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Bertha's Blue Dinghy

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian
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Beach next to Wyndham, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Ottawa, Canada
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178 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We met the owner (introduced through the rugby community) one evening, and he extended an invite for the boys to come for dinner, well, I can speak for all 7 of us, he (ok, perhaps Momma helped in the kitchen as well) cooked us some of the best Red Snapper and chicken this Canadian boy has ever tasted! Washed down... More 

Thank Gary T
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Been on GBI for a week trying various places. Mostly good. We drove into Bertha's - very quiet. Asked if they were serving food- choices were chicken or lobster. We asked for 3 lobster. Nice time waiting watching the beach with cold beer and cocktails then the best platter of lobster tails salad and fries ever. More cold beer to... More 

Thank bunionsEssex
Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Visited with friends, variety of food all cooked to perfection by Bertha and served by her family, a beautiful tranquil location.You can chill out on the beach until the food is ready on one of the loungers Bertha has available.

Thank rosiekd
Tupper Lake, NY
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Local snowbirds in our condo unit highly recommended Bertha's as a dining option for our family of eight. Being first time island visitors, we scoped out the location the following day. We met two gents who greeted us warmly. We made our reservation and requests per their recommendations. We were so excited for our "fabulous" local dinner on our final... More 

Thank Muki59
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

The food is fabulous! Best lobster I have ever had. The guys running the bar are friendly and provide a cozy atmosphere for having a few friendly drinks. A must-go-to place.

Thank Readon
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We have been going to Freeport for quite a few years now and have always meant to try here, so this time we made a point of it and soooo glad we all did. There was 7 of us 2 children and everyone enjoyed it sooooo much, we had everything from Lobster to Cinch Fritters to Grouper and it was... More 

Thank Diana O
Silver Spring, Maryland
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

I'll be honest, I didn't get to try the food. We stopped by twice, but only for drinks and the view. Bertha and her friends at the bar were super friendly, I will definitely be back, and I will return hungry!

Thank RavenNicole
Burlington, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

This is a must visit spot! Bertha serves a fantastic meal and just the what you ask for. If you are in Freeport you must visit her. BTW bring a little extra white wine and Bertha will sit with you and share life stories. Very Very interesting history for sure.

Thank Andrew T
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

We love Freeport, saw Berthas review and went on a hunt to find her. She was there but closed, asked us to come back tomorrow for a special Bahamas Locals Lunch. The beach was amazing, had the place to ourselves except her family. Lunch was wonderful lobster, grouper and conch with sides. Wonder family, food, cold beer. Worth the visit.... More 

Thank Mary Jane Q
Thomasville, North Carolina
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45 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

My wife saw a review of Berthas online and we decided to give it a shot. If you are staying at the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach you can walk down the beach to the right and enjoy an awesome meal. We stayed at the Island Seas resort and had a rent a car so it was about a 15 minute... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Bahamian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach next to Wyndham, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: 2424787288
Off the beaten path. Very small most people that revew it stayed at the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach. Greatly deserves a review.

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