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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: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget
Lunch
Dinner
Takeout
Late Night

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  • 112
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good and as fresh as you can get

My wife and I ate lunch at Billy Joe's and it lives up to the reviews. It is just steps away from Memories Resort and the Grand Lucayan and evidently is on the path from the beach access parking lot to the beach. We shared the seafood platter which was plenty food for the two of us. It had fried... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Parrothead2615
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Flower Mound, Texas
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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196 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Flower Mound, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch at Billy Joe's and it lives up to the reviews. It is just steps away from Memories Resort and the Grand Lucayan and evidently is on the path from the beach access parking lot to the beach. We shared the seafood platter which was plenty food for the two of us. It had fried... More 

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Baltimore
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Go where the locals go!! Go where you're treated like family!! Go where the conch salad is THE BEST ON ISLAND!!! I cannot say enough about Billy Joe's. Family owned and operated, this gem is situated on the beach boasting a stunning view of the crystal clear water. Mom and daughter are in the kitchen while Theo is preparing THE... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

We had the cracked conch and cheeseburger it was good too. The cooks were friendly we watch them pull conch right out of the shell. We loved it.

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boston
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The folks at Billy Joe's make you feel like family. Get a coconut from Don the Coconut man and Bonny's folks will add a little something to it. Then get conch anything or just the Wings and Fries. Put your sandy feet up on the rail and imagine never going home.

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Pringle, South Dakota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Found this at a taxi drivers recommendation. Very good food. Very fresh food. Prices are reasonable for Freeport. You get what you pay for. Very layed back. Service does take a while, but its because they are preparing it from live still moving critters. Try the conch salad.

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Wentzville
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We LOVE this place! Our goal is to eat here once per day while on GBI. Food can be pricey, but we think it is worth it. It is best to visit during off-peak dining times.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food was very good but a little pricey. I had the conch salad one day then the seafood platter another day. Both were very good but Big Daddy Brown was much much better. What this place has going for it was it was located on the beach and you can sit and watch the ocean and people riding banana... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stopped here a couple of years ago on a cruise, and have been talking about ever since, so we had to go back. We skipped all the touristy stuff and took a bus straight there. Fresh conch fritters, great ocean view, drinks were stiff, even the cheeseburger was awesome. Order some food, enjoy the view and then take a... More 

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Muskoka District, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

OMG What the ???? was that we just paid for Conch Salad PLEASE !! Save me , What a Terrible Experience that was , Hard Conch Rock Salad Paid $48 For 2 Pinas and 2 Beers Plus The Conch me Out Salad , O By The Way a Extra 15% Gratuity Added on Top of the NEW 7% Taxes ,... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Delicious food right on the beach. Fast service and fresh conch cut up right in front of you. They have seating and tables but we set right on the beach and ate. They have some water sports rentals right by it so it made it even more better where we didnt have to go anywhere when getting off the cruise.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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