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Ma Ruby's Restaurant

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Tingum Village Hotel | Colebrook Street,Dunmore Town, Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
12423332161
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back on Harbour Island and always stay with Juanita at Tingum Village. Today had a deliciious breakfast prepared by my favorite chef Mike. We love this place, thus the reason we keep coming back. The folks are so friendly, very low key hotel, wonderful island flare, bar is on the 'honor system' so no one watching over your back. They... More 

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went there two times while on vacation. There are very friendly and the food is always good. I felt it was a bit overpriced but we enjoy going there. We have been to the island a couple of times and always make a point to go to ma's at least once or twice. Go for it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

So this place is so unique and special. Family owned and run, real local charm. I came with my parents and boyfriend seeking refuge in a power outage and we were so well taken care of! Burgers were on point, served with local Kalik beer. We ended up staying a while to learn about some island history from Dr. Lee!... More 

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Thank Tashacaroline
Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Must stop! Very affordable food served by a wonderful Harbour Island family! Best breakfast on the island for the price!

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Thank LisaGordon2016
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Ma Ruby passed a way recently and I trust that her children Juanita and Lee will continue the tradition. This is a small restaurant that caters largely to their hotel guests. As such they don't always have everything available. It is best to check with them ahead of time, especially if you have a large group. Often they are only... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Everyone told us we had to stop by Ma Ruby's and have the cheeseburger. I did. It was enjoyable, but I can't say it lived up to the hype. In my opinion, the "secret sauce/seasoning" is simply a pile of mayo, mustard, onions and other stuff. A lot going on there, and it crowds out the meat flavor. That said,... More 

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Thank Worldtraveler68
Miramar, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Great authentic Bahamian spot with great burgers and some of the best conch fritters I have had in my travels thru the Bahamian islands , crunchy with lots of conch . With a friendly staff led by Juanita Percentie and chef mikey . If you looking for nice island ambiance and amazing tropical grounds where you can have a bite... More 

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Blue Ash, Ohio, United States
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Just enjoyed a terrific burger with ma ruby and family. But the best part was the key lime pie. Let me tell you it was right out of oven and the best I have ever, ever had. It's worth the trip just for the dessert! My next trip here, I'll be bringing family and friends here.

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Thank Hoelks4
San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

It's a local spot with really friendly people. It's nothing like Pink Sands or Coral Sands but that's kind of what makes it perfect. It is a nice glimpse into reality on Harbour Island.

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Thank Katelyn L
Bogota, Colombia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were told the burgers were world famous... They are good,definetely... Not sure if world famous would describe them. Still... A great value and good vibe

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Thank Juan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Bahamian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tingum Village Hotel | Colebrook Street,Dunmore Town, Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Harbour Island  >  Dunmore Town
  • Phone Number: 12423332161

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