The Best Dining Experiences at Ambassadeur Hotel in Bonaire

Bonaire is an island full of surprises, and its culinary offerings are no exception! The food scene on Bonaire is a delightful blend of flavors from around the world, including Dutch, African, Spanish, Antillean, Chinese, French, Portuguese, and German cuisines. If you’re visiting the island, you’ll be spoiled for choice with the variety of flavors and restaurants available, catering to every budget. Here are some of the best places to eat in Bonaire!

Brass Boer: A Gastronomic Delight

Gourmet tapas at Brass Boer fine dining restaurant in Bonaire.

If you’re craving a gastronomic experience worthy of Michelin stars, look no further than Brass Boer. Owned and managed by Jonnie and Thérèse Boer, renowned for their 3 Michelin-star restaurant, De Librije, in the Netherlands, Brass Boer is the holy grail of fine dining on Bonaire. Indulge in gourmet tapas or a creative, 5-course menu while enjoying the stunning Caribbean atmosphere at this beachfront restaurant located inside the 4-star Delfins Beach Resort. Make sure to reserve your table well in advance to secure your spot!

Posada Para Mira: Authentic Bonairean Flavors

Local Bonairean food

For a taste of traditional Bonairean cuisine, head to Posada Para Mira in the village of Rincón. This open-air restaurant offers panoramic views of the wild Washington Slagbaai National Park. Try the salted cod, a local specialty recommended by our guide Rolando, and savor the authentic flavors of Bonaire. Don’t miss out on their mouthwatering fish and meat dishes, served with fried plantains, fried funchi, rice, beans, fresh salad, and pumpkin or sweet potatoes. Posada Para Mira is open on select days, so plan your visit accordingly.

Ingridiënts: Upscale Mediterranean Delights

Upscale Mediterranean food and an unhampered view of the Caribbean Sea at Ingridiënts.

If you’re in the mood for more fine dining, Ingridiënts is the place to be. Located at Buddy Dive Resort, this restaurant offers upscale Mediterranean cuisine with a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea. Whether you’re craving fresh fish, creamy pasta, or a juicy steak, Ingridiënts has got you covered. Pair your meal with a perfect glass of wine and enjoy the attention to detail and friendliness of the servers. Don’t forget to take advantage of the prime parking opposite the resort by the road.

Kite City Food Truck: Fresh and Flavorful

Tuna burger and chips on reusable plate overlooking Te Amo Beach, Bonaire Island.

For a more casual and affordable dining experience, Kite City Food Truck is the place to go. Located on Te Amo Beach, this food truck serves up fresh catch-of-the-day and local fish in the form of hot buns and wraps. Don’t miss out on their famous tuna burgers, perfect for a quick and delicious meal on the go. Enjoy your food while taking in the idyllic surroundings of Te Amo Beach—a great spot for snorkeling, watching the sunset, or simply relaxing.

La Cantina Brewery: A Beer Lover’s Paradise

Bonaire’s brewery, La Cantina, is a must-visit for beer enthusiasts. The adjacent garden restaurant offers a fun and cozy atmosphere, perfect for enjoying a variety of craft beers, fine wines, and unique cocktails. Their menu features classic pub grub with upscale touches, including pumpkin risotto, tenderloin steak, truffle linguini, burgers, and fresh market fish. Treat yourself to the Caribbean-style Niçoise salad, smoked watermelon gazpacho, or the catch of the day. La Cantina Cerveceria is the ideal spot for good food, good drinks, and good vibes.

Mezze: A Fusion of Middle Eastern Flavors

Middle Eastern/Mediterranean cuisine in tapa dishes at Mezze restaurant in Bonaire.

Craving something different? Mezze is one of the best restaurants on Bonaire, offering a delightful fusion of Middle Eastern flavors with a Bonairean twist. Their wood-fired pita bread is a must-try, and their small plates are perfect for sharing. Indulge in dishes like hummus, tabouleh, baba ghanoush, stuffed grape leaves, and Istanbul-style shrimp in a buttery-garlic pomegranate sauce. The friendly and welcoming staff will ensure you have a memorable dining experience.

Sebastian’s: Oceanfront Dining at its Finest

Fine dining restaurant with terrace overlooking the Caribbean Sea at Sebastian's.

Sebastian’s is an oceanfront restaurant offering a laid-back yet upscale atmosphere. Feast on fresh fish and catch-of-the-day dishes, pasta creations, small plates, and vegan options while enjoying one of the best views of the sea in Bonaire. Dine before sunset and witness the breathtaking sight of the sun dipping below the horizon, accompanied by night divers and their flashlights in the water. Sebastian’s offers an unforgettable dining experience with a touch of Caribbean charm.

Ocean Oasis: A Boho-Chic Beach Club Retreat

Tropical beach bar at Ocean Oasis restaurant in Bonaire.

For a boho-chic beach club experience, Ocean Oasis is the place to be. Reminiscent of Tulum in Mexico, this beach club and restaurant offer a laid-back atmosphere with a menu featuring tropical fusion food. Indulge in dishes like BBQ margarita chicken tostadas and sushi bowls. Take your time to enjoy the delicious food, the vibrant vibes, and the friendly service. Ocean Oasis is the perfect spot for a memorable lunch while soaking up the sun.

El Pescado Fishbar: Chill Vibes and Fresh Seafood

"Seacuterie" fish platter from El Pescado Fishbar in Bonaire.

El Pescado Fishbar is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Located in downtown Kralendijk, this chill and inviting restaurant offers a variety of “sea to table” fish dishes. Don’t miss their specialty, the Seacuterie Fish Platter, featuring an assortment of seafood plates, including tuna tataki, shrimp, and seafood soup—all served on a long cutting board. Pair your meal with a refreshing drink from their menu, and don’t forget to visit during happy hour for some great deals.

Your Dining Experience Awaits at Ambassadeur Hotel

These are just a few of the amazing dining options available on Bonaire. As you explore the island, be sure to visit Ambassadeur Hotel’s website to discover more about our hotel and the exceptional dining experiences we offer. Whether you’re craving fine dining, local flavors, casual eats, or beachfront delights, Bonaire has something for everyone. So, pack your appetite and get ready to embark on a culinary journey like no other at Ambassadeur Hotel in Bonaire!

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Best Restaurants In Bonaire