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Bonaire Food and Drink

The restaurants serve predominantly Creole cooking, particularly seafood dishes, including conch shell meat, grilled spicy fish and lobster. A variety of Chinese, French, Indonesian, Italian and international cooking can also be found. There are several hotels, restaurants and bars in Kralendijk to choose from.

Specialities


• Iguana soup.
Kabrito stoba (goat stew).
Pika Siboyo (a popular sauce made with onions marinated in vinegar and hot peppers).
Pastechis (plump pastries filled with spicy meat, shrimp or fish).
Cocada (sweet cocunut candy).

Things to know

Restaurants and bars are usually closed by midnight.

Tipping

There is typically a 10% service charge in restaurants and a 6% tax.

Drinking age

18.