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Le-Ma-Se

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Kaya Rincon #34, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Wellington, New Zealand
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The best thing about this place is Norman - what a great, pleasant man. He doesn't stop chatting, we spent 2 hours there and he went out of his way to make us his famous pumpkin soup that everyone goes on about! He hadn't prepared any yet but quickly put it all together and served us up a hot bowl... More 

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1 Thank Ninka_76
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on the road from kralendijk to Rincon and decided to visit this little establishment - the owner, Norman, was so friendly we spent over an hour chatting.. the pumpkin soup is fab -even in the heat of mid-day.. oh and the banana milkshakes were great too.. Would recommend a visit

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1 Thank marie j
Kennewick, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took us a bit to find Le-Ma-Se, but we weren't disappointed with the shakes. The owner was incredibly personable and told us about the business and some of the history around Rincon. We sat in the shade and enjoyed the breezes while enjoying the home made shakes.

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Thank snowblind50999
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Went here after a day exploring the island. Norman really enjoyed telling al the stories about the island and what has changed over the years, fun to listen to. makes the best pumpkin soup I ever had and i really liked the pie he had. Al of it is home made. If you don't stop here while you're on the... More 

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Thank Roy R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Norman is a lovely man and taught me how to love again: Ask him for his Neapolitan / cherry ice cream and cinnamon sundae. A truly out of this world experience. Thank you for your hospitality. Prrrrs to Wetsie who's always ready to take your order. LOL

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Thank James P
Long Island, New York
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Doesn't matter how you feel about his pumpkin soup and shakes, it's worth the stop to meet this lovely man.

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Thank suemiller03
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

After diving in Washington Slaggbai Park, my two dive buddies and I stopped here for a milkshake. Norman insisted that we try his pumpkin soup. Since I don't eat dairy products and was going to get something to eat anyway, I said "Yes." The pumpkin soup was awesome. It's made of a think chicken broth with noodles, chunks of pumpkin... More 

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Thank SarahS1972
Boulder, Colorado
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a little one man food stand in Rincon He serves a very interesting homemade pumpkin soup for $7 with chicken broth, fine noodles, cabbage, pumpkin squares, and, of all things, banana chips! It was tasty. And he will re-fill your bowl. The owner is nice fellow who is quite a talker and salesman so expect to spend some... More 

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Thank Bugsylover
Erwin, Tennessee
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

A tiny place in the town of Rincon on the way to the park. Known for great milk shakes, pumpkin soup and a warm outgoing owner. When Charlotte and I arrived we had just eaten the fantastic breakfast buffet at the Flamingo beach resort, but we had to try the soup. We were served two steaming 12 ounce paper cups... More 

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Thank UNCLEJ2XS
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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117 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stopped here on the way back from the park after having read some great reviews about his famous pumpkin soup. There are no prices listed on his menu which should have been a clue, however we were distracted, hungry and taken by Norman's hospitality so we failed to ask, thinking well how expensive could it be? We ordered 2... More 

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Thank jessndenSouthernAZ

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaya Rincon #34, Kralendijk, Bonaire
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk

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