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Kaya Albert Engelhardt 2, Kralendijk, Bonaire
717-4783
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Ranked #17 of 63 Restaurants in Kralendijk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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boulder co
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

It's pronounced baba yawn (the j in Dutch is y-like). Oh what ribs! This tiny place has been here for the past geologic age. It's so popular it only has to open on weekends. Dinnertime it has a garden-like setting (bring insect repellent) and all other times it's take-out with a few tall bistro tables. Fab fries and good steaks,... More 

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We had a great time at BobbeJan's thanks to their eccellente BBQ. Nice staff and great ribs! One night we had also a take away to eat at home, very fast service.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Had take away ribs on our last night of holiday, had to wait 35 minutes because it was so busy but thats because it is only open Fri-Sun and very popular. The ribs were good, came with a nice satay sauce on the side. Would visit again

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Boise
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

At some point, if not arrival night we dig into this awesome barbecue! Gluten free if you get the ribs, fries, or chicken satay. They don't understand if you ask if it's flour free, but I attest to no problems:).

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Good choice for first dinner after landing in Bon Aire. Take out and eat by the sea. Ribs were great.

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Northfield, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is a small place and many people take out and eat by the water. Wonderful ribs, chicken satay, rice and beans, great fries. Very casual. Great food. Limited hours.

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Northfield, Massachusetts, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I could eat at Bobbejan's every night of the week. I'm not typically a ribs fan, but as soon as our plane arrives on the island that's what I get for dinner! The fries, chicken and sate are all exceptional too!

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Houston, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Best food on the island, period. Do yourself a favor and make a reservation. The restaurant is an otherwise unexpected whole in the wall place that is only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you're looking for upscale, don't go here. But if you want down to earth, patio style ambiance with great service and delicious food, make a visit... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have eaten barbecue all over the world and I have to say I have rarely tasted any as delicious as Bobbyjan's. So far I have only tried the ribs, but I intend to go back for more. I can't say enough good things about the food we had there today. It was packed with people eating there and taking... More 

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Only open 3 days a week, arrived on Friday at opening time 600 pm. Did order Special, ribs, chicken, chicken sate with rice. The food was hot and very good. will be back next time

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Address: Kaya Albert Engelhardt 2, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Phone Number: 717-4783
Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk
Cuisine: Barbecue

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