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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: Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 36
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  • 71
    Very good
  • 50
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  • 36
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  • 22
    Terrible
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
Albert t
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Baak, Gelderland, Netherlands
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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1 review
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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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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36 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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Madrid, Spain
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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Boca Raton, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited Zanzibar one Saturday afternoon. Both the beach area and the bar/restaurant were swamped with people like it was college spring break in November! The lunch menu was limited, the food was mediocre and the service was poor. The servers were impatient and completely inattentive to their customers. Several customers, including my bf and I were... More 

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Novo Hamburgo, RS
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I was there for lunch last week. It's a kind of bar in the beach. The service is very good. They serve breakfast and snacks. For a fast lunch it is very good. don't wait for elaborate plates and different food. it is nice for a people who want to enjoy a day in a beach and stay close a... More 

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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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