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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 good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Kaya N. E Craane, 18, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Reviewed November 27, 2016

The restaurant is on the water and has a beautiful view. Go to relax and have a drink. The food was terrible. As was the service. The waitress never can,e back to ask how our food was and I never ate a bite. Paid anyways....More

Thank sobeleg
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Great ambiance with the bar and dining area over the water. Great service and good food. Had the whole fried snapper and wahoo done with a creole-like seasoning. Would definitely return for another meal.

Thank BigBird57
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Maybe the best place-position in Bonaire to drink coctail because you are surrounded by sea, the waiters are a little slow ... relax you are on Caribbean.

Thank Brancone
Reviewed November 9, 2016

lured in by the great setting we were hoping to have a nice dining experience before leaving bonaire. We were ignored for a long time. Seems as though Dutch were catered to. Our meal took a very very long time and they were not busy...More

Thank heidilotus
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We were at Karel's during restaurant week, which gets busy, but were there long before the crowds for dinner. We ordered, but nothing showed for over an hour and the waitress was non-attentive.

Thank L R
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Perhaps it was the time of year that we went but I felt like I was in competition with the flies eating my dinner outside. It was a gorgeous night with a beautiful breeze, right across from the bay. Everything was perfect until we rec'd...More

Thank Alice G
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our cocktails here. We ordered a chocolate martini and a fruit drink with alcohol. We also ordered some local snacks. We sat inside and it was very comfortable and cozy. It was too hot to sit in the front area outside and...More

Thank colbox
Reviewed September 4, 2016

A nice enough bar by the sea. Had drinks here a couple of nights, ok atmosphere and a nice view. They have karaoke one night a week (a reason for me not to be there)

Thank degsy7
Reviewed September 3, 2016

This restaurant is quite lively with music and people. Our group sat out on the pier away from the bar area. Food and service were both very good. Would certainly go back on our next visit.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We were very excited to eat here and enjoy the spectacular ocean views. The views did not disappoint. Unfortunately, the service really did. We were they at an odd time (maybe between shifts?), but the restaurant was open. We had to ask for menus, for...More

Thank dreamythalassophile
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Restaurant Details

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
Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene
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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