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Ma Ruby's Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, Caribbean,
Tingum Village Hotel | Colebrook Street,Dunmore Town, Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
+1 242-333-2161
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheeseburger” (14 reviews)
“jimmy buffet” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bahamian
€€ - €€€
Tingum Village Hotel | Colebrook Street,Dunmore Town, Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Came back after over 20 yearshotspecifically to visit Ma Ruby's. Had such a great time when they had a water tank filled with ice and beers where you took your beer and told the waiter what you drank. Loved the honesty. They no longer have...More

1  Thank schartnerscorner
Reviewed 23 December 2017

It was really quiet when I was here as it was out of season. I literally had the place to myself. And the best burger I’ve had in many a day. Friendly service and a fun experience. I got a few mozzie bites on my...More

Thank Zippitydoodah
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Go to Ma Ruby's Restaurant and get the best cheeseburger of your life. This is not an exaggeration! It really is that good. Jimmy Buffet even wrote a song about it! The service is great. The staff makes you feel like family when you dine...More

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Best Cheeseburger ever! Owners make you feel like family!! Rooms are clean with a Bahamas flair. You will love the quiet atmosphere in the middle of Beautiful Harbour Island!!

Thank birthdayfun2014dec
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We went to Harbour Island on a day trip and had a lunch voucher with Bahamas Ferries. We had several places to choose from but Tingum Village sounded intriguing and we liked the al fresco option of having lunch on the patio. We parked our...More

Thank Tourist66
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Kind of a strange place with an interesting vibe, but our food was good and much more affordable than other places on the island.

Thank KatherineS489
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Freshly hand made burgers served on toasted Bahamian bread with all the fixings. Just terrific!! "A" plus!

Thank spottedcat55
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Ma Ruby, just love it. Visited there actually on another trip but truly an awesome place to stop in. I love the gumbo smash and the laugher from the boys. Harbor Island is a great place and Ma's is a good place to stop in.

Thank skyhighflyer2017
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Island charm at its best!!! A slice of paradise! I highly recommend you stay at Tingum Village and eat at Ma Ruby's for a cultural and relaxing island experience. Beautiful, clean, comfortable spacious villas with privacy and patios. Island culture!!! You will feel like you...More

Thank Janis S
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We went in this place because suggested by the lonely planet guide and as usually the lonely planet suggests correctly. We had two cheese burger and French fries. Kalik and fruit punch were the right beverages for our dinner. The place is comfortable and the...More

Thank dilanste
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8 March 2018|
Response from Zippitydoodah | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think so. I think it is now her daughter who runs the place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Caribbean, Bahamian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tingum Village Hotel | Colebrook Street,Dunmore Town, Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Harbour Island  >  Dunmore Town
  • Phone Number: +1 242-333-2161
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