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Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
12423567012
Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great lunchtime Bahamian place. It feels very welcoming. The food is very good, you must try some of the fish dishes - they're the best. The wine is pretty good, could have a few better bottles but what it has is very enjoyable. The location is great, perfect spot for lunch after being in town.

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Sudbury
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose to come to the restaurant based on other tripadvisor reviews, and we are so glad that we did. We made a reservation for Valentine's day about a month in advance. The service is absolutely amazing and the food is perfect. We ate outside under the stars and by the candle light. If you are thinking of a romantic... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The atmosphere was warm and welcoming. I was greeted at the door, it wasn't long before i got a table or for my order to be taken. The food was incredible the service was awesome. Overall i had a awesome time an will go back anytime... I still think about that calamari with the guava jam...

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Thank DeniseBethel
Nassau, New Providence Island
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food and service were both exceptional. The restaurant made us feel welcome and we were greeted with warm smiles. I would definitely go again.

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Kirkland, Washington
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we come to Nassau we eat at least two nights at Cafe Matisse. On our first night on the island we had an under-whelming meal. Party of four and our friends first time visiting, and on our prompting, they were wondering why we liked ti so much. Service always great, but the foods we ordered were buffet level... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every thing about Cafe Matisse is consistently excellent ..food, service and ambiance. That Greg (owner) has been able to maintain such a high standard over these many years is testimony of his absolute dedication to excellence in his profession.

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Thank samcleare
Nassau, New Providence Island
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love everything about this restaurant! The food is delightful, the ambiance relaxed yet very special and the service just how I like it - not in your face but there when you need it.

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Thank malakin2017
Nassau, New Providence Island
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always friendly and inviting. Food is always of a good standard with friendly wait staff. The courtyard adds a different theme and is an attractive option especially for tourists. Parking is tough unless you find an offer to valet.

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Thank greg806
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really can't add to anything else that hasn't already been said about this GREAT place. The Service by everyone from the Host to the assistant waiters was exceptional. The customers are first here for sure. The food is reasonably priced unlike a few others around town that are grossly over priced. Number 1 in our book and will definetley... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is very upscale but the good is mediocre and not worth the price. I would skip it. The service is excellent and the atmosphere is great but the food is simply too pedestrian and the menu is not creative. It reeks of a tourist trap.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Italian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: 12423567012

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?