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Chat 'N' Chill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, Bahamian
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Stocking Island, George Town EX29445 , Great Exuma
+1 242-336-2700
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11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A beach bar with Great BBQ! A fun atmosphere with picnic tables and volley ball. BBQ ribs were great as were BBQ fish. They take plastic - be sure to check at other restaurants

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Thank ok3cj
Solomons, Maryland
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at the Chat n'Chill today, had their barbecue. The service was very slow but you must realize you are in the Bahamas so just chill and enjoy. The drinks are always cold and the food worth the wait! This is the place to be while in Georgetown as it is close to the anchorage and there is always... More 

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Cape May Court House, New Jersey, United States
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff, food takes a while(an hour) so don't be in a hurry. There is no reason to be in a hurry as it is beautiful. Feed the stingrays, take a swim, have a drink and just chill

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King of prussia
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took water taxis out to island , had couple rum drinks. Sat on beach table and watched people enjoying beautiful clean Sandy beach. When down to water's edge and petted the sting rays. It was time for pork roast. Had pork Mac and cheese, Cole slaw, rice and peas. All was very good.

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Rochester, New York
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The setting is gorgeous and a wonderful place to spend a day. Feeding the stingrays was a highlight. As the sign says, the chat is free but you pay for the chill (food). We would gladly have paid for chill if anyone there actually wanted to serve customers. Instead they seem to revel in island time excuses, telling us we... More 

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Macungie,PA
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a disastrous hike (our water taxi dropped us off and said we could walk to the Chat n' Chill from the other end of the island (you can, but get good directions!) we finally ended up there. Drinks took a long time, conch salad took over 30 minutes and we missed our water taxi. Stingrays are interesting, but I... More 

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Thank BusLawProf
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant sadly opens first at 12-12:30, and the service in the pub+restaurant is oddly poor for such a popular place. Luckily the bbq chef is very friendly and the meat tasty.

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We try not to be picky, but when you have three starving kids and you have to wait in line for a half hour just to order, and then wait for three more hours to get your food, it doesn't really matter how good it is. Standard barbecue, nothing special if you live in a place that has a good... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to spend the afternoon on Stocking Island so we took the water taxi over around 11am. Really the Chat n Chill is the only place to eat on the beach, so it's a really good thing that it's a great place! We decided to go for the fish lunch, which includes two sides. I had the grouper with rice... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The rib plate is plenty for two and very tasty! The wait time was a little long, but a fresh conch salad was the perfect appetizer. Seeing the sting rays and the overall atmosphere of the place are bonuses.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, Bahamian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stocking Island, George Town EX29445, Great Exuma
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Great Exuma  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +1 242-336-2700
Description
Chat ‘N’ Chill® is the original party venue on Stocking Island. We facilitate and cater private events and weddings, and operate a bar and restaurant that is open 11-7, 363 days per year. We empower you to have a one of a kind beach adventure, complete with (but not limited to) stingray feeding, volleyball, and nature hikes. Come sample our authentic Bahamian cuisine and enjoy our island oasis!

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