American Cuisine on Curacao

While exploring Curaçao, expect to come upon a diverse set of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. If you're admittedly obsessed with American food, you should check out those restaurants specializing in this cuisine. This isn't a rare option either, considering there's an enormous pool of restaurants for this style of food alone.

With many options, from the very casual favorite named Cafe De Tijd to the intoxicating breakfast, dinner and lunch at Cas Abao Beach Bar & Restaurant, there's something special waiting for each visitor and every dining expectation.


The list below allows you to peek at the numerous American establishments available. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to view the full article about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Kalki Beach Bar And Grill

Westpunt | (599-9) 839-3600

Kalki Beach Bar And Grill, which is on the premises of Lodge Kura Hulanda & Beach Club, is situated in the northwestern outskirts of Westpunt. The character and formality of this awesome bar and grill is about as casual as they come, and that's good because your whole group should feel relaxed as they come to have mouthfuls of American food. <p>Views of the sea make this restaurant a breezy and relaxing place to take a meal.</p>

The Ribs Factory

Punda | (599-9) 465-8605

The Ribs Factory is situated in Punda, near the center of Willemstad. Consider stopping by Punda for an unforgettable experience with the special: barbecue. <p>Not only does the Ribs Factory specialize in spare ribs, but they also serve up an affordable Tex-Mex menu, with favorites like fajitas, nachos, and quesadillas.</p>

Mangos Restaurant

The vicinity of Willemstad | (599-9) 869-2450

Set 3.8 miles north-northwest of Otrabanda, Mangos Restaurant is on Jan Noorduynweg 58-1. Piscadera is three miles (four and a half kilometers) to the south. Seafood (of course) and American panache play nicely together at this fun eatery. <p>Mangos serves an international menu featuring traditional American, Caribbean, French, and Italian influenced cuisine. They only serve fresh ingredients and specialize in seafood, steak, coffee, and drinks. Their wine list changes weekly.</p>

Cas Abao Beach Bar & Restaurant

The vicinity of Willemstad | (599-9) 864-3567

This local establishment isn't merely American cuisine and hamburgers, but we shouldn't forget they're also dubbed a hotspot for sandwiches. <p>Foods for snacking on is what you'll find at Cas Abao Beach Bar & Restaurant: sate, sandwiches, and hamburgers included.</p>

Denny's Holiday Beach Hotel

Willemstad | (599-9) 462-5232

Denny's Holiday Beach Hotel, which is part of Holiday Beach Hotel and Casino, is found in the western outskirts of Willemstad, in the general vicinity of Otrabanda. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its American food and of course hamburgers, but wouldn't you know they're also dubbed a hotspot for pancakes. <p>While each Denny's is slightly different, you can count on a typical diner atmosphere.</p>

American Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Burger King - Willemstad Willemstad American (599-9) 465-1996
Cafe De Tijd Willemstad American (599-9) 465-0987
Cas Abao Beach Bar & Restaurant The vicinity of Willemstad American (599-9) 864-3567
Denny's Holiday Beach Hotel 0.8 mi. West of Downtown Willemstad American (599-9) 462-5232
KFC Brievengat Willemstad American (599-9) 738-4540
KFC Colon Downtown Willemstad American (599-9) 462-5163
KFC Punda Downtown Willemstad American (599-9) 461-2922
KFC Sta. Maria Willemstad American (599-9) 869-5253
Kalki Beach Bar And Grill 0.5 mi. Northwest of Central Westpunt American (599-9) 839-3600
Mangos Restaurant The vicinity of Willemstad, Central Curacao American, Caribbean (599-9) 869-2450
McDonalds Willemstad Downtown Willemstad American --
Quiznos Salinja Galleries Downtown Willemstad American (599-9) 465-7978
Subway Brievengat Brievengat, Central Curacao American (599-9) 736-1156
Subway Otrobanda Downtown Willemstad American (599-9) 461-1661
Subway Rio Canario Willemstad American (599-9) 888-7300
Subway Sta. Maria Willemstad American (599-9) 868-0349
The Ribs Factory Downtown Willemstad American, Mexican (599-9) 465-8605
Vichys Cafe Willemstad American (599-9) 738-8888

Similar Food

Ole Ole Jazz Club and Restaurant

Also worth considering if you really love American food, there are other categories to tackle, including restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Landhuis Daniel (599-9) 864-8400 Creole Westpunt, Northwestern part of Curacao
Ole Ole Jazz Club and Restaurant (599) 9 461-7707 Creole Downtown Willemstad
Kelly's Cajun Grill -- Cajun Willemstad

Also, for yet another culinary cousin, sample a specialty like the comfort food, which is favored at Doner Kebap Shoarma & Grill. Further options that might be just as delicious can be found at Sambal Indonesian Restaurant, another eatery to find

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best restaurants in Curaçao are those that you run into naturally as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. But, jotting down the contact info for at least two interesting-sounding restaurants on your schedule, is better than leaving everything to the last minute. To read even more about the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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