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Cheater's Restaurant and Bar

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian
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George Town, Great Exuma
+1 242-336-2535
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Kitchener, Canada
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us visited Cheaters for very good meals. I had the "blackened shrimp" very spicy, I would try the garlic shrimp next time. My wife and a friend had the chicken which they said was very good. Vegetables and rice were cooked perfectly. The owner appeared was very flexible, I believe he would accommodate any request.

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Berlin, Germany
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The food was good, very down to earth but nothing fancy. Our kids loved the cracked chicken. The lobster we skipped because we didn't want to spend $40 per dish Ina basic place like this. We had conch fritters as a starter, they were good although on the greasy side. The location felt a little sad and lost -located directly... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

We had been recommended Cheater's by several people who often visit Great Exuma. As the weather wasn't great we were happy to go to a roadside restaurant. Arrived with nobody else around other than one lone couple eating. Eventually we found the owner who was welcoming and friendly. It's very basic inside though music was switched on creating a bit... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I have been traveling the world as a Pilot and this is by far the best cracked conch that I ever had.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

We had the grouper fingers and it was excellent as well as the sides. Thanks for very good service !

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Disney World next door
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

I had shrimp to start and a great TENDER steak my wife had conch to start and lobster and a great salad. Key Lime pie for dessert not the real thing had graham cracker crust wit whip cream not a real pie crust and meringue on top as in the Keys.

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UK
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

The food is good, but expensive, for what it is. No prices on the menu, so make sure you ask before you get surprised by $40 for some fried lobster! The restaurant is bizarrely plain when it comes to decor as well. A bit like eating in a canteen. Seemingly clueless when it came to cocktails as well, so the... More 

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Warren, Ohio
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Every time I visit Cheater's they have a great local special. I love the fresh fish made with local spices.

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Stocking Island, Exuma Bahamas
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great food, excellent catering and the best "Stew Fish" on the island (that's a Sunday morning secret ritual...call to book ahead for your family or group:-)! Love and can't wait to have the spicy ribs again + his lobster pasta!

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

Cheater's is the best catering service on the island. Everything he cooks is consistently amazing...and he can always whip up some sides to accompany whatever fish or lobster you manage to catch that day! Makes a great rum cake too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George Town, Great Exuma
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Great Exuma
  • Phone Number: +1 242-336-2535

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