Amy Wheaton | February 25, 2016 11:30 AM ET
10 Family-Friendly Restaurants In Nassau Paradise Island
PHOTO: Poseidon’s Table in Nassau Paradise Island is just one of several family-friendly restaurants. (Courtesy Atlantis Paradise Island)
As anyone with children can attest, dining out with children can be a challenge at the best of times. Many kids have very particular palates and younger children are still developing good table manners.
Luckily for our visitors with kids, there are plenty of family-friendly restaurant options in Nassau Paradise Island.
To make meal planning easier during your Nassau Paradise Island vacation, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite family-friendly restaurants that are loved by kids and adults alike. Bon appétit!
Located across from Marina Village at Atlantis, Anthony’s offers a variety of fun and flavorful fare, such as thin-crust pizzas, authentic Bahamian conch dishes, and delicious breakfast options to start your day on the right note. Anthony’s has a kids’ menu and tons of options to choose from, making it an excellent choice for families and groups. Must-try item: Anthony’s famous Baby Back Ribs.
Savor classic Italian recipes in a lively atmosphere at Carmine’s, a New York institution! Located at Atlantis Paradise Island’s Marina Village, Carmine’s serves up huge portions that your group can share, family-style. Choose from an assortment of pasta dishes, fine Italian wines, and tantalizing desserts! Must-try item: Save room for dessert! Carmine’s Titanic is a chocolate torte topped with ice cream – the perfect sweet conclusion to your meal.
Drop a nickel in the tabletop jukebox and take a spin back in time to the 1950s at Johnny Rockets, a family-friendly diner at Marina Village. Enjoy juicy burgers, crispy fries, spicy chili dogs and fresh-baked apple pie with a retro flair. You may be in The Bahamas, but Johnny Rockets is a truly all-American experience! Must-try item: Pair your meal with a frosty milkshake or malt for a true ‘50s-style lunch or dinner.
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When you’re busy taking in everything Nassau Paradise Island has to offer, sometimes it’s easier to eat on the go. Stop into Marina Pizzeria and order a traditional pizza with your family’s favorite toppings for a quick, portable meal you can enjoy on the run. Choose from pizzas by the slice or a full pizza pie, and make it a full meal with a fresh salad, appetizer, or dessert. Must-try item: For a twist on a traditional pizza, order the Bahamian spice & meat.
Kids will get a kick out of the open kitchen in this colorful Bahamian restaurant, where they can watch chefs preparing fresh conch to order for the restaurant’s guests. Open daily for dinner, Bimini Road is located on the Atlantis resort property and offers a kids’ menu including favorites like pasta, hot dogs, and burgers. Grownups can choose from fresh seafood and traditional American-style fare, like burgers and steaks. Must-try item: Bimini’s Cracked Conch with a side of peas n’ rice.
If you love nothing more than an authentic New York-style deli, head to Murray’s Deli at Atlantis. Enjoy the views of the Paradise Island Marina as you feast on deli favorites like fresh bagels with lox, challah French toast, or deli sandwiches piled high with sliced meats and cheeses. Murray’s has a kids’ menu with smaller portions perfect for younger guests. Must-try item: You can’t go wrong with a classic Reuben, served on rye bread with sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and Russian dressing.
Virgil’s Real BBQ
With a rustic, comfortable atmosphere and a menu featuring beloved BBQ dishes, Virgil’s Real BBQ prepares classic Southern-style barbecue for lunch and dinner each day. Kids can order from a special menu featuring different varieties of sliders, sandwiches, and popcorn shrimp. Must-try item: Sliced Texas brisket with a side of cheese grits.
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The newest buffet restaurant at Atlantis Paradise Island, Poseidon’s Table serves a full breakfast buffet, Sunday brunch, and dinner daily. Here you’ll find international fare inspired by cuisines around the globe – something for everyone! Must-try item: the Mexican Grill Station, featuring freshly-made tortillas.
Who doesn’t love pizza? Giatto Pizzeria is located at the Humidor Piazza in the Graycliff Hotel and serves up mouthwatering pizzas daily, including traditional thin-crust varieties and pies with a Bahamian twist, such as the Tropical pizza topped with shrimp and mango. Add a side salad and drinks from neighboring restaurants for a full meal to satisfy everyone in the family. Must-try item: Treat yourself to the Nutella dessert pizza to cap off your meal.
The Fish Fry
Everyone loves The Fish Fry! Colorful buildings, upbeat music, and a lively vibe correspond perfectly with the Fish Fry’s fresh seafood delicacies and tempting side dishes. Enjoy your meal in an open-air restaurant complemented by a warm Bahamian breeze. Head to Arawak Cay for a lunch or dinner you’ll never forget! Must-try item: Conch! Cracked conch, conch salad, conch fritters … you might have to come back more than once.
This blog originally appeared on Nassau Paradise Island’s site.
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