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Xuma's Restaurant and Bar

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Marina of Highbourne Cay, Great Exuma
+1 242-355-1000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I and friends spent 3 days at the marina. Highbourne is definetly more upscale thenthe on Cays we have traveled. The beach is beautiful, and the bar/ bartenders are great. We had dinner there both nights. Everyone but one ordered the fresh fish, which was excellent. The grilled pizza for lunch was also very good., and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Highborne Cay is very upscale and we wondered if dinner would be worth it. It was! Nice covered outdoor setting and excellent service. We shared a spectacular beet salad and both had wonderful entrees. My husband had mahi and I had a sea bass special. I highly recommend Xuma and Highbourne Cay.

Thank EspritD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Traveling to the Out Islands of the Bahamas does not equate to an abundance of dining options. Most islands offer some simple yet sufficient options that can please most guests. One thing is clear though: if you are anywhere remotely close to Highbourne Cay, get over to Xuma and Chef Devan. You will not be disappointed! In this most beautiful... More 

1 Thank Katie G
Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

One of the nicest lunch spots for hungry boaters that I know in the Bahamas. The food is definitely Bahamian-inspired but dares go beyond the usual cracked conch and plantain routine. Lovely setting, too.

2 Thank Oceans242
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We have been vacationing in the Bahamas since 1996 and food is definitely not main attraction! That's what we have been thinking all these years until we arrived on Highbourne Cay and dined at Xuma's. The ceviche and risotto are to die for!!! Been born and raised in Italy I can judge an excellent risotto!!! We can't wait to go... More 

1 Thank flaviafieldsnyc
Northville, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

All four of enjoyed our meals. My blackened mahi was delicious and my husband loved his lobster ravioli. We also had the wedge salad and our friends had the ceviche, beet salad, and lobster. And while the view is amazingly beautiful, up on a small hill overlooking the clear turquoise waters, what we were truly amazed about was how a... More 

1 Thank Jeanne855
Noblesville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited on a weekday for lunch. The food was good, service was very friendly, ambiance was great. they were out of many items, but we settled on calamari and a hamburger. Really wanted conch. As a side note, you have to make reservations for dinner and they are closed on Sundays. We were with other sailors... More 

1 Thank amhaj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

The food this chef prepared has ruined me for all other restaurants. The service at the bar was crazy amazing best Bahama mamas I've ever had

1 Thank Ashleigh R
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Every year we boat from island to island in the Bahamas. Highbourne Cay marina is always a stop we enjoy for its unmatched beauty. For the past 2 years our experience has surpassed all expectations thanks to Xuma and the arrival of chef Devan. I was born and raised in France from a French mother and an Italian father who... More 

3 Thank Sandrine94108
Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

It is quite a surprise to discover, nested in the Exuma, a place like Xuma - where everything is perfection: the setting, the service, the ambiance, the view and of course the food. The conch-fritters are second to none. People are so friendly... you wish you could stay there forever. As we were sailing the Exuma, we planned our trip... More 

1 Thank Jean L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Bar, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina of Highbourne Cay, Great Exuma
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Great Exuma
  • Phone Number: +1 242-355-1000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?