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Houseman On The Bay Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, Bahamian, Caribbean, Seafood, Pub
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Mount Thompson, George Town, Great Exuma
+1 242-345-7070
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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2014

I'm a native Floridan, and have had my share of group. Houseman literally had the best grouper I have ever had in my entire life! Went there twice within a couple days while staying in Exuma. LOVED IT! You gotta stop here!

Thank julie6bandy
Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2013

We stayed at the Exuma Palms hotel and one day for lunch, we walked about 20 minutes up the road (towards George Town) to Houseman's. We had a very nice lunch in a clean restaurant with good service. It was hot, so we didn't sit outside, but at cooler times of the day, the outside seating is great with exceptional... More 

Thank ddocean
Luray VA
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2013

My fiance and I had dinner here on 3 different days. He had the snapper meal and i had the fried chicken meal the first day. It was fresh and was a good amount of food at a good price. We had the lobster dinner the next two days. I LOVED it. I'd never had fried lobster pieces before and... More 

Thank Angieb01
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2013

When our plane was delayed, we asked some local airport employees a good place to go to on the water that wasn't too far from the airport to hang out at and eat lunch while we were waiting for our plane to arrive. Everyone said go to Houseman. We were so glad we did. A stunning location on the water... More 

Thank Melissa S
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Nice view of the ocean and food was very tasty! Try the crack conch or shrimp...both very good, and they give you lots of food. Service was as expected for such a place in the islands, but be careful that you are not overcharged. Ask prices (especially for drinks...$10 for regular drinks is a bit much.

Thank bahagals
Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2013

We stopped here because everything else was closed, and it had been a long day. Everyone was ready for a rum something. The people were very friendly, the drinks were average but in the $10 a drink price range.

Thank Mgraham49
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2013

We just had dinner last week at Houseman's, which has a fabulous view over gorgeous water. The service was good, and food tasty. But as soon as the food was served to us outside we were swarmed with flies that would not go away. We moved with our food inside but were accompanied by the flies. Other places on the... More 

Thank Pensacola18
Nashville, Tennessee
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2013 via mobile

We stumbled on this place after spending the day at a nearby beach. The grouper was amazing, some of the best we had on the island. The views were great too! We will definitely be back!

Thank Meghan O
Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We had such a good time at Houseman on the Bay. My guess is we were the only tourists in there, which earned us a couple of funny looks, but everyone was incredibly nice. The food was fantastic! Fish caught and cooked the same day really can't be beat. The vibe was also great, a casual locals spot. Some perfect... More 

Thank KG310
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2013

Food --- ample choice. Local variety. Fish, curried meat , burgers, conch etc. with accompaniments. Houseman --- welcoming / friendly / knowledgeable host. Very popular venue. Outside space --- deck on beach. Busy and frequented by locals --- brilliant atmosphere. Reasonably priced. Absolutely highly recommend.

Thank PMFL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Bahamian, Caribbean, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Thompson, George Town, Great Exuma
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Great Exuma  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +1 242-345-7070

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