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Cafe Matisse

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As featured in 3 Day Guide to Bahamas
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Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Oakville, Canada
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful restaurant, be sure to ask for a table in the courtyard. Absolutely outstanding. Food excellent

1 Thank SHEILA P
Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food and service. It was the best meal we had in 5 days in staying on Nassau. Expensive but you get what you pay for ,good quality food and wine. Well done.

1 Thank James L
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161 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to this restaurant in 2001 and it was wonderful. When we came back to Nassau we had to take the opportunity to try it again. It was every bit as special this time. Dining in the courtyard with trees and bamboo, torches and umbrellas is quite magical. The food is excellent.

Thank IR8U
Oakland, California
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137 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this reservation from home before getting to NASSAU. When trying to find the place, we were about 100 feet short, called the place, and a guy came out to wave us in. Exceptional service!!!!! ( better than Graycliff) We ate outside up stairs- nice. Food was exceptional. (Since we just returned from Cuba and ate at Graycliff tonight,... More 

Thank jwhitehouse
Nassau, New Providence Island
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Romantic Garden patio seating among tall trees. Also have indoor and private room seating. One of my favorite fine dining night outs. Excellent well trained staff who will treat you like royalty. Owner operated and on site to see to every detail! Food is consistent and tasty. Prices are medium to high side. Extensive wine list as well! I highly... More 

Thank Drew A
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Nassau every year for 10 years,and have gone to Cafe Matisse every year.All I can say is each year they continue to improve on perfection! The minute you enter the restaurant you are home, and treated like family. The only thing exceeding the exceptional staff is the extrodinary cusine . My wife and I had... More 

Thank Rich D
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Café Matisse is a wonderful dining experience. Wonderful food, incredible outside dining atmosphere (as well as charming inside dining). A favorite with locals and a real treat for tourists!

Thank A1160TYmaryh
Nassau, New Providence Island
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have known Greg Curry, Alan and team for a long time. The service and food is always impeccable and good value for money. No complaints after 20 or so years! Ke

Thank stownend47
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor at night in the garden make you forget the busy and somewhat polluted Nassau, the service and food is what we are looking for from a good restaurant. Love the place very romantic , like also the presence of the house cat relaxing in this charming decor.

Thank visionguy
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, great food and service,except when exceptionally busy,pretty good we have dined there on many occasions,and can't think of a time when we've been disappointed. Greg the owner and his senior staff have it all under control.

Thank farrahbulla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, 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: 12423567012

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