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Plein Cafe Wilhelmina

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Wilhelminaplein 19-23, Willemstad 1000, Curacao
+(5999)/461-9666
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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  • 79
    Excellent
  • 123
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great European bistro in all senses of the term

Warning for American friends: this place is just like what you would get in a bistro / café in Belgium or The Netherlands. It is bit high end food and it is not Michelin star service. Request change s on a dish is not recommended That being said, this place is just like being on a main square in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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New York, New York, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
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New York, New York, United States
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88 reviews 88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Warning for American friends: this place is just like what you would get in a bistro / café in Belgium or The Netherlands. It is bit high end food and it is not Michelin star service. Request change s on a dish is not recommended That being said, this place is just like being on a main square in Brussels... More 

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Denton, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Stopped here a couple of times for a drink and a snack. Nice outside seating and good spot for "people watching". No happy hour here which seems odd as the location right next door which pretty much shares the same outside seating area has a happy hour from 4-6 pm daily. We enjoyed our visits here.

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Coventry, RI
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Lunch was great for me, my husband, and daughter. She got the chicken nuggets with fries, husband got a turkey club, and I got the eggs on toast. Nice people watching location. Server was very nice. My husband did use their bathroom and saw the kitchen and told me that had I seen the kitchen I would not have eaten... More 

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Laid back and very enjoyable! Who wants to rush??? Food very tasty! Prices good. Cold water and beer. Very good Bloody Mary!

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Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

And unfortunately it appears that if you speak spanish or english then service drops a few points just for that. Would give it a pass. Breakfast is ok, expensive, but fast service, lunch and dinner and not good

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Enfield, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Service very slow, but they have a menu with a lot of choices and serve breakfast until 11 a.m. Don't expect an American breakfast, however, even if that's what it says on the menu. Some of the omelettes were OK, but they don't understand "over easy" when it comes to eggs. It's either sunny side up or fully cooked. Plenty... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We ate here one night. Thought that it must be good since there were so many people eating there already. The service was pleasant but not outstanding. The atmosphere was nice. The food was ok, but nothing special,

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Coarsegold, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This restaurant is just a couple blocks down the street from the Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge in the square across from the large Curacao block "sign". I had a grilled steak wrap for lunch and it was excellent. The only reason for 4 stars instead of 5 was due to one of the waitresses being on island time. Fortunately, the... More 

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The food was yummy and service quite good! The waiter certainly tried to give the best possible service. I was in a bit of a hurry and was served in a very timely fashion, with the waiter recommending the local dish, Keshi Yena, which is definitely worth a try!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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140 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Pleasant outdoor environment and decent service. The Brion beer was cold and the club sandwiches delicious. What more can you want after a morning on the beach!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wilhelminaplein 19-23, Willemstad 1000, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +(5999)/461-9666

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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