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8 Patios to Enjoy in Nassau & Paradise Island

Posted by: Nassau Paradise Island on May 13, 2024

A guide to patio drinks & dining alfresco in Nassau & Paradise Island

When you visit Nassau & Paradise Island, you want to spend as much time as possible soaking in the natural beauty of The Bahamas. Why spend time eating indoors when there are so many bars and restaurants that offer delectable menus paired with unbeatable Bahamian views? We’ve compiled a list of 8 patios to enjoy in Nassau & Paradise Island, the ultimate guide to patio drinks and dining al fresco so you can experience the very best that the island has to offer.

Sip Sip

Located at Atlantis Paradise Island, Sip Sip embraces the essence of the Bahamas by crafting seasonal dishes with locally sourced ingredients. This barefoot, Bahamian-style restaurant is renowned for its unique "Caribterranean" flavors, which take center stage in cocktails made exclusively for The Cove. Visitors can savor these drinks alongside the Spicy Conch Chili or the Grouper Reuben, all while taking in the breathtaking views of Paradise Beach.

Marcus Up Top

If you hope to catch a Bahamian sunset like never before, head to a table at Marcus Up Top. Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson's rooftop bar offers a sophisticated setting where guests can enjoy gourmet food and drinks with a beachy Bahamian backdrop. Located atop Marcus at Baha Mar Fish + Chop House, this unique venue showcases the raw bar menu designed by the six-time James Beard Award-winning chef. The bar also boasts an array of craft cocktails and a lively atmosphere, with entertainment provided by local DJs and musicians.

Wooden diner bar facing the white sand beach, turquoise waters, and palm tree of the beach at The Cove at Atlantis.
A bartender mixes a drink in a cocktail shaker.

Ocean Blu

Experience the vibrant flavors of grilled Western tropics cuisine with a tantalizing Latin American twist at Ocean Blu by The Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas. During the day, relax in the casual setting as you watch the sailboats drift by while you dine al fresco. In the evening, indulge in cocktails infused with exotic fruits as you take in the breathtaking sunset over the ocean.

Gordon’s On the Pier

Perched at the edge of the pier at Sandals Royal Bahamian All-Inclusive and encircled by serene azure waters, Gordon's On the Pier provides panoramic ocean views in a romantic seaside setting. Indulge in grilled meat and seafood specialties while you bask in beachside bliss. The restaurant is open exclusively for guests of the resort.

Ocean Club pool

25° North

Experience the flavours of fresh, seasonal Southern California coastal cuisine along with a unique beverage program that uses only the freshest ingredients at 25° North. Located oceanfront in the Baha Bay Beach Club, 25° North's menu showcases dishes inspired by Southern California's coastal region, emphasizing local and sustainable ingredients. The focus on seasonality and the rich harvests of the area make each dish and drink a refreshing delight.

Out Island Bar

Step into a retro Bahamian experience at Out Island Bar at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, designed to evoke the charm of the 1950s. This open-air beachside bar invites guests to relax and enjoy classic Caribbean rum-based cocktails, including frozen daiquiris, mojitos, and the iconic Bahama Mama. The atmosphere is casual and fun, with a cool retro aesthetic that adds to the unique beachside vibe.


Cafe Martinique

With tables overlooking the marina at Atlantis Paradise Island, Cafe Martinique is the perfect place for a romantic evening or celebration. This culinary gem treats features dishes that are playful, elevated, and crafted to reflect the bounty of The Bahamas. Guests are treated to an atmosphere of old-world elegance and timeless charm, offering a perfect setting for those who appreciate artful cuisine and iconic style.


Perched on a white sand bluff with stunning ocean views at The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas, DUNE is a renowned restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the menu features a creative fusion of international cuisine, enhanced with a seafood focus and a touch of Bahamian spice. Enjoy signature dishes inspired by chef Jean-Georges' travels with the beauty of the Bahamas as your backdrop.

Cafe Martinique
The Ocean Club Dune Restaurant

Pull Up a Chair and Raise a Glass

No matter where you choose to dine, every meal is made better when paired with the backdrop of beautiful Nassau & Paradise Island. Start planning your trip and discover for yourself why it’s better in The Bahamas.

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