Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Southeast of Willemstad

Seaside Terrace

Red snapper, mahi-mahi and other fruits de mer get pan-fried and served with a super-tasty secret Creole sauce. The furniture doesn't match. The forks bend. And the service is endearingly gruff. Yet this place is an…
Top Choice Caribbean in Willemstad

Rozendaels

Rozendaels will be a highlight of your trip. The secret garden setting and the personable service are a good start, but the food is near perfection. It's a fantastic place to try local delicacies such as keshi yena …
Top Choice Cuban in Willemstad

Mundo Bizzarro

The anchor of Pietermaai, this place evokes old Havana. The ground floor opens to the streets and alleys around; inside it’s got a faux look of urban decay, which is countered by the fine food. Upstairs there’s a ba…
Caribbean in Willemstad

Old Market

A local favorite. Folks of all stripes crowd into the vast barn-like structure to snag seats at the picnic tables and feast on down-home Curaçao cooking. The specialty here is local dishes such as goat stew, pumpkin…
Curaçaoan in West End

Jaanchie’s

Jaanchie himself often visits the tables in his restaurant near Playa Grandi, chatting up customers and explaining the menu. And it does require some explanation, as it usually features island delicacies such as igu…
Fusion in Willibrordus & Around

Landhuis Daniel

Diners sit on the shady terrace of the former plantation house, enjoying views of the garden-filled grounds and feasting on creative French dishes with Caribbean and Asian flourishes. Many ingredients come from the …
Pub Food in Southeast of Willemstad

Pop’s Place

Here's a local favorite. Right on the beach at Caracas Bay, there's a wooden shack on the sand where you can get people-pleasers such as goat stew, burgers and cold drinks. On many weekends, the live music at Pop’s …
International in Willemstad

Kome

There's a buzz around town about this new place in Pietermaai, which effortlessly blends artful innovation with casual comfort. The interior is sleek, but not snooty; the menu highlights sophisticated presentations …
Caribbean in Willemstad

Pirate Bay

Make a reservation if you want to watch the sunset with a drink in hand and toes in the sand. This is a super-popular spot for its chilled-out atmosphere and excellent Caribbean fare, including jerk chicken, beef an…
Dutch in Willemstad

Gouverneur De Rouville

The Dutch and Caribbean food served in this restored colonial building is good, but the views of Sint Annabaai are magic, especially when a huge freighter passes at night with a carnival of colored lights. Avoid the…