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10 of the Top Bars in the Bahamas

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Freelance Caribbean Writer
Updated: 8 January 2018
Some of the best hangout spots in the Bahamas are at the many bars on the island. The friendly atmosphere and beautiful scenery of bars in the Bahamas are the perfect places to have a glass of rum or a cocktail and catch up with friends and family. Here are the 10 best bars in the Bahamas.
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The Dune Bar

The Ocean Club Resort is home to the Dune Bar, a casual open-air bar with a panoramic view of the ocean. The restaurant features signature items from top Chef Jean-Georges, and at the bar, you will find delicious Bahamian cocktails and drinks prepared by some of the best bartenders in the Bahamas. Choose to dine inside or at the outside seating area where you can watch the beautiful Bahamian sunset.


The Dune Bar | ©

The Ocean Club, Paradise Island Drive, The Bahamas, +1 242-363-2501

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Rum Runners

This indoor/outdoor island bar is one of the popular, casual hangout spots in Freeport. Rum Runners serves top-notch rum of course, strawberry daiquiris, and many other drinks, but the bar is known specifically for their delicious coconut-flavored alcoholic drinks. Rum Runners also serves delicious Bahamian food such as burgers, conch fritters, and grouper fingers. This fun bar comes alive in the dark with live music every night.

Sea Horse Road, Freeport, The Bahamas, +1 242-373-7233

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The Daiquiri Shack

Great daiquiris, great music, and a friendly atmosphere are what you’ll find at The Daiquiri Shack, one of the most popular bars in the Bahamas. Proof of the popularity of the bar is on the walls, which are decorated with gifts and writings made by locals and tourists. The colorful shack has a wide variety of some 20 kinds of fresh fruit that guests can choose to make their own unique daiquiri with rum. There are virgin daiquiris that can be made for kids and all drinks are under $10.

West Bay Street, Nassau, The Bahamas

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Bones Bar

At the Pelican Bay Hotel in Grand Bahama, you will find Bones Bar, serving freshly squeezed cocktails made from the delicious ingredients found in the Bahamas, the finest rums, ice cold drafts, and bottled beers. The bar features a flat-screen tv, lounge-style seating, and a view of the ocean.

Pelican Bay Hotel, Freeport, The Bahamas, +1 242-374-4899

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Fat Tuesday’s Restaurant & Bar

The world-famous Fat Tuesday’s restaurant and bar is one of the most fun spots in Nassau. The colorful, waterfront bar serves some the most delicious daiquiris in the Bahamas, along with margaritas, alcoholic shots, and other tropical drinks. The bar is located across from the Cruise Ship Welcome Center so at any given day, expect to find tourists hanging out with friends and family. Fat Tuesday’s serves delicious seafood meals and burgers. There is also a conch vendor on the grounds that prepares fresh conch salad.

West Bay Street, Nassau, The Bahamas, +1 242-323-7483

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Nipper’s Beach Bar & Grill

Nipper’s Beach Bar & Grill has it all! Besides the delicious food and drinks, this beach bar features a stunning beach that is great for snorkeling, a swimming pool, and gift shop, as well as live entertainment on Sundays. The festive atmosphere at Nipper’s makes it a popular place among locals and tourists. If you want to drink and party with friends, visit Nipper’s.


Nipper’s Bar | ©

Great Guana Cay, Bahamas, +1 242-365-5111

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Miss Emily’s Blue Bee Bar

If you ever want to try the Goombay Smash, the national drink of Bahamas, then visit Miss Emily’s Blue Bee Bar. The signature drink was created by Miss Emily Cooper in the 1960s at the very bar that stands in Green Turtle Cay today. The walls of the bar are decorated with business cards and notes. On the ceiling is where locals and tourists have hung their t-shirts, hats, and other personal belongings as a Blue Bee Bar tradition. There is also a restaurant at the property that serves classic Bahamian and American meals.

New Plymouth, Green Turtle Cay, The Bahamas, +1 242-365-4317

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Sea Glass Lounge

The Sea Glass Lounge is located at the heart of The Cove in Atlantis. The bar has an extensive menu of cocktails, martinis, wine, and delicious seafood. For the gaming lovers, you can try your luck at Blackjack, Roulette, and Mini Baccarat with views of the ocean surrounding the lounge. The upscale lounge offers a relaxing environment and an outdoor patio for those that want to dine outside with friends.


The Sea Glass Lounge | © Paradise Island Promotion Board

Paradise Beach Drive. Suite 11, Paradise Island, Bahamas, +1 242-363-3000

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Two Dollar Bar

If you want great drinks at unbelievably reasonable prices then Two Dollar Bar is your place. The bar, located in Grand Bahama, is a favorite among locals for its friendly atmosphere, great drinks, and the delicious Bahamian food cooked to perfection. The bar has a stunning view of the ocean and there is live music and karaoke almost every night.

Beachway Drive, Freeport, The Bahamas, +1 242-353-7375

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Moon Bar

Above the main Casino floor at the Atlantis Resort, you’ll find the sleek and stylish Moon Bar. Guests at the resort can visit the Moon Bar to enjoy signature martinis, cocktails, and wines from all over the world. The main attraction is the colorful marine habitat with moon jellyfish that is directly behind the bar.


The Moon Bar at Atlantis | ©

One Casino Drive, Suite 33, Paradise Island, Bahamas, +1 242-363-3000