Cafe Matisse

Located behind Parliament House in Nassau, Cafe Matisse is popular amongst the business class who dine here regularly on their lunch hour, or plan business meetings within the restaurants walls. Tourists will also enjoy the authentically prepared Italian cuisine and variety of International favorites.


Cafe Matisse offers a selection of Italian favorites including pizza, pasta, and seafood. The menu changes every three months to keep things fresh.

Cafe Matisse has a focus on Italian cooking almost good enough to ship home in big to-go boxes. The setting here, as far as the style and level of formality, is informal. This eatery is open for both dinner and lunch, so give it a try. You might discover some dishes that you fall in love with.


Cafe Matisse is easily recognizable for its peach color and century-old architecture. Once a private home, the building has quite the homey feel, but the addition of Matisse prints and impressions gives it a refined, artsy vibe.


Set in downtown Nassau, It is on Bank Lane.

Consider combining your dining experience with some excellent local sightseeing opportunities by patronizing one of the area's many close-by attractions, such as Queen's Staircase.

There are a number of convenient outdoor activities to fill those energetic afternoons you want to relax or try something new. Golfers who wouldn't mind showing off on the links have the option of spending time at the neighborhood golf club, Royal Blue, which is located not too far from Cafe Matisse. After a long, hot day on the links, refresh at Western Esplanade Beach, which is the most nearby beach and is only a short distance away away. And, those two attractions are just a couple of the beaches, courses, and outdoor pursuits within the area.

Nearby Restaurants

For guests looking for another restaurant in the area that has some similar kinds of food or a similar ambiance, there are a few nearby places to pick from, including Amici A Trattoria.

Then again, if you're looking for something different, this part of New Providence features an excellent selection of food and drink venues, where you will encounter all types of cuisine styles and menu items. For instance, you could also consider Indian fare at Taj Mahal, which is a short distance away away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

Cafe Matisse accepts the following credit cards: American Express, Master Card, and Visa.

Cafe Matisse is open Tuesday through Saturday from noon until 11:00pm.

Contact Info

Location: Bank Lane, downtown Nassau, New Providence

Phone: (242) 356-7012

Secondary Phone: (242) 356-7014



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