When you are looking for intriguing things to do in Bahamas destinations, make it an adventure to dine at some of the oldest restaurants in Nassau and Freeport. Combine the excellent food with a gorgeous view, and you will happily indulge yourself. Be sure to try the favorite Bahamian menu item, conch, pronounced 'konk', prepared in a variety of ways including lightly batter-fried, cold in a salad, or in deep-fried fritters with a dipping sauce.
Van Breugel's - Nassau
Find a charming taste of old world Europe on gracious covered verandas or in two floors of indoor dining space at a beautifully restored and historical Bahamian home right in the heart of downtown Nassau. International Euro-Caribbean choices include Bouillabaisse, braised lamb shank, curried shrimp with rice and other selections; or choose tasty tapas along with specialty drinks, fine wines and local beers on tap at the large European-style bar. Try their famous Coconut Conch Soup with a Thai red curry twist.
Capriccio Ristorante - Nassau
Discover the flavors of Italy at Nassau's oldest original Italian restaurant. Dine inside or outdoors on a romantic and ambient patio. Enjoy the authentic Italian dishes made from fresh ingredients including basil grown in their own garden. Customize your pasta dish by being able to choose the pasta and sauce combination. Top off the excellent meal with the scrumptious Tiramisu Italian dessert along with a cappuccino, espresso or cafe latte.
Graycliff - Nassau
Discover a historic 18th century mansion with a five-star dining experience in four elegant dining rooms, an outdoor area overlooking lush tropical gardens, together with lively piano music and vocals nightly. The tasteful cuisine is Continental and Bahamian, their Cognacteque has one of the world's largest collections, and the wine cellar is world-renowned and Wine Spectator Grand Award winning and boasts of containing over 275,000 bottles with more than 4,000 selections from 15 countries. Daily wine luncheons offer guests tours and tastings of the cellar and include a four-course gourmet repast. Bahamian cigars are hand-rolled by Cuban master rollers.
Sabor Restaurant & Bar - Freeport
Featuring a menu with a Latin flair, they use only the freshest ingredients for their salads, appetizers and seafood entrees. You have a fantastic view of the yachts in Port Lucaya Marina as you dine. If you have a party of ten, you can reserve the floating dock table. If you have had a successful fishing day, they will cook your fresh caught fish perfectly if you bring the fish prepped, not whole.
Banana Bay - Freeport
This Caribbean restaurant sits right on the beautifully colored ocean, and the outside beachside deck seating has a wonderful view. There is a sand bar where you can walk out into the ocean a couple hundred feet with the water only reaching your knees, so it is fun for children, also. Enjoy cracked conch with peas & rice or a conch burger or other selections along with a refreshing glass of Pina Colada!
Enjoying the delicious foods along with a great view is one of the best things to do in Bahamas.