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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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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We picked up four mixed barbacue platters for five of us and only finished three. Generous portions and efficient service. Does have eat-in seating as well. A real value.

Thank Henry B
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excelent ribs,quick service and value for money. They are open only on weekends. Two main courses and 6 beers for 45 usd.

Thank bocsa
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By recommendation of a friend, we decided to eat " the best ribs in town". Without reservations, we wanted to have diner with the three of us. Twice the ribs and 1 time saté, seated in the garden, we enjoyed this food. The white wine was surprisingly very nice and we left the restaurant very satisfied.

Thank Karin G
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bobbejan is a family favorite when we are in Bonaire. They are only open on the weekends so definitely go on Friday or Saturday for some really tasty island style BBQ. You can eat in or take out. Take out is really popular and the owners/staff are friendly, fast and efficient.

Thank Patsy H
Ellicott City, Maryland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: This BBQ is finger licking good!!! Might be the best BBQ sauce I've had. The ribs and BBQ chicken are delicious. Coleslaw was also amazing. Must visit this place at least once during your visit. Cons: chicken satay was alright, made with a peanut sauce that tasted more like peanut butter on chicken. Tasted a little offbeat. Parking can... More 

Thank E_B4812
London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

In Bonaire for the 2nd time this year and as the heading states you really cannot come here without at least having one meal/takeout from here! Never disappoints! Always Delicious and a bargain! For the best of everything, go for the Bobbejan's Special - I always do! and at $18 a box it can feed 1 very hungry persons or... More 

Thank John M
Hot Springs National Park
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in on a Sunday after not seeing anything else open that looked appetizing. Between the the of us we had most of the items on the menu and we were all impressed with them. I personally had the chicken satehs with peanut sauce and the taste wss not what I was anticipating and really threw me off, they... More 

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Little Rock
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I come from the land of BBQ, not the Texas, KC, or Carolina wannabe bbq. Real, Memphis BBQ. I'd eat here any day. Between my group we had the Ribs, Satehs, and Chicken leg. The flavor of the chicken and ribs were as good as any I've ever had. The ribs were just a tad on the dry side, no... More 

Thank Dustin C
Savannah, Georgia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Very generous takeout portions of the best ribs on the island. You can dine in also but bring your DEET. Within walking distance from town. Finger Licking Good Ribs and great slaw as a side. $10 for our takeout meal of ribs, slaw and fries. A great local place so you know the food is great when the locals come... More 

Thank SavannahGANana
Nashotah, Wisconsin, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Bobbejan's has been a regular place we stop when we visit the island. My husband and I did takeaway to enjoy at home. We both had the ribs with fries and coleslaw. The ribs were tough and had little meat. Overall, very disappointing. The quality has declined over our last couple of visits. Not sure that this place will stay... More 

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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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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?