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Karel's Beach Bar & Watersports

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, , Seafood
Kaya N. E Craane, 18, Kralendijk, Bonaire
+599 717 8434
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“iguana soup” (7 reviews)
“goat stew” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Kaya N. E Craane, 18, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Reviews (328)
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit Bonaire 6-8 times a year and tried to hang out here a few times, leaving disappointed each time. The setting of the bar and restaurant is very nice on the water on it's own pier - they also have dining across the street...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 1 week ago

AFter returning from Klein Bonaire, the Classic Burger hit the spot. The Med Rare was a bit undercooked, but the Med Well was perfect. Delightful setting/view!

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes it taste like chicken! Gieselle was our waitress and she was the bomb! Told her I wanted to try the Iquana Soup- It did taste like chicken but had a different texture in the bone area-little bits and pieces-still was a great experience. Its...More

Thank brewColumbus_Georgia
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is the second trip to Bonaire for my husband and I. We have stopped at Karel's several times for drinks and a bite to eat. The conch fritters and steak salad are both amazing. The staff is exceptional also.

Thank Rochelle S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We tried three different chicken dishes and they were barely eddible. One shrimp dish was OK. Our bad...we should have given up after we asked about the paella and the waitress just shrugged.

Thank Henry D
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

While looking for a spot to get a little lunch we came across Karel's. The food was excellent, from the Conch Fritters to the Kaluha Mudslides it was all tasty. The conch chowder served in a bread bowl was a delight, keep in mind this...More

Thank sbear1324
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This was a return visit! The welcoming and accommodating staff arranged for a table next to the water. The chef prepared a delicious ceviche and creole seafood dish. Very tasty fresh fish in both dishes. Bonairian "funshi" as a side dish is truly a treat...More

Thank Louis D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

You can have a really nice time at the Happy Hour at Karels. I would not recommend to go just for a meal.

Thank BonBiniCuracao
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We ate in the restaurant and not on the water. The service was awesome, the food was exceptional. Four of us had dinner and all were very pleased with the meals. The server made our visit great. I had the stir fry; outstanding dish. Others...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A visit to Karels to enjoy a cocktail and love the breeze of the sea and the vibe of Bonaire hit you. Good place to enjoy a hot 'summer' night

Thank Margreet O
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Restaurant Details

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