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Brakkeput Ariba z/n | Close To Jan Sofat And Jan Thiel, Curacao
5999/7672221
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Don't miss this superb dining experience

This restaurant is set right on the water and has a casual elegance about it. The food is excellent and staff members are friendly, professional and welcoming. We have eaten here several times and were always pleased. Great fresh fish, chicken and meat dishes and also several delicious vegetarian... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Lena O
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Willemstad, Curacao
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Willemstad, Curacao
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is set right on the water and has a casual elegance about it. The food is excellent and staff members are friendly, professional and welcoming. We have eaten here several times and were always pleased. Great fresh fish, chicken and meat dishes and also several delicious vegetarian options. There is something here for everyone's taste and they are... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is a fantastic restaurant which provides beautiful views of the ocean and hills of Curacao. In addition the service is superb and the food is well prepared. If you enjoy Salmon, it was well prepared. The roasted potatoes were also a nice touch. I addition they cater to children providing fantastic culinary appropriate meals. If visiting Curacao, put this... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We decided to try the Bali nigh which unfortunately was a very far cry from Bali. A minimum or not at all on vegetables, tofu, the gado gado had to our opinion cut potatoes instead of Tofu and tauge/stringbeans, eggs were falling apart, tauge was not fresh looking etc, so therefore for vegetarians not worth going to. Luckily there are... More 

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Kingston, Ont
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The best thing about this place is the view of Spanish water, the food is ok and unfortunately overpriced for what it is. The waitress who served us at first was more intent in catching up socially with the young couple seated at the next table than serving customers. Thank goodness for the rest of her staff who have to... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My husband and myself and our travel companions recently had dinner at the boathouse and all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. We had the tenderloin, duck breast and rib eye steak. Everything was prepared to perfection, and the accompanying side dishes were a perfect compliment to the meats. We all cleaned our plates it was so good! We then had the... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Sure there is a cut in half boat on the premisses, but that is about everything there is in relation to the restaurant's name. Food is ok, but nothing fancy or special. Price of a steak is usd 30 and other plates are also usd 25-30. There are better options on the island.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My husband and I ate dinner last night at The Boathouse and we had a very enjoyable dinnerr We would highly recommend this restaurant. We ordered 2 appetizers ,2 dinners ,a bottle of wine ,bottled water and the grand dessert and it came to $150. Nothing compared to NY prices. It was a little difficult to find but there are... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I'd read some mixed reviews of this place and thought it might be potentially pricey and pretentious. Not so. Food was very well thought out, excellent quality and packed with subtle flavor. We had 3 courses (I just had one glass of wine - my wife doesn't drink) and a couple of bottles of San pelligrino and the bill was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

For a place often reviewed as one of the best restaurants on the Island this place was a massive let down. We went there for Christmas dinner only to find that the hostess was unbelievably rude and argumentative, choosing to convince us to sit in less desirable table so she could keep tables open for later customers. Despite our reservations... More 

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curacao
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Had diner there tonight.slow service, very small portion and no tap water.there are plenty of beter options on the island. We are now eating a bunch of home bake brownies.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Brakkeput Ariba z/n | Close To Jan Sofat And Jan Thiel, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao
  • Phone Number: 5999/7672221

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?