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Queen Conch

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€€ - €€€
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian
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Bay Street | Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
333-3811
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Queen Conch has been a great surprise in Harbour Island! In clear contrast with the luxury hotel restaurants, this simple but excellent restaurant, frequented also by locals, is a good alternative in terms of quality/price ratio. The dishes are freshly prepared according to recipes of the local cuisine, tasty and delicious. Please note, they only accept cash. We found... More 

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Thank Lorenza R
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

What was most disappointing was they server potcake....that's Bahamian for the hardened rice at the bottom of the pot.

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Thank Kenneth M
London
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171 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Such a cute place in town and the conch salad is amazing! Well worth the visit and get there early as they get so busy and you can end up waiting a long time if you arrive late.

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Thank April1972
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I would like to thank Richard, his Wife and the folks at the Queen Conch for the great start to our afternoon on the island. We actually met Them on the taxi on our way out one day, it was Richard's birthday. We weren't quite sure about eating conch since we don't usually do that (it was our first long... More 

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Thank sobr_traveller
Memphis
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

On our first afternoon in HI, we stopped in to have some "freshest" conch salad made with care right in front of us. It was delicious--I preferred the spicier version but my daughter and husband enjoyed the mild. The portions were large enough to bring some home for cocktail hour enjoyment with some crackers. Be sure to get your host... More 

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Thank Michelle M
Memphis, Tennessee
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

When we stopped by for lunch the towns power was out so the only thing available was the Conch Salad. They prepare each salad fresh with all kinds of goodies. It took 15 minutes for them to chop everything up right in front of you. Right on the water and gorgeous. The flies are a problem though.

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Thank TerriR1212
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

True local food was delicious! My only complaint would be they needed fans under the deck to help with the flies :-) they were hungry too!

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Thank Laurel E
Concord, California
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Given the price of food on Harbour Island this is a good budget option. The menu isn't huge but it's bigger than most of the other budget options. Most of the options are fried. The conch salad was excellent (if you like conch), and the conch fritters and cracked conch were as good as anywhere on the island. The patio... More 

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Thank Joe K
Jersey City, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I spent much of my childhood in the Bahamas, and several trips to Harbour Island, so I KNOW conch salad! This conch salad is great!! My ex and I used to barrel down to QC in our golf cart, hoping we just made the cut-off for another round of Ms. Yvonne's delicious, spicy conch salad. Frankly, the negative reviews (... More 

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Thank DavidandSue1953
Denver
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

A trip to Briland isn't complete without a stop to Queen Conch for the Bahama speciality, conch salad. Served only for lunch unless you stop by to request for dinner. Love it, and love the low key relaxed vibe.

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Thank ElizaDenver

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay Street | Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Harbour Island
  • Phone Number: 333-3811

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