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Cafe Matisse

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Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
(242) 356-7012
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful dinner in the Bahamas

What a great place. We go every year and have never been disappointed. I had the octopus salad to start and pasta with basil, string beans and potatoes which were both really good. This restaurant has a wonderful ambiance, look forward to going back next year.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Cathy C
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New York
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

What a great place. We go every year and have never been disappointed. I had the octopus salad to start and pasta with basil, string beans and potatoes which were both really good. This restaurant has a wonderful ambiance, look forward to going back next year.

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This is incomparable the best dining experience on the island! I've been dining at this charming Italian restaurant from the day it opened its doors in 1996 and oddly up to now my countless outstanding dining experience at Cafe Matisse have escaped my Trip Advisor portfolio. Exceptionally flavourful menu offerings in a delightfully appealing Matisse artsy atmosphere equally suitable to... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

As always a wonderful experience, the quality of food is to die for and the staff very attentive and totally professional. I go back again and again every time I am in Nassau. Thank you Gregory for letting us bring our cases in to the restaurant a couple of weeks ago but as you know we were in transit to... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went to Cafe Matisse for our first anniversary earlier this month. It was the perfect choice. We sat outside in the garden area and while we were there we didn't even feel like we were in Nassau. The food was excellent. We had a few drinks and each had a meal and shared a dessert, our... More 

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Sister Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Excellent food and wonderful service. I highly recommend this restaurant in downtown Nassau that is off the main

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Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Wonderful restaurant that is always consistent with great food and amazing service. The Parmesan terrine is fab, the calamari is delicious and the pasta is homemade!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

The garden is lovely for a wonderful lunch. The food is absolutely the best in Nassau, the fresh catch is my first choice. The attentive wait staff is very professional but not overbearing. Nice wine list and the expresso martini is a perfect end to a meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a charming spot and should not be missed. We were staying at Atlantis and wanted to get off the property for some local charm. Care Matisse did not disappoint. We ate outside in the garden. The service was terrific and the setting was spectacular. The food was delicious. We started with the crab appetizer which was terrific and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

thumps up to this nice Restaurant!!! everything was super herb, delicious food and good service! location is perfect, very friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Happen to find Cafe Matisse exploring on our own. We were on a cruise and decided not to do a shore excursion. Couldn't of been a more delicious find. Me and the love of my life had the best time there and cant wait until we go there again.

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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 - 100
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?