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“Fun Time, Great Event!”

Fish Fry at Smith Point
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Reviewed December 27, 2012

By rental car, a bit difficult to find and confusing, but worth the trip. Oceanside road with picnic tables and outside grills, a fish fry FESTIVAL! The first three or four places were full of tourists being shuttled around by their taxi drivers. naturally, wednesday night & the bahamians were not able to keep up, we sat at a picnic table for about 15 minutes and nobody even looked at us (normal for the island). So we left, and based on recommendations from the locals, went further down the road next to the CHURCH, it;'s not far, a block or two! 3 or 4 more fish fry places lined the ocean, and there were no tourists, all locals. MamaFlo's was at the end, and we had fabulous whole snapper and turbot right off the grill. So, I recommend walking through the tourist traps, just to get the vibe, but walk past them and continue along the ocean a few blocks to the REAL THING! We look forward to going back and trying some of the other booths by the CHURCH! the CHURCH is your landmark. You can park anywhere, and proceed on foot to anywhere on Smith's Point.

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Reviewed August 13, 2012

If you're looking for the trademark event in Freeport, this is it. The Smith's Point Fish Fry is such a great time. The pork at Penny's is to die for! Drinks are cheap and strong and the dance party at Outrigger's goes all night. Definitely one of the highlights of our vacation!

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Reviewed July 26, 2012

We ate at Penny's...read other people's reviews before we went and here's what I think: if you're from the states we are used to everything being fast-paced. It seems apparent that Bahamians live life slower than we do, so that being said, I think if you can get a drink and relax for an hour (stop worrying about how long it takes), you'll have a good time. We ate the fried snapper and it was delicious. The staff were friendly and the prices were fair. All in all, a good time and experience. I think some of the poor reviews might stem from impatience first and foremost. Give it a shot!!!

2  Thank Tom M
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Reviewed April 18, 2012

We to the fish fry at smith point for dinner, chose da bus stop of the 4 or 5 options, the service could not have been worse, the food was ok. We wished that we went to penny's where at least the servers seemed attentive and excited to have customers. Certainly recommend going to see the scene, but it is a bit of a tourist trap. Three stars based on the over all experience zero stars for the bus stop

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Reviewed December 29, 2011

We went to the Fish Fry at Smith's Point with a local guide and weren't really sure what to expect (aside from fried fish). We were bowled over by what a big event it is. The entire island seems to descend to get down and party, and consume some fish while they're at. There is lots of music, dancing and people having fun. We went to the Outrigger, which seems to be the focal point for the dancing and music, and had lots of fun. Then we were taken to a little fish fry place about 50 yards away - not sure of the name, although I think it was called Mama's. Its apparently one of the original fish fry joints and has stood the test of time. The food was excellent - actually the best meal we had in the Bahamas. I would definitely definitely recommend this.

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