GROCERY STORES & BAKERIES….
You will find a wide variety and selection of groceries in Marsh Harbour.
The stores are dependent on shipping. The ship comes to port once a week (Monday) and usually by Wednesday afternoon or Thursday, you will have a fairly complete selection of foods. Selection of foods is similar to the larger state-side grocery stores. During the busy winter months, it is best to consider the stocking of food when purchasing your groceries. People come from the Out Islands to purchase food as well. Always remember stores close earlier than in the states. Check the schedule for store hours.
MAXWELLS… Located in Marsh Harbour, (see the city map) for directions, Maxwells carry gourmet foods, frozen foods, fresh and frozen meats, and a very large variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. They have a well-stocked Deli and have prepared take-out food available.
Store Hours….Monday through Friday 8am-6pm, Saturdays 8am-5pm and Sundays 8am-3pm.
Special Hours Apply for Holiday Schedules
ABACO GROCERIES… Located on the south end of Marsh Harbour (close to the airport round-about), Abaco Groceries is a full service market. They are similar to a Sam’s or Costco, but also carry items individually. They have a very good selection of foods, etc.
Phone No. ( 242-577-2014
Monday–Saturday: 7:00am – 6pm
Special Hours Apply for Holiday Schedules
LOCALLY GROWN ORGANIC PRODUCE…
Driftwood Food Company, located on South Ernest Dean Highway, is a hydroponic farm selling fresh produce, free range eggs, guava products and native plants. They also carry some fresh baked goods which are outstanding.
They have scheduled times for market. Call for scheduling.
Phone No. (242) 557-1015 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for updates and hours. Facebook Page…. https://www.facebook.com/driftwoodfoodcompanyhydroponics
ABACO BIG BIRD CENTER Abaco Big Bird Center – Abaco Big Bird Poultry Farm is located on South Great Abaco Highway on the highway to Casuarina Point. They have expanded to takeout food services, home-made ice cream, a fresh/produce market and locally made food products such as jams, jellies and honey. Ice is also available. They also sell the BEST locally home grown chicken in all of the Bahamas!
Open Mon. – Sat from 1pm to 6pm. Check their Facebook page or call (242) 828-0215 for updates.
CHEROKEE FOOD FAIR… Located in the center of the settlement Cherokee, the store has is a combination grocery store, has souvinors, hardware, and household. Occassionally some fresh Bahamian baked goods as well. Nice selection – friendly service. Call for hours of operation.
Phone No. (242) 366-2022
Abaco has an abundance of wonderful seafood available. Many times you will see local fishermen selling fresh seafood in town on the main street going into Marsh Harbour. They usually have a variety of the fresh local catch. Watch as you drive into town for the local suppliers. Fish available depends on what is in season. We have in our travels visited with locals in the settlements and many times they can direct you to the local fisherman who can provide fresh fish.
Walker Wong is a young fisherman on Casuarina Point who usually (if the weather is good!) will have a great variety of fresh fish. Walker’s phone # is 1-242-458-7580. Check with him to see what he has available!
A & A Seafood Depot recently opened and have a wonderful selection of locally caught and imported seafood and meats. They also plan to add locally grown produce in season. They are located on the intersection of Don Mackay Blvd & Queen Elizabeth Drive (across from Commonwealth Bank). Check out their Facebook Page for what is available and local specialties. https://www.facebook.com/AASeafoodDepotMarshHarbour Their phone number is (242) 822-1214 or email email@example.com
For GREAT Conch Salad, head over to Javonne Ingraham’s Conch stand located next to Color by the Sea Restaurant & Bar. Javonne will freshly prepare some of the finest Conch Salad around! It is always fun to watch him make the Conch Salad as well. He will be happy to provide local insight into the area and Conch Salad. If you wish to call ahead and set up a pickup time, he can be reached at 242-810-7259 (he likes to use WhatsApp).
Charles & JR Albury live on Casuarina Point and sometimes have fresh seafood and lobster for sale. They also offer fishing charters for deep sea and reef fishing and guide services for bone fishing. If Charles isn’t out on the water, he can be reached at 242-805-7387. JR can be reached at 242-475-1892.
If your travels take you to Sandy Point, stop and enjoy local cuisine at Nancy’s Seaside Restaurant & Bar. Sandy Point is known for being a local fishing community. You may find reef fish, lobster and conch. Be sure to have a cooler with you for your fresh seafood purchase. You can ask them who has fresh seafood and how to contact them. They know everyone!
Frozen seafood is readily available at several stores in Marsh Harbour. Maxwells will also have local fish in the frozen meats section (center isle freezers) for a good variety of local caught and frozen fish.
There are several liquor stores in Marsh Harbour and they carry a good variety of spirits.
JIMMY’S…Located in Marsh Harbour, Jimmy’s Wine and Spirits is located on Bay Street in Marsh Harbour, selling wine, spirits and cold beer Monday through Friday 10am-6pm. Closed Saturdays and Sundays.
Telephone (242) 603-2629 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A G WINES AND SPIRITS… A & G Wine and Spirit is operated by Abaco Groceries and supplied by Bristol. They are located adjacent to Abaco Groceries close to the Airport Round-About. They have a very nice selection of liquors, etc.
Phone No. 577-2015 or email email@example.com for hours and info.
ABACO BIG BIRD CENTER Abaco Big Bird Center – Abaco Big Bird Poultry Farm / On the Rocks Liquor also carry a nice selection of liquors, wines and beers. They are close to Casuarina Point for your quick trip to the liquor store! Open Mon. – Sat from 1pm to 6pm. Check their Facebook page or call (242) 828-0215 for updates.
Kim at Abaco Ceramics has been playing in the mud since 1983. Her shop is full of wonderful local Bahamian designed ceramics which are great to take home as a gift or use in your home. They are very talented in design and the beautifully bright colors reflect the theme of the Bahamas! Their creations are truly Abaco Original!! They also showcase several other artisans work as well. It is a must stop in your tour of Marsh Harbour. They are located in the Abaco Shopping Plaza on Don Mackay Blvd., (about 2 blocks so. of Commonwealth Bank).
http://www.abaco-ceramics.com/ Phone: (242) 375-8774 Facebook…. https://www.facebook.com/Abaco-Ceramics-274488089372233
Tipsea Canvas is located on Queen Elizabeth Drive (in the same building as Insurance Management). They have a wonderful shop with locally made Canvas and sail bags designed by local artisians. They also carry a nice selection of hats, performance shirts, swimwear, souvenirs and shell jewelry. Check out their Facebook Page…. https://www.facebook.com/tipsea.canvas
You will find souvenirs at some of the local businesses in the settlements and in shops on the cays. Ask the locals and they will be happy to give you directions to the shops.
KIDZ R US is a great general merchandise store located in Abaco Shopping Plaza. They carry a very nice supply of party goods, kids clothing, seasonal goods, greeting cards-gift wrapping supplies and a variety of adult clothing. They also carry a nice selection of water toys for the kids!
Check out their Facebook page…. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004882115220