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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Our favorite in Nassau

This is a wonderful, charming restaurant with great food, great service and great management. It was recommended to us by a couple we know that lives in Nassau. It is tucked away on a little back street in walking distance of the Colonial HIlton Hotel in Nassau. We loved and and tried to return... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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atlanta
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  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful, charming restaurant with great food, great service and great management. It was recommended to us by a couple we know that lives in Nassau. It is tucked away on a little back street in walking distance of the Colonial HIlton Hotel in Nassau. We loved and and tried to return to it on our way back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We had a later dinner mid-week, but the staff was very welcoming. The courtyard is just a beautiful location for a special night in the Carribean. Excellent food in a charming atmosphere.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We wanted to visit Cafe Matisse back in 2011 on our honeymoon, but it was closed for hurricane season. This visit we were sure to make a reservation and we were not disappointed. The food was good, but the dessert (cappuccino and creme brulee) were amazing! The service was good and the overall experience was positive. We would definitely visit... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I saved cafe Matisse for our last dinner during our trip to Atlantis bc I had very high hopes that it would be the best meal we would experience. I must say that cafe Matisse far surpassed my expectations! It ranks right up there on my list of favorite island vacation restaurants. I dined last night with my two children... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our family went to Cafe Matisse with very high expectations with it being #1 on tripadvisor. Initially we sat outside and this was a mistake. Tons of bugs. They moved our family inside very graciously and quickly. I ordered the potato and cheese ravioli which was ok but I found the dish to be very bland. Essentially a cheese ravioli... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

With multiple visits to Cafe Matisse through the month of March, 2015 (because to food was so good), my mother and I enjoyed a variety of dishes that were consistently well done. The service is exceptional with Mr Curry, the owner, overseeing all aspects of the restaurant, including customer satisfaction. We dined inside and outside and each has it's own... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent quality, value, and service from the staff. Our family eats regularly during our annual stay in New Providence at this establishment. Keep it up Glen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Food is excellent real value for your money but the service is exceptional.Located in down town this is a true experience of what customer service should be worldwide. The ginger lemonade and desserts are my favorite.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I ordered wrong, be careful. I ordered the ravioli with mushrooms, I really should have sent back but didn't. They had a brown gravy which I associate with meat. YUCK. The best thing was the amazing brusetta with tomato they serve when you sit down. YUMMY. Cute spot, we ate outside, wear bug spray all over island. Nice server.

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New Providence Island
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The good and service is awesome. Great atmosphere. The good is very good. Kudos to the Chef! We will definitely be visiting again.

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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: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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