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Mi Banana

South American, Colombian
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Nikibono Nord, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: this is located in Bonaire very friendly family run Columbian "diner...
this is located in Bonaire very friendly family run Columbian "diner" excellent food for the price w/great fish steak/chimichurri sauce/pork chops/
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Local seafood

We asked at our hotel about a great local place for fish. And we were not disappointed! Don't let the simple exterior fool you, the place is very clean and the food is outstanding.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Travelgirlcalledpam
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Princeton, Texas
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  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Princeton, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We asked at our hotel about a great local place for fish. And we were not disappointed! Don't let the simple exterior fool you, the place is very clean and the food is outstanding.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place is not easy to find but well worth it. The food is wonderful and the service was great (even though our server didn't speak English and I don't speak Spanish). The conch and the shrimp are amazing! Make sure that you don't leave without having the Tres Leche for dessert. I would go back for just that.

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New Market, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Reasonable prices, great food, and although the waitress did not speak English, she was super friendly and did everything she could to communicate with and accommodate us.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

If you are looking for a place that the locals go for an evening out with friends and great food, look no further. Sure, there are plenty of fancier places on the island, but this is the real deal. A simple, small, family-run restaurant off the beaten path. Lots of great Colombian offerings, but they are known for their conch... More 

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boulder co
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We've been to Mi Banana at least twice every time we're in Bonaire. Tiny, local and inexpensive. We've tried the steak, chicken, salad, cold beer. All good. But it's the conch we come back for time and again. It's pan-fried, tender and oh so delicious, served with piping hot fries and a cold one, it's seafood heaven. For a delicious,... More 

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Edmonton, AB
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We went out of our way to try this place which is a bit out of town. My wife had snapper creole and I had steak with onion, tomato and egg (I forget the name of the dish). Dishes were $12-$15. My dish was fairly good but both of us thought, that altho meal was OK, it was nothing special.... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The food was good, interesting atmosphere, the dessert was excellent. Would go back again. Great for family's and groups. No special view, but interesting atmosphere.

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England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Went twice to this place. First time we were welcomed by Carlos who spoke excellent English. Second time, on a Sunday, it was a case of pointing as there was no English spoken (I know this is more my fault that I couldn't make myself understood) so we ended up having the same meal as the first time - one... More 

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WarksUK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This restaurant was also recommended to us by locals and while a little off the beaten track when we got there the customers were mainly Dutch and American. Had to wait for a table but worth it. All meals were good with a local twist but they still had cheese cake! Owner operated, limited English spoken but still to the... More 

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West Barnstable, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by some fellow divers who spend extended time on the island. Once we got the correct directions to it, we found Mi Banana to be a very reasonable fun experience. Owner operated, the food was plentiful and great for the very reasonable price. Enjoyed it a great deal and will return multiple times next... More 

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Address: Nikibono Nord, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk
Cuisine: South American, Colombian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nikibono Nord, Kralendijk, Bonaire
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: South American, Colombian

Description

this is located in Bonaire very friendly family run Columbian "diner" excellent food for the price w/great fish steak/chimichurri sauce/pork chops/

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