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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 142 Restaurants in Willemstad
Price range: $10 - $35
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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Oh, where to begin. Very nice setting in the courtyard but the service.......oh the service.....be prepared to wait and wait. Somewhat unprofessional and unknowledgeable about the food and wine options. The good news is that if you have the time (and I realize that most places run on "island time") the food is very good, you just might die of... More 

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River Edge, New Jersey
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

You need to make reservations. Very nice and relaxing. Food is very good, service is excellent. Two seatings 6.30 and 8.30.

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River Edge, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Get a table on the balcony overlooking the water. Food was very good but a bit on the slow side. Make sure you make a reservation as there are only two dinner servings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful breathtaking view. Good meal and excellent service. The garden area as the balcony are both my favorite Upstairs is a bar where you also can savour nice cocktails and njoy nice music while waiting to be seated, or just order a nice snack platter. On the 3rd floor is another dinning area which is more private It is worth... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We only had time for one meal in Curacao and we wisely choose here. Gorgeous view of Willemstad, this restaurant stands right off the water on the Otrobanda side and is easy to find (past the swinging bridge). Lovely large colonial building with outdoor seating and a balcony, the romantic atmosphere is worth coming here alone. The service was also... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Our tour guide recommended this place and it was spot on. Food, drink, and service were all excellent. Try to eat on the balcony overlooking the canal, but there is also a great little courtyard area in the back. Get the Cuban banana soup or the Kesha Yena!

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The Hague
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

OMG, there you are on the balcony of lovely colonial building, great scenery, full of expectation and then suddenly it hits you: they are serving some lousy food. I mean really lousy. My partner chose a rib-eye which tasted as if it was parboiled instead of grilled. I never ever thought a stuffed aubergine could taste like cardboard. To sum... More 

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

Dear Mrs. Ingrid, Thank you very much for your response. Although we're not happy with it, we are sorry for your negative experience. Especially between all the positive responses we did recieve from many satisfied guests. To learn more from your experience, we would like to contact you personally if possible. If you would like to help us, please contact... More 

Bonaire
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

We were with four hungry guys. The food was great, good size servings (not overdone but just right), ambiance was lively yet relaxed with a nice touch of Caribbean flavor. The service was good, fast (for Caribbean/Curacao standards) and the prices fair. The inner courtyard is spacious. We were happy when we left.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

With a view to die for, and great food too! The best place we dined in Curaçao- try to book a table on the balcony so you can see the colorful buildings across the water and perhaps see a Crise ship departing.

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va beach
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We ate here our last night in Curacao. The server was very nice along with the food being amazing. We got steak and the potatoes are amazing!

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Additional Information about Gouverneur de Rouville

Address: de Rouvilleweg 9 | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: +599 9 462 5999
Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
Cuisine: Caribbean, International, Bistro

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