Cafe Matisse is famous for its romantic outdoor courtyard, surrounded by lush vegetation, flowers, and twinkling lights. The restaurant serves classic Italian cuisine, and mouth-watering entrees such as roast duck served with white porto and peaches and grilled lobster in a cream sauce served with asparagus tips. Their menu changes every three months, so each experience is fresh. Proper dress is required for dinner, and reservations are recommended.
Address: Bank Lane behind Parliament Square, just off Bay Street
Telephone: (242) 356-7012
Sun and . . .
This trendy restaurant was closed for many years but has made a major comeback and is one of Nassau's leading restaurants. Located in an upmarket residential area, Sun and . . . was originally built in the 1930s as a private residence. The menu offers diners a choice of deliciously prepared international cuisine in its four dining areas, namely the East Patio, West Patio, Courtyard and the air-conditioned Lounge. Dress is smart casual with a dress shirt, slacks and a dinner jacket being required for gentlemen. Open Tuesday to Saturday for dinner from 6.30pm to 10pm. Closed Mondays and for the months of August and September. Major credit cards are accepted.
Made famous by the James Bond film Thunderball and renowned for its impeccable food, service and wine selection, Café Martinique offers some of the finest French cuisine in Nassau. With some interesting new interpretations on old favourites, the influence of celebrity chef and restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten is evident when dining in this unforgettable restaurant. Open daily for dinner from 5:30pm to 11pm. Credit cards accepted and reservations recommended.
Address: Atlantis Resort, Marina Village, Paradise Island
Telephone: +1 242 363 3000
One of the most popular restaurants in Nassau is an authentic European bistro located right in the heart of town. The tiny restaurant serves a range of French and Belgian cuisine, and lunch specials provide an inexpensive opportunity to try their food for travellers on a budget. If you're not hungry, stop by the bar to sample their variety of Belgian beers. Open for lunch Monday to Friday and dinner Tuesday to Saturday.
Address: Fredrick Street
Telephone: 242 326 4523
Andros Fish Fry
If you're in Nassau and in the mood for seafood, Andros is the place to go. The restaurant boasts a relaxed environment and fresh seafood such as whole snapper, conch fritters, lobster bites, and crab salad served in generous portions. The staff is warm and welcoming, and the restaurant's location is convenient and accessible.
Address: Fish Fry, Arawak Cay
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