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The Palapa Grill

) #7 of 40 Restaurants in Great Exuma $$ - $$$ Caribbean, Seafood,
Emerald Bay | Grand Isle Resort & Spa, Great Exuma
+1 242-358-5000
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
“pork chop” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Emerald Bay | Grand Isle Resort & Spa, Great Exuma
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11 - 20 of 236 reviews

Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Food is always fresh when delivered. Staff. Is very professional and courteous! Great food and good people.

Thank Kim A
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Dear Kim A, Thank you for your review!!! Hurry back Kim, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed June 30, 2017

We were staying at the Grand Isle resort, so the restaurant was very convenient. The restaurant is very charming, overlooking the pool and the ocean. Service was good, some menu items were delicious (e.g. conch fritters), but most of the food seemed a bit overpriced...More

Thank Marija I
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Dear Marija I, Thank you again for staying with us hear at Grand Isle Resort. We appreciate your feedback and take each and every word to heart in a effort to make us great. Hope to welcome you back again soon for a great stay...More

Reviewed June 29, 2017

We stayed at Grand Isle resort for 8 nights so Palapa Grill was our default destination for many meals. Pluses: - there are a few good options on the menu: --- lunch: mahi mahi tacos; ahi tuna wrap (my son really liked the burger too)...More

Thank deddd
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, Front Office Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Deddd, Thank you for choosing Grand Isle to spend your precious holiday time with us. I would also like to thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences which contributed to you not being wowed in all your dining experiences in...More

Reviewed June 23, 2017

I tried the burger($13), chicken wings, fish tacos($21) and guava pork chops($25). I order my burger medium but it came well done. The fries and sweet potato fries are pretty good. Beers were $5(i didnt like the they serve them on plastic cup). We order...More

Thank iloveguava
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

Dear iloveguava, Thank you for the review and staying at Grand Isle Resort. Sincerely, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed June 22, 2017

In the Grand Isle resort you'll find this great spot by the pool with a very nice ocean view. We went for great iced cocktails in the afternoon and then returned for dinner at night. Great meal, lots of different choices for dinner. Would definitely...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

This was a nice place close to our rental. The food was really good. Atmosphere was nice, and the service was great. We wandered around a few mins before we ascertained the restaurant is located in the Grand Isle fated community. Just stop at the...More

Thank Jenjohnson72019
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Dear Jenjohnson72019, I am so pleased to know you enjoyed Exuma an the Palapa Grill. We hope to welcome you back soon. Cheers, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed June 10, 2017

Delicious, consistently. Friendly wait staff, always smiling. Would like to see more vegan/GF items.More

Thank CavelliAdventures
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Dear Nita C, Thanks for making our day with a great review! Please do let us know when you come back we would love to show case all the Vegan and Gluten Free items that we currently have on the menu and others that we...More

Reviewed May 31, 2017

We thought the food was good to very good and sampled a little of everything as we stayed at Grand Isle. The cracked lobster was very good as well as the pasta dishes and salads. No complaints from us but thought they might add a...More

Thank cwoe
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Dear Cwoe, Thank you for dinning with us and taking the time to post. Totally agree the cracked Lobster is wonderful as are the pasta dishes. Next trip make sure to try the Tuna Poke a real favorite. Cheers, Sandra Grisham-Clothier

Reviewed May 18, 2017

By premium resort standards, this restaurant will statisy your general cravings - A consideration would be to offer more authentic Carribeen dishes and flavours.More

Thank Wanda S
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

Dear Wanda S, A great idea that we will put in place once we have another restaurant. We are planning a new venue and hope to offer this in the near future. Thank you for dinning with us and we hope to see you back...More

Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

We were very excited when getting there: the restaurant is charming, our table has a view on the beach and the pool and a local band was playing. The cocktails and dinner menu looked appealing as well, even if they didnt have anything local-which is...More

Thank Andy94700
SGC-Exuma-LIFE, General Manager at The Palapa Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2017

Dear Andy94700, We are terrible disappointed to hear about your experience in Palapa Grill and would like to thank you for taking the time to express your concerned. I only wish we were able to address this while you were in Palapa Grill. The Risotto...More

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drjannwright
February 26, 2017|
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Response from SGC-Exuma-LIFE | Property representative |
Good day, You sure do just let us know what time and what day. Best to call the resort when you arrive. Sandra
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drjannwright
January 6, 2017|
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Response from SGC-Exuma-LIFE | Property representative |
We certainly do there are several items on the menu and most all special request can also be made directly with our chef. Hope to see you at Grand Isle Resort soon,
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428eugener
August 20, 2015|
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Response from Kaymark L | Property representative |
Greetings, Thank you for your interest in Grand Isle resort & Spa. Room #1612 is as the previous post indicated is indeed on the ground floor...with a view of the nearby golf course. Regards, Kaymark.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$14 - $40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emerald Bay | Grand Isle Resort & Spa, Great Exuma (Formerly Pallappa Bar & Grill)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Great Exuma
  • Phone Number: +1 242-358-5000
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Description
Celebrate the bold flavors and traditions of the Bahamas poolside at The Palapa Grill where fresh, local seafood is complemented by the ocean air and tropical outdoor setting. From Caribbean jerk-style seafood to Bahamian barbeque, we offer a real taste of the islands for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are required for dinner.
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