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Cafe Matisse

Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-356-7012
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We picked Matisse for our first dinner in Nassau after reading the rave reviews. Service was outstanding...attentive but not intrusive, prompt but not rushed. My vegetable soup was hot and tasty. But our entrees did not live up to the hype. My wife’s prawns with...More

Thank mdk53
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant does not disappoint. We came here 4 years ago and loved it then too. The service was excellent and the waiters were very friendly and attentive, filling our water glasses numerous times through the meal. The pasta with lobster was great as well...More

Thank beth c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved everything in the Matisse. The food was so good and so was the atmosphere - we sat in the little garden they have, and it was very cosy. The kids had shrimps and pizza, the adults - calamari and lobster tail and lobster...More

Thank Мария М
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent a week in Nassau and wanted to dine outside of the hotel one evening. We met a regular gentleman from NY who travels there often and he recommended this place. I will say it is a bit pricey for an...More

Thank HollywoodCouple
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Water never below half full. Owner stopped a couple of times. Food was very impressive! Will come back for sure and the absolute BEST CREME BRÛLÉE I HAVE EVER HAD!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we got off the cruise ship we were immediately inundated with the local hustlers. We were going to have drinks and make a plan at a hotel but after waiting about 4 minutes for a friend to arrive we were told we had to...More

Thank robert p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Matisse was hands down the best restaurant we tried in Nassau. The atmosphere and the food were sophisticated without being pretentious. We also went to Greycliff which is very expensive (around $400.00 for 2) and has a reputation as one of the best places...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here last night - the owner couldn’t do enough to cater for my wife’s allergies. We were given an excellent table on the terrace (recommend). It has colonial feel and the garden would be a great spot to eat if the weather was better....More

Thank MiloHols
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My SO and I got a late, day-of reservation at Cafe Matisse on a Saturday night (April 2018). TripAdvisor reviews hyped it up and we were not disappointed. We enjoyed drinks at the small, but quaint bar while waiting for our table. We were asked...More

1  Thank 22,209
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great night out under the gazebo. Our server made excellent recommendations and we tried them all! Atmosphere was terrific! Food was outstanding! This is a must if you are visiting Nassau and can afford a little fine dining!

1  Thank stweathe
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Kelly J
23 April 2018|
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Response from Fabio S | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure it could be arranged 👍🏻
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Skye G
14 April 2018|
Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
Not exactly sure where Malia Hotel is, but Cafe Matisse in in the middle of downtown across from the police station. It is an easy walk from the British Colonial . Judge from there.
Katie K
11 April 2018|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
10-15 min ride.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bank Lane, Nassau, New Providence Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: +1 242-356-7012
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