Going out for breakfast or having brunch with friends and family is a popular activity in the Bahamas. The weather is warm, the days are sunny and the scenery is beautiful. From classic pancakes and poached eggs to local delicacies like seafood and jerk chicken, here are ten of the best brunch and breakfast spots in the Bahamas.
Aquafire Bar & Grill
Restaurant, Seafood, Healthy, Contemporary, American
Situated on West Bay Street, the Aquafire Bar & Grill restaurant serves up delicious brunch and late lunch meals starting at 11am in the morning. The restaurant features a large dining room, wooden front deck and an outdoor seating area, with a stunning view of the property’s garden. Enjoy the restaurant’s serene environs while enjoying mouthwatering Bahamian delicacies.
If you want an authentic Caribbean meal for breakfast or brunch, then visit Beverley’s Kitchen. This home-style restaurant serves up the best Bahamian and Jamaican dishes in a comfortable setting. Have a traditional ackee and saltfish breakfast meal, or try her delicious oxtail or jerk chicken for brunch.
Top Chef Todd English’s renowned restaurant in the Caribbean, Olives, serves as a casual fine dining restaurant that offers world-class service for guests at the Atlantis Resort. The large, rustic decorated restaurant features a menu of classic breakfast options while offering delicious Mediterranean meals for lunch. There is also an expansive open kitchen and The Raw Bar, which offers a large selection of seafood.
Luciano’s of Chicago is the Bahamas’ premier Italian spot for brunch, especially on Sundays. The property was the former residence of Sir Roland Symonette, the first prime minister of Bahamas. The illustrious property has now been transformed into a Tuscan-style restaurant that makes you think you’re dining in Italy. Choose from the expansive menu of salads, pasta, steaks and seafood paired with delicious Italian wine.
As the only vegetarian and gluten-free café in Nassau, Le Petit Gourmet serves a range of healthy and delicious salads, sandwiches, paninis and wraps suited for breakfast and brunch. There are also tasty pastries, teas and coffees on the menu. The charming ambience of the cosy restaurant makes it the perfect place for a solo breakfast or a romantic brunch date.
Zorba’s Greek Restaurant is your one-stop shop for Greek, American and Bahamian cuisine. This casual restaurant, fully painted in blue, is the number-one dining spot for exotic food in Grand Bahama. The breakfast menu offers a range of traditional breakfast meals, including pancakes, waffles and omelettes, while their lunch takes from international cuisines, with gyros and souvlaki, Greek salads, hamburgers and Bahamian dishes.
The cosy, diner-style McIntosh Restaurant is a favourite breakfast and lunch stop among Bahamians. Here you will find the most delicious, traditional Bahamian dishes – cracked conch, lobster, fried grouper and burgers, it’s all here. McIntosh also serves breakfast and pastries.
Located on the waterfront of Governor’s Harbour, the 1648 Bar & Grille is Eleuthera‘s top restaurant. The restaurant is open all day so guests can come in early and have a delicious breakfast before starting their day, or they can visit a little later, when the chefs prepare fresh Bahamian seafood meals, salads and pizzas for brunch.
Across from the Atlantis Marina Village is Anthony’s Grill. This casual restaurant is the perfect place to have a delicious breakfast or brunch with the entire family. Their breakfast menu features oatmeal, fruit plates, pancakes, waffles and omelettes, and a variety of beverages. The best thing about this restaurant, besides the food, is that no reservations are needed!
The cosy Dunmore Deli on Harbour Island is the island’s most popular breakfast spot. The deli serves a range of salads, sandwiches, paninis, pancakes and other delicious and healthy breakfast options. The restaurant’s outside dining area is surrounded by flowers and trees, creating a relaxing scenery perfect for a friendly brunch.