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Drifters Restaurant at Arawak Cay

Arawak cay | Fish Fry, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-328-7044
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“mango” (3 reviews)
“wings” (4 reviews)
“conch salad” (7 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Bahamian
$$ - $$$
Arawak cay | Fish Fry, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Locals will send you elsewhere because its what they think tourists want. If you want the best native Bahamian food in Nassau don't miss this one. Get the Wings and Conch fitters or conch salad.

Thank tarbus
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

going to this restaurant was a last minute decision and it was the best decision made while i was on island. i absolutely love their decor. it is very unique. must must must try the sky juice and the conche fritters. service was fast and...More

Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Our tour guide recommended this place, and it was a great choice. The conch fritters are slightly spicy, with a lot of conch meat. Be aware, conch is that which gets a bit chewy when cooked, and is best eaten raw or lightly cooked. Frying...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Met up with a few ex-colleagues at Drifters this past Sunday and we were all pleasantly surprised at this quaint little restaurant located at Arawak Cay. Their island theme decor is eye catching and very welcoming. There is downstairs and upstairs seating and the air...More

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Tucked in between other establishments, you can miss Drifters if you're not paying attention. Inside is always busy because the food is that good. Must try the tamarind wings and the signature mixed drinks! The staff is personable as is the owner. The only downside...More

Thank CBean_Life
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We stopped here for lunch and we were served fresh fish with a home made salade to die for. Food was out of this world so tasty and fresh and served with a smile. great Food great service....

Thank zadojny
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

The service was terrible and to top it off after spending over $300 @ this establishment the waitress with the glasses and puffy hair came to us and told us that it's time to leave because they need the table.... who does that?? That is...More

Thank Swag Q
Reviewed March 6, 2017

The food was amazing, everything tested good, the only thing that i didn't like is that you had to wait a little while, but you can buy alcohol at the open bar.

Thank semelef
Reviewed November 29, 2016

I had a great meal with family and friends at Drifters this restaurant was eclectic the food was delicious well seasoned and a great hang out spot. A must taste is the Bahamian sky juice! Delicious!

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed November 6, 2016

My client brought me here for some authentic Bahamian food and a unique atmosphere. This is a fun place with good food. I had the grilled snapper, which was boney but tasty. I also tried the Conche fritters - yummy. There is a lot of...More

Thank Kevin M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Bahamian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arawak cay | Fish Fry, Nassau, New Providence Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: +1 242-328-7044
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