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Bahamian Cookin' Restaurant & Bar

Trinity Place | Downtown opp.The Central Bank of the Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-328-0334
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“steamed chicken” (34 reviews)
“plantains” (40 reviews)
“peas” (48 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bahamian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Trinity Place | Downtown opp.The Central Bank of the Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

We walked here (short walk) from our cruise ship and had a nice lunch of conch fritters and conch salad. The drinks were good and strong. The staff was so nice and the restaurant was exceptionally clean. We will be back-highly recommended if you tour...More

1  Thank Abilene01
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Waited for 10 minutes before even being acknowledged and when we were greeted we were told we close in 15 Minutes would you like to be seated and if we were going to order we needed to do so now. We hadn't even looked at...More

1  Thank Alicia S
Reviewed August 27, 2016

We are so glad we tried this place. We even met the owner and shes been there for 31 years. If you want a taste of real Bohemian cooking you have to try here. We tried several thing off the menu and EVERYTHING was delicious,...More

Thank mike b
Reviewed August 14, 2016

We were introduced to this restaurant owned by 3 generations of Bahamian women when on the Bits of Nassau food tour. We went back for lunch. Our family with teenagers and young adults were very happy with the great food we were served. Best Conch...More

1  Thank jerseygirl1970
Reviewed August 11, 2016

We went here for a food tour and went back twice after, after struggling to find some really good quality food downtown. The lamb was the best thing I ate during my visit.

Thank Angela P
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I ate 'THE' freshest Grouper with rice and plantains ...the fish melted in my mouth and after each bite I was compelled to say out loud how utterly delicious it was! I'm from Boston, grew up on fresh seafood and this was excellent ...the only...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Do not go anywhere other than here to eat!! The most friendly and spectacular food in over a dozen visits to Nassau. Not super busy, clean, happy staff, reasonable prices. Boiled chicken is outstanding and be sure to have the rice and peas with plantains....More

Thank piasa651
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for heartfelt , authentic Bahamian cuisine, this is the restaurant for you. This family owned business gives quality and quantity at its best. It's close to downtown, hidden in a little corner in an unassuming building but the Flavour speaks volumes.

Thank Marisa W
Reviewed July 22, 2016

Gotta try the fritters although the entire meal was excellent. Did I mention the fritters? Great service at a great price.

Thank Ray D
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Mama is right there waiting to greet you at the door when you show up! This is her place and it has been for decades! This place is dark when you walk in but lit up by gorgeous yellow curtains- with a history, be sure...More

Thank Samantha J
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Questions & Answers
April 2, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Lucia D |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $40
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Place | Downtown opp.The Central Bank of the Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island (Formerly Bahamian Kitchen)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: +1 242-328-0334
  • E-mail
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.
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