Here's What's Open in Abaco

One of the best ways to help Abaco recover from Hurricane Dorian is to inject money into the local economy. The following businesses and services have reopened — please patronize them whenever you can.

Remember that details such as operating hours are fairly fluid right now. Whenever possible, it’s a good idea to contact companies directly to confirm that info provided here is still current.

And of course, if you own or work for any of the businesses or services listed below and have updates, or you’d like me to include your reopened Abaco business on the list below, please send me an email.


  • Abaco Health Services’ Mobile Medical Unit with Dr. James Hull will be visiting communities throughout Abaco according to a weekly schedule, which will be posted on their Facebook page.
  • JCI Heavy Equipment and Trucking – (242) 829-3382
  • J Devoe Architecture – a fully licensed architectural firm, led by Jermaine Devoe, a member of the Bahamas Institute of Professional Architects (Registration # 138.) His team including structural engineers, mechanical engineers and property surveyors. See Facebook page for additional information.
  • Local architect Brent Key, of Key’s Architectural Designs is available at (242) 577-7103 or (561) 460-7103 or email
  • Loader/Tractor Services – Clayton Colebrooke – (242) 471-5148
  • M&K Security Services – (242) 577-7702
  • Mark Douglas, Taxi #13 – Phone: (242) 577-7702 (Also offering debris removal and home gutting services)
  • Russell’s Taxi Service:
    • Debbie Russell (Taxi #134) – Phone (242) 805-6419 or (242) 475-3259 or email:
    • Walter “Lil Russ” Russell (Taxi #130) – Phone (242) 553-7425 or email
  • Terry’s Heavy Equipment Ltd. specializes in debris removal, land clearing, foundation digging, septic tank digging and more. Phone (242) 375-8840.
  • Waves I. T. And Consulting is available by appointment on a mobile basis to assist with your business IT, computer, technology and electronic needs. For more information, phone (242) 699-3124, Whatsapp at 24281waves (242-810-2837) or email
  • Zion’s Landscaping – Rodney Stuart – (242) 475-3062


  • Abaco Big Bird Poultry Farm – Though Dorian took their chickens and crops, Abaco Big Bird has set up a farm store selling meats, produce, milk, eggs, drinks and assorted other grocery items. They also serve ice cream on Fridays, and are selling ice for $3.50/10lb bag. BTC Top Ups also available here. Open Monday thru Saturday from 1pm to 6pm on South Great Abaco Highway. Check their Facebook page for updates.
Abaco Big Bird’s new General Store (Photo courtesy of Vandea Stuart, Fresh Fruit Arrangements by Vandea)
  • Pete’s Pub & Gallery (Little Harbour) is open Fridays 4pm-9pm and Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 4pm for lunch and 6pm-9pm for dinner. Consult their Facebook page or call (242) 577-5487 for menu and updated hours. Credit cards accepted.
  • In Cherokee Sound, Hungry Again restaurant is open in the green house on the shop corner (just down from the gas station.) Open noon-3pm for lunch and 5pm-9pm for dinner. Call or WhatsApp (242) 458-2191 for daily menu or to order.
  • Also in Cherokee Sound, the Sea Shell Museum has reopened for visitors. The only such museum in Abaco, the Sea Shell Museum is features many beautiful and unusual shells, as well as antique bottles and coins. The museum is located under the Comms Tower on the front street — look for the prominent signs once you reach the settlement. Admission is FREE and the museum can be opened at almost any time by prior arrangement. Call (242) 366-2053 or (242) 475-7868 for more info.
  • Nancy’s Seaside Restaurant in Sandy Point is open for lunch and (with reservations) dinner. Call Mercy at (242) 475-9413 for more information.
  • Oeishas Resort in Sandy Point is open. Call (242) 366-4139 or (314) 664-4106 for more information.
The Sandpiper Inn, Schooner Bay
  • Mama D’s Seaside Bar & Grill (Crossing Rocks) is open. Call (242) 807-4005 for further information.

GREATER MARSH HARBOUR (Incl. Dundas and Murphy Towns)

  • AB Architects (Gaetano Bonamy, IBA, RA, Architect, Designer, Developer) is open for business. Call (242) 577-0334 or email for details.
  • Abacays Carib Freight has reopened in the CJ’s Welding office. Call (242) 367-6247 or email for more info.
  • Abaco A & D Trucking is available for hauling containers and flat racks. Contact Peter at (242) 824-1373 or Timothy at (242) 577-1221 for details.
  • Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour Marina – Limited rooms and services currently available for recovery groups and NGOs. Their fuel dock is expected to be up and running by beginning of December. General occupancy will commence February 1, 2020 – rooms will be ready but resort will still be under construction as they prepare for grand reopening in April 2020. To inquire about availability of rooms, call toll free (877) 533-4799 or locally at (242) 367-2158 or email Current office hours are 7am to 7pm. For updates, visit their Facebook page.
  • Abaco Gas (propane) is open Monday-Friday 8am-2pm. Call (242) 819-5898, visit their Facebook page or email for info.
  • Abaco Insurance Agency has opened a temporary office at Maxwell’s to assist with underwriting needs only. (Claims still need to be processed through your assigned adjuster.) Office hours are 9am-3pm Monday through Friday. For more information, email or see their Facebook page.
  • Abaco Island Pharmacy plans to reopen in February at the Josh Hann Plaza next to Agape Dental. Visit their Facebook page for updates.
  • Abaco Vacation Planner can help with nightly, weekly and monthly rentals. Call (242) 367-3529 for more details.
  • A.C.C. Auto Care Corner advises they will be reopening in 2-3 weeks at the Little Island Roofing building just East of Maxwell’s Supermarket. For more information, contact Lowell Albury at (242) 357-6785.
  • Agape Family Dental Center in Marsh Harbour has reopened. See below for further details.
  • ALIV‘s mobile truck is selling cell phones and Aliv Internet boxes 10am-5pm Monday through Friday at the government freight dock.
  • Anthony’s Refrigeration (by appointment only) (242) 577-5913
  • Auto Marine Professionals (located near the airport roundabout across from Pinewoods) is open Monday-Friday 9am to 4pm. For an appointment, call (242) 801-2886.
  • Barefoot Car Rentals (on S.C. Bootle Highway, east of the hospital) is open every day from 8am-5:30pm They offer tire repairs, snacks and cold beverages, ALIV devices and top-ups and BTC top-ups. For more info, call (242) 577-7373.
  • Bargain Car Rentals (located near the domestic terminal at the Leonard Thompson International Airport.)
  • Bay Street Suites are available for nightly and weekly rentals. Call (242) 577-0016 for more information.
  • A Cable Bahamas Help Desk is available at Maxwell’s Supermarket & Home Store (next to Frederick’s Agency). Representatives will be available Monday and Tuesday 9am–3pm and Wednesdays from 9am-noon or by phone at (242) 300-2200. According to Cable Bahamas, their entire suite of services is available in Abaco south of Spring City and north of Blackwood. Internet services are also available to commercial customers in Central Abaco and on the Abaco Cays.
  • Cable Bahamas Business Solutions – contact Leanne Russell at (242) 817-1675 or, or Chantelle Sands at (242) 801-7923 or
  • Calypso Hills Hideaways – A 6-room hotel and restaurant, plus car rentals. Call (242) 825-6175 or email or
  • Central Pines Liquors (in the Teachers and Salaried Cooperative Credit Union Plaza) is open daily 9am-9pm. Credit cards accepted.
Central Pines Liquors (Photo courtesy of Vandea Stuart, Fresh Fruit Arrangements by Vandea)
  • The Chemist Shoppe prescription service will open in the Maxwell’s complex in January 2020. Follow their new Facebook page for updates. (In the meantime, the pharmacy has uploaded their prescription database to the Prescription Center Pharmacy on Rosetta Street in Nassau. Except for narcotics and controlled drugs, the Prescription Center in Nassau can fill your regular prescriptions.)
  • Cherokee Air is up and running, offering flights between Abaco and Florida. Starting in February, they will offer flights between North Eleuthera and Marsh Harbour on Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Visit their Facebook page for the latest flights and information.
  • Chubs Kitchen (Central Pines) is open – to place an order, call (242) 475-2931 or (242) 808-4264.
  • Commonwealth Bank is open inside Maxwell’s Supermarket & Home Store. Bank hours are Monday-Thursday 9am-2pm and Friday from 9:30am – 2:30pm. A Commonwealth Bank ATM is also available at Maxwell’s.
  • Computer Creations Available on a mobile basis for now, but will soon open a temporary retail location in MH for sales of computers and accessories, printers, ink and office supplies, as well as a business center for printing, copying and computer and printer use. For more information, call Johnell Curry-Russell at (242) 821-8722.
  • Cruise Abaco is accepting reservations for April 1, 2020 on. Check their website to learn more about the available fleet and book your captained or bareback charter.
  • Da Crabman Landscaping and Maintenance – Available for gutting houses and businesses, large tree removal, roof repairs (tarps, ice & water shield, shingles) as well as tree pruning, mowing, and debris removal. Contact Edwin Curry at (242) 559-8062.
  • Deuces Liquor Store (opposite St. Francis de Sales school)
  • Diva Dolls Beauty Couture is open in Central Pines. For more information, call (242) 814-9440.
  • Dr. Derrick Bailey (Veterinarian) is available weekdays and some weekends. Call him at (242) 577-0397 or (242) 812-7717.
  • Driftwood Food Company farm stand (on South Ernest Dean Highway, at the trailer with the pallet flags) is open Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-5:15pm, selling fresh greens and produce.
  • Frederick’s Agency (Brokerage and trucking)  is open at a temporary location inside Maxwell’s Supermarket and Home Store. Call (242) 818-1011 for more info or email,, or
  • G&L Ferries — As of November 4, their schedule is as follows.
    • Marsh Harbour to Hope Town: 6:30am, 9am, 11am and 3:30pm
    • Hope Town to Marsh Harbour: 7am, 9:45am, 1pm and 4pm
    • Marsh Harbour to Man-O-War: 6:30am, noon and 4:30pm
    • Man-O-War to Marsh Harbour: 8am, 1:30pm and 5pm
  • All Marsh Harbour runs depart from the Crossing.
  • Charters also available – for more information, contact Grant at (242) 359-6208 or Lyle at (242) 577-0611.
  • Visit their Facebook page for updates.
  • Government Complex – National Insurance (Tel: 242-397-7112, open 9am-1pm, M-F), Housing, Business License, Immigration, Administration, Road Traffic and Social Services are available. The labour board is open Wednesdays only. (Not yet open: post office and passport offices.)
  • Insurance Management – Their Abaco office has not yet reopened, but they are serving Abaco clients through their Rosetta Street branch in Nassau. Contact information is provided below.
  • Integrated Medical Center is open in the former Evergreen Mortuary building opposite the hospital. Call (242) 367-1304 or email
(Photo courtesy of Vandea Stuart, Fresh Fruit Arrangements by Vandea)
  • Jimmy’s Wine and Spirits has reopened on Bay Street in Marsh Harbour, selling wine, spirits and cold beer Monday through Saturday, 10am-6pm. Further details below.
  • Joyce’s Kitchen – serving lunch. Call (242) 432-3684 or (242) 475-3962 for more information.
  • Julia’s Kitchen is located in a brown house on Morning Glory Circle, next to Soul Saving Ministries in Central Pines. Call (242) 823-8864 or (242) 551-4926 for menu or to order.
  • K&S Gas Station – serving gas and diesel
  • Lock Doctor (Locksmith) Phone (242) 577-4801
  • Lucayan Surveying Company (formerly in Memorial Plaza) is available for surveys. Contact Reggie via Whatsapp at (242) 477 5953 or Victor at (242) 577 5868, or email Cash or direct deposits (U.S. or Bahamian accounts) accepted.
Maxwell’s Supermarket (Photo courtesy of Vandea Stuart, Fresh Fruit Arrangements by Vandea)
  • Megan’s Place (Strachan Drive)
  • Melinda and Rosolyn’s Housekeeping Services – call (242) 475-3472 or (242) 478-0219 for more information.
  • Ny’s Restaurant (Crockett Drive)
  • The Outboard Shop has reopened in Marsh Harbour. See the graphic below for contact information.
  • Park View Variety Store (Murphy Town – down the street from Patrick J. Bethel High School) Open daily from 7am-8pm, carrying various dry goods, fresh produce, toiletries and more. Call (242) 367-6403 for more info.
Park View Variety Store (Photo courtesy of Vandea Stuart, Fresh Fruit Arrangements by Vandea)
  • Parks & Parks Electrical Repairs and Installation. (Licensed Electrician) Contact Richard Parks at (242) 425-8357
  • Premier Importers (Lumber and building supplies) Open 8:30am – 2pm. Located off the roundabout on SC. Bootle Highway. See their Facebook page for latest updates.
Premier Importers (Photo courtesy of Vandea Stuart, Fresh Fruit Arrangements by Vandea)
  • ProGuard Security is a professional security company offering security and armored services to the island of Abaco and surrounding cays. Call (242) 577-7233 for details.
  • Quality Star Rubis Gas Station (Marsh Harbour) is open daily 7am-4pm.
  • The Road Traffic Department has reopened. Road Traffic folks are also available at the “one stop shop” at the government complex.
  • A Royal Bank of Canada ATM is now available 24/7 at the government plaza. For additional services or in-person appointments, contact Joyce Mackey at (242) 357-0176 or Kirshon Neely at (242) 322-2045.
  • Sheva’s Take-Away (Murphy Town) has reopened in their old location. Call (242) 808-5361 for menu and to order.
  • Shell Gas Station (Dundas Town)
  • Shell Gas Station (Marsh Harbour)
  • SG Car Rentals is open at the Leonard Thompson International Airport.
  • Spicey’s Kitchen (Murphy Town) is open. Call 242-699-1185 for hours, menu and other details.
  • Sunshine Wholesale Market, is open on the Port Road in the plaza that previously housed Abaco Dry Cleaners and Kera’s Fashions.
Photo courtesy of Vandea Stuart, Fresh Fruit Arrangements by Vandea
  • Skyview Airport Restaurant and Bar at the Leonard Thompson Airport is open. Operating hours per flight schedule.


  • Abaco Construction has reopened. A full service construction management company, Abaco Construction is able to assist in every stage of the building process – from planning and permitting, through the entire construction process, to final inspections and provision of occupancy certificate. Services offered include new home construction, renovations, pools and now full size building plans printing. For more info, contact Ryan Cash at
  • Abaco Inn – The inn has reopened to guests. The bar is open and breakfast, lunch and dinner are being served daily. See their Facebook Page for further updates.
  • Abaco Marine Mechanics – repairing boat engines, golf carts and generators – Email or call (242) 577-0319
  • Barefoot Boat Rentals is back up and running. Contact them at
  • Cap’n Jacks Wholesale is open – contact them at (242) 577-0319. Cap’n Jacks has also begun serving pizza Friday through Sunday evenings. Details below.
  • Chopping Block is open for haircuts. Call Monica Cook at (242) 375-9329 for appointment. (November 27th – Note, Monica is off the island and will be for a week.)
  • Clinic with Nurse Glori is open at the Yellowbird Cottage across from the fire house
  • Firefly Restaurant is open Monday through Saturday
  • Getaway Cart Rentals is open for business. Call (242) 357-6672 or (242) 477-5201 or email at
  • Harbour View Grocery is open 3pm to 5pm
  • Home Supplies Monday-Friday, 8am-noon
  • IslandBoy Excursions, operated by Francis Charles, is available for boat charters and transport between the Abaco mainland and the cays. Email or call (242) 808-1789.
  •  Island Cart Rentals is open. Call or WhatsApp (242) 577-0317, call (561) 208-8160 or email
  • Imports Unlimited (9am – 12pm, 1pm-4pm Monday through Friday)
  • Lighthouse Liquors has reopened at Sip Sip from 2pm – 5pm, Monday through Saturday. (Beer, spirits, juice and sodas available) (Update: special holiday hours are 1pm-6pm, Monday through Saturday.)
  • Lighthouse Marina Gas and diesel available Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8am-pm. Please check in at the Post Office dock at 9am with jugs clearly marked gas or diesel and your name. Or pull up to the shoreline if you’re in a boat. For further info, call (242) 577-0283 or email
  • LVA Grocery (Can anyone give me their hours?)
  • Mackey’s Takeout has reopened, selling snacks and light dinners. New menu is posted below. Call (242) 458-0946 for more information.
  • St. James Methodist Church
  • Sun Dried T’s will be open for Christmas & holiday shopping 1:30pm-4:30pm Dec 18 through the 31. Saturday hours are 11:30am-4:30pm, and they’re closed Fridays and Sundays.
  • Vernon’s Bakery & Grocery – Fresh-baked bread and various groceries including milk and fresh produce. Hours are flexible. Call him at (242) 824-7739 or on VHF Ch 16.


  • Albury’s Sail Shop has set up a ‘mini’ Sail Shop just across the road from their original location, and is selling bags, hats and more.
  • Hibiscus Café – Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. For more info, contact Neil Albury at (242) 577-8007
  • Joe’s Studio is open Monday through Saturday 11:30am to 1:30pm. Call (242) 577-0338. (Note: on Thursdays, call ahead to ensure it’s open.)
  • Man-O-War Grocery – open Monday through Saturday, 8am-1pm and 6pm-8pm. For more information, contact Haziel McDonald at (242) 577-6449
  • MOW Hardware – Store is open 7am-1pm, office is open 9am-1pm Monday through Saturday. Call (242) 826-6513 for more information.
  • MOW Heritage Museum and Coffee Shop – open 7am-11am Tuesday through Friday, 8am-11am Saturdays.


  • Caribbean Landscape LTD has doubled its labour and equipment capacity to address local needs for landscaping, maintenance, lighting, clean up, irrigation, hardscape, drainage and design services. Call Brandon at (242) 377-1149 for more information.
  • Conch Pearl Estate Management (Property and Home Management) — Contact Charlotte Green at (242) 577-4158 or
  • CSC can pick up freight from the landing and deliver it to you. Call (242) 577-0332
  • Fig Tree Wine & Spirits is open Monday through Saturday 6am-4pm, with a selection of non-perishable items.
  • A Food Bank is open at the school Monday through Saturday, 10am to noon and 4pm to 6pm.
  • Great Guana Cay Clinic is open Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • The Great Guana Command Center is open and feeding volunteers three meals per day.
  • The Grocery Store is now open Monday – Saturday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Located at Jamie’s Lumber Yard silver trailer.
  • Guana Lumber is open and fully operational. Free drinking water available here – bring your own container. To order supplies, contact Jamie at (242) 477-5765 or
  • Mama’s Take Away is now open for lunch with a limited menu
  • Orchid Bay is open for gas and diesel – available metered at the roadside next to their tanks. Gas and diesel can also be taken out to the docks in 100 gallon containers by forklift and pumped from there to boats. Monday to Saturday 8am to 4pm. Sunday by appt only. Cash only at this time. Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and laundry service is available.
  • Sands Construction – Charles Sands is available to deliver 1,000 gallon loads of water for filling cisterns and can also pick up freight from the landing and deliver to your home. For more information, call (242) 577-0332.
  • Sparky’s is now open at the Bakers Bay dock for lunch, 7am to 3pm, Monday through Friday.

For the latest Guana Cay news, tune in to “As The Fig Tree Grows” on VHF Channel 11 at 1pm daily.


  • Arawak Adventures is back up and running. To book an island hop or fishing adventure, email or call (243) 577-4394.
  • The Green Turtle Cay Community Clinic is open 9am-3pm Monday through Friday, and on call evenings and weekends.
  • The Green Turtle Cay Ferries are up and running on the following modified schedule:
    • From GTC to the Treasure Cay Ferry Dock: 6:30am (Mon-Fri, from town only), 7:30am (except Sundays), 8am, 10am, 12:45pm, 3pm and 4:30pm.
    • From the Treasure Cay Ferry Dock to GTC: 7:10am (Mon-Fri), 7:45am (except Sundays), 8:30am, 10:30am, 1pm, 3:30pm and 5pm.
  • The Green Turtle Cay Town Council Office is open Monday through Friday, 9am to noon.
  • Harvey’s Island Grill has reopened in a temporary location for take away only. Check their Facebook page or call (242) 577-2616 for daily specials. Orders can be picked up at Julie Farrington’s porch.
  • Island Property Management has a few properties available for rent, with more to come. Contact them at or (242) 357-6566.
  • Jason McIntosh is available to customize a fishing day or tour specific to your needs. Call (242) 458-6276 email
  • Kool Karts is open for golf cart rentals, and is also selling ice. Call (242) 477-5920 or email
  • Pineapples Bar & Grill is open every day from 4pm for drinks and snacks. They plan to begin opening for lunch soon – check their Facebook page for latest information.
  • Rhett Roberts (Mini-split A/C cleaning, replacement and installation.) Call (242) 357-6591 or email
  • Roberts Hardware is open 9am-4:30pm Monday through Friday and 9am-noon on Saturdays.
  • Sid’s Groceries (includes fresh produce, dairy items and some frozen meats)
Sid’s Groceries
  • Shavon’s – household goods, some clothing, etc.
  • Sundowners – Open Fridays and Saturdays for drinks at the outside bar.
  • Two Shortys is open for lunch (11am-3pm) with a limited menu.


  • Fruity Freddie Farms is still producing their great sauces and jellies, which are available at Maxwell’s and at Candies Snack Shop at the Marsh Harbour Airport. Shipping to the U.S. and Canada is also available. For more information, email or call (242) 551-7411.
  • Rubis Gas Station is open in Treasure Cay
  • Seve’s Mobile Storage & Heavy Equipment Services (see below) is scheduled to open in Treasure Cay December 2, serving all of Abaco.
  • Treasure Cay Airport is functioning. Bahamasair is flying to and from Nassau to TC, and a number of private planes are landing here. Customs is available.

For regular updates from Treasure Cay, visit the Treasure Cay Community Facebook page.


  • Abaco Pine Spring Water & Ice (delivers throughout Abaco) is open Monday through Saturday 8am – 8pm
  • Administrator Mrs. Terrece Bootle-Laing’s office is open


Photo courtesy of Vandea Stuart, Fresh Fruit Arrangements by Vandea
  • Mills Gas Station/Hardware (Cedar Harbour) Phone: (242) 475-8044
  • Pinder’s Ferry Service (Crown Haven to Maclean’s Town, Grand Bahama) Departs Crown Haven at 7am and 2:30pm, and departs Maclean’s Town for Crown Haven at 8:30am and 4pm. For more info, email or call (242) 441-3069, (242) 557-6624 or (242) 806-0924
  • V&M Dry Cleaners (Mount Hope, Little Abaco) First blockhouse on the hill as you enter Mount Hope. Open Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm. Call (242) 475-8017 for more information.


  • Spanish Cay Resort Fuel is available and the Pointhouse Bar and Restaurant is open with limited hours and menu. Call in advance on VHF Channel 16 or (954) 213-6195. Credit cards accepted. Check their Facebook page for latest updates.


The following companies are based outside of Abaco, but are available to help and support Abaconians as they recover and rebuild:

  • Abaco Freight, based in West Palm, Beach Florida can help with shipping items of all sizes by plane or freight boat to Abaco. Call Kimber at 561-502-2632, Nick at 561-689-1010 or email
  • Air Unlimited is offering scheduled flights from Orlando Sanford Airport into both Marsh Harbour and Treasure Cay. Book online or call (407) 585-4300 for more information.
  • Makers Air, based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, flies twice weekly (Wednesday and Saturday) direct into Marsh Harbour with continuing service to Scotland Cay. Email or call (954) 771-0330 for more information. Private charter services also available.

IMPORTANT NOTE: I am not affiliated with any of the above businesses and their inclusion on this list should not be construed as any sort of endorsement. Always do your own due diligence, check references and ensure your own comfort level before doing business with any company.

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