We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Max's Conch Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Pub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Queen's Highway, Deadman's Cay, Long Island
+1 242-337-0056
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 99: English reviews
Nassau, Bahamas
Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot to enjoy local cuisine, have a few drinks and meet locals. Be sure to try Max's famous conch salad. The food was also fresh and delicious.

Helpful?
Thank Debra N
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first trip to Long Island and everyone said " Max's Conch Bar is a must!" Well, they weren't kidding! Best conch salad and cracked conch I have ever had! Especially enjoyed sitting and chatting with Max! I highly recommend a visit or two!

Helpful?
Thank Sandra B
Victoria BC
Level Contributor
58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On this, our second trip to Long Island, we stopped at Max's on the way to Deans Blue Hole. This great little spot looks straight from what you envision a Bahamian pub should be. We of course had to have the famous conch salad, and it was awesome! Made fresh in front of us, the smells of the ingredients that... More 

Helpful?
Thank Catfluff
San Rafael, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Super quaint for an essentially road-side bar. I had the conch salad which was delicious and rice and beans and plantains, also delicious. Very nice staff working here. Friendly and willing to chat and tell stories. We kept trying to make it back to this place during our visit, but it was just a little too far from where we... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sonabeca
Greenville, South Carolina
Level Contributor
38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is an outdoor establishment with a bar that seats about 10 and several other tables. The owners were there every time we visited and were welcoming and very friendly. So were the regulars who made our visits fun and pleasant. Service was excellent at all times and food was very good and fresh. They have a full bar and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Maria J
Santa Barbara, California
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Max's Conch Bar was a great experience, with the conch salad made by Max himself. The food and drinks were great, and the location was very laid back and relaxing.

Helpful?
Thank Adam805
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Cute little restaurant hut directly on the main boulvard but not very fresh! I had the conch salade but my belly was sick an hour later but for a Sands (beer) great stop or a delicous cocktail perfect spot! 5 minutes from the airport!

Helpful?
Thank loulou472
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This unpretentious place was the best meal we had on our visit. Great food and service. The conch salad is the best I have ever had. Max makes it fresh each day. This is a must stop place while on Long Island!

Helpful?
Thank Michelle H
Palm Bay, Florida
Level Contributor
22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We ate at Max's twice and were very pleased both times. As others have said he makes the best conch salad and we've eaten a lot of it over the years. Great jerk chicken, curry chicken, meatloaf, mac & cheese!

Helpful?
Thank dawn201
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Gary knows food. It was a pleasure talking to him about his travels and cooking and ingredients. Don't miss the rum punch.

Helpful?
Thank perfectcircle_99

Travellers who viewed Max's Conch Bar & Grill also viewed

Long Island, Out Islands
 
Long Island, Out Islands
Long Island, Out Islands
 

Been to Max's Conch Bar & Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$16
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen's Highway, Deadman's Cay, Long Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Long Island  >  Deadman's Cay
  • Phone Number: +1 242-337-0056
Description
There really is only one street in Deadman's Cay of Long Island Bahamas, they don't technically have a street address.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Max's Conch Bar & Grill and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Durham, North Carolina
15 days ago
Durham, North Carolina
15 days ago
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Max's Conch Bar & Grill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?