of the hotels have high-end restaurants that vie for the title of
best dining depending on who has the best chef at any given time.
Here's a quick list that we'll look forward to fleshing out with
Classy and expensive
Pink Sands: "Caribbean fusion" cuisine in a chic,
terraced garden setting
Dunmore Beach Club: Four-course gourmet dinners in a semi-formal
atmosphere directly on the beach
Sunsets at Romora Bay Club:
International cuisine in colorful tropical surroundings
Runaway Hill Club: A formal, fixed-price meal in a charming,
whimsical setting. Reserve ahead
Landing: Romantic colonial style and streetside tables for people
Harbour Lounge: a friendly bar for meeting the winter residents
and a lovely view of the sunset
Poseidon at the Coral
Sands: Respected cuisine in a friendly, comfortable setting
Less formal and moderately priced
Harbour Island Marina: sandwiches and simple meals at a
cozy bar on the south end of the island
Valentine's Bar and Grill: Food and setting most likely
to make you feel back at home. At Valentine's Marina on the south
end of Bay Street.
Ma Ruby's at Tingum Village: Good simple food in an informal
vine-covered courtyard. At Tingum Village just south of town on
Angela's Starfish Restaurant: Non-resort prices for simple
local dishes at formica tables or in the courtyard. North end of
Avery's: Like having dinner at the home of a local. Colebrook
street across from Seagrapes, near the library.
Three Sisters: Limited menu of good local food in a tiny
kitchen nook. Around from Cash's liquor on Love Lane.
Charlies: The bar serves up home cooking from the takeaway
next door. On Dunmore street in Temperance square.
Bahamas Bayside Cafe: No menu but good simple basics. Bay
Street near the fisherman's dock.
Quick, casual lunches
Takeaway: Best sloppy conch burger. At the foot of Government
Snack Shop at Doris' Dry Goods: Hamburgers and ice cream.
Across from Sea-view.
Wade Higgs Seaside takeaway: Fresh fried fish up by the
fishermen's dock on Bay Street
Broadway Takeaway: Mark Arthur's favorite cracked conch.
On Dunmore by Johnson's Grocery.
Conch: Conch salad fresh before your eyes. Up by the fishermen's
Sibyl's bakery: Baked goods and sandwiches. North end of
Briland Deli: Sandwiches and breakfast one block up King
Street from Pigly Wigly
Arthur's Bakery: Lobster sandwich and grilled Cuban sandwich
used to be the favorites. But that was before we introduced our
jerk chicken ceasar. Right in the heart of town.
Harry O's: Local dishes and daily specials can
be eaten on their patio over the bay near Fishemens dock which
can be rented for parties. Call for delivery: 333 3478.