About Us

what do we do?

 Italy in te world, represents a piece of Italy in Bonaire, we are cataloged as one of the main restaurants of the Island, We are specialists in Italian and Gourmet food, we offer our clients an attentive, warm and friendly service

A unique atmosphere

 We have different spaces and environments in which you can taste our exquisite dishes, We create different atmospheres so that you enjoy an unparalleled experience when visiting us and you are eager to visit us again

Our customers, our best advertising

 That is why we strive to make your experience in our restaurant unforgettable. The attention of their owners in a personal way offers the possibility of establishing a closer relationship with our business and if you are on island, you can ask about what to do or visit in Bonaire. We are interested in making your visit, the best time on the Island 

An excellent selection of wines.

 Italy in the world puts at your disposal our cellar of the best wines of Italy. In our offer you can taste an extensive variety of the best Italian wines, and so we hope to make your lunch or dinner an exquisite habit 

We wish you to come back soon

 Italy in te world was conceived with the idea of ​​offering more than a simple food service, our idea is to create closeness between us and our customers, giving them the best gourmet option on the island, an excellent selection of wines and an unforgettable treatment, with the idea of ​​having your visit again in the near future 

Our mission

 We make use of our technological platform so that you can communicate with us quickly and directly. You can make your reservations through our Facebook page, our website, by sending us an email or by simply making a phone call. We're at your service 

The House

 Italy in the world is Bonaire’s premier source of fine Italian wines . The shop features the widest possible choice of exceptional Italian wines from the best producing regions of Italy.  With labels such as Piedmont, Tuscany, Trentino, Friuli, Veneto, Sicily, Abruzzo, Campania, Emilia Romagna, there is something for even the most discerning palate.
The company not only has the best wines but also high quality fine food.  The restaurant offer a variety of real italian plate , such as ravioli truffle, mushrooms ravioli, ricotta and spinach ravioli, vitello tonnato, salami plate, cheese plate, and more tasty and delicious food can be taste in the unique atmosphere of Italy in the world, surrounded by thousands of the best italian wines. The real passion of Italy in the world can be felt as soon as you enter the shop. Italy in the World is housed in an historical building whose quaint exterior belies the treats that await you inside. We offer excellent customer service and a knowledgeable staff specialized in food and wine pairing. Be sure to ask about joining the Italy in the World Wine Club so that we can keep you up to date as to wines testing and new arrivals.

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Testimonials and comments

Jeanne McCarthy recommends Italy in the world. 01/14/2019 (Facebook)

 The food was outstanding the atmosphere was quiet the owner and chef were very gracious. I can’t wait to go back next year I was there this past September and I have nothing negative to say about this restaurant. It was an excellent experience. 

Jeynaba Touré recommends Italy in the world. 13/09/2018 (Facebook)

 The wines! The best I've ever had, and the food was fresh, authentic Italian cooking. A beautiful evening! 

Jamie Kemper McPherson opined about Italy in the world 15/09/2017 (Facebook)

 Excellent food, wine and service. We visited Italy in the World on our final night in Bonaire. A perfect end to a perfect vacation. Carlos was attentive and engaging and his homemade pesto was some of the best we have ever tasted as were the two pasta dishes we selected. Can't wait to come back and try the Tiramisu. A must try for anyone visiting Bonaire. 

Opinion of AJ B Jan 16 2019 (Trip Advisor)

Four of us, all seasoned travelers ate dinner on Jan 9, 2019. From the second we walked in to the time we left we were so amazed to find an Italian restaurant of this quality on a small island in the Caribbean. The ambiance, hospitality, wine selection, service and gourmet quality of every dish was exceptional and reasonably priced. Near the end of our meal we were greeted by the owner/chef Christina De Palma who personally made sure that our experience at her restaurant was as we expected.
We all personally recommend this restaurant to anyone going to Bonaire as a, not to be missed, truly wonderful dining experience!

Opinion of Nikki SJan 5 2019 (Trip Advisor)

 This place is amazing. The restaurant is tiny, very romantic and the food is delicious. The service was amazing. I cannot wait to go back to Bonaire just to visit this restaurant!

Opinion of toddp29 Dec 25 2018 (Trip Advisor)

 This was beyond what I was expecting. My wife is from Manhattan and we travel all over the world and are serious foodies. Wow! This was definitely one of the best Italian restaurants I’ve ever eaten at (including those in Italy and Sicily). The food was so flavorful and fresh! The appetizers were so unique and tasty. We had the smoked marlin and Vitelli Tonnato (wow!). Then the pastas. So fresh and flavorful. I had the truffle ravioli and Thankfully my 6yo daughter doesn’t eat a lot so I ate her tagliolni bolognese as well!
One of my daughters is very picky and wasn’t happy that her penne pasta had shavings of Parmesan cheese. They noticed her face and switched it out even though we said it was fine. My wife had the spinach ravioli Which she loved. For desert we had the house dessert (tiramisu, pannacota, chocolate roll, chocolate salami). We devoured it and we don’t eat much dessert usually. The service was outstanding. So nice and attentive. This was the highlight of our trip! We will likely come back later this week again!

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