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Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
(9) 465-1056
Today
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 133
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  • 275
    Very good
  • 152
    Average
  • 38
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic view, good food.

Came here on our first night upon arrival, and enjoyed the view while having a quick dinner. We ordered the Local Chicken and the fried shrimp. Of the 4 days we spent in Willemstad, this was our favourite meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Heidi C
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had the Lionfish dinner, it's under the Catch of the Day and I must admit it is now one of my top 5 fish to eat. The dining was waterfront with misters and fans to keep us cool. The staff was attentive and we didn't feel rushed to leave so it was a relaxing meal, with great food and... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We chose to eat at the Iguana Cafe because of its proximity to downtown and Handelskade. I just ordered a burger which really didn't taste that great. The service was a bit slow and overall the food was average. Great location right next to the harbor and pontoon bridge and terrific ambiance with the live music every night except for... More 

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Montreux, Switzerland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Simple food that goes well with a cold beer and some entertainment on the water. Forget the band, it's fun but the real fun is the bridge opening and the boats passing. Our 4 year old loved it. Service is friendly, hard working but not very professional (which is to be expectedly).

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Came here on our first night upon arrival, and enjoyed the view while having a quick dinner. We ordered the Local Chicken and the fried shrimp. Of the 4 days we spent in Willemstad, this was our favourite meal.

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Newtown, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Food was good, view was awesome, price was reasonable. Cocktails were perfect. Enjoyed just eating and people watching, at night the live band added to the flare.

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boston mass
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The food is casual bites, hamburgers, fish, chicken etc. But the view of the harbor, the swinging bridge right in front of you, and the beauty of the architecture is what makes this place great.

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Vantaa, Finland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Relaxing place, nice atmosphere. At home I often remember those days I spent there sitting and having nice drinks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Ok its a 3 ish for food but I'm here at night and I'm on the quayside and have just had a lit up pontoon bridge a couple of hundred metres long swing open in front of me to let the shipping thru. Time it right and the location is fantastic. You could sell tickets for it.

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Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The location is awesome and you have a nice view on Juliana bridge and the entrance to the harbor. Food did not impress me (not bad - just OK), but I regularly sat down there to enjoy the view with a beer or two on lazy afternoons.

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North Holland Province, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is right on the harbour front in Punda by the floating bridge. Plenty of tables & chairs, all with covers to shade you from the sun as well as cooling sprays. Service was good with drinks arriving promptly after ordering. Food is also available though we were only there far a drink.

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Additional Information about Iguana Cafe

Address: Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: (9) 465-1056
Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: (9) 465-1056

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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