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Bahamian Cookin' Restaurant & Bar

) #7 of 218 Restaurants in Nassau $$ - $$$ Caribbean, Seafood,
Trinity Place | Downtown opp.The Central Bank of the Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-328-0334
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“peas” (47 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Trinity Place | Downtown opp.The Central Bank of the Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a food tour and this was one of the stops. The food was delicious. The staff was very attentive and hospitable.

Thank havefivecherubs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently come across this Restaurant after reading reviews online. It is certainly worth a visit when your are in Nassau. The Restaurant is open for Breakfast and Lunch and offers local favourites that are full of flavour, we had the Fish and Fried Chicken....More

Thank Bearboy1980
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is a quaint little hole in the wall on a side street. Don't blink or you will miss it. I used to live in Nassau, and this is always the type of place I look for when I return. I went for breakfast and...More

Thank divingkatie
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We went here as part of a culinary walking tour and it was wonderful! A local place that serves up some great food and drinks. We ate chicken that melted in my mouth as well as mac n' cheese and coleslaw. Mrs. Wallace sure knows...More

Thank Fischcmt
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

In a town catering for the lumpen masses disgorging from cruise ships on a daily basis, this restaurant provides an escape from Super size cuisine. We enjoyed great home cooking with generous, delicious portions of conch salad, fresh fish, peas and rice and plantains. A...More

Thank Dominic M
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Had a few dishes here on a food tour and highly recommend hitting this restaurant. We didn't have the chance to hit it again on this trip but we will sure do our next time. Our three and six year old ate everything they were...More

Thank Utes1914
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Best place to get authentic Bahamian food. The Conch fritters are great! The history of the restaurant is a heart warming story, and now three generations of Bahamian women work together to run it. If you are in downtown, you must try this place!

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A nice reprieve from the madness .....a little tough to find, but worth it.....we found it from a banner on a light pole...looks like a family owned spot run by your grandmother. I had the cracked conch, which was harvested properly as it was not...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered fried conch and grouper fingers plus each had a choice of 3 sides. We thought the conch was better than the grouper. The Bahama Mama was the best we had in Nassau. This is a casual dining restaurant They accept credit cards.

Thank minnesotans4
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great place to get away from downtown bustle. Good Drink, Good service, quiet atmosphere and well done local food. Ask them about the local food and they will explain everything.

Thank Flipper1217
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2 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lucia D |
Yes, conch salads looks like ceviche. They have lobster salads, steamed fishes, BBQ chicken, mac and cheese, rice and peas. I will post pictures.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$40
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Place | Downtown opp.The Central Bank of the Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island (Formerly Bahamian Kitchen)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: +1 242-328-0334
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Bahamian Cookin Restaurant & Bar is Nassau's oldest Bahamian Restaurant,specializing in authentic Bahamian Cuisine.Owned and operated by 3 generations of Bahamian women, this local establishment has been providing Bahamians and tourists with flavorful Bahamian Cuisine for over 29 years.
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