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Cafe Matisse

Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
(242) 356-7012
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Ranked #1 of 188 Restaurants in Nassau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We started with the Beef Carpaccio and Lobster Salad. Both delicious and very nice presentation. Mains - Chilean Sea Bass and Rigatoni with Lamb. Both exquisite. Service was attentive but not obtrusive. Wine selection was satisfactory, not sensational, but quite workable. Overall, a delightful evening with excellent food.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Typical Italian at the Bahamas! We did not expect this and it was really delicious. We sat outside in a backyard which was set up really nice. We enjoyed it so much that we went there twice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had a splendid experience at this lovely restaurant last Saturday night [August 31st]! The staff were very attentive and good humoured even though they were obviously under tremendous pressure as the place was abuzz with hungry diners! We all thoroughly enjoyed the delicious food and wine! A fabulous ambience permeated our evening which was punctuated only momentarily by the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had dinner there after reading some of the reviews, had the fried shrimps and lobster salad appetizers, the sauce for the shrimps had little taste and the lobster salad had no taste at all – a watered down mango sauce. Ordered the pasta with shrimps and grilled fish for the main courses – the shrimp pasta had a bad after... More

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Nassau, New Providence Island
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Cafe Matisse is a favourite to many locals - the food is excellent and the service is fantastic! The restaurant is a favourite for business lunches and dinners but is also much loved for casual personal dining.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Terrible! Arrogant and unfriendly front of house- inhospitable and son's third birthday dinner totally ruined as a result- would never go back. Kept waiting for almost thirty minutes for a table even though had a reservation. Made to feel like we should be grateful for even being there even though heavily pregnant. Son's third birthday ruined as a result wished... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Now I am lucky enough to go to a lot of quality restaurants and this would be in my top 5 in the world! That is saying something. Everything about your dining experience is quality ranging from service, ambience and of course food and beverage. I ate here several times over the last year and every time was better than... More

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Barrie, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Eat here everything on the menu is worth it! The service is impeccable the atmosphere is perfect and the wine list is great. You won't regret it.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Had lunch at this spot in Nassau. very comfortable, the waiters are very attentive, the food simple but tasteful and delicious. We had a very lazy afternoon there in the courtyard. Would love to go back at night.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A charming restaurant with amazing food. we have been visiting Nassau for the past 12 years and we eat here at least 2 nights each time. The outside dining area is so quaint with the beautiful subtle lighting. And in 12 years we have never had a bad meal. It is consistently delicious . Greg, the owner, is hands on... More

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