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The Wine Cellar

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Ooststraat at Concordiastraat, Willemstad, Curacao
+(5999)/461-2178
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, restaurant is obsolete

Some local friends told us this restaurant had an excellent menu with great food. When entering, the restaurant looked obsolete and there was not a nice atmosphere. The maître ‘d was very helpful and kind. We ordered carpaccio of beef tenderlion with mustard dressing and baked mushrooms stuffed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Brussels
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Some local friends told us this restaurant had an excellent menu with great food. When entering, the restaurant looked obsolete and there was not a nice atmosphere. The maître ‘d was very helpful and kind. We ordered carpaccio of beef tenderlion with mustard dressing and baked mushrooms stuffed with herbed cheese as starters and angus prime beef 'filet chateaubriand béarnaise'... More 

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Wilton Manors, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We walked here from our house on our first night in Curacao. It was pretty early so the restaurant was empty. We felt incredibly under-dressed for the decor and the servers attire. Everyone spoke English (Which is very helpful when your Papamiento and Dutch are lacking) We had 2 of everything. Amuse bouche, appetizers, entrees and a single bottle of... More 

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Wanted to go for a lovely night out with my wife and The Wine Cellar has delivered in every aspect! Service was on point, waitresses and waiters have been very friendly and accommodating to our every needs. We had a 4 course menu , salad was delicious. Soup was rich in flavor and was not too thick or too watery.... More 

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Staten Island, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The food is exceptional! The service is outstanding! Came twice for dinner and each time were treated with great hospitality! Should definitely have dinner there !

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Parsippany
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The quality of food at this restaurant was excellent. Great beef and expertly cooked salmon. They include many small touches to improve your experience. The owner came out to greet us and his sons work there as well. They were all personable and attentive to our needs. The prices are somewhat high but very comparable to other restaurants on the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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119 reviews 119 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner here quite a bit! You can tell why it's one of the top rated restaurants on the island. The service was very good and attentive. The owner even stopped by the table to say hello and thank us for coming in, which was a nice touch. Once we were done with our meal, one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Small family operated restaurant. But the difference is the kitchen: scallops like butter, excellently spiced. Chateau Briand of the finest with fresh vegetables. Good wine card. No Schnick-Schnack, but excellence. Very cordial patron. One has to go there. For me the best address in Curaçao.

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A great restaurant, everything is very well cooked and extremely tasty. Ingredients are always fresh and very high quality. Good service too. It's not economic, price range are at same level as medium-high level european restaurants.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Everything I liked.. Management is a family affair with a good sense of humor. Then followed with Great food and wine the service was good and the ambiance and setting made it little more romantic . The Wine Cellar is highly recommended!! and a treat to meet with the Management and staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

I am still amazed. I never had such a perfect service and meal ever. I regularly eat at the best. But this is another level of food quality and dining. I will be back. I will surely be back. This is the place to have a perfect meal and best service ever.

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Address: Ooststraat at Concordiastraat, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: +(5999)/461-2178
Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ooststraat at Concordiastraat, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +(5999)/461-2178

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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