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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, 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
Best restaurant in Nassau

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
blacktoffie
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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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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Arlington, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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

The food here is mouth watering and the staff is extremely welcoming. I would definitely recommend making this a lunch or dinner stop.

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Cafe Matisse has been tucked away in the middle of Parliament Square, in downtown Nassau, for decades, offering fabulous food and service to locals and tourists alike. It's a favourite with the business people and attorneys downtown, who know they can rely on fresh, fine food every visit.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have reviewed this property before, but feel the need to do so again. Always enjoy eating here. The management and wait staff are great, especially Alan and Elroy ( ask for them when you visit...tell them I sent you!) The menu is changed regularly to add new and exciting dishes. Daily specials available. Seating is a bit close inside,... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Always impressed. Great, fast service, professional staff and awesome food. You can have a five course meal in An hour. On the ball.

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El Paso County, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Good service, formal style restuarant with lots of couples and groups as well. Romantic spot for some excellent food, with nice ambience. Cheesecake was yummy and the pasta was well cooked, not overdone. Nice wine selection and well thought out menu. Would return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We visited because this lovely restaurant had the #1 position here and I have to say, I was NOT disappointed! We started with drinks for the cocktail hour before they opened. The bar is very cozy and service was great. Friendly, sociable, and perfect for a Friday night. We had the lobster salad and caprese appetizers, of which both were... More 

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Russellville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My wife and I always like to dine at Cafe Matisse when we're in Nassau. This restaurant is well managed, the food and service are always good and the prices are very fair for the quality placed on the table. Last night for us was no exception. When we arrived we were greeted by the owner who's always gracious to... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Matisse

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, Doing business, Special occasions, 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?