Tour code: 5887SGBITES
Explore Bahamian cuisine and culture on this food and walking tour in Nassau’s historic neighborhood. Sample tasty foods at six venues – including family-owned restaurants and specialty shops. Sip on locally produced teas while you nibble on classic conch fritters and Bahamian mac ‘n’ cheese. Expect food quantities to be equivalent to a hearty lunch. Beyond the bites, you’ll also experience the rich culture and architecture Nassau has to offer. This is a small-group tour, with a maximum of 12 people, ensuring a personalized experience.

Highlights

  • Stop at six Bahamian food venues – plenty of tastings for a full lunch!
  • Try tastings ranging from classic conch fritters to locally sourced artisan jams!
  • Travel off the beaten path to discover hidden culinary and architectural gems with a local guide
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures personal attention from your guide
  • Enjoy exclusive privileges from tasting locations including in-store coupons, recipes, and behind the scenes access to local chefs and restaurateurs
  • Excellent photo opportunities at major historical sites and downtown landmarks

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What You Can Expect

Nassau Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour

Taste local food on this walking tour in Nassau!

Meet your group in a central location and embark on your food tour through Nassau! Get off the Bahamas tourist trail and visit some beloved downtown eateries where you'll learn local cooking secrets from the chefs and entrepreneurs who are at the heart of Nassau's culinary scene.

Stop and sample delicious food in a variety of venues, including a family-owned Bahamian soul-food restaurant; a spice merchant to sample locally sourced salts, jams, and teas; a restaurant known for Bahamian/Greek fusion; a fair-trade, organic chocolatier to sample hand-made truffles and more!

Between tastings, you’ll wander the leafy streets of downtown Nassau, soaking in stories and history from your local guide. Admire the colonial era architecture and get a feel for the local culture. Your guide will also be able to share recommendations and tips for the rest of your trip.

You’ll conclude the tour with a satisfied belly and a new understanding of downtown Nassau and Bahamian cuisine!

Customer Reviews

Elizabeth S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

As a traveler who adores having an opportunity to engage local culture, history, and food, I highly recommend this tour. This company is exceptionally professional, timely, friendly, knowledgeable, and informative.

Our tour guide was Sara, and although she has only lived in Nassau for 10 years, one would easily believe if not for her Italian accent that she had lived there her entire life, soaking in all of the rich cultural history. She was very prompt in beginning the tour right on time, and because the tours are limited to 12 people, everyone gets personal attention and all questions/conversations are welcomed. We walked quite a lot, which we really enjoyed, and had a wonderful mix of tasting full-sized authentic Bahamian dishes and drinks, along with interesting views and stories of historical sites and architecture.

I am unfortunately allergic to shellfish, but was just going to give my share of the conch fritters and conch bisque to my husband, but Sara called the restaurants and actually worked with them to provide an alternate for those two tastings lightly fried grouper strips at one place, and amazing fresh hummus and pita at another. I was so impressed, and thankful!

From the lovely and delicious appetizers and entrees, to the refreshing lime beverages and beer, to the gorgeous chocolates, and all of the beautiful architecture, it was truly a perfect afternoon.

The tour takes approximately 3 hours, and we were pleasantly full but not stuffed, had a whole new knowledge and appreciation for Nassau and its food and culture, and we have already recommended it to so many people - we will most likely take this same tour again when we visit in November!

Special kudos to the owner, Alanna, who went out of her way to make certain that we got on a tour at a time that worked with our cruise ship arrival/departure.

Ronald S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Alex was a knowledgeable guide with a wonderful sense of humor! The food was varied and pretty good.
I am going back in a few weeks and am considering taking the tour again!

Janette J United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

I came across this tour on Viator when I was looking for a food tasting tour...it would be my first time in Nassau, and I was eager to experience a new culture through their food what better introduction is there? My family and I took the tour on 6/4/16, and Alex and Tavette were our guides. We had such a great time! Our trip spanned about 1.5 miles, and we sampled Bahamian cuisine even Bahamian/Greek fusion!, gourmet chocolates, gelato, and rum cake...just to name a few stops! I really liked our stop at Genuinely Bahamian, a small shop which offered spices, condiments, and teas. The heaviest sampling happens at the beginning of the tour and you eat a little less at subsequent stops, but don't worry...you will be glad to walk between stops to happily digest it all! Alex and Tavette were friendly, charming, and knowledgeable. My family and I enjoyed the experience immensely, and I highly recommend this tour.

Margaret P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Murray. His knowledge of local history, plants and foods was amazing. The food was delicious. Wish our cruise ship had been in port longer so we could go back and visit the delightful places he showed us.

Oana M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Very nice tour. You get to experience a bit of the food and culture of the Bahamas. Our guides were great.

Marilou S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

I enjoyed this tour very much. The food was excellent and Murray was a wonderful and very knowledgeable tour guide. We learned a lot of history of Nassau and ate delicious selections of Bahamian food.

Alice P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Murray was a great guide. He was fun and very knowledgeable. The food choices were very good and offered a wide variety. Thank you for a good time!

Alvin B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great tour and the food was very good

Timothy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Our guide was awesome, we thought it would be a large group but it was only 4 people counting us. Highly recommend

kazukobct

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

It was indeed a great pleasure to join this tour. The wonderful guide Nick who is highly evaluated this/other site leads one of the kind event. All other participants were so friendly and was able to spend unforgettable time. The food, restaurants, venue, etc., everything is more then excellent. truly appreciate it.

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