Nassau’s original and #1 Rated Food Tour Company with over 1,800 guest reviews
This tour runs on Sundays only, starting at 11:30AM (private/special tour starting times by request)
Small group sizes of no more than 14 guests ensures a personalized & comfortable experience
Tour starting point is located a short 5 minute walk from the cruise ship port and water ferry
Come hungry! Tastings add up to a generous lunch. Substitutions available for dietary restrictions.
We tour rain or shine! Please dress accordingly (ponchos are provided by your guide)
Restrooms available throughout the experience
Suitable for almost all fitness levels. Due to staircases, tour is not wheelchair accessible.
The hustle and bustle of Nassau can be intimidating: relax as an expert local guide takes you on a charming escape through quiet Old Nassau on this 2.5 hour classy culinary and cocktail adventure. Expect to be wowed by the distinct flavors of Bahamian cooking and popular libations that will leave you feeling satisfied- and perhaps a little buzzed!
Sip on Nassau’s most legendary rum cocktails while learning about their fabled beginnings. Dine in the country’s only 5-star restaurant and relive the past amid stories of royalty, celebrities and historical scandal. Experience the energy of the revitalized West Hill neighborhood and the splendor of centuries-old architecture.
Savor Bahamian “must eat” cuisine such as conch (prepared two ways), curry chicken and peas and rice, among other specialty dishes and desserts. Indulge in 3 alcoholic handcrafted beverages including classic planter’s rum punch, the signature Graycliff’s cocktail and small-batch locally bottled wine. On this small group tour, you’ll also have an exclusive opportunity to meet and interact with the local entrepreneurs and artisans eager to show you our brand of Bahamian hospitality.
Along the way, you’ll leisurely stroll the colorful streets of colonial Old Nassau, taking the time to enjoy historical landmarks, charming flora, and vibrant local artwork. Our charismatic and knowledgeable local tour guides have intimate friendships with Nassau’s restaurants and you will always receive special treatment. By the end, you’ll have made more than a few local friends and leave with an appreciation for Nassau’s distinctive charm.
Talking Stick Bar and Restaurant
Tucked away in one of Nassau’s oldest hotels, this charming locale has been serving up handcrafted rum cocktails, fresh seafood dishes and lots of local colour since 1970.
Graycliff Hotel & Restaurant
This iconic and elegant estate opened in 1973 and is home to the region’s first 5-star restaurant, one of the world's largest private wine cellars & an award-winning cigar factory.
Established in 2012, this boutique chocolatier serves fair-trade bon bons and other chocolate treats - all artisanally hand painted and infused with native ingredients.
Bahama Barrels Winery
Owner and visionary Paolo Garzaroli opened the country's only winery in 2017 featuring original speciality blends such as coconut wine- distilled from fresh, native coconut water.
We meet in Pompey Square directly across from Nassau Harbour (exact meeting directions provided after booking). Your guide will be wearing a Tru Bahamian Food Tours shirt and waiting to greet you with a smile!
Nassau, Pompey Square
Yes- advanced ticket purchase is required. Purchasing tickets at the start of our tour or cooking class would not allow us enough time to work with our food tour partners to ensure food tastings are prepared for you.
Our tours typically sell out ahead of time and we encourage you to book well in advance in order to maximize your chances of successfully reserving the day, time, and number of tickets you prefer.
Tickets for our Bites of Nassau Food Tour and Authentic Bahamian Cooking Class can only be purchased online through our website using Visa, AMEX, MasterCard or Discover from our ticketing company or by calling 1-844-850-2318. Cash and walk up traffic is not accepted.
Please be sure to let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restrictions (e.g. vegetarian, celiac disease, food allergies, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs.
*On both our Bites of Nassau Food Tour and our Authentic Bahamian Cooking Class, our tasting partner locations are not always able to provide vegan-friendly tasting options. As a result, we don’t suggest either experience as a suitable activity for guests adhering to a strict vegan diet.
We typically have multiple tour starting times running each day between 10:30AM and 2:30PM. Please take a look at our tour calendar to see our full listing of available tours for a particular day by selecting “Book Now”.
If one of the listed tour starting times does not fit your schedule, please contact us directly with a request for a special starting tour time and we’ll try to make it happen!
Tru Bahamian Food Tours does not include tour guide gratuities in the cost of our tours. If you enjoyed yourself, gratuities are greatly appreciated and accepted by your tour guide, although never mandatory. The standard gratuity for a tour guide in the service industry is 15%-20%.
Yes, gift certificates are available for both our Bites of Nassau Food Tours and our Authentic Bahamian Cooking Classes and make a perfect gift for holidays, birthdays or any other occasion! To purchase or learn more about our gift certificates, please visit our Gift Certificates page or call us at: (1-844) 850-2318 or (242) 601-1725.
*NOTE- our gift certificates never expire!
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-Katie Armstrong, Toronto, Canada
"We had so much fun. Everything was terrific. The food and drink were so good- surpassed all expectations. I’d like to try to replicate the rum drinks, but first, I have to go shopping for all of that rum!"