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Max's Conch Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Pub
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Queen's Highway, Deadman's Cay, Long Island
+1 242-337-0056
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Greenville, South Carolina
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This is an outdoor establishment with a bar that seats about 10 and several other tables. The owners were there every time we visited and were welcoming and very friendly. So were the regulars who made our visits fun and pleasant. Service was excellent at all times and food was very good and fresh. They have a full bar and... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Max's Conch Bar was a great experience, with the conch salad made by Max himself. The food and drinks were great, and the location was very laid back and relaxing.

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Montreal, Canada
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Cute little restaurant hut directly on the main boulvard but not very fresh! I had the conch salade but my belly was sick an hour later but for a Sands (beer) great stop or a delicous cocktail perfect spot! 5 minutes from the airport!

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Thank loulou472
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This unpretentious place was the best meal we had on our visit. Great food and service. The conch salad is the best I have ever had. Max makes it fresh each day. This is a must stop place while on Long Island!

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Thank Michelle H
Palm Bay, Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We ate at Max's twice and were very pleased both times. As others have said he makes the best conch salad and we've eaten a lot of it over the years. Great jerk chicken, curry chicken, meatloaf, mac & cheese!

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Gary knows food. It was a pleasure talking to him about his travels and cooking and ingredients. Don't miss the rum punch.

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Simply a great little spot for some tasty fresh food and a few beers. I love the coconut conch bites, and those hand-cut chips are great. All food made to order so be prepared to wait if there's a few people there. Laid back, easy going, friendly...no frills, but good food and cold beer.

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Thank Newftonian
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We came to Long Island by boat and stayed at Stella Maris. We packed up our 2 dogs, paddle board and rented a car to go to the blue hole. We stopped at Max's for lunch right after, at the recommendation of Sandra Cooke! It was phenomenal! THE best grilled conch we have ever had, and we're Bahamian. The conch... More 

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Thank Lissa M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The service and hospitality is second to none. The grilled conch is the best in The Bahamas. A visit to Long Island is incomplete without a visit to Max's

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London, United Kingdom
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241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Everyone who has a holiday here stops at Max's at least once - often every time they pass- maybe the flags on the Queens Highway draw you in- It is pretty central on this very long island and very near the airport at Deadman's Cay making it a great place for your last meal or drink before the flight back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 16
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen's Highway, Deadman's Cay, Long Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Long Island  >  Deadman's Cay
  • Phone Number: +1 242-337-0056
Description
There really is only one street in Deadman's Cay of Long Island Bahamas, they don't technically have a street address.

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