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Cafe Matisse

Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-356-7012
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“terrine” (14 reviews)
“hogfish” (30 reviews)
“pasta” (92 reviews)
Opens in 2 min
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is in an odd location in a between buildings in downtown Nassau. They have very attentive staff and the servers are very helpful. We enjoyed the food a lot and sitting in the patio on the back. I had the oven roasted duck...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cafe Matisse has been around for 20 years, however a new one for us. Food was amazing, as was the service. As the restaurant is behind the court house, one is forced to believe it's prudent to follow lawyers to lunch. Most of Nassau is...More

1  Thank SGCae
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My first time eating at Matisse after 20 years. By far the best restaurant in Nassau. Love the hogfish. Drinks are strong and perfectly made. Service is the best, super attentive.

Thank Yudansha2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Cafe Matisse for 16 years and the food and the service has been excellent always! Their signature dishes are my favorites, like the calamari with chili jam sauce, the filet mignon with the peppercorn sauce, and their white chocolate and...More

Thank LarissaDM12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited based on the reviews after eating at various establishments and falling short. Unfortunately I think it is common practice to either have "friends reviews" or unrealistic expectations as this is in my opinion not the best restaurant in the Bahamas. The food was...More

1  Thank RimackHoldings
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Cafe Matisse in Nassau, Bahamas at the recommendation of a friend and also review of Trip Advisor Reviews. We took a cab from our hotel and as stated the restaurant is in an alley. We were greeted outside upon our arrival and...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best run restaurant in Nassau, the service is excellent, the food is well cooked and presented and Greg the owner keeps an eagle eye on the whole process.

Thank pat13ck
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants and the food is always excellent. the staff really go all out to make sure that you are happy and they're flexible in preparing dishes even if you don't see something on the menu.

Thank Shyramac
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I had a late lunch at Café Matisse on Tuesday, August 1. The service and food were great. We both had the lobster salad which was refreshing and delicious. Highly recommend.

Thank sbkig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food, the service and ambience at Cafe Matisse was excellent! The portions were just right. Our waiter had chef prepare a simple linguini with red sauce for kids. Not terribly expensive unlike other restaurants on Paradise Island! Cafe Matisse was worth every penny!

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Krista P
29 April 2017|
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Response from Stanley M | Reviewed this property |
3 miles but cafe is downtown Nassau, the only is on Paradise Island
5 March 2017|
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Response from OnceAGrappler | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I am not sure. I'd call the restaurant for any surety.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: +1 242-356-7012
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