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Da Conch Man

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Port Lucaya Marketplace, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Conch Salad Hut Port Lucaya Marketplace and then some private beach loaction

On a cruise port stop Freeport Bahamas. We were on a mission for Conch Salad. First we went to the Port Lucaya Marketplace for shopping. Ask the locals where the best Conch Salad could be found there at the mall and they all remarked Fatman Browns Hut next to Count Basie Square Bandstand on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

On a cruise port stop Freeport Bahamas. We were on a mission for Conch Salad. First we went to the Port Lucaya Marketplace for shopping. Ask the locals where the best Conch Salad could be found there at the mall and they all remarked Fatman Browns Hut next to Count Basie Square Bandstand on waterfront. They were right. We watched... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were advised to come here and can definitely see why! There is a bit of a wait as everything is cooked right there in front of you, but it is worth it! We got the conch and fritters and the lobster and fritters to share. It was absolutely delicious!! While chatting with the fellow inside, he showed us exactly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I visited him on my vacation and it was the best fried Lobster and conch I EVER had!! I will take a trip to the Bahamas just to eat there!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We ordered a dish of conch fritters, which cost $5 for 10. When asked if 10 is all we get, they added another five for the same price. They were delicious. And the price compared to a restaurant where we again ordered conch fritters where we got 7 for $10, this is a great deal and better tasting

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New Hope, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We've been coming here for years and can't believe we never found this guy, although he's moved up from a table on the pier to a little shack. Fresh. Fried conch and lobster was very good. Need to go back for some conch salad.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The conch salad is so good: conch mixed into a fresh tomato salsa with lots of lime. I thought $10 was expensive, but it's fresh and delicious. Also, everything nearby seems to cost much more and isn't as good.

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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This place seems to be called a lot of things, but Big Daddy Brown Conch Stand is the only writing on the place (see accompanying pictures). To be clear, it is a shack on the waterfront on the edge of the ‪Port Lucaya Marketplace. This is just a tiny shack with a very limited menu and making use of nearby... More 

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La Jolla, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Cool little place and way cheaper than the restaurants surrounding it. Lying in the back of the Lucayan Marketplace on the water sits this little stand. You'll know it on site and there will probably be a few locals in line. Only worth getting here is the conch salad. It's fresh, large enough for two and the price is right,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

While visiting a friend at the marina he suggested we try the conch. Personally I dont care for conch but on that day he had lobster tails,so i ordered the large. It was the biggest caribbean lobster tail I ever had. Tender,juicy and quick. Along with some conch and fritters it was enough for appetizers for 6.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Small shack in the market that makes deadly Conch fritters, fried conch and lobster tails. This is a very simple but delicious Bahamian must try.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Port Lucaya Marketplace, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

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