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Bahamian Cookin Restaurant & Bar is Nassau's oldest Bahamian Restaurant,specializing in authentic Bahamian Cuisine.Owned and operated by 3 generations of Bahamian women, this local establishment has been providing Bahamians and tourists with flavorful Bahamian Cuisine for over 29 years.
PRICE RANGE
$4 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super fresh food ! Easy access of off Bay St, a go to place for locals. Friendly and very clean. Mene waited on us and was so accommodating. Right across from Parliament.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

A quaint Bahamian restaurant owned and operated by multiple generations of local women. The pride they have for their work is recognizable the moment you bite into their delicious food. It's a must for those who want to steer clear of the resorts and touristy...restaurants and want to eat like a Bahamian.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

This cute little restaurant sits downtown very close to the cruise port. The people that work there are very nice. It's very small but not crowded like franchise restaurants. We loved the caring people that served us and the local cuisine. I highly recommend this...great place.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

Really enjoyed our lunch while exploring downtown. Very tender grouper fingers. Unsweetened ice tea was refreshing.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 25, 2020 via mobile

Wonderful lunch stop while shopping in downtown Nassau. Good selection of local seafood items and local beers.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 15, 2020

Ms. Wallace has been running this great little restaurant for years. She serves the freshest seafood, and has great rum punches...called "Switch ups"' .

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

We came here as part of our self guided tour of Nassau for our last day in the Bahamas. This was a great experience as we went for lunch and it was not crowded. We were seated right away and ordered the fried grouper fingers,...fried chicken (spouse has a seafood allergy), and a Bahama Mama. The food was fresh and super hot. Would for sure recommend to anyone visiting and wants good food off of the main walkway.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2019 via mobile

We started here on our Nassau food tour. Had conch fritters, then stewed chicken, rice and beans, cole slaw, baked Mac n cheese, and some plantain slices. All were extremely delicious! Definitely would recommend having a meal here to support a local business owner! She’s...a doll!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2019

We were also on a food tour when our family of three ate here. We started with conch fritters, which were exceptional. Then a typical plate meal (chicken, rice, plantains, mac and cheese) which was also very tasty. As we left, we were given a...cup of switcha (Bahamian lemonade) which was my favorite of all! Would love to return someday.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 28, 2019

Loved the Fritters, came here on a tour and I really enjoyed the food here! Wish i could have taken a plate back to my hotel !!!!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Ipampad
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Bostonterrier61 | Reviewed this property |
This location was well attended during lunch but there was still ample seating. I would call the restaurant to make sure but during the week you should be okay. Weekends may be different. Enjoy! They have awesome food!
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granprix49
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Response from 130luciad |
Yes, conch salads looks like ceviche. They have lobster salads, steamed fishes, BBQ chicken, mac and cheese, rice and peas. I will post pictures.
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