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The center of Willemstad is teeming with tourist bars and restaurants. We would like to take you on a culinary journey to discover where the better hotspots can be found. Not far from the busy tourist streets you will find restaurants that do not differ much from the tourist restaurants in terms of price, but which are certainly recommended in terms of service, food and ambiance.


Saint Tropez is very centrally located near Punda in the hip and trendy neighborhood of Pietermaai, where you will not be bored for a moment. Drink a delicious cocktail in the Ocean front bar, let yourself be pampered in the Ocean Club restaurant or enjoy the sports matches in the air-conditioned sports bar Blackjack. Last but not least, the beautiful infinity pool, where you can spend a wonderful day, for a fee, chilling on one of the beach beds or cabanas. We guarantee that the view is phenomenal!

Pietermaai 152


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 461 7727

St Tropez


When you want to go easy and love spare ribs. Café de Tijd is known as the best spare ribs restaurant in Curaçao. But the name says it all, Op =Op, so be on time!There is a board outside with what is left for that day, every time something is ordered the number goes down.

Pietermaai 1-7


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 465 0987

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NUL 20

You will find Restaurant Nul 20 right on the Caribbean Ocean, where different shades of blue flow into each other. The team of international chefs will take you on a culinary experience, which will assure you of a wonderful memory of Curaçao. We serve you dishes of the highest level that are freshly prepared in our kitchens. Our wines are specially selected and give the finesse to your chosen dishes.


Penstraat 300


Tel. (Reserveringen): +5999 465 6066

Nul 20

Is a nice place to eat on the Caribbean ocean with your bare feet in the sand. It's Loetjes, but then on Curaçao, so steak with gravy is the specialty. This restaurant is located in hotel Scuba Lodge in Pietermaai.

Kaya Wilson (Papa) Godett 104


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 465 2575

Heeren at sea



Restaurant Fort Nassau is unique in every way. Located high on a hill at the entrance to the harbor, it has a beautiful 360º view over part of the island and the city of Willemstad with the unique bridges that connect Punda and Otrobanda. At night, a sea of ​​lights stretches to the horizon, offering the most spectacular view.The historic character of the 18th century fort, the contemporary interior, the breathtaking view and the delicious food will make your visit to Fort Nassau an unforgettable experience.

Fort Nassauweg


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 461 3450

Fort nassau


If you drive towards the west point, Karakter offers a unique beach experience with comfortable sun loungers, cushions, lots of shade and the best service. Character is located on the private Coral Estate resort where you can register at the entrance and then you can enter for free.

At night, Karakter turns into a cozy restaurant on the Caribbean ocean where you can enjoy delicious dishes for the whole family in a unique atmosphere.

From 2015 to 2022, Karakter was awarded TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence.

Coral Estate, Rif St. Marie


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 864 2233



Cheviche 91 is a Peruvian restaurant that serves tasty tapas. The location is superb and you eat on a balcony overlooking Punda and the Caribbean ocean.

Riffort 701 (4th floor)


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 841 4404

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This is an open-air restaurant, it is on a kind of square in Otrobanda, overlooking the commercial quay. There are several food trucks on this square where you can eat all kinds of delicacies. There is also regular local live music. A super nice location if you want to be among the local people in a cozy Caribbean atmosphere.

De Rouvilleweg 100


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 461 7727



Restaurant & Café Gouverneur de Rouville is located in Otrobanda with a magnificent view over the world-famous commercial quay. There are seats with a view of the Caribbean ocean and courtyard seating.

The cuisine is a mix of Caribbean local specialties and world favorites.

De Rouvilleweg


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 462 5999

De Gouverneur


Hemmingway is located at the Lions Dive & Beach Resort and consists of four different atmospheric locations on the Caribbean ocean, covered and in the open air! There is always a shady spot available in the refreshing sea breeze when the sun gets too much, but reservations are also made on the beach. Sit back and relax!The menu is internationally oriented and offers dishes for everyone's taste and every Friday you can also enjoy live music.

Bapor Kibra z/n


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 4650740



Mood Beach on the Caribbean Ocean is a popular spot on Mambo Beach, where you can enjoy high quality food and drinks with your bare feet in the sand.

With an impressive range of comfortable beach beds, which are divided into different categories such as: comfort beach beds, cabanas, family cabanas and VIP cabanas, you can spend a whole day here. Superior service is provided in a luxurious and relaxing environment.

Bapor Kibra Z/N


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 465 1200



There is always something to do at Zanzibar! Start your day on the beach and immerse yourself in the real holiday feeling, everything is served on the beach: from breakfast to dinner, from coffee to cocktails. In the evening the beach turns into a cozy restaurant atmosphere, where you can enjoy a sunset dinner or a late night snack.

Zanzibar is known for its delicious pizzas. The pizzas are baked in the traditional stone oven and therefore have their own distinctive taste. End your evening dancing under the palm trees with the live music events.

Jan Thiel


Tel. (Reserveringen): +599 9 747 0633



On Curaçao, the Truki Pans are the place for local people to get food. It's the driving restaurants. The most famous Truki Pans can be found on the Caracasbaaiweg. It is meat with fries and lots of sauce that you get in a plastic container to eat somewhere in the car. They open late and are open late into the night.