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Wil's Restaurant

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Kaya L. D. Gerharts #9, Kralendijk, Bonaire
+599 717 6616
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17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 17:30 - 21:30
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Bonaire
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We've dined at Wil's approximately six times in the past year during multiple trips to Bonaire. It is easily one of the best restaurants (if not THE best) on an island known for great restaurants. The menu at Wil's changes daily based on availability and freshness. Wil's dishes are skillfully crafted and also inventive. He is a talented chef, and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2014

Its hard to say because there are several excellent restaurants on the island. The smoked barracuda appraiser was wonderful. We had a grilled Wahoo served over a mixed salad with couscous.

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Marietta, Georgia
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We just got back from a delightful evening at Wil's with some windsurfing friends. I initially called another local, well known, restaurant for reservations about noon yesterday and it went to a generic voice mail, so called Wil's and Sue answered quickly and took the information. Turns out that 6 more windsurfing friends also made reservations for the same night... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2014 via mobile

Had dinner a couple of nights ago. Food was simply delicious ..... Some had beef and others had fish - excellent from start to finish. Did their best to control the mosquitoes .... coils & trying out a new material that looks like a dish of sand on the floor near our table. We booked a table for 6 but... More 

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stl
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Sue forgets they are in the HOSPITALITY industry no matter how you slice and dice it. I've read reviews over the years about HER attitude ( never Wil's so I can't speak to that) and always thought maybe an off day. Today at the local "craft fair" as the cruise ship is in, she is peddling Wil's new hot sauces.... More 

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Nashotah, Wisconsin, United States
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014 via mobile

My husband and I visit Wil's very time we come to the island and are never disappointed. We went without a reservation but I strongly encourage that you make one ahead of time. We got lucky and were able to get a table before it got too busy. Wil and his wife really made our experience enjoyable. From the wondeful... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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404 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2014 via mobile

Good, friendly service and enjoyed our main courses. Particularly enjoyed the dessert which consisted of 5 tiny portions of different desserts. Very popular with Americans.

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Thank LMK63
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We had a wonderful dinner at Wil's. My companion had beef tenderloin, and I had blue marlin dip and a goat cheese tart. Wish I had had more space in my stomach to eat more! The outside patio area is really striking, so try to eat outside under the trees.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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209 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We always look forward to eating at Wils while on Bonaire. I tried the passion fruit daiquiri and the mamacita punch, both were refreshing and frozen. We had smoked marlin dip and it was worth the trip back during week 2! Wil prepared his wahoo differently week to week and I had the beef tenderloin the 2nd visit and the... More 

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Coronado, CA.
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Freindly attentive service, wonderful atmosphere and excellent food! Bought some of Wil's homemade hot sauces to take home.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaya L. D. Gerharts #9, Kralendijk, Bonaire
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bonaire  >  Kralendijk
  • Phone Number: +599 717 6616

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?