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Caracasbaaiweg | Jan Thiel, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 747 7778
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Tue - Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 00:00
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Waunakee
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been back twice!! Tuna was outstanding! Everything thing on the menu was very good. Service was on point as well. Worth the trip!

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1 Thank Greg W
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The restaurant overlooks the Spanish Water bay. The terrace is located on a harbor jetty. When we had dinner there someone had spilled Diesel fuel with fumes coming up through the scaffolding planks. The main course (Tuna steak on top of Thai noodles) was getting a bit cold on the outside when it arrived at the table. The home made... More 

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1 Thank Jan-Willem K
SC
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the water - chalkboard menu that they sit in a chair - very attentive service - lovely fish dishes.

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2 Thank MarieRed
New York City, New York
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122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really wanted wanted to eat locally, we were staying in Jon theil, this was very close. the location of the restaurant is on a small marina, there are open areas to eat as well as covered ones. the food selection was great. there were enough choices for all food requests. we had vegetarians, picky eaters, and children. thre was... More 

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1 Thank labmom13
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, good food, views to the Spanish waters. Nice service even fast when compared to other restaurants at curaçao. Pumping soup is spicy and tasty and the desserts apple crumbles, and chocolate cake where excellent. Also the shrimp pasta was good. When early dinner also nice for children, they have special list also for children.

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1 Thank 1minnaf
Covington, OH
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151 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed every bit of our dinner here, from the drinks to the appetizer to the main course, even the ambiance was special. We passed on the pumpkin sooo because it was such a warm evening, and ordered the ravioli appetizer to share. They still brought out small cups of broccoli soup, which was very good. One funny thing...they had... More 

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1 Thank LisaSCovington_OH
Curacao
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food was poorly done, the service was good and friendly. I was with friends and family there and we ordered different courses but all were to salty and did have a really good taste, I never went back.

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Terrific restaurant, wonderful staff and great atmoshere.loved it.Would reccomend to all.It is not a restaurant for young children.

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1 Thank 769Mon
Greensboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Trust the TripAdvisor crowd on this one. Surprisingly friendly staff. Excellent food and a warm, refined atmosphere. We enjoyed the shrimp appetizer and the beet appetizer. Wine selection was excellent; I recommend the Pinot Noir. Lion Fish well prepared. Apple crumb dessert so good. Nice marina and Spanish waters view. A great place to hang out for an after dinner... More 

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2 Thank Heyleeadams
Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Friendly personel, Nice place, food was a little overpriced i guess. The main dish was a litle late 70 min after we ate our appetizer. Nevertheless it was very nice. ( tuna/chicken)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Cuisine
Caribbean, Dutch, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caracasbaaiweg | Jan Thiel, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 747 7778

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