Jaanchi's Restaurant

This outdoor restaurant is a great way to eat the local food as the locals eat it. With little formality and fried food, this eatery is a nice break from some of the more formal, and expensive, restaurants in the area.


Jaanchi's offers a number of local dishes including the common fried plantains and the not-so-common iguana.

Jaanchi's Restaurant specializes in Caribbean cooking that's worth a to-go box - or two. This eatery is open for both dinner and lunch, so make time to stop by.


The outdoor diner is frequently visited by both birds and bugs. So bring your bug spray and keep an eye out for thieving birds.


Jaanchi's Restaurant lies on the island of Curacao, it's to the north of Westpunt.

Tourists seeking to combine their dining experience with some local sightseeing options should think about visiting Hato Caves. Note that if you plan to visit, taking a cab or having a rental car may be necessary.

One reason tourists are spotted roaming this neighborhood is Westpunt, a nearby beach, where you might nod off after a good meal or a long day.

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your group are hoping to find another restaurant in the area with similar menu items or a comparable price range, consider trying Karakter, although you will have to drive a little out of the way to get there. You can find the restaurant within taxi range away.

On the other hand, if you're in the mood for something a little different, this part of Curacao has a large selection of food and drink venues that will be sure to suit the tastes of all kinds of diners. For instance, you could also try Creole cuisine at Landhuis Daniel, which is a short distance away south.

Credit Cards and Other Info

Jaanchi's Restaurant accepts American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa.

The restaurant closes around 6:00pm.

Contact Info

Location: Westpunt 15, Curacao

Phone: (599-9) 864-0126


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