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Cafe Matisse

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Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
(242) 356-7012
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent meal and ambiance

We were warmly welcomed by the friendly host who also came round to see us a few times during our meal. Courtyard ambiance was most pleasant amongst the impressive tropical plants. Server was excellent and shared a few jokes with us. Food and drinks superb as expected, we are returning... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Nik B
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Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were warmly welcomed by the friendly host who also came round to see us a few times during our meal. Courtyard ambiance was most pleasant amongst the impressive tropical plants. Server was excellent and shared a few jokes with us. Food and drinks superb as expected, we are returning next weekend for another Matisse experience !

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Brought my entire family here to celebrate my mother's birthday. Sat outside, and wow -- magical. The pasta was cooked to absolute perfection, and the grounds outside in the back are worth the visit without the excellent food. Great, quick service and hospitable front of house staff. Perfect for special occasions!

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Farmington, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Went there on a Saturday night for our wedding anniversary. Sit outdoors if you can, it is simply stunning. The food, service and wine selection are excellent - friendly, attentive service and the food is beautifully cooked and presented. Quality over quantity. Like all good things it comes at a cost but it is definitely worth it for a memorable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We have been going for years to the Café Matisse in Nassau, Bahamas. Our last visit confirmed what we already knew: it's a great restaurant with very good food and great service.

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Cambridge, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I went to Cafe Matisse for a business lunch and knew it was a favourite amongst the locals. My niece went for lunch when she visited and raved about the lobster pasta. I had the calamari salad and it was very good. The service was fast and attentive. The ambience was beautiful. I would definitely recommend to anyone who gets... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We were recommended to Cafe Matisse by our hotel concierge and we were amazed at how good the food was. The service was excellent and the waitstaff was just amazing. The food was very good, not perfectly authentic Italian, but it was the best on the island, we would definitely go again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Very glad we made the venture from Atlantis resort ($11 cab ride). Service was exceptional and the food was great. The owner came by to check on us halfway thru our dinner. The atmosphere is awesome. I would definitely recommend this place.

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Butler, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This past visit was my 4th time eating at Cafe Matisse. Each time the food and service gets better and better. The restaurant was quaint, clean, and filled with Matisse paintings. The music was soothing and added to the atmosphere. The wait staff was quick and very efficient. Seafood, steak and pasta dishes were all ordered by my group and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I was there with my girlfriend since it is one of the most rated restaurant of the island. Usually i'm skeptical on those lists, i'm Italian, but in this occasion i must admit, i was very well impressed. The restaurant has a super cute courtyard where different tables are very well set for the dinner, nice atmosphere and different waiters... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Waited over 2hrs for dinner - Should of left after 1hr of waiting The only service that amounted to much was the water

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Address: Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
Phone Number: (242) 356-7012
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
Average Prices: USD 25 to 100
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: (242) 356-7012

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 to 100
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?