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Silver Beach | near the Island Seas Resort, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
+1 242-441-1193
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (21 reviews)
“lobster” (43 reviews)
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Seafood, Bahamian, Caribbean, Barbecue
Silver Beach | near the Island Seas Resort, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Preface: when we travel we seek out the "hole in the wall" type places. The more run down the better, in our opinion. We've traveled to the Yucatán, Puerto Rico and other places and have fun searching out the most rustic places. We enjoyed our...More

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I went to Grand Bahama with her sister and husband for our 20th anniversary and were just blown away with the service, food, and personal charm of our host Bernie! We ate out a lot, and this was our favorite place on...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best place I have eaten all trip, owner was amazing food was 10 out of 10, so we're the drinks don't waste your time anywhere else go to bernies!

Thank Wyatt H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bernie was excellent, gave us a round on the house and had insanely good fish. Pretty spot on the beach and very friendly. Definitely coming back whenever i come back

Thank mhornsby002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once we found Bernie's open, this became our favorite Freeport restaurant. Our first visit was for lunch. It included bread and salad and amazing entrees. We don't know what seasonings he uses, but both the red snapper and the chicken were outstanding. How does he...More

Thank joe-chicago-23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great bargain, you so much for your $20. Good crowd and the nonfiction was nice, would go back if I ever returned to the island

Thank Sheila W
Bernadette B, Manager at Bernie's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming and see you soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What could be better than eating a crab 🦀 salad, sipping rum and coke, looking out on an amazing beach? Oh yes, to be able to do it again! Great place, great food , enough said.

Thank Llondbol
Bernadette B, Manager at Bernie's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming and having a great time with us so do come again in your next trip...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long day of work (traveling for business), we got word of a bonfire barbecue not far from our hotel. It turned out to be Bernie's. $20 gets you a very full plate of assorted barbecue meats (ribs, chicken, brisket) and sides (grilled corn,...More

Thank Kevin S
Bernadette B, Manager at Bernie's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for stopping and enjoying the bon fire and we do hope you come again .. Thank you again.

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Tuesday night bonfire night ribs and chicken not so good. Slightly overlooked barbecue ribs and chicken, over boiled corn, not so good rice. Thursday night different story. Bernie knows how to cook seafood! Fresh snapper seasoned and pan fried was outstanding. Rice and fried plantain...More

Thank Joehadenough
Bernadette B, Manager at Bernie's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you for coming and experiencing Bernie's... We hope on your next trip that you will come again.

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Island Seas Resort which is a 5 minute walk away along the beach and had an amazing Conch lunch, cracked, breaded and pan seared by Bernie himself. We loved it!!!

Thank sacchetfam
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Can't wait!!! Will be going next Sunday. Is everyday different? Not that it matters it sounds & looks fabulous!
17 February 2017|
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Response from bjorn5555 | Reviewed this property |
Bernie basically has the same items on the menu each day. Snapper, lobster, ribs, chicken. Tuesday night is the bon fire special. Ribs, roll, salad, Bahama mamas. $20
How much are the lobster dinners? Is the chicken dinner & fire on Tuesday? How much are the chicken dinners? Rib dinners?
30 January 2017|
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Response from Abbo_Steve | Reviewed this property |
Lobster is $20 and Tuesday is bonfire night. The bonfire includes Chicken and ribs plus a couple of Bahama Mamas for $20. It's a great night.
How did Bernie's do in the hurricane? Is it still standing, we arrive Thanksgiving week and am dying for Bernie's special fish dinner!
22 October 2016|
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Response from Sailinggirl151 |
Hi, Bernie's was destroyed with Hurricane Matthew. He and Bernadette have rebuilt their restaurant and is already open for business. It is bigger and and better than before. Guests have started to arrive back on the island... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Seafood, Bahamian, Caribbean, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Silver Beach | near the Island Seas Resort, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 242-441-1193
This is a Tiki Hut on the beach next to the Island Seas Resort on Silver Sands Beach.
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