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Plaza Bieu

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Sha Caprileskade, Willemstad, Curacao
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Plasa Bieu is near the Old Market, just beyond the Queen Wilhelmina...
Plasa Bieu is near the Old Market, just beyond the Queen Wilhelmina footbridge and down the street from the Floating Market.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This open-air cafeteria gives you a taste of EXACTLY what Curacao is all about: Friendly people, tons of fresh food, and a local atmosphere! Get the snapper and tutu!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This open-air cafeteria gives you a taste of EXACTLY what Curacao is all about: Friendly people, tons of fresh food, and a local atmosphere! Get the snapper and tutu!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Plasa Bieu, in Punda, Willemstad is the place to sample the local cuisine (kriyoyo) of Curacao. This open air (covered roof) multi- stall restaurant is anchored by the Queen of Cuisine, Yvonne. Enter Plasa Bieu from the Post Office side of the building and Yvonne is the first stall on your left. Soon as I walked in, I recognized Yvonne... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The fried red snapper was great. The okra soup was okay, partially because they had throw in various meats that just didn't marry well. Same with the cactus soup. The restaurant was dirty, the cooks were not very sanitary... Overall an okay place with amazing fresh and local fish.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This place is amazing!!!!! Only open from 12 - 2 PM. You must eat here at least once. True local cuisine and cooking. Picnic style eating. Zus di Plasa is the number one spot to eat amongst the businesses.

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Den Helder
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This is the place to go in Punda to try the authentic and local food! Try the galinja stoba with moro (chicken stew with rice & beans) or be more adventures and try the kabritu stoba (goat stew) or kadushi (cactus soup). Make sure you try, or take them to go, the arepa pumpuna (pumpkin pancakes); delicious!! One of our... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It's a really dark place and it's not just locals eating here, but also travellers... tourists, if I were you I would avoid it unless you're a very adventureous person, but there are plenty of cafes near by where you'll pay more but you can eat in the sunlight... take your pick, but I don't want to steer you away... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I went to the plaza bieu,the ambient was open air, the food and service was okay, but the place need a little cleaning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

it is difficult to make this a restaurant or an attraction but you gotta see this place. It is located near the round market just a few blocks away from the bridge. First off, it is PLASA not PLAZA. It is in a very old building with different people cooking along one side and seats across from them. This is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Good food, cooked by the locals, and yummy! Stop here between all the fancy restaurants. You have to get there early for the conch... and get 2 pancakes!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a very reasonably priced area where you can get local food. It is set up with a lot of picnic tables and is open air market style. I would have really enjoyed it except there are a lot of pigeons walking around underneath the tables and that more or less grossed me out.

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Address: Sha Caprileskade, Willemstad, Curacao
Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Pizza, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Sha Caprileskade, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Pizza, Vegetarian

Description

Plasa Bieu is near the Old Market, just beyond the Queen Wilhelmina footbridge and down the street from the Floating Market.

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