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Cafe Matisse

Travelers' Choice award winner
$$$$
As featured in 3 Day Guide to Bahamas
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Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
12423567012
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hamilton, Canada
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best restaurant in Nassau, with 5 star dinner and superb service. Ask for the courtyard, with its' magical setting with palm trees and soft lighting. The servers were smartly dressed in black pants with white shirts and white aprons. We appreciated that one server was responsible for refilling the guests water glasses. Fresh, tasty cuisine (a bit too much butter... More 

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Thank JWlovesluxury
Nassau, New Providence Island
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Any Bahamian who wants fine dining and consistently good food will eat here on a regular basis. During the week Matisse is full of bankers and other folk who work downtown, as well as ladies of leisure who pop into town. By night it's a mix of business folk, visitors, friends and couple. We all know the owner Greg -... More 

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Thank Heather C
Westport, Connecticut
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Matisse in mid January on a lovely evening with my lady friend and my sister. We decided to eat outside in their beautiful outdoor setting. We were seated and my lady friend asked for another table. They moved us to another lovely table where we took pictures. However my sister who is a young 87 needed to retreat... More 

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Thank Marty L
Orlando, Florida
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71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been going to cafe Matisse for a long time and the food is always good What I noticed this time was how extremely expensive it was! There were 4 of us we ordered one bottle of wine and 2 glasses of prosecco one appetizer for 4 and all ordered and main course. None of us had dessert or... More 

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Thank lisa d
New Providence Island
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visited Café Matisse for the first time for a birthday dinner, and was floored by the terrible service we received. Our table of ten was sat to the rear of the restaurant, then completely forgotten! Our reservation was for 8:30pm, however, entrees nor appetizers were received until after 11pm (by which time,a manager had been requested twice). Once... More 

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Thank amc86761
Fairfield, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love, Love, Love Cafe Matisse! The food is excellent and the service is fantastic. This was our second time visiting and we were so happy we did. Dining in the courtyard is so nice and relaxing.Can't wait to go back!

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Thank cersal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here over 30 times in the past year and never had a problem. The food and service is always super!

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Thank Lynden D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A more upscale restaurant for the Bahamas with excellent food. We enjoyed everything we ordered from salmon pizza to mixed seafood platter. Well worth the cost.

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Thank OnHoliday93
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pretty restaurant with artwork by Matisse all throughout hence the name. Not your typical Italian restaurant fare. Very good food although a bit pricey and small portions. Very excellent wait staff

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Thank EMGMRS1221
Nassau, New Providence Island
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were celebrating the holidays and ventured out to Cafe Matisse for dinner. Have been there many times before and have to say : always great food and warm friendly service in the heart of downtown Nassau. The owner is always present to make sure that all is well and the menu provides a well rounded choice. I had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
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
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: 12423567012

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?