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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 good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“iguana soup” (7 reviews)
“goat stew” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, American, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
Kaya N. E Craane, 18, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not eat here but specifically came here twice for a drink out on the dock before having dinner elsewhere. The setting is lovely for that.

Thank SunForFunLP
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ve been here several times in the evening for a cup of coffee or a drink.Sitting in the wind it is refreshing.

Thank Jur N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I return to Bonaire about every other year for the last 35 years...and this used to be one of my favorite spots. Four years ago, after a nite dive, we stopped for dinner. After two hungry hours with only receiving our appetizer, we walked out....More

Thank frogfishes7
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Absolutely wonderful place to enjoy a cold drink in Bonaire's hot climate. Situated on a kind of pier or jetty on top of emerald blue water with colourful fish swimming underneath.

Thank kris_dejong
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to eat overlooking the deep blue sea!!! This place has great food and prices are good....

Thank Joycecintron
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I just left this restaurant without being served. There were at least 10 empty tables but the manager said he could not attend because he was with many customers. How can you be so incompetent? Terrible service.

Thank Daniel.Rebolledo
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We needed a cool place to rest from shopping and have refreshment. This place filled the requirement plus my husband got to try Iguana soup & goat stew! I just had a great burger & fries!

Thank cili53
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Had some time to kill before our flight out. Stopped in here to escape the heat and decided to get lunch. It was my wife's birthday and we did a celebration toast. Food was really good. Good cheeseburger, chicken dish and goat stew. The waitress...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

During a cruise stop, we visited Karel's main restaurant. The location is across the street from Karen's Beach Bar. The wifi did not work with our Android phones, but it was OK with our IPad. It's curious that their Amstel beer at $2 was less...More

Thank SecretChef50
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Nice restaurant at the dock with 2 buildings. One is a beach bar seating on the ocean water and across the street is a full restaurant with inside and outside seating. See pictures. Tried the iguana soup Clean and fast service. Accepts credit card.

Thank nenf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaya N. E Craane, 18, Kralendijk, Bonaire
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk
  • Phone Number: +599 717 8434