11 Best Restaurants in Port Lucaya, Grand Bahama Island

Agave Lucaya

$$ Fodor's choice

This Port Lucaya Marketplace spot offers Mexican staples with a unique Caribbean and Bahamian blend. The Caribbean Jerk Burrito is packed with chicken or shrimp, black beans, rice, roasted corn, bell pepper, and their signature creamy jerk sauce. The Latin Burger is topped with guacamole, bacon, and fried jalapeños. Their unique and tasty cuisine and various drink specials make this a popular and lively spot.

Big Daddy Brown's Conch Stand

$ Fodor's choice

Located in the Port Lucaya Marketplace along the water, Big Daddy Brown's offers fresh conch salad and authentic Bahamian staples. Watch this family team put on a show as they prepare the salad right in front of you; they also serve conch fritters, fried fish, and fried lobster in this little, brightly painted shack. Grab a cold Sands beer at any of the open-air bars surrounding the stand and enjoy sipping and munching while people-watching in Market Square.

Port Lucaya Marketplace, Bahamas
Known For
  • special of grouper, conch fritters, and fried shrimp
  • generous portions of the freshest seafood
  • fun owner and friendly service

Bootleg Chocolates

$ Fodor's choice

This cozy little café offers strong gourmet coffees, delicious pastries, and creative and delicious chocolates, handcrafted in-store. It's also a great spot to cool off with handmade ice-cream treats. Try inventive flavors, such as black tea and ginger, goat pepper and balsamic caramel, or Bahamian sea salt and hibiscus caramel—a unique taste of The Bahamas to take home. Large windows allow you to peek into the kitchen to watch the chocolates being made.

Port Lucaya Marketplace, on waterfront near main parking lot, Bahamas
Known For
  • an ever-changing menu of chocolate flavors
  • "concochinno" frappés
  • ice-cream sandwiches made on-site

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Cappuccino's Fine Italian Restaurant

$$ Fodor's choice

This family-run cozy Italian restaurant offers consistently good food and great service. Traditional comfort pasta dishes adorn the menu, like pesto gnocchi and seafood linguine, in addition to steaks and daily fresh fish specials. The dining room and outside patio are both small and intimate, which makes this restaurant the most charming and romantic choice in Port Lucaya. 

Sea Horse Rd., Bahamas
Known For
  • speciality pastas like pappardelle with truffle oil
  • warm owner and attentive staff
  • delicious desserts
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Reservations essential

Flying Fish GastroBar

$$$ Fodor's choice

One of the finest culinary experiences in the Caribbean, Flying Fish serves an eclectic collection of seafood and Bahamian favorites, made with only the best, sustainable ingredients. The owners, originally from Canada, are local couple Tim and Rebecca Tibbits—Tim being the genius behind the food, Rebecca the genius behind the wine. Ask Rebecca for a pairing, and she will find something to both delight and surprise you (sake or tequila may be her choice). The restaurant is on the canal front and has an ambience that is both romantic and contemporary. Sit indoors or outside on the patio or the floating dock and choose from the tapas menu or from their extensive selection of gourmet burgers.

Pisces Restaurant

$$ Fodor's choice

This well-established restaurant has changed location but offers the same reliable quality. The extensive pizza menu offers five sizes and a multitude of topping combinations, including the popular and unique Alfredo pizzas (with a rich Alfredo sauce instead of the typical tomato sauce). Pisces is also known for its rich curries with chicken, seafood, or veggies, and they even offer a curry pizza.  

Midshipman Road, Bahamas
Known For
  • late-night eats, open until midnight
  • seafood pizzas, such as fish, shrimp, lobster, or conch
  • family-friendly atmosphere
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Closed Weds.

Sabor Restaurant & Bar

$$ Fodor's choice

This is the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious cocktail while looking out over the Port Lucaya Marina or nestled among the twinkling lights and palm trees around the pool deck. The lunch and dinner menu is a fun fusion of Bahamian and American favorites. They serve a variety of tasty wings and seafood dishes (try the lemon peppered and shrimp-crusted grouper or the sesame-seed–crusted tuna with an Asian salad), and steaks, burgers, and flatbreads to boot. Be warned that service can sometimes be slow, but the staff are welcoming and friendly.

Zorba's Cafe & Pastries

$ Fodor's choice

Enjoy a great cup of coffee or specialty boba tea any time of day or night at this quaint café immediately adjacent to Zorba's Greek Restaurant. Try fresh-baked croissants, chocolate eclairs, and tiramisu, as well as a variety of other sweet and savory treats. An homage to the owner's Greek roots, they serve specialties like baklava and a selection of Greek coffees. There's a small bar behind the pastry counter. Cocktails are available all day.

Zorba's Greek Cuisine

$ Fodor's choice

Besides Greek favorites, this longtime Port Lucaya restaurant serves popular Bahamian dishes. Join the port's yacht-in clientele, shoppers, and locals for breakfast, lunch, or dinner on the white-and-blue-trimmed sidewalk porch. Specialties include gyros, moussaka, Greek salad, pizza, conch fritters, fried snapper, and roasted leg of lamb. Dishes are reasonably priced, and the service is consistently friendly and efficient.

Port Lucaya Marketplace, Bahamas
Known For
  • tasty grilled seafood platters
  • stewed fish with grits and johnny cakes
  • great value, with daily specials

Green Gamut Bistro


Tucked in at the end of a Port Lucaya row, this spot serves up fresh, flavorful, and unique cuisine that offers a break from the standard fried fare found elsewhere. Choose a seat indoors or on the small porch for a delicious breakfast, lunch, or dinner or come for the all-day brunch on weekends. They offer a selection of bowls and wraps, salads, and more substantial meals—try the chef's curry which you can order meat-free or with chicken, fish, or shrimp. This is one of the few local spots where special dietary needs and restrictions can be accommodated with tasty options.

The Brass Helmet


This relaxing outdoor poolside bar and grill at UNEXSO is great for lunch and weekend brunch, with delicious and creative menu items. Kids and adults alike can splash in the pool (which has underwater windows to the marina, so bring goggles) while adults sip spicy Bloody Marys and tropical drinks. This is a popular evening spot on weekends for relaxing and dancing as local bands are often invited to play.