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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steamed chicken” (32 reviews)
“plantains” (42 reviews)
“peas” (54 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 29 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered fried conch and grouper fingers plus each had a choice of 3 sides. We thought the conch was better than the grouper. The Bahama Mama was the best we had in Nassau. This is a casual dining restaurant They accept credit cards.

Thank minnesotans4
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great place to get away from downtown bustle. Good Drink, Good service, quiet atmosphere and well done local food. Ask them about the local food and they will explain everything.

Thank Flipper1217
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I can't recommend this place enough. The conch fritters were the best we had while there. This was a stop on a food tour and everything we had was good. Mac N Cheese, stewed chicken, peas and rice, and fried plantains. The conch fritters and...More

Thank MrsCombs
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We stopped here on our food tour and I'm so glad that we did! We had chicken, rice and peas, mac and cheese, coleslaw and plantains. Fabulous. It was my favorite stop on the tour. We love to support locally owned businesses - and we...More

Thank barbeegee
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We have visited Nassau several times and always stop by to say "Hi" to Nema. She has owned the Bahamian Cookin' Kitchen for 30 years now and loves every day. One of the most hospitable woman I have ever met. The food there is EXCELLENT...More

Thank Lindy M
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is the best kept secret in the Bahamas. It is located I a lateral street in Nassau, when you enter you find a charming little place. Food is fresh to the max, their specialty is everything related to fresh fish and conch, whether...More

Thank Evelyn D
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

It's a few blocks off the beaten path nut not more than a 10 minute walk from the cruise terminal. Had conch fritters and plantain for an afternoon snack. Really enjoyable. Would visit again and recommend it. Seems to be a genuine local place.

Thank rshoults
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Stopped here on food tour - had conch fritters, chicken, rice, macaroni and cheese - the chicken was my favorite!! All the food was really good, my husband and I went back the next day but unfortunately they were closed (Sunday).

1  Thank kszeek
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The owners of this restaurant do not want your business and do not care about common courtesy. The service is horrible. It is more worthwhile to take your money elsewhere where your business is actually appreciated. There are only two servers and they don't care...More

1  Thank christieaj2017
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Bahamian Cookin' at 3pm on a Monday afternoon for a late lunch. We hadn't planned where to eat and after seeing a sign we walked up to find it. It's quite dark inside, but it's a welcome break when the sun is beating...More

Thank AnnaSkent
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Pamela N
29 March 2018|
Response from David B | 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, Kids, Child-friendly
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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