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 tempts passersby with Caribbean food that's so delightful many guests just cant help coming back for more. The option to eat here is on the table during both dinner and lunch, so give it a try. You might discover some dishes that you fall in love with.
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 can be found on the northwestern edge of the island of Curacao; it's to the north of Westpunt.
Guests seeking to combine their visit to the restaurant with some pleasant sightseeing options may enjoy checking out Hato Caves. Do note that if you're planning to visit, hiring a driver or having a rental car might be necessary.
Another site of note in the area near this restaurant is Westpunt, the closest beach, where the entire family can play (or rest).
If you and your party are hoping to find a local restaurant that has similar kinds of food or similar prices, you might enjoy Karakter, although you'll likely need to travel a bit out of the way to find it. The restaurant is located within taxi range away.
Then of course, if you're in the mood for a change of pace, this section of Curacao has an excellent list of food and drink locales, where you'll find all kinds of cuisine styles and flavors. For example, you can also try Creole food at Landhuis Daniel, which is a short distance away away.
Jaanchi's Restaurant accepts American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa. The restaurant closes around 6:00pm.
Location: Westpunt 15, Curacao
Phone: (599-9) 864-0126
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