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Fort Nassau

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Fort Nassau Z/N, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 461 3450
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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Pelham, NH
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fort Nasseau is a cool restaurant at the top of a hill that has a 360 view of Curacao. During the day, you can see the oil refineries which aren't much to look at, but the night view is fantastic. The city lights and the floating bridge make for a beautiful background during dinner. We stopped at the restaurant around... More 

Thank landog78
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you landog78 for rating Fort Nassau as cool, delicious and friendly! We agree it is cool to dine in an historic restaurant, 220 years old. Especially with the extra bonus of good food and a gorgeous view. I will pass your compliments about the staff on to them, thank you! More 

Enschede, The Netherlands
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69 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is good. The restaurant looks chique and so is the style of the waiters too. The food is a bit expensive but definitely not too bad. We had only a simple soup and enjoyed the view over the city. I recommend to sit inside to have a scenic view over the iluminad refinery

Thank Léon o
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you Leon o for your review, glad to see you enjoyed your visit with us, despite just having an appetizer. Especially nice to read about your preference for 'the other' view at Fort Nassau. Indeed at night it is nice with the millions of mini twinkling lights. Thank you for mentioning that! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Loved the ambiance of the restaurant. The view of downtown in nice. You should get there before sunset to enjoy it. The food was great tasting and beautifully presented.

Thank RA03
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you RA03 for your great review about the view and food. Indeed arriving just before sunset is a great time to enjoy both the scenery as well as dinner. We will send your compliments to the chef and his team, thank you! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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377 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were staying at the Santa Barbara Resort, but everyone raved about Fort Nassau so we decided we had to see what that was all about. We arrived before sunset and enjoyed the sunset in all it's beauty. We were a large group so had reservations. Judy our server was both friendly and attentive. Everyone had a unique dish from... More 

Thank Shayne U
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you Shayne U for your wonderful review. Indeed your hotel is a bit of a drive away from the Fort, but we are happy you followed the advise of your fellow travelers! We are happy to read you also highly recommend Fort Nassau and will surely pass your complements to the chef and his team and of course to... More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went there while on a cruise, got there right about sunset, it was a Wednesday night, not many people when we arrived, but it got busy throughout our meal. Had a stunning view of the bridge and river in Curacao, the food was very good, my wife and step sons said the drinks were good.

Thank pulukie
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you pulukie for your wonderful review! We love your comment 'please keep this place a secret'. Glad to read you and your family loved everything about your visit to the Fort! More 

new jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch: the food was good, service excellent and staff friendly. This is all on top of one of the best views in Curacao of both the harbor and Punda/Otrabonda. We had the cajun fried fish done in cajun spices and cornmeal and pumpkin ravioli. The latter dish is a speciality and is very rich and very... More 

Thank ccajun
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you ccajun for your review about our lunch! Indeed the views during the day are super as there is so much to see in the harbor and city of Willemstad. We look forward to welcoming you for dinner, next time you visit the island! More 

Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Dinner was excellent! The lovely Judy ensured that a special evening for us was beyond special. From looking after a meal to accomodate a dietary request, to bring us a lovely dessert that was not on the menu, we could not have asked for better. Great views overlooking the city, lovely atmosphere as well. Thank you Judy for looking after... More 

Thank Susan O
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Dear Susan O, what a wonderful review, we are happy to read you enjoyed your dinner and that Judy took good care of you. We are very proud of our waiter team and are glad to read great reviews about their service. We will surely pass your comments to her and the rest of the team. More 

Manchester, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for something different than the hustle of Willemstad take the quick journey over to Fort Nassau. The views are great, atmosphere is laid back, and the food was delicious. We had the Dijon mustard soup, pumpkin ravioli, and medley of Caribbean fish - plus a cheese plate.

Thank jlktomko
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

jlktomko, thank you for your great review. Indeed we are not in the middle of the hustle and bustle, but you do have a great view over it all. You chose a few of our top dishes and we are glad to read you found them to be delicious! More 

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The view is breathtaking, service was quick and efficient and the food was amazing. Of course has a price but overall is totally worth.

Thank Marce312278
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you Marce312278 for your wonderful review; we agree the view is stunning and we love your review of our food as 'amazing'! Thank you. More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a sunset dinner here last night overlooking Willemstad. The wine list was quite limited, but the food options all were enticing. The veal and the escargots appetizers were excellent, as were the beef tenderloin, pork loin, and the sirloin. The pasta was somewhat disappointing, but the desserts definitely made up for it. It's a beautiful venue that is... More 

Thank MrH0bbes
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you MrH0bbes for your review! We are happy to read your overall dinner experience was a good one and that you will likely return on your next visit. We would love to see you back! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Caribbean, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fort Nassau Z/N, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 461 3450
Situated high upon a hill at the harbor's entrance, Fort Nassau has a beautiful 360 degree view over part of the island and the city of Willemstad with the unique bridges that connect Punda and Otrobanda. At night a sea of lights stretches to the horizon offering a most spectacular view. Restaurant Fort Nassau offers "Casual Fine Dining". Lunch and dinner are served in the semi open-air restaurant. The historical setting and contemporary interior, breathtaking view, and good food, make your visit to Fort Nassau a memorable experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?