Caribbean Tourism

Food & Drink

Places to Eat - New Providence

A 15% gratuity will be added to every food & drink bill although service can be very slow & poor. Lunch is always cheaper than dinner and can be taken until 1700. The large hotels often offer free snack buffets during happy hours. Most hotels have expensive and formal restaurants but they also have good value buffets (US$12-20). For al fresco dining...

Places to Eat - Grand Bahama

The hotels have several expensive restaurants which serve native/international cuisine. Buffet brunches on Sunday are recommended, you can eat as much as you like at some of the major hotels (US$18 including as much champagne as you can drink). Many restaurants, particularly those in hotels, do Early Bird Specials from 1730-1830. Although some restaurants...

Food & Drink

Conch, crab, grouper, snapper, dolphin (not the Flipper variety) & other seafood are on all the menus. Conch is the staple diet of many Bahamians. It is considered an aphrodisiac and a source of virility, especially the small end part of the conch which is bitten off and eaten from the live conch for maximum effect. Conch is prepared in a variety of...