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Reviewed June 14, 2020

I came out of the quarantine and wanted to eat fish with a good view ( heard about the lovely colours of the evening sky) said to the lady, u choose for me, surprise me , I love fish and vegetables. the shrimps were good....More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed April 13, 2020

We hadn't been here in years, but reviews suggested it had improved, so we gave it a whirl. Mistake. For a place that claims to be a seafood restaurant, there isn't much fish on the menu and very little choice in how it's cooked. We...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 19, 2020 via mobile

The catch of the day was ... you guessed it mahi-mahi and we both decided to get it. Well we hit the jackpot this time, the fish was perfectly prepared and lightly seasoned and the grilled veggies were a great compliment. We had a very...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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GMBonaire, Supervisor at It Rains Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2020

Thank you so much for your great review! I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your dinner so much. LOVE to read that you hit the jackpot!! That is amazing. I will definitely tell Peter the compliments. Hope to see you again in...More

Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

The food was amazing and the wait staff was fun. They are definitely on island time though. Do not expect anything to come to your table quickly! I would not go here if you are in a hurry.

Date of visit: March 2020
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GMBonaire, Supervisor at It Rains Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2020

Thank you so much for your great review! We love that you loved the island vibe, and that you enjoyed our food and staff! Hope to see you again in the future! Kind regards, Hilde Heemskerk

Reviewed March 15, 2020

On our first trip to Bonaire in 2006 we ate at It Rains Fishies several times and loved it. Our second trip was 2018. We looked at the menu and it was obvious it wasn't the same little restaurant we had fallen in love with....More

Date of visit: March 2020
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GMBonaire, Supervisor at It Rains Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2020

Good evening, It is sad to read that, for you, the restaurant was not the restaurant as you used to. I hope you understand that the island is growing, so we need to grow with it. Especially after 12 years. It is possible that one...More

Reviewed March 10, 2020

We had a large group of 17 that called for a reservation and were accommodated with 2 tables. This was a return trip from 4 years ago and things were still amazing with fantastic service and amazing food. Prices are a bit more, but are...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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GMBonaire, Manager at It Rains Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2020

Thank you so much for your great review! So nice to hear all the compliments, it was a plesure to serve you all. Hope to see you again! Kind regards, Hilde Heemskerk

Reviewed March 8, 2020

We were recommended this place and its very popular but perhaps a victim of its own success. There was a mix up over our reservation time but we were told our table was ready but had a 40 minute wait before an order was taken...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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GMBonaire, Manager at It Rains Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2020

Thank you for your review. I am very happy to read that the food was good, it is a shame that the rest of your evening was a dissapointment. I would like to make you an offer for next time. Please send us an email...More

Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

I really enjoyed the octopus salad. Great friends and good food. Wonderful barracuda fresh catch of the day!

Date of visit: March 2020
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GMBonaire, Supervisor at It Rains Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2020

Thank you so much for your amazing review! The octopus salad is a new dish on our menu, so nice that you liked it. Hope to see you again! Kind regards, Hilde Heemskerk

Reviewed February 29, 2020

We enjoyed our meal here, but this wasn't our favorite place on the island. It was more expensive than some places that we liked a lot more and our experience was capped off by ordering chocolate ice cream for a child, being service vanilla ice...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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GMBonaire, Supervisor at It Rains Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2020

Thank you for your review. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your dinner. It is sad that the rest of the experience was not that great. I want to apologize for the weird and awkward situation. It is very normal to get...More

Reviewed February 27, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I shared a fabulous Red Snapper dinner. All flavors and ingredients super fresh, great cocktails, great location.

Date of visit: February 2020
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GMBonaire, Supervisor at It Rains Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2020

Thank you so much for your great review! Great to read that you had a amazing experience in the restaurant. Very nice that you had the whole red snapper special. Hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Hilde Heemskerk

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Response from Margreet O | Reviewed this property |
I think so, if you want to have a nice table close to the ocean do make reservations!
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