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Mi Banana

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42C Kaya Nikiboko Noord, Kralendijk, Bonaire
+599 717 4472
Today
10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a pleasant evening with good food and enjoyed the authenticity of the place! Owners don't speak Dutch and that's very seldom on the island. Creole food from Columbian couple, top!

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Thank Dominique T
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is way out of the way on a dirt road in a remote part of town. We ate here one rainy night. The woman who runs it speaks no English only Spanish but no worries. I had Red Snapper cooked with garlic and butter. It was very tasty. My wife had pork chops which were ok but very... More 

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Thank Todd L
Ontario, Canada
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Literally a mom and pop place."Mom" behind the bar and " Pop" behind the bar watching tv.We chose our table and were immediately served.Caesar salad large and very good.Grilled snapper with Creole sauce perfectly prepared and very tasty. A small place with local panache but go for the food.No ac but fan above each table kept it comfortable.Reasonably priced for... More 

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Thank Cynthia F
Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were 6 of us eating and we all had dinners that were excellent!! The owners didn't speak English but that just added to the homes style atmosphere. Didn't have any problems ordering though. We were on the island for a week and only went there 3 times. Great food, great prices and great portions. Thanks Steve

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Thank Healingover
Calgary
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It's been a year since we were here last, not much has changed - not that it needed to. Great, friendly service and wholesome food. Everything we ordered was good, and prices are reasonable. Hope to come back next trip!

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Thank dw_calfire
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

When we heard that Carlos's (our excellent dive master) family ran a restaurant and that another dive group RAVED about it, we knew we had to try it. Carlos wanted to pick us up and drive us there, but we assured him we could make the walk (about 25 min) and it was well worth it!. Amazingly extensive menu. I... More 

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Thank Robyn B
Hamilton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We have been going here for 10 years and have never had a bad meal or service. We usually get local caught fish, grilled with garlic and butter, but the chicken dishes are also very good. The homemade Flan is the best we have ever had. Family owed and staffed you can sit out front at one of two tables... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Carlos (one of our Divemasters) turned us on to this place run by his parents. Delicious, well-prepared food in a quaint local spot just a few blocks east of downtown. In a hurry on Saturday to catch a plane? The burgers are out of this world and come up quickly.

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Thank John W
Van.BC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Enjoyed a nice dinner in this friendly, family operated restaurant. Had a variety of dishes - beef, chicken, very creamy curried pasta (very different and delicious) and fresh local fish.

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Thank ron_janicek2
Mount Gilead, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were scuba diving at the Divi Flamingo Resort on Bonaire. Carlos our Dive Master suggested we try his families restaurant. Carlos was not only an entertaining and knowledgeable dive master but also a wonderful guide above water. He took us to Mi Banana in his own vehicle, led the way for the rest following and served as our private... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Colombian, Latin, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42C Kaya Nikiboko Noord, Kralendijk, Bonaire
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk
  • Phone Number: +599 717 4472
Description
this is located in Bonaire very friendly family run Columbian "diner" excellent food for the price w/great fish steak/chimichurri sauce/pork chops/

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?