Caribbean Cuisine on Curacao

Caribbean food is viewed fondly by all types of travelers, especially for their use of flavor-enhancing spices, fresh produce, and beautifully prepped seafood. Expect to see a good bunch of options that feature this cuisine.


With plenty of variety, from the informal atmosphere at Restaurant Seasons to the tasty dinner service at Rozendaels Restaurant, there's something special waiting for each traveler and any style of dining desired.

Use the list below to get a taste for the large collection of restaurants specializing in Caribbean food in Curaçao. For each restaurant, you can click its name to discover the details about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.


(599) 9 864-2233

Karakter, which is on the premises of Coral Estate, can be found near the heart of the island of Curacao, near St. Willibrordus; it's nine and a half miles (15 kilometers) to the northwest of Piscadera. Fresh catches from and Caribbean fare come together for some great dishes at this fun eatery.

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.

Restaurant & Cafe Gouverneur de Rouville

Otrabanda | (999) 462-5999

Restaurant & Cafe Gouverneur de Rouville

Situated near the center of downtown Willemstad, Restaurant & Cafe Gouverneur de Rouville is a logical selection worth considering if you're going to be spending time seeing this part of the city and adjacent areas. If the option of International food combined with Caribbean makes your mouth water, think about this restaurant on your Curaçao trip.

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.

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.


Piscadera | 599-9-462-6111

Set near the middle of Piscadera, Sjalotte is on the same premises as Floris Suite Hotel. When considering this restaurant, anticipate fantastic, fine foods served in an atmosphere for special occasions requiring something beyond the fare from street vendors and snack bars.

Surrounded by a tropical garden, Sjalotte is an open air eatery elegantly appointed with linen table clothes and modern furnishings.

Nemo Restaurant

Willemstad | (599-9) 461-7555

Nemo Restaurant

Situated east-southeast of downtown Willemstad, Nemo Restaurant is a viable choice worth considering if you're going to be spending time seeing this part of the city. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for Caribbean food and seafood, but we shouldn't forget they're also fawned-over for another favorite, steak.

Nemo serves up U.S. steaks and succulent seafood.

Restaurant Seasons

Willemstad | (999) 788-2800

Restaurant Seasons

Located in the eastern outskirts of Willemstad, Restaurant Seasons is a part of ACOYA Hotel Suites & Villas. Since this is a casual style of restaurant, it's convenient, plus great for quicker, quality meals.

The decor is European in style, and guests love dining out on the terrace for the view of the pool.

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
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
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

Ole Ole Jazz Club and Restaurant

If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, there are other categories to tackle, including establishments like the following:

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

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best Caribbean restaurants in Curaçao are those you find suddenly as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, writing down the names of a few restaurant possibilities on the list, may put everyone's minds at ease. To find out more regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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