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Gouverneur de Rouville

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De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 5999
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Situated directly at the Anna Bay, with a beautiful view over the...
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. Lunch is served from 10:00 AM till 4:00 PM, dinner is served from 6:00 PM till 10:30 pm. 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, salads and authentic main courses: USD 13 - USD 22.70 Dinner: Starters USD 14.80, Soups USD 9.60, Main Courses USD 27.45, Desserts USD 9.60
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good lunch with view

Can't miss this restaurant, located near pontoon bridge and cruise ship place. Nice view to Punda. Heavy wind though both on the veranda and inside. Ordered curaçao specialties: beef stew served with pilaf rice and crispy polenta; and cheese stuffed with chicken and vegetable with grated potatoes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

While vacationing in Curaçao last week, my husband and I decided to have dinner here. We arrived about 5:30 and told that the restaurant didn't start serving until 6. So, ok, we had drinks and enjoyed the view. At 6:00 our server seated us and took our order. At 7:00 we still had not been served our orders. When we... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Can't miss this restaurant, located near pontoon bridge and cruise ship place. Nice view to Punda. Heavy wind though both on the veranda and inside. Ordered curaçao specialties: beef stew served with pilaf rice and crispy polenta; and cheese stuffed with chicken and vegetable with grated potatoes. Both dishes taste great. Heavy for lunch though. De Gouverneur, house beer also... More 

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Romeoville, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My husband & I decided to try Gouverneur's for our wedding anniversary dinner & I couldn't have been happier! We made reservations for a patio table through our hotel for 6:30p & arrived early... It was happy hour so we enjoyed a few drinks @ the bar overlooking the Queen Emma bridge & downtown Willemstad. 3 drinks only $12! Then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Carpaccio is excellent. Banana soup is savoury and sweet. Smoked red snapper open face sandwich is a great mix of capers, mayo, peppers, and mesquite snapper. Cuban sandwich could be a bit better, but is a fair attempt. Local dishes are improvements upon local favorites like stoba and salted fish with polenta. Desert coffees are well-done and European. Deserts are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We went here after going to he kura hulanda museum. We had a salad and a sandwhich and it was presented beautifully and everything was home made like the bread and the crisps/chips. We sat outside which was a bit windy, but we had a great time. Would def go back!

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Raleigh,NC
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42 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner at the Gouverneur de Rouville. We had the coconut shrimp appetizer, fish soup, sirloin steak, and chocolate mousse. Everything was very good, and our server, Chardi, was very friendly. The shrimp were lightly fried; the fish soup had a tomato-based sauce and contained various types of fish; the steak was cooked exactly as we ordered; and... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I only had the mussels entree because I already had had dinner when I've met a friend there - I love mussels but their preparation included a lot of cheese which masked the flavor of the mussels. It was not bad, just a waste of (probably) delicious mussels. The staff is really great, though. I've been there a few times... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Service was very friendly and personal. Food was different with some local foods. If you are going to eat there try for the balcony as it makes the meal a tropical delight.

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GeertdeLange, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for providing us with your feedback. We are happy to read that you had a pleasant evening at our restaurant. We hope we may serve you again in the future. Kind regards, On behalf of Restaurant & Café Gouverneur de Rouville Geert de Lange More 

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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visited this restaurant in our first night in Willemstad after looking around the Otrobanda waterfront and not seeing much in the way of nicer restaurants. The tuna tartare was so delicious, and for my main I got a traditional dish called Karni Stoba, which is stewed beef in tomatoes and polenta fries, which was tasty. Finally, I had a... More 

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GeertdeLange, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for providing us with your feedback. Great to read that we could live up to your wishes. We are happy to serve you again in the future, so that you can try some more of our local and international specialties. Kind regards, On behalf of Restaurant & Café Gouverneur de Rouville Geert de Lange More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Last minute decision to go, service was good, great views, good appetizers and we all enjoyed our main dishes (all different). Overall great dinner.

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Dear Helena, Thank you for visiting your restaurant. Great to read that we were able to fulfill your wishes. We will be happy to serve you again in the future. Kind regards, On behalf of Restaurant & Café Gouverneur de Rouville Geert de Lange More 

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Additional Information about Gouverneur de Rouville

Address: De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: +599 9 462 5999
Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 32
Cuisine: Caribbean, International, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 462 5999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 32
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, International, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients

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. Lunch is served from 10:00 AM till 4:00 PM, dinner is served from 6:00 PM till 10:30 pm. 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, salads and authentic main courses: USD 13 - USD 22.70 Dinner: Starters USD 14.80, Soups USD 9.60, Main Courses USD 27.45, Desserts USD 9.60
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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