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Kaya Grandi 15, Kralendijk, Bonaire
+599 717-8718
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Ranked #18 of 63 Restaurants in Kralendijk
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: HI, the place is on Bonaire, Netherland Antilles, but you have NOT listed these island, subsequently I selected Netherlands, which IS NOT CORRECT!
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Monique, server extraordinaire, waited on us in 2008 and to our surprise is still here. She goes out of her way to accommodate you. tuna, wahoo or other fresh fish are Offered grilled or with creativ sauces...I had truffle sauce! They have a potato Au gratin for the table which rocks. Reasonable prices for such quality.

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Rye, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We have been patronizing Mona Lisa for about two decades and NEVER have been disappointed. Its continental cuisine always is excellent. The menu is simple, but has sufficient variety to satisfy a wide range of tastes. Fresh local catch always is available. Service is prompt, efficient, and courteous. Wines are excellent and modestly priced. Dining is indoors or out, but... More 

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nj
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191 reviews 191 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Hubby and I enjoy trying new restaurants but also like returning to old favorites. We lucked in to a table near the door (better ventillation as we are non-smokers), ordered the catch of the day (wahoo and barracuda) and had an excellent meal. The fish was lightly covered in a bleu cheese sauce. Scalloped potatoes and bread with garlic and... More 

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New York
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112 reviews 112 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This restaurant was downtown in the touristy cruise boat area. But we went there at the recommendation of locals. We were glad we did. We had an excellent meal, primarily steaks. We would return.

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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190 reviews 190 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Not sure where the others were going but this is far from the best in Bonaire. It is located at the main street so is very accessible. The wine list is not very complete compared to some others in the area. The food portions are miniscule and the meals are extremely overpriced. The food is tasty but definitely not worth... More 

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Sidney, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Have visited on prior trips, and the Mona Lisa remains my favorite Bonaire eatery - a bit expensive, but the food, ambience and service are top notch. My husband has a food allergy which can often be a challenge - the staff at Mona Lisa were, as always, helpful and supportive.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Good place to eat in Bonaire. The atmosphere is very informal, the staff quite efficient and the food is good although limited to some specific plates (meat).

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My family and I traveled to Bonaire a number of times between 1991 and 2000, but this was our first time back (2014). We were so happy to see that Mona Lisa was still in business. The food is OUTSTANDING and only wish we had more time to go back again and again!

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Epse, Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Go there for a catch of the day or a delicious rib eye... everytning is good ... it is in the main street of Kralendijk. It can be warm inside , so make a reservation outside on the terrace ( only a few tables...). Prices are average. Good wine.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

food so fresh, wait staff so attentive, suggestions to menu the best. Can't say enough about this restaurant but we go every trip. Have been there 6 times in the last 7 years. Even went twice this last trip in Nov 2014! Monique is the best!!!

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Address: Kaya Grandi 15, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Phone Number: +599 717-8718
Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk
Cuisine: International

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