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Karel's Beach Bar & Watersports

Kaya N. E Craane, 18, Kralendijk, Bonaire
+599 717 8434
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Kaya N. E Craane, 18, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great ambiance. Great customer service. Waiter very friendly. Ocean view. Drinks and food good. Good end to cruise stop at Bonaire for relaxing and enjoying the beauty of Bonaire.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for dinner one night. For an appetizer we got the coconut shrimp. There were only 4 and they were cooked and presented in a glass on skewers with a weird pineapple? coconut dipping sauce like jelly. This was a little weird, but...More

Thank KRiSTeN R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful breakfast/lunch along the water in town.It is in the center of town and near all the shops and right beside where the cruise ships dock.There menu has a variety to suit all ages.Check it out

Thank janice d
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Karel's was a delightful place to have dinner in Bonaire. we had the dinner special of grilled chicken, and the salmon sashimi. Both dishes were delicious. The service was good, and the atmosphere very pleasant with a nice view of the port.

Thank DiscoTrish
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Dinner with friends. It took for too long for the food to arrive. No one came to explain the delay. The food when it arrived was only ok and nothing exceptional.

Thank Girl-Friday56
Reviewed November 21, 2017

We had the most amazing deep fried sushi roll - Fuji Sushi! We loved it so much we had to go back for a second time. The roll is huge so I would eat what I could and my boyfriend would finish it off for...More

Thank cwill36520
Reviewed November 17, 2017

We had eaten at Karel's 2 years ago and loved it. We looked forward to eating there again and we were disappointed with both the service and the food. First of all, our group of 7 was readily seated. We were seated ocean side and...More

1  Thank Sherry B
Reviewed November 13, 2017

We had dinner there and ordered their Sushi which I found very tasty...we sat outdoors which was quite pleasant considering it was not humid and breezy....if you do order their sushi, make sure you ask them for extra soy sauce and ginger since they give...More

Thank James Z
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I visit Bonaire 6-8 times a year and tried to hang out here a few times, leaving disappointed each time. The setting of the bar and restaurant is very nice on the water on it's own pier - they also have dining across the street...More

1  Thank Christopher L
Reviewed October 6, 2017

AFter returning from Klein Bonaire, the Classic Burger hit the spot. The Med Rare was a bit undercooked, but the Med Well was perfect. Delightful setting/view!

Thank Nancy S
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaya N. E Craane, 18, Kralendijk, Bonaire
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk
  • Phone Number: +599 717 8434
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