Where to Eat
The colorful Port Lucaya marketplace – modeled after New Orleans’ Bourbon Street – is one of Grand Bahamas’ top tourist attractions. In addition to a strip of open-air shops, the marketplace offers a variety of fine cuisine restaurants, notably the newly opened, upscale East, the island’s only sushi restaurant specializing in innovative drinks such as a Sake Mojito and rolls like the Spider roll made with crispy soft shell crab, sesame, scallion and special East sauce. Grouper and conch (a sea snail that lives inside the large conch shell) are plentiful in Grand Bahama. Zorba’s, a no-frills Greek diner, serves a seafood platter with grilled grouper and fried conch — a good way to sample both. Or for a more authentic taste, grab a conch salad – prepared with lime juice and diced tomato and green pepper — at Billy Joe’s Conch Shack at the far end of the Sheraton resort’s beach.