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Da Smoke Pot

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Arthur's Town, Cat Island
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Dubendorf, Switzerland
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260 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Julian and his family are taking great care of you with fine local food such as fried conch or fresh fish. After dinner, Julian and his band are playing rake and scrape music on the porch; sometimes late into the mild night.

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Medellin, Colombia
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We stopped into the Smoke Pot on a Friday night and enjoyed the live Rake and Scrape music. The group was amazing and engaged all of us while we threw back glass after glass of rum and danced into the night. Incredible talent. We closed the place down and even enjoyed drinks with the lead musician and restaurant owner (they're... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Great food, served by friendly folks who are happy to have you. If you can, go on a night when there is music, the "Rake and Scrape" is an interesting and entertaining art form that is sure to please. Make sure you stop in or call ahead for reservations. If you find yourself on Cat Island make the time to... More 

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Thank Shawn T
Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Ironically we met Lisa in Nassau after asking our taxi pro Dale about local jewelry makers, he took us to Irene's Stand. I didn't get the "Irene"story but we explained our plans to go to Cat island in conversation and her sister turns out, is Renee! So we met Jullian and Renee through that connection. Jullian is a great entertainer/... More 

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Thank Devin D
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Great grouper and Julian is lots of fun. Have a Bahamas Mama. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly like most of Cat Island.

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Thank Halfwaylake
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

The food was tasty, the music presentation was lively and engaged the audience,and the hosts were friendly people. It was a lively night out on an otherwise quiet island.

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1 Thank Lisa G
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We ate here twice during our week on the island. Julian and Renee really make this a memorable experience in so many ways. We loved just sitting at the bar and chatting with Julian and enjoyed being treated to an evening of "rake and scrape" music on the front porch. The restaurant (if you can call it that) is very... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Great lunch and Julian made me his first pins colada! Very friendly and attentive. The food and the piña colds were excellent !

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1 Thank jbwein5
Sherwood, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

When you go to Cat Island, you MUST go to Da Smoke Pot! Good food, kind people and the best place on the island to chill out and soak in the atmosphere of Cat Island. Call ahead if you have a group :)

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1 Thank momrome
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015 via mobile

Amazing place! Excellent location on the water. We ordered fish. Fresh grouper done on the BBQ. It was so good. Owner went out of his way make sure we were enjoying our meal. Relaxing ! He even gave us a private rack and scrape music session! A must place to visit!!!! Great wi fi also!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arthur's Town, Cat Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Cat Island

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