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Wonderful Red Curry Soup at The Beach Hut. Was on a tour last week and we stopped at Sorobon Beach. The beach Hut special was Chicken Salad Cocktail and Red Curry Soup. It was wonderful. I would love to know what is in the soup. It was a red broth, curry and either chicken or seafood and some heat. Does anyone know the recipe? I live in Albany, Georgia and will not be back for a while.
Blue Garden Brazilian Grill & Pizza Gourmet is fantastic! We have been coming to Bonaire for 15 years now. We have tried just about all the eating facilities on the island. Blue Garden is the best by far. The drinks are killer, the food is always fresh and nicely served. The owners, Yara and Paulo are just wonderful. Always a friendly place and the place we go every time we are on the island.
Can’t get this back at home! I had an amazing French Connection burger and fries today at King Kong! The meat was high-quality and cooked to perfection. The flavor combination was a real treat. The bun was even soft, grilled inside, and obviously fresh—the day after Christmas! Also, the fries were hot and delightfully crisp, but soft inside. A burger and fries aren’t usually worth the time to review, but I want to tell more people about this tasty lunch option. We don’t have burgers like this back home!
I’m at the Flamingo Airport about to leave Bonaire until next year. What I’ll miss most during my absence are the absolutely best tiger rolls at Exito Buffet & Grill.
Great food at a great price! Had some of the best sushi I’ve ever had the other night at Exito Buffet & Grill along with a wonderful wok dish prepared by their new chef. The service was great and the food fabulous. The new menu is coming shortly so be sure to go and try it out.
A wonderfully diverse selection of unlimited tapas at Coco Beach Bar & Restaurant on Wednesdays; lovely beachfront setting.
Fresh Italian at Donna & Georgio’s! Intimate, fresh Italian dining that offers a regularly changing menu. From traditional lasagna to wonderful fresh fish and intriguing salads! Don’t miss this place!
Best experience on Bonaire at King Kong Burgers & Hotdogs! Quality burgers! I was one of their first customers and now almost 2 years later they are still the best on Bonaire!
Excellent daily specials and “to die for” ribs at Joe’s Grillhouse! Excellent casual place. Jessica and Bart, along with the staff, make you feel welcome and comfortable. We always visit Joe’s at least twice during our yearly dive trip to Bonaire. The daily catch special is always excellent while the ribs are “fall off the bone” so good, you’ll crave them for weeks.
Best tuna ever at Sebastian’s Restaurant!
We visited Bonaire 06/16 & I have to say that our visit To Sebastian’s was one of the highlights. The tuna was some of the best I’ve ever had & was done to its rare perfection. Cut with a fork & melt in your mouth!!!! Of course, washed down with a Mojito or two. We’re going back for 2 weeks for Christmas & it will definitely be one of the places to go. ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!!!!!!
Between Two Buns, Love this place! When we two Canadians visit Bonaire, we plan on almost daily visits to “Between Two Buns.” The sandwiches and salads are terrific and the staff very friendly! Sure fills the bill after a morning of snorkeling!
Jasmine Garden is a typical Chinese restaurant, where we had a delicious dinner. We ordered the Yeung chow fried rice and the Kung pao chicken, which were served by friendly staff. During our 2 week’s holiday in Bonaire, we went there 4 times to eat. Every time we were satisfied.
Goat stew at Eddy’s Restaurant was the best meal on the island, so tender. The barracuda was excellent and the mojitos were special.
Great local flavor of the island at Mi Banana. We were directed to Mi Banana to a great surprise. Friendly and personable staff and food was great. Chicken and fish dishes were our favorites up until the dessert. The three leche cake was to die for. Don’t miss the dessert.
King Kong Burger Food Truck. Find it on Bachelors Beach. Tuesday through Sat…I think.
We have returned to these freshly made, gourmet burgers several times. The meat is fresh and tasty. Prepared when ordered and seasoned to perfection. Several special recipes to choose from. Our favorite is the French connection….so unique and tasty, paired with mosquito fries. You will enjoy the friendly owners and it will soon become a favorite of yours on Bonaire.
Pasa Bon Pizza, Not your usual pizza place
Third trip to Bonaire and this is our go-to place for dinner at least two nights each trip. Cozy outdoor place. Wait staff very pleasant. Lion fish pizza is awesome. Frozen Lime and Guava dessert is yummy and refreshing. Open Wednesday through Sunday (I think).
I am saying I really like this place.
Go Green Restaurant, the vegetarian’s delight! Go Green is a relaxed place for lunch featuring an east Indian cuisine based on Ayurvedic practices. It’s a set menu, you get a soup, a main, and dessert for about $15 (12-2 PM). Great for us Vegans and vegetarians. Tina is an amazing cook and sets out a wonderful meal. Friday is buffet night which has some meat dishes for non veg folks as well. Make reservations!
Awesome burgers and fries at King Kong Burgers & Hotdogs! I would eat these burgers 7 days a week if I could, but my wetsuit would not fit after awhile. They are wonderful and the area the truck is at couldn’t be better. Great job to the owner. Will be back next visit to the island.
Fantastic fresh fish at Chibi Chibi. We have now eaten the fresh fish special (mahi) twice on two separate trips (November and January). The service is impeccable, the restaurant and bathrooms are very clean, and the food is amazing. I struggle to understand why this restaurant doesn’t have better reviews on Trip Advisor. It truly deserves a 5 star rating.
Bon Aroma is fantastic in every way! Incredible food (in top 3 on island); impeccable and warm service, intimate ambiance – BonAroma has it all. We had asparagus soup with shrimp, tuna carpaccio, lion fish and tuna duo, all perfectly prepared and presented. Well balanced menu, vegetarians will be very happy. Good wine list. Delicious and not overwhelming desserts. A real find and great addition to Bonaire’s fine dining offerings!
Bistro de Paris is accommodating for vegans and vegetarians. We love going to Bistro because we know we can eat a fabulous meal for our vegan needs. Mary makes a mean veggie salad large enough for a meal. The rice bowls, carrot bourgenon is soo tasty, the potato terrine is to die for, so rich and tasty (vegans request no cheese), great risotto. Just ask and Patrice and chefs will be as accommodating as possible with ingredients…a must try also for the ambiance, and jazz music nights!
A great experience at BonAroma! Excellent food and presentation, reasonable prices, great service and wonderful people. Best dining we have had on Bonaire!
Good taste at Bon Aroma! The elegance of this small beautifully-appointed space provides privacy between the five tables and quiet from the street while breezes flow through the open walls encouraging relaxation and conversation. My meal of braised marlin and lionfish with mango and basil sauce, a medley of fine vegetables and Italian rice, finished off with dessert of apple tart and vanilla ice cream was a memorable one.
Delightful evening at Bon Aroma! Be sure to include Bon Aroma on your list of fine dining experiences. The ambiance is lovely, the service impeccable and the cuisine delicious. The marlin and lionfish duo with its sides was outstanding. Dessert was a delight – apple tart with vanilla ice cream and a mixed berry cobbler and vanilla ice cream were way beyond the standard fare one might expect. Don’t miss eating here.
La Cantina is absolutely the best! Great ambience! Great service and the food was absolutely stunning!! Chef Cook Rick and his wife Kim did it again! They created a new food experience! You can order a la carte or take a surprise dinner and watch how your food is being prepared. You should definitely try it out when on Bonaire!
Best pizza at Pasa Bon Pizza! Best pizza on Bonaire. We look forward to getting that crisp crust and hot cheesy pizza served at Pasa Bon pizza every time we go to Bonaire. Try their Lion Fish pizza….it is good !!
Hot Spot King Kong! Bachelor Beach is er een stuk leuker en lekkerder op geworden. King Kong levert uitstekende kwaliteit. Verrassende smaken!
Gourmet burgers at King Kong Mobile Food Truck! Very convenient at bachelor’s beach. Great burger! Next time I will go for the Junk Yard Dog.
My new sushi place…Osaka Japanese Fusion Restaurant.
A friend recommended this restaurant for dinner and I had a great experience. I simply love this restaurant! Friendly staff, and amazing sushi! The fish is fresh and everything is very well made. I love the Volcano and Kamikaze roll!!
Next time I’m in Bonaire, that’s the place that I will go to.
Tipsy Seagull – Best dinner ever!
We decided to have dinner Friday night at the Tipsy Seagull at the Plaza Hotel and we couldn’t have enjoyed it more! The 3 course meal was fantastic and the music was so awesome. The servers were so friendly and attentive and the food was wonderful. We will definitely return to this restaurant on our next visit.
Service & Food at Breeze ‘n Bites–OUTSTANDING
We always make a point of eating here at least once during our trips. Service is always friendly and the food is always tasty.
Eddy’s is Excellent! We love going to Eddy’s. The service is always great and the food is fresh and outstanding!
Best food on Bonaire at Donna & Giorgio’s! We had 2 dinners and one lunch during our week in Bonaire. We loved the food, Donna, and her daughter. Everything we had was great! Be sure and call for a reservation.
Mmmmmmmm… Rumba Café. Love this place. We tried pretty much everything on the menu and could not get enough of their food. If you want the taste of fine dining quality with a feel of a great home cooked meal–do not leave the Island without trying at least once Rumba Café!!!!
I have been coming to Bonaire for over 20 years. Without a doubt, Donna & Giorgio’s is our favorite place to dine. A husband & wife team, Donna is the hostess with the most-est and Giorgio is the fantastico Italian chef. Our favorite thing for dinner is to tell Giorgio to make us whatever he feels like creating. ALWAYS AMAZING!!! FANTASTICO!
Capriccio Ristorante is wonderful! This was a nice surprise! We were greeted with a welcome drink and a wonderful basket of bread and fresh pita chips. We had scallops and pasta which was wonderful and bolognese was nothing to brag about. Staff was pleasant and welcoming. Reservations (highly recommended) were for 6pm for party of 2, we were on our way at 7pm. We will return!
Gio’s is an amazing place! We go here every day we are on the island. We so love the Gelato and desserts! I think we both gained 20# in one week but well worth it! Amazingly tasty gelato! Thank You!
Fine dining at Sebastian’s Restaurant! I had two wonderful dinners recently at Sebastian’s, one out on their private pier. In my opinion Sebastian’s is the place to go whenever visiting Bonaire. The ambiance is lovely, the service impeccable and the food outstanding. It is in my opinion, the best place to dine on the island and a spot that shouldn’t be missed. There are many excellent restaurants now on Bonaire, but this one takes the cake. I look forward to my return next year and more culinary surprises at this great restaurant.
Sebastian’s Restaurant is the best all around! I’ve eaten at Sebastian’s maybe five times in the last three years and it’s always been a unique experience. From the greetings that make you feel welcome to the creative menu and exceptional food to the natural ambiance of water and sky–there’s nothing to match it on Bonaire.
Eddy’s Restaurant–Again, as an owner at Sanddollar you could not find a better place to eat. Friendly casual great food with a different variety. Family owned and run and will cook to your pleasure.
Eddy is the cook, Sonia runs the front along with their children–another Sonia and Eddy!
Bobbejan’s is our first dinner upon arrival! Upon arriving on Bonaire after food shopping my first dinner is always at Bobbejans. They have the best chicken Sate and ribs. Known as the best take out restaurant and they developed an outdoor dining area. Only opened Friday’s, Sat and Sunday’s but well worth the wait and I always order enough dinners for extra nights.
Good food at Between Two Buns. As an owner at Sanddollar, this is one great restaurant for breakfast and lunch. Very friendly owner and staff. I think that I order the same thing every time, great looking desserts and salads.
Food is excellent @ Donna & Georgio’s, Donna always made me feel special. Great food and always a take out service. As an owner at Sanddollar and full kitchen facilities makes their take out food a very good place to eat in or take out. Every trip to BONAIRE requires multi stops at this restaurant. For pizza lovers they do a great pie.
Pizza, pizza at Rum Runners! My second dinner upon arrival on Bonaire is going to Rum Runners and seeing my good friend TT and ordering two spicy shrimp pizzas and taking them home. Best pizza on the island. Well eating healthy I also order their Caesars Salad no anchovies with the pizzas.
Note-TT is the tallest staff member and friendliest.
At Sea serves works of art! We dined at At Sea twice while we were recently in Bonaire. Both times we chose the Surprise Menu, and all of the dishes were beautifully prepared and delicious. The dishes were true works of art, decorated with beautiful garnishes and great imagination. Dessert one night was an underwater “scene” complete with chocolate shells and ice cream fishes.
Sebastian’s Restaurant By the Beautiful Sea! You know the saying about saving the best for last? Lorrie and I save Sebastian’s Restaurant for the end of our trip because we love the food selections, service, scenery, Sebastian and the friends that join us for our farewell dinner. The restaurant offers a local menu with several nightly specials. Sebastian quite occasionally will leave his busy kitchen to check on his patrons and personally ask if all went well and if the meal was enjoyable. Reservations are generally not needed but if the private table at the end of the pier is in your plans you had better call well in advance. There is only the one table and availability is limited. Dining there is a very pleasurable experience!!!
Sebastian’s Restaurant is an Epicureans Delight! You have to try this seaside gourmet restaurant. The chef is known for combining foods and spices you will not taste elsewhere.
Great lunches at Donna & Georgio’s. It’s like stepping off Bonaire’s streets and into Italy. Wonderful food and great atmosphere plus air conditioning. Daily specials and mouth watering pizzas await you…..
Best Lunch Spot! I am a tuna sandwich aficionado. I have sampled tuna sandwiches across Bonaire. Between Two Buns serves the best by far. I love their multi-grain bread with seeds and goodness. The salad itself is chock full of flavor. They put salty briny capers in their salad adding an extra flavor blast. Wow, so good.
My boyfriend loves their specialty coffees. We love the atmosphere. The servers are top notch and the setting is laid back and comforting.
There is seating inside or out. Parking is available in front or to the south of the building.
Not a Typical Pizza!
I’m a pepperoni and sausage pizza guy so I was skeptical when I saw pizza topped with shrimp on the menu. I tried it, I loved it, and I’ll go back to Blue Garden Brazilian Grill & Pizza Gourmet for more the next time we are on the island. They offer some other unusual pizza toppings which I’m sure are very good also. The people are friendly and very attentive. Good location near downtown.
Fast and delicious. Nice ambience, good service, delicious food at Cuba Compagnie.
Great breakfast and lunch at Between Two Buns!
Nice salads and sandwiches. Don’t forget to try the home made pies!
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