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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” (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 27 June 2017 via mobile

We went here as part of a culinary walking tour and it was wonderful! A local place that serves up some great food and drinks. We ate chicken that melted in my mouth as well as mac n' cheese and coleslaw. Mrs. Wallace sure knows...More

1  Thank Fischcmt
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

In a town catering for the lumpen masses disgorging from cruise ships on a daily basis, this restaurant provides an escape from Super size cuisine. We enjoyed great home cooking with generous, delicious portions of conch salad, fresh fish, peas and rice and plantains. A...More

Thank Dominic M
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Had a few dishes here on a food tour and highly recommend hitting this restaurant. We didn't have the chance to hit it again on this trip but we will sure do our next time. Our three and six year old ate everything they were...More

1  Thank Utes1914
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Best place to get authentic Bahamian food. The Conch fritters are great! The history of the restaurant is a heart warming story, and now three generations of Bahamian women work together to run it. If you are in downtown, you must try this place!

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A nice reprieve from the madness .....a little tough to find, but worth it.....we found it from a banner on a light pole...looks like a family owned spot run by your grandmother. I had the cracked conch, which was harvested properly as it was not...More

Thank Sean M
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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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