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Dining Out Bahamian Style

Regardless of your taste or budget,
you'll find a delightful range of places to dine on Paradise Island and in Nassau. Choices range from fast food to five-star, both in your hotel and outside.

With the surrounding waters providing a daily harvest of fresh fish, lobster, and conch, seafood lovers can enjoy dishes prepared from just - caught grouper, snapper, dolphin (not Flipper, a game fish), tuna, and other fish. But seafood isn't the only great dining experience to be had. The gourmet will be delighted to find several world-class restaurants serving exquisite continental fare, accompanied by equally fine wines, garnished with superb ser vice. Just want a quick, tasty meal? You'll find every variety you could wish for, from burgers and sandwiches to pizza to fried chicken. And, of course, there's always the delight of a leisurely breakfast, lunch, or dinner served in your room or on your deck, with spectacular views for appetizers or maybe a moonlit night under a c anopy of stars for your dining room.

The choices are all yours. For your convenience, we've provided a list of places to dine, with type of cuisine and hours of operation. We also included a phone number for each, as reservations are always a good idea.
Bon appetit.

PARADISE ISLAND

ATLANTIS
with 12 gourmet and specialty restaurants at Atlantis, one at Ocean Club, and two at Paradise Paradise, there are so many wonderful ways to savor the tastes of the island.

BAHAMIAN CLUB
Grille
An exquisite dining experience offering mouth-watering steaks, fresh seafood, and succulent prime rib in a Bahamian country club setting.
Dinner is served from 6:30 to 11 PM daily, except Tuesday's.

BEACH BAR
Cocktails
The perfect spot to take a break from the sun, this full-service bar serves up cool tropical and mixed drinks overlooking three miles of white sandy beach. Open daily from 11 AM to 5 PM.

THE BOAT HOUSE
Grille/Seafood
Originally an authentic boathouse, this casual restaurant features prime steaks, lobster, and seafood cooked on your personal tableside grill. Dinner is served from 7 to 11 PM daily, except Wednesdays.

CAFE CASINO
American
Lunch, dinner, and late-night snacks in the great tradition of the American-style coffee shop. The menu includes such diverse fare as authentic New York deli-style club sandwiches, the best pizza on the island, thick milkshakes, and more. Open daily from 11:30 AM to 7 AM.

CAFE MARTINIQUE
French
Overlooking Paradise lagoon, this romantic French restaurant is world famous for its outstanding food and service. Soft music and candlelit tables set the mood for an elegant evening. Dinner is served 7 to 11 PM daily, except Sundays.

THE CAVE
Fast Food/Cocktails
An authentic re-creation of an actual Bahamian cave with close-up underwater views of the marine habitat, the Cave serves salads, sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, ice cream, and other fast food fare. Cocktails are available in the bar area. The Cave is open from 11 AM to 5 PM daily.

LAGOON BAR
Snacks/Cocktails
A spectacular setting accessed via an underwater viewing tunnel that runs directly beneath the Predator Lagoon. Light fare and drinks are served daily. The bar is open from 10 am to 10 PM. Food is served from 11:30 am to 3 PM.

MAMA LOO'S
Caribbean-Chinese
Mama Loo's is open for dinner daily except Mondays. The menu features unique Caribbean-Chinese delights in an upbeat atmosphere accompanied by contemporary music. Dinner is served from 6:30 to 11 PM.

OVERLOOK CAFE
Casual
Relax with lunches and cocktails overlooking the fabulous 14-acre waterscape. Lunch 11:30 to 3 PM; cocktails 'til 6 PM.

SEAGRAPES
International
This new upbeat international marketplace buffet offers food from around the world. Breakfast is served from 7 to 11 AM, lunch from noon to 3 PM, and dinner from 5:30 to 10:00 PM. Breakfast and lunch are available seven days, dinner Tuesday through S unday.

VILLA D'ESTE
Italian
A trendy trattoria offering the island's finest Northern Italian cuisine. Featured are authentic antipasto displays, tasty specialty dishes, and freshly brewed cappuccino and espresso. Dinner is served 6:30 to 11 PM daily, except 'Wednesdays.


NASSAU

BACI CAFE
Italian
West Bay Street
327-6936
Open daily for lunch and dinner. Major credit cards.

BISTRO BAHAMA
French/Bahamian
West Bay Street, Calie Beach Shopping Centre
327-1397
Open for lunch and dinner daily, except Sundays.

CAPICCIO
Italian
Nassau Arcade, Bay Street
336-6647
Open daily for lunch and dinner. Majorcredit cards accepted.

CAPPUCCINO CAFE
Cafe
Mackey Street, Royal Palm Mall
394-6332
Open Monday through Saturday from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM.

CARIB CAFE
American/Bahamian
British Colonial Resort
322-3301,
Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Major credit cards.

COCONUTS
French/Bahamian
Fast Bay Street
323-2148
Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner; Saturday and Sunday for dinner only. Major credit cards.

DOUBLE DRAGON CHINESE RESTAURANT
Chinese
Paradise Island Bridge
393-3718/394-2288
Open daily for lunch and dinner. Major credit cards accepted.

EAST VILLA RESTAURANT
Chinese/Continental
East Bay Street
383-3383/393-3377
Open daily for lunch and dinner. Major credit cards.

GRAYCLIFF
Continental
West Hill Street
322-2796/328-7983
Masterful gourmet cuisine and an excelent selection of wines are offered nightly from 7 to 10:30 PM in a setting of royal elegance on a 230-year-old estate. Graycliff, the only 5-star restaurant in the Caribbean, was selected as one of the world's ten best restaurants by Lifestyles of the Rich ond Famous. Reservations requested. Major credit cards.

LE SHACK
Casual
East Bay Street
325-2148
Open daily for lunch and dinner. Major credit cards.

MONTAGU GARDENS
Grille
East Bay Street
394-6347
Open daily for lunch and dinner. Major credit cards.



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