Mediterranean Cuisine on Curacao

If you find yourself in the mood for Mediterranean cuisine, don't miss out on an opportunity to spoil yourself. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a few places in Curaçao serving this kind of food.


With many options, from the fine dining atmosphere at Papagayo Restaurant to the restaurants whose decades-old preparations will melt in your mouth, there's something special waiting for each guest and every style of vacation.

Before your trip begins, you can preview the few delicious Mediterranean places you'll encounter as you're out on the town. For each restaurant, you can click its name to view the full article about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Landhuis Daniel

Westpunt | (599-9) 864-8400

Landhuis Daniel is located near the middle of Westpunt. When you and your hungry companions are anticipating an inviting place serving Mediterranean food that's far from prim and proper, this casual restaurant is a perfect fit. 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.

Papagayo Restaurant

Jan Thiel | (599) 974-7433 ext. 113

Papagayo Restaurant is on the same premises as Papagayo Beach Resort, and is a logical choice for guests visiting this neighborhood or nearby. In case you're wondering, Willemstad is approximately four miles (approximately six and a half kilometers) to the northwest. When considering this restaurant, anticipate an over-the-top dining experience that sticks out in a destination normally ripe with quick-service places. 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. 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. 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 Ximenez; Wagyu beef tenderloin with potato mousseline, green beans, fresh truffle shavings, and syrup of Pedro Ximenez; and grilled lobster with truffle ravioli, sautéed spinach, marinated scallops with a chanterelles sauce.

Similar Food

Playa Porto Mari Beachside Restaurant

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, there are other categories to tackle, including local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Point Snack (599-9) 737-7422 Dutch The vicinity of Willemstad
Wine Cellar (599) 9 461-2178 French 0.6 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Willemstad
Bistro Le Clochard (599-9) 462-5666 Swiss Downtown Willemstad
The Green House Restaurant (599-9) 767-7775 / (599-9) 767-9997 Lebanese Willemstad
Cafe Italia (599-9) 461-3730 Italian Downtown Willemstad
Karakter (599) 9 864-2233 French 1.6 mi. South West of Central St. Willibrordus
Gelati Bella Italia (999) 738-8398 Italian Willemstad
Il Forno Pizzeria (599-9) 736-2323 Italian Downtown Willemstad
La Pergola (599-9)-461-2500 Italian Downtown Willemstad
Playa Porto Mari Beachside Restaurant (999) 864-7558 Dutch 1.4 mi. West of Central St. Willibrordus

Sometimes, the most satisfying places to try any cuisine in Curaçao are the ones you find suddenly while trekking the town of your choice. But, writing down a few dining possibilities on your itinerary, may prove valuable later when your stomach's grumbling. To learn much more concerning the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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