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Bateman's Big Easy

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Caribbean, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub, Bahamian
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Port Lucaya Marketplace, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Marion, Iowa
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We ate in Port Lucaya every night for 7 nights. This was the most expensive meal we ate and my least favorite. Tables were rocky, but the deck was nice and peaceful and they had wifi too.

Thank S C
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My wife did not want to eat there because it did not have that appeal. The service is ok but the food was excellent. It was so good we ate their 2 nights in a row. The chef Ms. Lundy prepared each meal with love. It was very good both nights. I highly recommend...

Thank thomas9969
Strathroy, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Food was great. Service was a Liltte slow. Took quite a while to get our drink. Wait staff was very nice

Thank alapier
Draper, Virginia
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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.

Thank Meredith M
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
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!

Thank TJ91
Albany, Indiana
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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 

Thank jillianrene
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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.

Thank 419jjm
Indianapolis, Indiana
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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!

Thank Irene S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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!

Thank ilirq_13
Austin, Texas
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 

Thank Jules S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Pub, Bahamian
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?