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Suikertuinjesweg, Willemstad, Curacao
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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boston mass
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

Local place in a square with tables set up and three restaurants right around it and a few others nearby. In the "suburbs" so definitely not on the usual tourist locations. The food seems to be authentic Indonesian and is fine.

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Thank pitosalas
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

indonesian food is outstanding . sate , rendang and soto are as well as nasi rames for us the best however the snacks are too good not to order

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

Great food and ambiance! Service with a smile, You will leave a happier person for sure, just watch out with the amount of Sambal you put in your food. You will feel it the next day!

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Thank Golid1
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

If you love Indonesian food (like I do) and you've been deprived (like I have living in NYC), Sambal is worth a detour!

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Abbotsford, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

When we found out there were several Indonesian restaurants on Curacao we made a reservation at Tempo Doeloe only to be called the next day that the restaurant had been closed for good. We then made a reservation at Sambal and took a cab to the Zuikertuin mall where the restaurant is located. A very nice mall with upscale shops... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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141 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

We returned to "Sambal" because we enjoyed the food tremendously. We ordered a vegetarian meal, and asked the cook to prepare it to her taste and especially spicy. We were not disappointed, it ended up with a multi taste of Thailand, Surinam and Indonesian. Since I am part Surinamese I know the mixed kitchen quite well, which makes this little... More 

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Thank yvonne w
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

Eaten here twice and both times the food was delicious! We had the satay BBQ on the second visit and it was very tasty! Got eaten a little by midges but that was probably because we sat next to the tree. Good service and great food. Will visit again for sure.

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Orange Park, Florida
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

Having been to indonesia and Bali I was hoping for a fine culinary experience here at Sabal but was disappointed overall. The restaurant is located in a nice shopping mall on the east ring road. There are tables outside around and under a tree but considering the heat we chose to sit inside. There is an air conditioner but was... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

I didn't particularly enjoy the food as I thought it was mediocre at best and the service is terribly slow. It appears to be a family restaurant and the teens serving us seemed like they'd rather be out with friends than working. However, the outdoor seating was great and almost made up for the other shortcomings.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

My wife and I and had lunch here on July 29, 2013. Soto Ajam and Gado Gado. Really good, real Indonesian food. It is a very small take a way restaurant but they have 8 tables inside and some outside. We can recommmend it. It is good and has a nice staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suikertuinjesweg, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
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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