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Riffort, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 465 5890
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (49 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Riffort, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit there. I tried a udon soup and it was amazing! The place is nice and the service attentive and friendly. I must come back to taste sushi and sashimi. I recommend Ema Tei.

Thank MaxOrlandi
Reviewed June 22, 2018

This charming place is nestled in the very modern Riff Fort mall complex near the cruise megaport. I was seated by the charming and welcoming Lucsandra at a two top near the door. There is also a sushi bar and tatami seating available. I ordered...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Years ago we often used to go to this restaurant, but then there were some changes in cooks I think because it started to get awful. Now since a few months we have been visiting Ema Tei again for lunch/dinner and to our surprise the...More

Thank sollie03
Reviewed May 1, 2018

good sushi and of course great japanese beer....lovely ambiance and good service...what else do you want,

Thank mokum1970
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Sat outside the restaurant on in the Rif Fort area. My wife and I shared the DisneyLand sushi roll and the box of rice and chicken in a chili-thai sauce. Both were very good. Service is very slow though, so you need to be patient...More

Thank Shawn O
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Great happy hour deal! It was quiet so service was understandably good. 24 guliders for a large tuna roll a beer and 5 gyosa! You can’t go wrong! The banana tempura was awesome too! Thank you ema tei

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Don’t be in a hurry as you will wait and wait for service. Food was delicious but over priced! A little confusing to the seating outside...didn’t know which tables belonged to who?

Thank charlotte656
Reviewed January 12, 2018

We sat at the sushi bar and enjoyed getting to watch the sushi chefs prepare orders. Food was decent and service was on point. Convenient for cruise ship guests. I would call ahead for reservations as it was very busy by the time we left.

Thank Chris_and_Krissy
Reviewed December 28, 2017

We had dinner at one of the tables inside because we wanted to sit at one of the sunken tables. The food was really good. We ordered an assortment of sushi rolls and sashimi. Everything was freshly made. The service was a bit slow but...More

Thank AR2006
Reviewed October 11, 2017

we had lunch at Ema Tei, which took forever, now we know they make sushi mostly from scratch, but we had different menues and we were disappointed to notice that the sushi was made with cream cheese, which is very un japanese, and not very...More

Thank Lyn D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riffort, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 465 5890
The only Japanese owned, prepared Japanese restaurant in the island. Best sushi and other dishes.
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