If you've got a hankering for Mediterranean cuisine, you might have an opportunity to spoil yourself. You may be a bit limited in your options, but you can still find a few locations in Curaçao specializing in this this type of food.
With lots to tempt your palate, from the fine dining attitude at Papagayo Restaurant to the cafes where spirits are equally important to the dishes they serve, there's something in store for each visitor and any style of vacation desired.
The list below allows you to scan and read details about the small set of popular Mediterranean places that you'll have the chance to visit during your stay. Click each option to read the full article about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.
Landhuis Daniel is located near the middle of Westpunt. For those visitors thinking about a really excellent Mediterranean meal in a setting that makes you comfortable, this mellow restaurant is a safe bet. <p>There are three menus available at Landhuis Daniel; the fixed a la carte menu, the menu that changes weekly, and the menu that changes daily. On each, there are offerings created from the freshest local ingredients available, in styles that reflect French, Mediterranean, and Creole cooking traditions.</p>
Papagayo Restaurant , which is part of Papagayo Beach Resort, can be found in Jan Thiel, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Willemstad; approximately four miles (approximately six and a half kilometers) to the southeast of Willemstad. Fine dining is definitely their standard, so diners who have finer taste as well as a taste for Mediterranean culinary creations should make the trip. <p>The international menu at Papagayo Restaurant sees ingredients imported from around the world to make them as authentic as possible -- that is, when the head chef can't find the most fresh locally-sourced products on the island.</p> <p>Everything at this restaurant is homemade, and that means that if you have any dietary concerns, the kitchen can work with you with no problem.</p> <p>If you're overwhelmed and can't decide what to order, consider these items, which are the most popular choices: sauteed foie gras with caramelized apple, almond shavings, infused with aloe vera and Pedro</p> <p>Ximenez; Wagyu beef tenderloin with potato mousseline, green beans, fresh truffle shavings, and syrup</p> <p>of Pedro Ximenez; and grilled lobster with truffle ravioli, sautéed spinach, marinated scallops with a chanterelles sauce.</p>
Pictures, which is part of Bayside Boutique Hotel, is located near Otrabanda; it's 1.7 miles to the northwest of Piscadera. In addition to Mediterranean cuisine, this dining establishment serves French dishes, making it a delicious option for vacationers who want to try both of these styles in one place. <p>Starters include soup of the day, anti pasta, grilled vegetables and shrimps in garlic oil. The salads offered are a garden salad, Cesar salad with panko chick, oriental tenderloin salad and goat cheese salad. The main course options include pastas, pizzas and various seafood and meat options. They also offer a dessert and kids menu. They also have a bar with an extensive drinks menu.</p>
If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, there are more options from this same flavor palette at establishments like the following:
|La Pergola||(599-9)-461-2500||Italian||Downtown Willemstad|
|(599-9) 461-3730||Italian||Downtown Willemstad|
|Domino's Willemstad||(599-9) 736-6555||Italian||Willemstad|
|Karakter||(599) 9 864-2233||French||1.6 mi. South West of Central St. Willibrordus|
|The Green House Restaurant||(599-9) 767-7775 / (599-9) 767-9997||Greek||Willemstad|
|Playa Porto Mari Beachside Restaurant||(999) 864-7558||Dutch||1.4 mi. West of Central St. Willibrordus|
|Cielo Ristorante Italiano||(599-9) 462-5000||Italian||2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Otrabanda|
|Point Snack||(599-9) 737-7422||Dutch||The vicinity of Willemstad|
|Boathouse Food & Marina||(599-9) 767-2221||French||Willemstad|
|Osteria Rosso||+599 9 737 3332||Italian||1.9 mi. Northeast of Central Willemstad|
Sometimes, the most exciting dining options in Curaçao are the ones that you casually come across while walking around during the day. But, including the names of some places on your schedule, will prevent a desperate search for food. To find out more information regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.
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