Thursday, November 18, 2010

Bahama Breeze

For lunch I went to Bahama Breeze for the first time with my friends.  I was a bit skeptical about eating here because from my experience eating at a few nice looking restaurants in the area of Flamingo Rd. and Paradise Rd., their foods weren't that great.  I hope Bahama Breeze would be different... It was different, the food was actually way better than I expected!

When it comes to Caribbean food, I'm not knowledgeable about it mainly because there's not a lot of places that serve this cuisine here in Las Vegas =(  I only know that Caribbean food consists of: seafood, the popular Jamaican jerk seasoning, and its fusion of African and some European cuisine.

For appetizers, we tried the Fire-Roasted Jerk Shrimp - the shrimp are soaked in a garlic-thyme butter and comes with warm Cuban bread.  The flavor of the shrimp was overwhelming and addicting!  I just wanted to keep ordering more!

I decided to try this combination meal of Key West Tacos with seafood chowder - comes with flour tortillas filled with sautéed tilapia, avocados, tomato salsa, and crisp iceberg lettuce with ancho-chili sour cream:


The tilapia was indeed fresh.  I finally believed in the sign they had at front saying along the lines of only serving fresh fish here.  The sauce and garnishes went well with the fish tacos.  As for the seafood chowder, I was satisfied with it because it was quite creamy and had a lot of seafood in it.

This place is great for big parties and it so nice and spacious inside and out.  I'll come back for sure for a special occasion!

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