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Banana Bay

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Fortune Bay Drive, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great location, great food, but...

we arrived by boat and i think they might have been the problem. swam in and went into the restaurant. it's bare feet, bathing suit outside sitting kinda place. It was about 2 in afternoon and they were a little busy. We sat at only table available that was empty without dirty dishes. There were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
lawilliams4
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

we arrived by boat and i think they might have been the problem. swam in and went into the restaurant. it's bare feet, bathing suit outside sitting kinda place. It was about 2 in afternoon and they were a little busy. We sat at only table available that was empty without dirty dishes. There were quite a few empty tables... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had a great meal and great drinks, even though it rained for 30 minutes. The fish tacos are awesome, crab cakes and burgers good too. The pina colada was sooooo yummy! We walked out to the beach and were able to go quite a distance b/c the tide was out, a 3 foot reef shark swam by us as... More 

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The help is great and the owner Daniel couldn't be nicer. Not very expensive and the crab salad was the best.

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Dallas, Texas
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Our family walked to Banana Bay for lunch 3 out of 7 days of our Bahamas vacation. What a perfect beach bar! The food was delicious, the tropical drinks were perfect, and the view was memorable. The waitstaff was friendly and helpful with our 9 mo old beach baby! It is a place to linger, enjoy the sun, beautiful beach... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great fritters and fish tacos. Expensive drinks. Beach has shells and fossils. Great local food option......

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We loved the beach and food so much we came back 3 days in a row. This place is gorgeous. You can't beat the beach- which you can lay out and play in the water all day if you choose. The food was top notch. The drinks were great, especially the Frozen Wacky Banana. Only negative- don't come if you're... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We came upon this gem area by chance from the cave tour. We stopped here on the way back to grand Lucayan Resort here for lunch. What I didn't realize when we booked the tour was this place is the most beautiful beach on Grand Bahamas! Not to mention we had a very tastey lunch at Banana Bay restaurant!

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My wife and I stopped here as part of a cave/beach tour (skip the caves, go straight for the first beach) for lunch. The outdoor seating has a fantastic view of the ocean (different beach). Jerk Chicken and Bahama Mamas are awesome for lunch.

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Leesport, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Family have been to Banana bay many times. wife and I were here after a long hiatus from Grand Bahama. We always stop at least once for lunch. As stated we were not here since 2008. After the friendly waiter took our order and returned with food and drinks the Owner Daniel walked out, smiled and said Joe and Donna...Philadelphia.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Their food was delicious! I had the chicken salad wrap and the chowder, my boyfriend had the fish and chips; the fish filets were very tender and soft and the chowder was a tomato based chowder with conch. We came here after our national parks tour, where we got to enjoy their refreshing mango tango drink, it was so good... More 

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Additional Information about Banana Bay

Address: Fortune Bay Drive, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport
Cuisine: Caribbean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Fortune Bay Drive, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children

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