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Kaya Albert Engelhardt 2, Kralendijk, Bonaire
+599 717 4783
Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

These people are one of the nicest on the island. Very warm and friendly! They serve excellent ribs and the masterd how to prepare a steak. When you're visiting Bonaire, you should really have to go to Bobbejan's!

Thank Eva E
Saxtons River, VT
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love to preorder the " Special " comes with BBQ chicken, ribs, chicken sate on stick , ff, and slaw. We end up with enough left overs for days....it becomes a second meal in the freezer, and chicken salad sandwiches..just saying there is plenty of food in the " Special ". Has been a tradition when ever on Bonaire to... More 

Thank Diverdebbi
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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86 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The meals are just good ! We had a sate and gado gado . Atmosphere is super, personell is very kind ! BobeJans is only open in weekend

Thank Danny d
Watersmeet, Michigan
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390 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We enjoyed the Bobbejan lunch special that included about 8 small BBQ ribs, BBQ chicken leg and thigh, and 4 sateh. Fries and a small salad came with it for $18. One order was enough food for the two of us. I believe the evening menu is $5 more, but you may also get rice or at least a choice... More 

Thank MilwaukeeSunseeker2
Charleston, South Carolina
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

If you like eating while surrounded by flies, eat dried out chicken skewers and old cole slaw, this is your place. Not sure how they got good review.

Thank citybybeach
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious BBQ. Make reservations, they were 100% full when we were there. The ribs were great and reheated well for leftovers too. I would try not to miss this place for dinner when visiting Bonaire.

Thank Michelle S
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

If the group you've been with for 2 weeks agree that they want their last dinner before returning home to be Bobbejan's where we ate a week earlier, you know it's good. We never ate at the restaurant, did take out both times. We've tried their ribs (great), chicken sate (very good) and fish (very good). Portions are plentiful, come... More 

Thank CaliforniaRetirees
Tiny, Canada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My husband and I were looking forward to great ribs especially after reading the reviews and talking to locals. If your from North America and love ribs these will be a huge disappointment. I can only discribe them as the size of a riblet but with the bone in and little meat. As for being tender or fall off the... More 

Thank myorga1
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Bobbejan's has HANDS DOWN the best ribs on the island of Bonaire! They are only open on the weekends and the line ups to wait for these ribs is sometimes into the parking lot! They are THAT GOOD!!! A must go to in Bonaire!

Thank greensisters
Ontario, Canada
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Did take out twice.Ribs, satay and chicken were very good.Coleslaw was delicious.Fries were abundant.Gado gado was tasty and good but not as much vegetable as expected.It was more a repeat of chicken satay with vegetable on the side. Great atmosphere waiting for our order while sipping a cold beer. You can watch the cooks grilling the meat. Best order is... More 

Thank Cynthia F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaya Albert Engelhardt 2, Kralendijk, Bonaire
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk
  • Phone Number: +599 717 4783

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