Caribbean Cuisine on Curacao

Caribbean culinary staples are beloved by visitors from every corner of the globe, perhaps because chefs use savory and sweet combos, fresh produce, and incredibly fresh catches. You and your hungry sidekicks will find more than enough options that feature this cuisine.

With choices such as the very casual atmosphere at Iguana Cafe to the tasty dinner service at Mangos Restaurant, there's something special waiting for each person in your party and even for that special night you're planning.

Use the list below to pursue this full list of Caribbean eateries throughout Curaçao. For each of the options, click to read the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Restaurant & Cafe Gouverneur de Rouville

Otrabanda | (999) 462-5999

Restaurant & Cafe Gouverneur de Rouville

Restaurant & Cafe Gouverneur de Rouville is located in the heart of Willemstad. If the thought of International food coupled with Caribbean makes your mouth water, consider this restaurant on your Curaçao getaway. <p>Restaurant & Cafe Gouverneur de Rouville focuses on serving fine International cuisine to patrons among a lively and historic location. All their meals are prepared to the highest quality, and despite their Italian foundation, do often include a bit of Curacao flair. For those looking for more than just a flair, there is a also a few authentic Curacao dishes on the menu.</p> <p>One of the more prominent parts of the restaurant is actually is bar, the Motown Soul Bar. Styled to the old Motown classics as well as Reggae and other similar music genres, this bar is an exciting place to grab a drink, including the special Gouverneur Beer.</p>


(599) 9 864-2233

Karakter, on the premises of Coral Estate, lies close to St. Willibrordus; it's nine and a half miles (15 kilometers) to the northwest of Piscadera. Salty, fresh seafood and Caribbean flair make for an exciting meal at this colorful restaurant. <p>During the day Karakter offers a unique beach experience with comfortable lounge chairs and a lot of shade. When night falls, however, it transforms into a cozy fine dining establishment where you can enjoy culinary delights while viewing the magnificent sunsets and view of the sea.</p>


Piscadera | 599-9-462-6111


Sjalotte, part of Floris Suite Hotel, is situated just outside the heart of Piscadera. Fancy and formal is how we'd describe this restaurant, so foodies who want to see elegant plates Caribbean cuisine should definitely consider it. <p>Caribbean and European flavors come together at Sjalotte to create a menu of dishes that are unmatched elsewhere. Pair each dish with a wine from the extensive international list and you will see why this spot is hailed as one of the best</p>

Surf & Turf Restaurant

Punda | (599-9) 465-9035

Surf & Turf Restaurant is located within Punda, in the heart of Willemstad. Fresh seafood and Caribbean flavors are an outstanding combo at this fun eatery. <p>Surf and Turf is especially known for its fresh Caribbean lobster and other seafood dishes. All meals come with a side of french fries, rice and beans, or white rice.</p>

Mangos Restaurant

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

Located 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 and Caribbean food are a great pair at this friendly restaurant atmosphere. <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>

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Aqua Restaurant 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Otrabanda Caribbean, International (599-9) 462-5000
Baoase Culinary Beach Restaurant 1.8 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Willemstad Asian Fusion, Caribbean (599-9) 461-1799
Boathouse Food & Marina Willemstad Caribbean, French, Indonesian, International (599-9) 767-2221
Doner Kebap Shoarma & Grill Brievengat, Central Curacao Caribbean (599-9) 738-5866
Iguana Cafe Downtown Willemstad Caribbean (599) 9 465-1056
Jaanchi's Restaurant 1.3 mi. North of Central Westpunt Caribbean (599-9) 864-0126
Karakter 1.6 mi. South West of Central St. Willibrordus Caribbean, French (599) 9 864-2233
Mangos Restaurant The vicinity of Willemstad, Central Curacao American, Caribbean (599-9) 869-2450
Nemo Restaurant 1.1 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Willemstad Caribbean (599-9) 461-7555
Pirate Bay Beach Club & Restaurant Piscadera Bay, Central Curacao Caribbean, International (599-9) 461-0183
Restaurant & Cafe Gouverneur de Rouville Downtown Willemstad Caribbean, International (999) 462-5999
Restaurant Seasons 1.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central Willemstad Caribbean (999) 788-2800
Rozendaels Restaurant Downtown Willemstad Caribbean, International (599-9) 461-8806
Seasons Restaurant 4.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central Otrabanda Caribbean, International (599-9) 738-3864
Sjalotte 2.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Otrabanda Caribbean, European, Fusion 599-9-462-6111
Surf & Turf Restaurant Downtown Willemstad Caribbean (599-9) 465-9035

Similar Food

Hemingway Beach Bar & Restaurant

If seeking variety within the same genre, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Mr. Congas Cuban Cuisine Bar & Grill (599-9) 520-8897 Cuban The vicinity of Willemstad
Hemingway Beach Bar & Restaurant (599-9) 465-0740 Cuban 3.2 mi. Southeast of Central Otrabanda
Asia De Cuba Restaurant (599-9) 747-9009 Cuban Downtown Willemstad
Ole Ole Jazz Club and Restaurant (599) 9 461-7707 Creole Downtown Willemstad
Landhuis Daniel (599-9) 864-8400 Creole Westpunt, Northwestern part of Curacao
Mr. Conga's Cuban Cusine (599-9)-461-2500 Cuban Downtown Willemstad

Some of the most unique Caribbean restaurants in Curaçao are the ones you wind up near unexpectedly while trekking the town of your choice. However, keeping the names of a few intriguing establishments in your travel plans, might make sense for your travel preferences. To learn even more about the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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