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Gouverneur de Rouville

de Rouvilleweg 9 | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 5999
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Ranked #13 of 130 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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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We went to this restaurant on our second evening we stayed on the island. We met a collegue with his wife and had a lovely evening and dinner with the four of us. The food is really good. The choice is not to big but sufficient end the view you have from the gallery ( if you can sit there)... More

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

Dear Guest! Thank you for your visit at our restaurant. It is indeed necessary to make a reservation at our balcony side with the amazing view. We are very happy to hear that your evening was great! Thank you for your feedback on tripadvisor and till next time! Kind regards, More

Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We went here for lunch and dinner during our stay in Willemstad. We had the Cuban banana soup both times because it was so good. Service and food were excellent and the view of the bay and the Queen Emma bridge were marvelous.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for visiting us not only once but several times! We do have a new lunch menu since August! We are very proud and happy to hear that you enjoyed our specialties so much. Enjoy your stay at Curacao! Kind regards, More

Bucharest, Romania
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had dinner here with view at the sea and Punda..and was simply great! tasty beef stew and very good red snapper plate!aslo kind and helpfull staff. they serve good wine and the prices includs all tax...so no bad surprises.

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

Dear Guest! Thank you for your positive feedback! We are very happy to hear you had a great night out at our restaurant and enjoyed our food as well as the view! Hopefully we will see you again! Kind regards, More

GUYANA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I've had lunch and salad at the Gouverneur de Rouville and it was just great! While we await our meals, we were served the best juice as we sat in the patio viewing the beautiful architectural buildings and the floating bridge that connects Otrabanda to Punda. The view of the Handelskade and Pontoo bridge were simply amazing, and we were... More

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

Dear Guest! Thank you so much for giving us feedback. We are very proud and working hard to maintain our level of service! Till next time! Kind regards, More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Dear all, We went spontaneously decided to go for dinner on a Friday night at the Gouverneur. As mentioned in other reviews it is wise to make a reservation if you want to sit on the balcony. So we did. We had a great table with great views. The food is perfect and the service excellent. Great value for money... More

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We sat on the patio outlooking the historic Otrabanda for a quick dessert and drink around 2:30 pm. The view was amazing and the building was beautiful. I caught myself distracted at all of the great decor as I was finding my way to the restroom. I hear this gets pretty crowded, but it was the perfect place/spot for a... More

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Willemstad, Curacao
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great food at a perfect location with very nice waiters and waitresses. You need to make reservations for a balcony seating in advance, if you want a view on the Handelskade and Pontoonbridge. Really worth sitting. You can also sit in the garden with a very good ambiance. Food was great! Definitely worth a visit for both lunch and dinner.... More

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

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear that your stay at our restaurant was very positive both lunch and dinner. Although many guests prefer the balcony patio with the view, our garden is indeed very warm and cosy as well! Thank you for your visit and hoping to see you again! Kind... More

The Hague, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great food at a perfect location. Be sure to book your reservation for a balcony seating in advance, if you want a view on the Handelskade and Pontoonbridge. Although a garden seating is also nice. Food was great, as was the service. Definitely worth a visit!

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Tables overlooking the water or a VERY cute, European courtyard - can't go wrong. Good variety in menu, good prices and very delicious. Highly recommend!

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Atlanta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had seen this restaurant all week and finally went on our last night! We showed up for Happy Hour and Arthur the bartender was great! He told us about the island and growing up there and told us which drinks to order! We should have had a reservation but he told us we could sit outside in the bar... More

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