 Hamburgers 1.7 mi. South of Central Freeport
Bishop's Beach Club & Bar (242) 353-5485 Barbecue High Rock, Central Grand Bahama

Some of the best places to grab a bite in the Bahamas are the ones that you casually come across while journeying to and from your hotel. But, jotting down the contact info for at least two nice-looking restaurants in your plans, means you'll have multiple alternatives, even in a pinch. To find out more concerning the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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