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Bateman's Big Easy

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Port Lucaya Marketplace, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Draper, Virginia
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Takes a while for service but the seafood platter for 2 was worth the wait. Ate outside so we could people watch which is always fun.

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Thank Meredith M
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We had the Seafood platter for two. The homemade cocktail sauce was delicious. The food seasoned perfectly. The host was very attentive. Highly recommend!

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Thank TJ91
Albany, Indiana
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The staff is friendly & attentive. Yep, that's about it. So dark inside we had to get our flashlight on our phone to read the menu ***should have been a sign not to order🙄 Overpriced and the was not very good Ribs (about 5 that were grissley), baked potato, plantains Lobster bisque, crab cakes 2 waters. $53 and all of... More 

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Fredericksburg
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We wanted a jerk chicken experience and we had one. The dish was very delicious. The chicken was mildly spicy and well prepared.

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Thank 419jjm
Indianapolis, Indiana
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Great food! We tried the seafood platter- good for 2 person. Pretty much every seafood you want, including lobster & conch fritters. The dinner comes with 2sides & 3 slices of johnny cake. Yum!

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Thank Irene S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We tried different places every day for the whole time we were in Freeport, We wished we had gone at Bateman's everyday!

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Austin, Texas
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I saw some of the other reviews that were not so flattering, but we looked at the menu and decided to try it. The conch chowder was delicious! I am still thinking about it! My friend ordered the blackened grouper with plantains and peas and rice...it was great! I had the crab claws with peas and rice and macaroni and... More 

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Thank Jules S
Wichita Falls, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We didn't eat here but stopped by twice for drinks (Coors Light :-) We met the owner and chatted with her and a great bartender (Leo??) Super nice people!

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Thank KDE46
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We ate here on our first night in Lucaya. I ordered the cracked conch with macaroni and cheese and cole slaw. The conch was crispy, the mac n cheese extremely cheesy and cole slaw sweet and tart as it should be. My daughter ordered the grilled grouper with plantains and rice n peas. All perfectly prepared. Although both entrees were... More 

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Keller, Texas
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a great dinner here. Fried conch was delicious and not overcooked. Hearty portion for the price. Standard sides of fries and rice & beans did not disappoint.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Bahamian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port Lucaya Marketplace, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?