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Sambal

Suikertuinjesweg, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 738 9444
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sate” (8 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (2 reviews)
“indonesian food” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Suikertuinjesweg, Willemstad, Curacao
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Tastes of every dish is perfect and made with love and the right spices and herbs. We were there on Monday, it was a bit understaffed, 1 in the kitchen, 1 in service. They worked very hard but it was difficult to serve fast, shame....More

Thank Luc P
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We have been at Sambal several times now, we had lunch and we were at Saturday’s Sate Night with live music. It is a really good restaurant. Excellent and pleasant service, Good quality of food, ‘ Indisch’ as it has to be. Relaxed atmosphere in...More

Thank Assen2013
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us. Anja provided excellent service. We had the buffet. Chicken Pork Beef and vegetables. Everything was fabulous and well priced. A small restaurant but a must try while visiting in Curacao

Thank GTtripad
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Was there on Friday and chose the buffet. Price was 45 Naf. A la carte around 25-35 Naf. I might have had to high expectations considering the reviews and location. Soto soup missed some fullness, sate sauce was too sour, sate itself a bit to...More

Thank Sopropo
Reviewed September 20, 2017

It has been almost 3 years since we were here. The place itself looks the same, however we were very disappointed about the food this time, however we were extremely glad to hear that the "past" owner Roebi opened her own restaurant, Roebi's eethuisje at...More

Thank yvonne w
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

We tried the saté special on Saturday night for 25ang. The special consists of 6 pieces of saté with no vegetables or rice and therefore not much variety. Also the Staff is slow (had to wait 20 minutes) and brought out a side dish we...More

Thank Servaas H
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Visited this tiny restaurant on Valentine's Day when doing a late dinner with my wife. The place was not crowded, and we sat inside and had a very intimate ambiance. The service was great, precise explanation of all served items. We had the rijsttafel for...More

Thank AFStatie
Reviewed December 20, 2016

We loved the peanut sauce and recommend ordering that sauce with fried plantains as a savory dessert. They are known as "Bananas Silvia", Absolutely delicious. We spend much more for less at other places. This atmosphere is casual, but the food is top notch!

Thank JS3Travel
Reviewed November 9, 2016

The meals are smaller then before and the taste is less. it is still a nice small restaurant with just a few tables. The price are not high for the quality, but they are for the amount of food.

1  Thank Jantab007
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We ordered the Bami and Nasi Goering meals. They came with all sorts of Indonesian sides. Very nice... ate outside. Price was very reasonable.

1  Thank Jet352
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Caribeancrazy
October 9, 2016|
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Response from huub9999 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately Rubi is not there anymore. This makes a huge difference and not for the good. No the place is not the same as it used to . I used to eat there at least once a month, not anymore
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suikertuinjesweg, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 738 9444
Description
phone 5999-738-9444
shockingly bad food. Behind the counter was a microwave and all the food came out of the fridge and got a 3 minute microwave treatment before being served. For 4 adults we paid $130!!! We have had Indonesian food in many places and this was simply horrible.
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