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Zanzibar Lounge and Restaurant

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Jan Thiel Z/N, Curacao
+(5999)/747-0633
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place, good food and drinks

We stayed nearby and came here quit a lot . Drinks are nice and cold. Food is reasonable for the price we payed. We had very nice sandwiches for lunch and barbecuede meat for dinner. The mochitos are top. Service is relaxed and friendly

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Baak, Gelderland, Netherlands
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  • Bar scene
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Gear location Horrible service by manager When asked for fork we were told that I dint order sandwich so I can not get fork. No smile. Will never come back or recommend anyone to come. Daniel our waiter WA great unfortunately manager left sour taste in our mouth.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We went for a late lunch. Horrible service by the manager. Very tough individual. The place was empty. She acted as if she was the most proper waitress at a five star restaurant in nyc. This is a beach hut/restaurant at best. Food was ok and appropriate. Beach was nice. Service was the problem. Stop acting as if it's a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Zanzibar used to be great. Great food, great service. The food still is nice. Not very special, but OK. The ocean view still is awesome, one of the best sun sets in Curaçao. But the staff... Who is in charge over there? Don't you train your people? We waited from 7:30 PM till 9:30 PM just to hear they forgot... More 

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Baak, Gelderland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stayed nearby and came here quit a lot . Drinks are nice and cold. Food is reasonable for the price we payed. We had very nice sandwiches for lunch and barbecuede meat for dinner. The mochitos are top. Service is relaxed and friendly

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I went out last Saturday at Zanzibar (11 April) with my boyfriend and whilst we were ordering drinks at the cocktailbar together there was a security guard behind us talking to another guy. All of a sudden a hand went up my dress and pinched my bum. I turned around and both the security guard and the guy stared at... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Made for a good stop for lunch after flyboarding on Jan Theil beach. Had seen some negative reviews of their burgers, but lunch menu was limited and I was in the mood for a burger. Actually half our party of four got Zanziburgers. They were definitely different. Not sure if its simply the seasonings they use, or if they mix... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

If you are hungry while saying on the beach go for french fries or sandwiches; hamburgers were not ok. They did not allow (actually threw us out) us to stay in the beach restaurant with baby strollers, which happened the first time in my life. Service is available from the beach (beds, etc), which is ok.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had dinner at the Zanzibar restaurant during our stay in early February- the Jan Thiel area is almost all Dutch people, so Dutch is the written and spoken language here. Being American, we don't speak or read Dutch, everyone we met was very friendly and helpful in switching to English (they all spoke amazingly proficient English!) and helping us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

If you are not Dutch, do not expect to get any service or even an acknowledgement. My husband and I came here on a Sunday evening for a drink. We sat at an almost empty bar at 9:30 in the evening. There were two blond female bar tenders working the empty bar. There was another couple sitting three chairs away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went there for lunch. We ask a cheeseburger and a Club ocean, both were great! Totally recomended!

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Additional Information about Zanzibar Lounge and Restaurant

Address: Jan Thiel Z/N, Curacao
Phone Number: +(5999)/747-0633
Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao
Cuisine: Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jan Thiel Z/N, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao
  • Phone Number: +(5999)/747-0633

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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