Bonito

4.6
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174 Reviews
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$50 and over
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French
Alexandra, Jonas, Juan-Carlos and Laurent welcome you to Bonito! Bonito is a freshly renovated venue with unique French-Latin cuisine and a great view over Gustavia Harbour.
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4.6based on all time ratings
4.5
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4.3
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4.7
ambience
4.0
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipeppy
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful setting and service. The food was excellent and the attention to gluten allergies was great.

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vipBprincess
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

When we go to St Barth’s on vacation this is a must! The staff is a little stuffy at times but overall amazing restaurant 😊

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vipJimD
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in St. Barts. Our go-to spot for special occasions and celebrations.

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ClaireF
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall3food5service4ambience4

Everything was wonderful and the food and service were outstanding. However the noise level with the DJ playing music made it impossible for our party of 8 to carry on a conversation. If you are prepared for that you will have a very enjoyable evening.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience5

Beautiful restaurant. Not the friendliest service. We felt rushed.

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davidd
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

You need to drop this restaurant from your option list ASAP, they do not take your reservations. We were turned away at the door. They told us “ we do not use open table” and would not seat us. Your doing your customers a disservice by keeping them on your list of restaurants. Was horrible

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The truffle salad and the tiradito are 2 of the best things I have ever eaten

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vipOpenTable Diner
Yosemite
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing meal! Fantastic tiraditos and ceviches, so creative. The view is beautiful and the service was top notch. Our waiter Jerome was a gem😊

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LeonardoM
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was excellent from start to finish! The service, food and ambiance. The place was super pretty, view and location too. Just Amazing!!!

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wwdc
Caribbean
3 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance, food and service. A little pricy but well worth it!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good restaurant

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, mixologists and service!!

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vipMichaelG
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb as always! Bonito never disappoints us!

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Ropatgro
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall5food2service5ambience5

We have been going to Bonito every year for several years when on our annual trip to St. Barths. It has always been fantastic. This year, we went just for one of our favorites....Cote de Boeuf for 2. Sadly, our meat was full of fat and silver skin and was so chewy that we left hungry. We will not give up because everything else was as wonderful as always. It will keep us from a repeat visit this year, but we will try again next year. Probably will go to a different restaurant in St Barths for Cote de Bouef for 2, however.

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vipKenS
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience

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NickP
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had several special requests, all of which were accommodated with perfection. I would say our group had a handful of needy guests and the service team handled everyone with ease. Would recommend this restaurant to everyone I know based on that alone, never mind the breathtaking ambience and the world class food. Many thanks to Bonito for everything. I look forward to returning.

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vipVonnie
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2018
Overall4food4service3ambience5

The view was definitely the best part of the dinner. Food was just ok and not as promoted. Would go back for appetizers and cocktails but not a full meal.

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ABC123
Naples
4 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Food was cold, service was horrible. Guests were made to feel as a bother than welcomed.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great view, great service, great time!

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vipCJMJR
Atlantic City
19 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as usual.
Bonito never fails in presenting excellent cuisine in a beautiful setting.
The service is outstanding and the atmosphere is energetic.
Always wonderful, time after time.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Echt de moeite waard om langs te gaan

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Teafor2
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our family had a fantastic meal at Bonito! There on vacation and realized it was a must try.
Very happy we did. Reservation through Open table was easy and quick and very accurate.
We were seated quickly even though we showed up about 30 min early. Lovely dining room and well appointed. Lighting and music were perfect. Waiter was smiling and pleasant and really
enjoyed his task of recommending dishes. Food was fabulous!!
Our daughter had a birthday and her dessert came out "sparkling" !
She loved it and it topped off a great meal.
We will definitely return - also liked the little boutique at the entrance - didn't get the name but seemed lovely.

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VanesaS
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect service, great ambiance and amazing food!!

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MAIDABIGNONBERBERIAN
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So delicious, friendly and professional, we went 4 nights out of our 9 night stay!

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vipJoyE
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting, gorgeous décor, impeccable service and delicious cuisine!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
23 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My favorite restaurant in St. Barth’s! Highly recommend. Drinks are outstanding, and the food is even better. Do not miss the opportunity to eat here.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just reopened after the hurricane in September 2017, Bonito is as fabulous as ever. On an island of amazing food, it’s hard to be outstanding - but Bonito does just that. Don’t miss it.

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JoAndSi
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2017
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Awesome evening. Cocktails are a must!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was unbelievable and the drinks were beyond amazing!!! I had a drink as dessert in order to try more of them. Gorgeous presentation and delicious. Beautiful atmosphere and superb service and food too. My favorite of all the restaurants in St Bart's. Had it all!! Decor and views were incredible too

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant on the island and has been for 10 years!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2017
Overall1food1service1ambience2

My husband and I made a reservation to celebrate our one year anniversary. We requested a table with a view and called to ensure we would get a good table with a view. We were told over the phone that they would have a special table with a beautiful view for our anniversary dinner celebration. When we arrived a blonde hostess was extremely rude and fully unaccommodating. She gave us a table with a view of a roof. We thought it was a joke but in fact they were giving us a table with only a view of a roof. I asked the hostess for another table and reminded her that we had not only made this special request on open table but we also called to ensure they would accommodate us with a beautiful table with a view especially since it was for our anniversary. The hostess said "This is your only option. I have a few other tables with water views available but will need them at 9:00pm. Keep in mind our reservation was for 7:30 pm and we arrived early at 7:15 pm. The hostess had a horrible attitude and was completely disgusting! Never ever ever go to Bonito. The menu was not great and completely overpriced. There are MANY excellent restaurants in St. Bart's so be sure not to select this one. After ordering drinks in hopes of the hostess checking for a better table she told us she would not offer any of the EMPTY tables available with a water view. We were so disgusted that we paid for our drinks and left immediately. We ended up at On the Rocks with an incredible view and amazing dinner!

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USgirl
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely Amazing! Walking into a beautifully decorated restaurant with a gorgeous view was immediately exciting...but that was just the beginning. From the amuse bouche to the dessert...we enjoyed every bite of the fresh, creative and delicious dishes that we ordered. We were hoping that this special place catered more towards adults and we were NOT disappointed. Husband & I enjoyed a romantic evening for two along with the fantastic staff that was always professional. Will go again...and again...and again...

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HeatherH
New England
5 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2017
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had a wonderful meal at Bonito! A definitely must do on St. Barths. Great experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food! My three girlfriends and I were having a relaxing long weekend in St. Barth and we ended the trip with a final dinner at Bonito. It was great!! The service was perfect and the food was delicious. We had the Tasting of Ceviches and Tiraditos for starters. My sister and I had the Chilean Sea Bass and my two girlfriends had the Lomo Saltado and Lobster Risotto for our main courses. We finished with the Baked Alaska for dessert. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

The ambiance was wonderful and very nice for people watching.

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vipChris
Los Angeles
33 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and an overall wonderful experience. Highly recommend this place if you are in St Barts

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Merf
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2017
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Very nice place with great ambiance! Food is good and service is excellent! The only problem we encounter is that we were using Waze to get there and it kept taking us through a dead end street that is actually next to the restaurant but you can't park there. Later on, we realized there were signs on the streets leading to the restaurant but it is a good idea to keep this in mind. We ended up parking in L'isola restaurant valet and walking. It is like 50 mts from there but up hill.
Overall we had a great time!!!

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vipCharlotteWalker
Jackson Hole
16 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first night in St Barth's was capped by a magnificent meal at Bonito. Extensive whine list, selections enjoyed! I started with a refreshing g cold soup followed by grilled pork- great. Others enjoyed pork confine entree and lobster risotto. Excellent spot. Don't miss it!

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vipsobe
Miami
41 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2017
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was good, but the vibe was pretentious, especially from the maitre'd. The wine list was extensive. The tilt toward super expensive selections was off-putting. St Barth has several restaurants that have equally good food at more moderate prices and more welcoming atmospheres.

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vipJoelE
Houston
14 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2017
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Dinner at a notable restaurant-- second visit this trip. Worth coming back to for the salmon Titadito and ceviches. Wonderful sea bass and smoked scallops.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome! Staff was great!

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Bonito is rated 4.6 stars by 174 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.