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Billy Joe's On the Beach

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Lucaya, Freeport, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
(305) 735-8267
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This is one of those places that you can't miss visiting...it would be like going to Rome and not eating Italian food. It is super authentic and right on the beach. We had the conch salad - very fresh and tasty! It was a great, relaxed atmosphere with fun music and a beautiful view of the water.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Dana B
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is one of those places that you can't miss visiting...it would be like going to Rome and not eating Italian food. It is super authentic and right on the beach. We had the conch salad - very fresh and tasty! It was a great, relaxed atmosphere with fun music and a beautiful view of the water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The view is amazing. The drinks are huge. A local brought up a star fish for my son to look at. Will be a stop every time we visit <3

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I'm going back to freeport in a month , I live in England and the first place to eat and atmosphere I will go to is here. I started going to billy joe's 15 years ago when it was just a shack with billy joe himself. Sadly he died recently but his son david and the rest of the team... More 

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Davie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Whenever I'm in the Bahamas I make it my mission to find conch.. Good fresh conch... The conch salad here was amazing!!!! So fresh and flavorful!!! Probably some of the best conch salad I've had... I think the portion was enough for 2... I couldn't finish it all... And then there was the rum punch. Which was exactly that! Very... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I went to Billy Joe's one day and they were out of conch which was disappointing. I went again the following after reading good reviews. The conch salad was delicious and tender. So much better being so fresh! The cracked conch was the best I've ever had. Very flavorful, cooked perfectly and tender!!!! If you're in the area, treat yourself... More 

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Leesport, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We were at the All inclusive next door. We walked over the first time to meet a friend from the island. We had a few beers and decided to split the Cracked lobster. WOW! It was awesome. We talked it up with other guests and ended up getting the Lobster 4 times that week. We also had the Conch salad.... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

BEST CONCH SALAD ON THE ISLAND. You can even watch them go out on a seadoo and get some fresh conch.....I mean seriously. Get a spot at the bar, order some High Rock or Sands and watch the ninja master dice his way into you heart with a blend of tomato, onion, jalapeno, lime, fresh conch (its still moving) and... More 

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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

the freshest and tastiest conch salad we've ever tasted. great beach bar. the coconut stand right next to it has very tasty drinks rum drinks:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The setting, the food and the Bahama Mama's are all fantastic!! Tell Bonnie and Teo that Spring and Todd sent you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We had delicious conch for the first time! A definite must try As well as their yummy Pins Coladas! It had a great atmosphere and it Sat just steps from clearest blue water i have ever seen. Employees sold huge star fish and conch shells, offered banana boat rides, jet ski rentals, etc from right in front of the bar,... More 

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Additional Information about Billy Joe's On the Beach

Address: Lucaya, Freeport, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Phone Number: (305) 735-8267
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lucaya, Freeport, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: (305) 735-8267

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children

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