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Iguana Cafe

Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
(9) 465-1056
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Ranked #36 of 128 Restaurants in Willemstad
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Great place to grab a drink and watch the bridge. Lots of fans and must for a hot day. It is right along the water. We just stopped for a drink but looked like a nice place to eat.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This restaurant/bar is situated on the dock between the floating bridge and the ferry landing on the Punda side. As such, it's at the heart of all the action in old town and is a great place to sit and people watch (and ships, too). The food is typical dutch caribbean, which means lots of fried stuff, but the lionfish... More

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

After being stuck in my hotel for days this place was a great treat for me. Reasonably priced and good food. I ordered the chicken stoba (some type of local stew it said) it definitely had curry in it, it was good, it comes with rice or fries i got rice it was just rice. It also had a salad... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We ate there in July 2014 and although there weren´t many other guests it took forever until we got our dinner. One of us had the daily special which was chicken and not too bad, especially as as a special it was reasonably priced. The other had salmon which was a bit nasty. It was not done properly when we... More

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Traverse City, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

You definitely get a great view of Curacao. Good to relax, enjoy a drink, and people watch. The pina coladas were amazing. Food wasn't anything special.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Expect simple food and drinks, somewhat over-priced, but what a view! Love the fans and misters to keep the place cool. Order a large draft Heineken, and maybe a sandwich (I had lamb gyro with side salad - good choice).

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The food was great! Views were awesome on the water next to the moving bridge. Go during Happy Hour from 6 to 8 1/2 off drinks.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Food was average to good. Setting was amazing. Was lovely to sit outside and watch all the ships coming through Curacao and having to pass the foot bridge. They open it manually and it is really something to experience. Bridge is also really nice at night.

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Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

very nice place to take a break and eat or drink something also I was very suprised how our waitress was so honnest (I gave her in US CURENCY the total of our bill....) put she came back to me saying that I had made a mistake on the total of our bill) I gave her in us what was... More

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Ottawa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Service and food was excellent; views outstanding. If I recall correctly had fans blowing cool water mist which helped tremendously in keeping cool. Great place to sit and relax after walking thru the harbor and market area before setting off to do the rest of the downtown.

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