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Upstairs On the Bay

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Bar, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Pub, Bahamian
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King Road | Bell Channel Inn Hotel, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island (Formerly Upstairs Restaurant & Bar at Bell Channel Inn)
+1 242-373-3622
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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Nice folks, nice view, great drinks food ok. I would visit again based upon my budget for food. Give it a try.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Had breakfast, lunch & dinner there. Great service. Friendly staff. Bar area with the best mixed drinks.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

This little gem is upstairs at the Bell Channel Hotel and is the hotel's only restaurant, but it had a full bar too. Since we were between dives, there was no trying the bar drinks or the delicious looking lunch dishes. We had huge sandwiches and scrumptious potato salad. However, I want to say this was a Sunday lunch and... More 

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Freeport, Bahamas
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Took my wife here for one of our date outings and it was nice. It is upstairs and overlooks into the port Lucaya marina. The atmosphere is nice, once you get there before the bar crew arrives. the food is good and they do serve fast.

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We ate at this restaurant all but 1 meal in our 3 day stay. There is a full bar in this restaurant. Everything was so good and fresh. We tried the fish and chips, Stewed Grouper, Stewed Conch and Chicken Souse with home baked Johnny Cake, chicken wings, club sandwich, tuna melt, breakfast sandwiches, conch fritters. We never got anything... More 

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Mount Vernon, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

My husband and I loves our dining experience here. I had salmon and he had lobster. The chef's fresh vegetables were incredible and the service first rate. It wasn't at all noisy and the views of the harbor as the sunset and the lights came twinkling on was so relaxing.

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West New York, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Although this is a bit out of the way, (across from Grand Lucyan and u can't walk to the restaurant) we took a cab for $12.00 for the both of us from Island Seas to restaurant. The food was great, the restaurant is small, wait staff is very accommodating and pleasant. Locals were at the bar and it not being... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Crab salad, conch chowder, conch fritters, cracked conch, coconut bread. Everything I tried was excellent. Lower end items for $20 dinner up to $40 dinner with drink. Only issue not making this 5 star was service without smiles or interaction.

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Haughton, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

I decided to try out this restaurant from other divers who just happened to be staying at the resort. I have a very critical girlfriend, but even she was won over! We had the shrimp and grits, and the fried shrimp. So good we had to make a point to compliment the chef. Nice cloths on tables, great evening view,... More 

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tampa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

beautiful little dining room with INCREDIBLE FOOD! The prices are great and the portions are HUGE! This is my favorite restaurant on the island, without a doubt! AWESOME!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 36
Cuisine
Bar, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Pub, Bahamian
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King Road | Bell Channel Inn Hotel, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island (Formerly Upstairs Restaurant & Bar at Bell Channel Inn)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 242-373-3622
Description
Bell Channel Inn & Upstairs Restaurant & Bar is located on the third floor of Bell Channel Inn hotel. The restaurant has an amazing view over the channel and when you stay at the Bell Channel Inn or dine Upstairs, the entire staff will treat you like family and give you the personal attention that you deserve. Our staff takes great pride in providing customers with excellent service in a clean and relaxing atmosphere, while offering delicious food at affordable prices. Upstairs is appropriate for any occasion; family dinners, candle lit dinner for two, birthdays, business lunches and we have a private room available for small functions.Upstairs is a full service restaurant and is open 7 days a week from 7:30 am-11 pm, with Happy Hour daily from 5-7pm, serving discounted drinks and a free appetizer in our “No Stress Zone”. Upstairs offers LIVE entertainment every Friday night with Keyboardist Patrick Boston, from 8pm - until...Enjoy Free wireless internet & convenient parking.Upstairs serves Bahamian, American & Italian dishes, we are particularly known for our delicious seafood. Our menu includes, but is not limited to: pancakes, eggs, boiled fish, conch dishes, sandwiches, Angus burgers, salads, chicken & fries, grilled salmon, pork chops, steak & Lobster.

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