Mediterranean Cuisine on Curacao

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some Mediterranean cuisine, don't pass up an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a few locations in Curaçao offering this type of food.

With lots to try, from the informal atmosphere beloved by diners at Landhuis Daniel to the cafes whose family-made creations are worth snapping pictures of, there is a choice for every visitor and every dining expectation.

Before your trip begins, you can browse the small handful of Mediterranean places that you'll have the chance to visit during your vacation. Click on one of the options to view the full article about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Papagayo Restaurant

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


Papagayo Restaurant is a part of Papagayo Beach Resort. In case you're wondering, Willemstad is approximately four miles (approximately six and a half kilometers) to the northwest. Be prepared for a fine, formal meal that offers a well-deserved break from so-called beach eats.

During the day, the sunlight shines into Papagayo giving it a bright, welcoming atmosphere. As the sun sets however, the restaurant becomes more subdued offering up a romantic setting for one of the best meals of your life.

Landhuis Daniel

Westpunt | (599-9) 864-8400

Landhuis Daniel is found near the center of Westpunt. Hoping to have tempting Mediterranean eats in a friendly, informal location? Then start strolling towards the low-key atmosphere at this bistro.

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.


The vicinity of Willemstad | (999) 820-4550

Situated 3.6 miles west-northwest of Otrabanda, Pictures is a part of Bayside Boutique Hotel. Piscadera is a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the southeast. If you and your traveling companions have a taste to team Mediterranean food with French style, this eatery is dishing up both.

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.

Similar Food

Boathouse Food & Marina

If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, there are more options from this same flavor palette at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Point Snack (599-9) 737-7422 Dutch The vicinity of Willemstad
Boathouse Food & Marina (599-9) 767-2221 French Willemstad
Sjalotte 599-9-462-6111 European 2.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Otrabanda
Il Forno Pizzeria (599-9) 736-2323 Italian Downtown Willemstad
Karakter (599) 9 864-2233 French 1.6 mi. South West of Central St. Willibrordus
Domino's Willemstad (599-9) 736-6555 Italian Willemstad
La Pergola (599-9)-461-2500 Italian Downtown Willemstad
Pasta & Pizza (599-9) 465-6450 Italian Downtown Willemstad
Bistro Le Clochard (599-9) 462-5666 Swiss Downtown Willemstad
Cielo Ristorante Italiano (599-9) 462-5000 Italian 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Otrabanda

Sometimes, the most satisfying dining options in Curaçao are those that you run into while journeying to and from your hotel. But of course, it's still a good idea to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To find out much more about the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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