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Bahamian Cookin' Restaurant & Bar

€€ - €€€Caribbean, , Seafood
Trinity Place | Downtown opp.The Central Bank of the Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-328-0334
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steamed chicken” (33 reviews)
“plantains” (42 reviews)
“peas” (55 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bahamian, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Trinity Place | Downtown opp.The Central Bank of the Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate all over downtown Nassau and this was by far the best place there. The food is local, fresh and flavorful, unlike most of the little crab shakes and restaurants with the same price range. If we ever go back we would eat here...More

Thank katherineTeachey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly welcome, great service and food. Traditional food served in a lovely place with a bit if history to it as well

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat in downtown Nassau. It is walking distance from where we stayed (Hilton Colonial). Good prices for a lot of food. Very clean and friendly staff. Menu is simple. The place is located across the street from The Balcony House and The...More

Thank Sunshine610225
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a late lunch and had the place all to ourselves. We ordered Conch fritter appetizer and they were perfect! My wife had the steamed chicken, which was tender and juicy. I had the steamed pork chops which had...More

Thank jmsgaz
Reviewed 31 August 2018

While on a cruise, one of our ports of call was Nassau. I had seen this restaurant on the internet and wanted to try it out. It was easy to find, on a little street just a few blocks from the cruise terminal. The people...More

1  Thank M1356QBdavidh
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was perfect for our group of 14 people. Service was really good, food was excellent. Close to the port. Recommended

1  Thank JCAtlanta
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We found this place wandering around shopping and IT WAS FABULOUS. my husband and I are traveling with 6 teenage girls. They were all happy with their food. I had the grouper fingers and they were the best I have ever had (and I really...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Well, we walked through the city looking for a place to eat and we found the Bahamian Cookin Restaurant. Prices are low compared to other restaurants, especially on Paradise Island. The food was good nothing fancy more traditional. Staff was very friendly, and overall a...More

4  Thank swingtrader
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Great food, good service, and very important, clean, well tended bathrooms. The restaurant will book dinners for large groups, just give them a couple of days advanced notice.

2  Thank lalastcorosama472018
Reviewed 30 June 2018

I found this on Trip Advisor and our family decided to try something different after dozens of trips to Nassau. It was delightful! It was clean and the food and portions were great. Prices reasonable. Two of us shared the seafood platter which came with...More

1  Thank Donna B
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Pamela N
29 March 2018|
Response from davidbmarietta241 | Reviewed this property |
This location was well attended during lunch but there was still ample seating. I would call the restaurant to make sure but during the week you should be okay. Weekends may be different. Enjoy! They have awesome food!
2 April 2015|
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Response from Lucia D |
Yes, conch salads looks like ceviche. They have lobster salads, steamed fishes, BBQ chicken, mac and cheese, rice and peas. I will post pictures.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$40
Caribbean, Bahamian, Seafood
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Place | Downtown opp.The Central Bank of the Bahamas, Nassau, New Providence Island (Formerly Bahamian Kitchen)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: +1 242-328-0334
  • E-mail
Bahamian Cookin Restaurant & Bar is Nassau's oldest Bahamian Restaurant,specializing in authentic Bahamian Cuisine.Owned and operated by 3 generations of Bahamian women, this local establishment has been providing Bahamians and tourists with flavorful Bahamian Cuisine for over 29 years.
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