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Cafe Matisse

Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-356-7012
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“terrine” (14 reviews)
“hogfish” (30 reviews)
“pasta” (92 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

CM has its energy, social gathering and finesse of an Italian restaurant. Some dishes where out of this world, other not so much. I did not understand why they brought my first and second plate at the same time...? All around is a great place...More

Thank Carminecolarusso
Reviewed 2 days ago

Matisse is a wonderful restaurant. The service is excellent and the food terrific. We were hoping to eat in the garden but the weather did not cooperate, it was raining. Very unusual in the Bahamas. Maybe next time. The interior of the restaurant is beautifully...More

1  Thank vishty
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is in an odd location in a between buildings in downtown Nassau. They have very attentive staff and the servers are very helpful. We enjoyed the food a lot and sitting in the patio on the back. I had the oven roasted duck...More

1  Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Matisse has been around for 20 years, however a new one for us. Food was amazing, as was the service. As the restaurant is behind the court house, one is forced to believe it's prudent to follow lawyers to lunch. Most of Nassau is...More

2  Thank SGCae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time eating at Matisse after 20 years. By far the best restaurant in Nassau. Love the hogfish. Drinks are strong and perfectly made. Service is the best, super attentive.

1  Thank Yudansha2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Cafe Matisse for 16 years and the food and the service has been excellent always! Their signature dishes are my favorites, like the calamari with chili jam sauce, the filet mignon with the peppercorn sauce, and their white chocolate and...More

1  Thank LarissaDM12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited based on the reviews after eating at various establishments and falling short. Unfortunately I think it is common practice to either have "friends reviews" or unrealistic expectations as this is in my opinion not the best restaurant in the Bahamas. The food was...More

1  Thank RimackHoldings
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Cafe Matisse in Nassau, Bahamas at the recommendation of a friend and also review of Trip Advisor Reviews. We took a cab from our hotel and as stated the restaurant is in an alley. We were greeted outside upon our arrival and...More

1  Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best run restaurant in Nassau, the service is excellent, the food is well cooked and presented and Greg the owner keeps an eagle eye on the whole process.

1  Thank pat13ck
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants and the food is always excellent. the staff really go all out to make sure that you are happy and they're flexible in preparing dishes even if you don't see something on the menu.

Thank Shyramac
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Krista P
April 28, 2017|
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Response from Stanley M | Reviewed this property |
3 miles but cafe is downtown Nassau, the only is on Paradise Island
March 4, 2017|
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Response from OnceAGrappler | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I am not sure. I'd call the restaurant for any surety.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: +1 242-356-7012
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