Shonalee King Johnson

By , Local Expert, Nassau
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Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. Nassau and Paradise Island food choices range from simple seafood recipes at native hangouts to a melting pot of Italian, Indian, Chinese and American cuisine. The city’s old-world charm is evident in colonial style homes transformed in to some of the city's best restaurants. Immediately, you'll feel as if you’re at a dinner party at an old friend’s home. Most menus offer a large selection of seafood, poultry and beef. Chef’s skillfully blend Continental preparation techniques with spices that pay...  Read more »

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    Luciano's of Chicago

    • Cuisine: European, Italian
    • Average Main Course Price: $35
    • Neighborhood: Downtown

    Local Expert Tip: "Make reservations around sunset to take full advantage of a magnificent harbor view. "

  • 2

    Café Martinique

    Local Expert Tip: "Although the restaurant welcomes guests as young as six, the location works best for a romantic evening away for parents. "

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    Café Matisse

    • Cuisine: European, Italian
    • Average Main Course Price: $35
    • Neighborhood: Nassau

    Local Expert Tip: "When making reservations, ask for the top four items on the current menu--it changes out every three months."

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    Local Expert Tip: "Start with the signature appetizer The Black Plate, a sampler of shrimp satay, lobster daikon, crab spring rolls, chicken samosa and tuna in rich paper. Reservation required. "

  • 5

    Humidor Churrascaria

    Local Expert Tip: "Come early to take advantage of a cigar rolling class at the Graycliff Cigar Company, then dine at the Brazilian steakhouse."

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    Local Expert Tip: "Try the Conch Shabu Shabu with Nobu Sauce. Reservations definitely recommended."

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    Seafire Steakhouse

    Local Expert Tip: "Ideal for large groups and very kid-friendly. During the peak summer season, the restaurant can get quite busy so book reservations early. "

  • 8

    The Fish Fry

    Local Expert Tip: "Order the conch salad. The chefs prepare it fresh and its more authentic than what you'll find at the hotels."

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    Bahamian Club

    Local Expert Tip: "The items labeled "for two" might take a while to prepare. Order early and you will not be disappointed. "

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    Graycliff Restaurant

    Local Expert Tip: "Make your reservation for the wine luncheon. Enjoy a four-course gourmet meal paired with a selection of wines from Graycliff's award-winning wine cellar."


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