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Sha Caprileskade, Willemstad, Curacao
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
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
Ivonne's

There are 5 or 6 vendors cooking local dishes in the Plaza Bieu. You sit at picnic tables marked by the color of the table cloths to each vendor and there are waitresses that will take your order and serve you. We ate at Ivonne's and had the fish filet with rice and peas. It was delicious and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

There are 5 or 6 vendors cooking local dishes in the Plaza Bieu. You sit at picnic tables marked by the color of the table cloths to each vendor and there are waitresses that will take your order and serve you. We ate at Ivonne's and had the fish filet with rice and peas. It was delicious and a large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This food market is behind the large circular indoor market and the bus station. Local ladies stand behind fierce heated cookers with cauldrons bubbling with all sorts of goodies. It's not fancy, no reserved tables here, just wholesome local cooking at a good price. 7 minutes walk from the floating market, just follow the path from the swinging bridge, past... More 

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sugarloaf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

You can't beat the cooking at this local plaza which has about five families offering their best for very reasonable prices. This is where the locals eat their lunches (they close at 3 p.m. and are closed on Sundays) and the visitors from neighboring islands go for Curacao's best homemade meals. You simply must eat here at least once for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The best is the chance to eat the local foods and try new things there where no negetive points for me everything went alright

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

There are various places you can eat at Plaza Bieu, but Zus di Plaza is the best. They have various local dishes of which you want to try them all, after having your first. Something you should not miss out on when eating there is the arepa di pampuna. A pumpkin pancake that is simply delicious and only costs about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

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

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

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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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