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Yardie's Restaurant, Bar and Conch Stand

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Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian, Jamaican
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Benett's Harbour, Cat Island
+1 242-354-6076
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2016

We stopped at Yardie's on a Sunday and technically they were closed. However, they were kind enough to give us some conch salad which was extremely delicious, it had the perfect amount of heat and crunch. Highly recommend a stop at Yardie's!

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Thank Goldfishtravel
DC
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2016

We had stopped to get gas but they were out. What they did have was the most amazing conch salad that we had on our trip. It was absolutely incredible and was the perfect lunch with a couple of cold beers. Really a great spot - do not just drive by here, make sure to stop in!

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Thank dcmidnight
Peterborough, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 8, 2016

We had frozen drinks and conch salad - both were excellent. The owners were really friendly. Its a great example of local cuisine and worth the visit

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Thank travellerwkids2016
High Point, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Yardie cooked us dinner. She is very delighful and gave me a sampling of several meets when I could not decide. Her prices were very fair.

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Thank Matt r
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Yardie and her restaurant offer a true Cat Island experience. Yardie serves up delicious conch salad and conch fritters along with other classic Bahamian dishes. You can dine on site or take away. We often stop by Yardie's on our way back from the South end to our place on the North end. My personal favorite, which could be classified... More 

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Thank Katerog
Edgemoor, South Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Just passing by and decided to stop for lunch. The jerk pork was delicious as were the mac and cheese and peas and rice. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank SC4264
Quebec, Quebec, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Yardies is the Cheers equivalent of Cat Island Bahamas. Someone to talk to, a place to meet new people all with stories of sites visited on the island. Odette alias Yardies shares her claim to fame with her husband. They cater to your needs at their conch salade stand, the airport or the Sunday Beach party at Bennets Harbour. Go... More 

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Thank Michel P
Halfmoon Bay, Canada
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2016

As always Yardies' fabulous jerk chicken and BBQ ribs were wonderful, served with peas and rice, coleslaw and mac and cheese. Generous portions, great service and you must start with conch fritters . We always have several meals here when we visit Cat Isle. Also has Wifi.

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Thank Kym B
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Reviewed November 22, 2015

We were directed to Yardie by our Resort Host Kenny from Sammy T's just up the road. The 5 minute walk became our ritual every night while on Cat Island. Yardie welcomed us as if we were old acquaintances and fed us with wonderful home cooked food. She is a woman of many talents and can keep you supplied with... More 

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Thank Nathan B
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Yardie's jerk chicken is the bomb. We stopped by to catch lunch before heading to the Hermitage and we stopped by on our way back to pick up food for dinner. Yup, it was that good!

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Thank Anna L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benett's Harbour, Cat Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Cat Island
  • Phone Number: +1 242-354-6076

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