Dining & good eats
Come let us excite your taste buds at one of our sumptuous Restaurants. With sixteen restaurants to choose from, there is certainly a cuisine to please your palate. For the discerning connoisseur, we offer Five Star Gourmet dining at the legendary Luciano’s Restaurant. Casual and relaxed family dining and cafés beckons guests to come and pull-up a chair. Zorbas Greek Restaurant and Agave Latin Fusion Restaurant have laid-back atmospheres that make customers feel right at home. We recommend that you try our Bahamian delicacies such as the Spiny Lobster or Pan Fried Snapper or Grouper (in season) with some Bahamian peas and rice. Zorbas, After Deck and Le Med has your fresh catch of the day. If you can stand the heat Pisces Restaurant has a hot and spicy curry pot that will set off a fire alarm, including many other excellent delicacies and seafood. La Parilla Latina Restaurant & Lounge Bar offers you an elegant relaxed environment with a variety of Latin and Bahamian foods to choose from. Offering six cuts of quality organic beef and seafood dishes, Seaside by the Grille has a quiet outdoor atmosphere with a Marina view. For the Italian lovers Giovanni’s Café, Cappuccino Restaurant and Luciano’s Restaurant serves authentic Italian dishes with the charm and trimmings of Italy. The Corner Bar Bistro has a delectable menu with a variety of international specialties to choose from. Kalypzo Restaurant & Bar is the newest Restaurant to open in the Marketplace offering a smorgasbord of burger options and downhome comfort food with hefty portions. Molly Malone’s Irish Pub & Restaurant serves authentic Irish cuisine in an inviting atmosphere offering a taste of Ireland. New Orleans inspired Bateman’s Big Easy Daiquiri and Seafood Restaurant Café will have you saying pass the hot sauce for their famous seafood gumbo. Café Breeze serving a variety of international and local dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner offers a casual comfortable atmosphere with indoor and outdoor dining. You have not eaten Bahamian Style Chinese food until you have dined in or had take-out from China Café.
The early morning air is filled with the delicious aromas of hot baked goods, artisan breads, coffees and teas that can only be found at Knead ‘N’ Brew Café & Gift Shop.
Bootleg Chocolates is the place for those with a sweet tooth. Fine European island inspired chocolates are so yummy you have to try them all.
Sub and pizza shops
Well known sub-sandwich chain Subway offers you healthy choices. Domino’s offers a wide range of pizza, plus chicken wings and other sides for delivery or carryout.
Heaven Sent Kids is a children’s paradise with clothing, accessories, shoes and toys for infants up to boys and girls pre-teens.
Bateman’s Coconut and Daiquiri Stand will cool you off after a hot day of shopping. The coconut is topped off with your choice of Daiquiri flavours blended and poured into a coconut shell. Choose from Mango, Sour Sop, Sapodilla, Strawberry, Guava, Passion Fruit, Banana and Pina’ Colada with rum for that extra kick or without.
Daddy Brown’s conch stand has mouthwatering conch fritters, conch salad, fried fish and cracked lobster and lobster salad all made fresh while you wait.
Fresh vegetable and fruit stand
Native fruits and vegetables, in season and freshly picked, are found daily at Fergie’s Fruit Stand.
Trendy boutiques beckon you to purchase the latest in European, American and Designer fashions at a fraction of the retail cost. Port Lucaya Marketplace is your Duty Free shopping headquarters. Perfumes, Leather Goods, Watches, Camera’s, Linens, Jewellery and Liquor. Because the Bahamas boasts of being a duty free area, there are no sales taxes added, the price you see is what you pay. Exquisite jewellery designs by Amoro, Pandora, David Yurman, VanCleef and Arples, Caribbean Silver International in addition to extraordinary pearls by Mikimoto. Brilliant time pieces by Tag Heuer, Ebel, Movado, Brume and Mercier, Raymond Weil and Rolex at below U.S. prices.
Designer handbags and accessories by renowned Gucci, Dooney and Bourke, Fendi, Chanel, Louis Vitton and Christian Dior just to name a few. John Bull,John Heath Jewellery Store, Parfum De Paris, and Bandolera stores are some of the stores where you can purchase the very best in leather goods and designer bags and accessories.
Find French perfumes and top designer top named fragrances by Kenzo, Elizabeth Arden, Giorgio Armani, Estee Lauder, Bulgari, Gucci, Burberry, Ralph Lauren, Carolina Herrera and Dolce & Gabbana. With these fantastic savings you can afford to pick up your favourite scent or try something new by Rihanna, Justin Bieber or Beyoncé. All found in John Bull, Parfum de Paris orPrestige Perfumes.
Specialty boutiques and fashion stores
The latest in leading European clothing and accessories can be found atBandolera located Building #2, Unit #10. Do you have an appetite for affordable fashions? Then the Port Lucaya Marketplace should be your first destination, with a wide selection of stores with stylish clothing, one of a kind fashion jewelry, awesome handbags, elegant and casual footwear stores.
Souvenirs and crafts
We have two amply stocked Straw Markets with Straw Vendors anxious to barter with you on Straw bags, hats and slippers all from native straw palm. You can also find Bahamian slogan t-shirts with native sayings that will make you laugh and your pocketbook happy.
Authentic craft artisans at our Craft Centre will create a unique souvenir item right before your eyes. Intricate hand details and indigenous items from the land or sea are used to bring your special handcrafted souvenir items to life.
5 of the Islands most talented Hairbraiders, will make you the Bo Derrick of the beach. They Cornrow, French Twist, Shingle and Fishbone customer’s hair in beautiful designs. Services are offered to the men and children as well.
At our open air Square, formerly named after Jazz great Count Basie, you can dance the night away. Live music by Bahamian Bands are every Friday and Saturday night from 8:00p.m. to 11:00p.m, weather permitting!! Listen to the sounds of The Trouble Band, Wilfred Solomon & The Magnetics, Ultra Vibes Band, The Inagua Boys and High Energy Band as our featured performers on the weekends. Nowhere else on the Island offers a complimentary native show.
Special seasonal concerts & fire works
Complimentary concerts are performed in the Marketplace Square during special Holidays with Fireworks on July 10th, Bahamian Independence and Midnight on New Year’s Eve. Please click on our calendar of events for more details.
Night life bars/clubs
6 bars, some on the waterfront and a few that stay open until the wee, wee hours of the morning.
Bahama Mama, Rum Runners, Corner Bar and Sparky’s are your late night spots for dancing and partying until the wee, wee hours of the morning.