Restaurant Recommendations The Bahamas

Palapa Grill – Exuma

Celebrate the tastes and traditions of the Bahamas poolside at The Palapa Grill, where fresh, local seafood is served alongside the ocean in our tropical outdoor setting. From Caribbean jerk-style seafood to delicious barbecue, they serve up flavorful island cuisine along with familiar American-style favorites. Call 242.358.5000 for reservations.

Big D’s Conch Spot – Exuma

In this cabana-style restaurant, you can choose from a variety of delicious sandwiches and other mouth-watering Bahamian dishes, while you cool off with the balmy breeze of the Atlantic. Open for lunch and dinner daily (except Mondays). Call 242.358.0059 for reservations.

Rusty Anchor – Exuma

 You can enjoy casual, waterfront elegance, a professional and friendly staff, and service second to none while dining with us. Treat your taste buds and other senses as you indulge in our succulent specialty cuisine overlooking Elizabeth Harbour. All dishes are prepared to order, including lobster bisque, rack of lamb, curried lobster, tuna steak, and the catch of the day. Call 242.336.2400 for reservations.

Santana’s – Exuma

 Santana's specialty is seafood, but they offer a wide variety of mouth-watering local dishes. You can enjoy the beautiful view of the Atlantic Ocean, while feasting on Bahamian and American cuisine that will stimulate your senses. Santana's boasts of being the favorite hangout for the cast and crew of the movies Pirates of the Caribbean II and III. Open for Lunch and Dinner - 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays. Credit Cards not accepted. Call 242.345.4102 for reservations.

Chat N Chill – Exuma

Rated the #1 restaurant in The Exumas, according to Trip Advisor, this volleyball beach bar and grill offers Bahamian and American cuisine. It is an international playground for those seeking adventure and solace off the beaten path. Visitors worldwide come to escape the crowds, enjoy the authentic, casual laid-back vibe, fresh conch salad, grilled native foods, tropical drinks, volleyball courts, feed and swim with the friendly stingrays, and enjoy over 1000 feet of pristine-white sand beach with magnificent sunsets. Open daily 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; closed Christmas Day and Good Friday only. Credit Cards not accepted. Call 242.336.2700 for reservations.


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