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Kaya Albert Engelhardt 2, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Red Bank, New Jersey
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just had Bobbejan's for the first time and my whole family absolutely loved it, they have limited hours of operation so I advise u to make sure you don't miss out on your next trip to Bonaire

Thank Mudweiser
Streamwood, Illinois
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pricing was not horrible. I did not understand why if we sat near the entrance they had a different menu which was cheaper but the girl told us to eat inside the open air area was more expensive. The ribs did not have a ton of meat on them and I wasn't a fan of the flavor (Personal preference). The... More 

Thank DaveAndAudrey
Cary, North Carolina
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116 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This place is only open Friday 6-10p, Saturday 6-10 and Sunday 12-2p and 6-10p. Don't leave Bonaire without eating here at least once! The restaurant is small (there are more tables in the back) and they also offer takeaway. If you have a group call ahead and they'll reserve a table. The menu is small, but the food they offer... More 

Thank haylaura
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I have to agree with the bigger part of other reviewers: Bobbejan has the best ribs on the island. Meaty, tender and tasty, and for a good price. This including loads of fries and coleslaw. Their chicken saté and chicken legs are also very good. Yes, it's not your typical BBQ-joint you might be used to if you're from the... More 

Thank Carolus V
Bergen, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Best ribs on the Island. The food is cheap and it is plenty. We by one portion for the to of us. IT is very popular so be there early. You want regret it😊

Thank numeroono
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

The food is so great and the staff are very friendly and were very accomadating to our large group. Lovely casual setting as well.

Thank Maddi L
Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Good food, nice service, typical family run place. Special touches in decorating and the kitchen is right there. Prices are good, I have been watching them climb every two years of so but not out of line. We had a group of 12 and maxed out their one group table. Still good service. We went early.

Thank Cheri V
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

If you are not up for a different style rib.. ie you only like Memphis style or Carolina style or Texas style, then you probably won't like these. These ribs are small and meaty with an outstanding and unique sauce!!! And don't forget to try the coleslaw - again Island style. The customer service is always friendly and service is... More 

Thank Monica B
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We had heard about Bobbejan's via several groups of fellow divers who frequented it every time they visit Bonaire, so decided we needed to try it this time. Very glad we did! Service was fast and responsive and the food was great. To be fair (especially to southerners from the US), this is not the typical barbecue one would get... More 

Thank DaneM_inTX
Tucson, Arizona
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I'm so glad I stumbled across this place years ago and I keep coming back. Polite service, excellent quality food, really innovative cole slaw recipe and of course terrific ribs. The price was low and I was happy to tip big. Clean and comfortable, friendly staff and customers. I generally don't like a super strong BBQ flavor on my ribs... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaya Albert Engelhardt 2, Kralendijk, Bonaire
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk
  • Phone Number: 717-4783

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?