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Brakkeput Ariba z/n, 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
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 15
    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
One of Curacao's Best Restaurants

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Bobmobilelime
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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150 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

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
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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New York
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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
16 helpful votes 16 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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115 reviews 115 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This restaurant is a little bit challenging to get to but google maps and garmin both drive you directly to it. It's too hot in the daytime to try to do lunch so the restaurant is only open for dinner. The view from their deck is spectacular, overlooking one of the marinas in Spanish Waters. You are up high so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Brakkeput Ariba z/n, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao
  • Phone Number: 5999/7672221

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, 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?