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Gouverneur de Rouville

de Rouvilleweg 9 | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 5999
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Ranked #11 of 126 restaurants in Willemstad
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Caribbean, International, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Situated directly at the Anna Bay, with a beautiful view over the Handelskade and harbor entrance, you will find restaurant De Gouverneur (the Governor).This stately Curacaoan location you shouldn't miss, welcomes you from early morning to late at night for drinks, lunch and dinner.The kitchen is opened non-stop. Apart from their extensive, internationally orientated menu, they serve good local cuisine as well. De Gouverneur's service is a byword for friendliness, and the restaurant is therefore also very popular among st local inhabitants. For ten years now! Open: daily from 10 till midnight Prices: Lunch sandwiches and salads USD 7 - USD 12.50 Dinner: Starters USD 12.50, Soups USD 8, Main Courses USD 20, Desserts USD 8
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80% Recommend
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Atlanta, Georgia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our family enjoyed lunch on the balcony. It really is a great view of the whole Williamsted harbor scene. Some charm here. My son had a panini (good); my wife had quiche (mediocre); I had a burrito (unusual and excellent). The staff seemed very nonchalant. Prices were ok.

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Willemstad, Curacao
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

it is always nice to dine at the Gouverneur, but the price quality formula is a little off, high prices for quite ordinary food, well prepared, but without any fantasy presented.. the portions are ok, the wine is outrageously expensive, nice place to go and see the ships go by, but a little more taste and variation in the menu... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stopped here for lunch. It's one of the highly recommended restaurants in Punda. Maybe so for dinner. When we entered the restaurant, we were the only people there. So why was the service so slow? Our waitperson acted as though she had better things to do. The view from the balcony is awesome, as advertised, the food is good... More

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Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

took 3 1/2 hours to get food was over priced the service was good when you need an overpriced drink I didn't think there was any reason to ever eat there again

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Savannah, Georgia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had a very good lunch and great service, the server overheard our conversation about my son's birthday and he brought him a surprised dessert with sparkler on it. The little things like this makes the difference in average or great service. The quality of the food was very good and overall a nice place to visit.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Party of 8 for dinner with no reservation, no problem. Must try Cuban garlic soup and any drink on the menu. If feeling lucky try the bartenders choice. A three year agreed Columbian rum was amazing post entree. The wait staff was hysterical and professional. A great view of the harbor or a cool garden patio.

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Jeroenvdvelden, General Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you for your visit at our restaurant. We are proud to hear everything ended well for your dinner party of 8. Please visit us again and enjoy the view once more! Kind regards, More

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12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Great service and a beautiful view from the balcony of the waterfront harbor and the colorful city scape of Punda. Also the building of the restaurant is a spectacle and a landmark. I had a wonderful glass of wine and a delicious appetizer here and it came with great, bright smiles. This is a must try while in the city... More

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Willemstad, Curacao
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Good menu, lots to choose from. Very toughtfull staff and great service. Food was excellent, atmopshere was real nice and a great view ! Normally when we go for some food at a restaurant, I always stay hungry after hahaha At the Gouverneur the food was enough and tasted real good! We arrived on my Harley and the manager asked... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Really Great service and nice atmosphere with great water views. I would go back for sure, the fish & spare ribs were awesome.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We had breakfast in our first visit to the Gouverneur, and although the food was ok, service was slow - if we hadn't returned the review would be a 3 star. We wanted to try the dinner menu, so we went back. We had a much better experience: the food was great, service was better than breakfast. Considering we had... More

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