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All 41 Great Exuma Restaurants

Cheater's Restaurant and Bar

George Town, Great Exuma
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Ranked #18 of 41 Restaurants in Great Exuma
Cuisines: Bahamian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We dined at cheaters with friends who live locally. The atmosphere is very simple but very welcoming. Cheater does not have a menu but only what is available and only the freshest. Many at the table had blackened grouper and some had cracked lobster. The fish was fresh the mashed potatoes were delicious and the steamed vegetables went perfectly. To... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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166 reviews 166 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We arrived in Exuma and took a cab to our hotel. We asked the cabbie where to eat, and he took us to Cheaters. It's a bit of a drive out of George Town. When we arrived, my partner wanted to leave immediately. The decor was unprepossessing. However we were hungry and stayed. That night the barbecue was on, and... More 

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Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We didn't eat at the restaurant, but at the Heritage and Music Festival. I wanted to try their food as I hadn't had the opportunity before. The ladies there were great and advised what was fresher and 'better'. I enjoyed the red snapper and the conch. Very well prepared, tasty and surprisingly good coming from a booth! The rice and... More 

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Great Exuma
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Can't get a better meal! Fish is always fresh, cracked conch is the most tender and the carrots are the best! Always a friendly atmosphere!

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Augusta, Maine
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We tried this small restaurant for the first time over the holidays, having heard from several "locals" that it's one of the best on the island. We were not disappointed! I have no idea what "Supergut" is talking about in his or her review - it almost sounds like they reviewed the wrong restaurant! Cheater's is not "on a swamp,"... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

We went to Cheater's three nights out of 9 on Exuma because of our first night's meal. We were referred there by our hotel on a night their restaurant was closed. I'm a conch fan; Cheater serves the best cracked conch I've ever found in the Bahamas. He made us a conch salad (not normally on the menu) our second... More 

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Swansea, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Love the grouper fingers in here, have them as takeout on the way home from Georgetown. This place can get busy so its best to book in advance.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Went here after seeing reviews. I'm a foodie. I enjoy hole in the wall restaurants. Place was the worst meal I've probably ever had. Set on a swamp. Flies could carry u away during the meal. Only drink they had was beer. Three things on the menu. 'Fried chicken' was chicken tenders. Everything was stuff they pulled put of the... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I stayed in George town for over a week and came to Cheater's 3 times while I was there. Cheetah/Cheater or Julien was very nice and served great food. The first time, I had cracked lobster and my wife had a burger. Both were great. Second time around, we came for breakfast and had Turkey souse and eggs, both were... More 

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We have eaten at Santana's and trust me if you want great grouper you will go to Cheater's that was the best fist I have ever eaten in 52 years of eating fish. It was such a great meal I will go back several times before our vacation if over. Very friendly, Fast service, I love it there.

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Additional Information about Cheater's Restaurant and Bar

Address: George Town, Great Exuma
Phone Number: 242-336-2535
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Great Exuma
Cuisine: Bahamian

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