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Boathouse Restaurant at Sea Spray Resort

$$ - $$$
Seafood, American, Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Bahamian
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White Sound | Hope Town, Elbow Cay
+1 242-366-0065
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Victoria, Texas, United States
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great outdoor seating for a late breakfast with friends. Bloody Marys hit the spot as well. Staff was attentive. My french toast was yummy and everyone else devoured their orders as well.

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Thank Karen W
Webster, Florida
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Fabulous place for a drink, snack or great meal. Beautiful views from anywhere on the property. Just Plain Good

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1 Thank GypsyJasper
Greensboro, North Carolina
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183 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

The best (and most cheerful) service was from the guy who pumped our gas into our golf cart. The new outdoor bar is beautiful but was in the late stages of being complete. Still, with a bar in a destination location such as this, they will often have one chance to make a good impression with cheerful and fun service.... More 

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Thank Jeffrey114
Jordan K, Guest Relations Manager at Boathouse Restaurant at Sea Spray Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jeffrey, I appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review, as its only through feedback like this that we can note our faults and make steps to correct them. You're absolutely right, we only get one chance to leave a first impression. I'm glad you found our dock staff to be friendly, but concerned and disappointed that... More 

Philadelphia
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250 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We have been coming to the small tiki bar for years and were very surprised to see the huge new digs just being finished up. We had a good salad and club sandwich for lunch. I think we can expect great things out of Sea Spray. Let's see how it goes.

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Thank nolantho
Jordan K, Guest Relations Manager at Boathouse Restaurant at Sea Spray Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a moment to leave us some feedback. We're very proud of the new "Garbonzo Dockside Bar & Grill", and once we begin serving food from the outdoor kitchen, we think it'll be greater still! Thanks again and we look forward to your next visit (= More 

London
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400 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2017

I think we were probably being served by a very new trainee who had not had any training. Wine plonked down on table etc. The lasagne was passable, the wine OK, but the room lacked any character and was dominated by a large TV over the bar.

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Thank martinidoc
Jordan K, Guest Relations Manager at Boathouse Restaurant at Sea Spray Resort, responded to this review

Sorry you didn't enjoy your experience! You're very astute in that we have a large number of brand new staff in training due to the impending opening of our new outdoor bar / restaurant complex. Regardless, your service should have been better. Hopefully on your next visit you'll come back and enjoy all the new amenities we're working on. I... More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Whether it's breakfast, lunch, dinner or after hours at the bar a good time is sure to be had at Sea Spray. My husband and I spend 12-15 weekends a year enjoying all that this resort has to offer. The marina is the best location in the central Abacos, offering great protection and easy access to the fishing grounds. The... More 

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Thank ktst10
Jordan K, Guest Relations Manager at Boathouse Restaurant at Sea Spray Resort, responded to this review

Awesome review, thank you! We're very proud of our staff (both old and new) and I always let them know when we receive feedback like this. Thanks for coming back and visiting with us time after time. Hopefully you've found that we've retained the charm of the old SeaSpray whilst improving the bars and other structures and growing our menu.... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Food at Seaspray was always good, but since the addition of there new Chef, and Remodeling of the inside and outside Bar, it is definitely Top Notch! My Favorites include "Conch in a Bag', the 'You Catch and Chef Cooks', and the BBQ Ribs!! Its Also Hard to Find a good Fresh Cooked to Order Breakfeast also. Well look... More 

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Thank Erik L
Jordan K, Guest Relations Manager at Boathouse Restaurant at Sea Spray Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Erik, I dig the "Conch in a bag", too! Your comments are much appreciated and hopefully as we continue to expand we'll have even more awesome things to offer! More 

Staten Island, New York
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Eden is the new chef here and we went because someone recommended it. I had eaten there once or twice on previous trips and it was nice but I felt it has come along a bit. All the food was well prepared and tasty, and their ribs were definitely smoked and delicious. For dessert, we had some of his homemade... More 

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Thank Andrew_WNY
Jordan K, Guest Relations Manager at Boathouse Restaurant at Sea Spray Resort, responded to this review

Andrew, Thank you for your kind review. We've recently introduced a brand new menu with even more incredible fares for your to enjoy. Don't worry though, the ice cream is still fresh and ready to cool you off on a hot Bahamian day! More 

Palm Harbor, Florida
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We had friends staying in marina when we arrived and rented a house within walking distance to Seaspray, what a great place! We quickly met Richard King and he always made us feel right at home. We ate lunch at bar, had dinner twice and got to experience the first Junaknoo of the season. What a blast! We were pretty... More 

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1 Thank Channing M
Jordan K, Guest Relations Manager at Boathouse Restaurant at Sea Spray Resort, responded to this review

Channing, Thanks for leaving us such a nice review. Richard is certainly a character and will always be ready with a wise crack (sometimes slightly confusing, since he's from the UK!) We're glad you enjoyed the food, and look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to our little piece of paradise. More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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147 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We stopped for lunch and had a good time. Our server was attentive and friendly. We had a few appetizers and wine. After lunch we stopped at the bar for another and enjoyed the bartenders stories and he made great drinks. Great view of the marina.

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Thank delaware33
Jordan K, Guest Relations Manager at Boathouse Restaurant at Sea Spray Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We're very proud of our staff, and I'm glad they made your experience even more positive. Hopefully you tried the SeaSpray Splash whilst visiting the bar, it's somewhat of a local legend! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Bahamian
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: White Sound | Hope Town, Elbow Cay
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Abaco Islands  >  Elbow Cay
  • Phone Number: +1 242-366-0065
Description
Waterfront restaurant and bar serving both traditional Bahamian and American Fare, The Boathouse restaurant and Garbonzo bar offer a tranquil setting and culinary delights sure to please. Our new menu launched summer 2016 offers an array of old favorites and new dishes sure to please. With weekly event specials, rotisserie nights, buffet evenings and the best cocktails on the island, we're sure to become your favorite spot in Elbow Cay. Our open deck pool is also available to diners / brag guests.

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