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All 131 Willemstad Restaurants

Plaza Bieu

Sha Caprileskade | Curacao (Country listed here because not shown in drop-down list, very strange), Willemstad, Curacao
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Ranked #8 of 131 Restaurants in Willemstad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The closest you will get to some quick, affordable typical local food when in downtown Punda. This is not a fancy restaurant. It's more of a public dinning room. Sit together, eat together and just go with the flow while having some good food.

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Arlington, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We went here for lunch one day because we heard there is local food that is a must, and they were right! We went to the one at the end where they had sweet plantain pancakes for $1 and were the best we have ever had. We then got a beef platter and total our meal was $10 it was... More

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Willemstad, Curacao
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Plaza Bieu is where the locals eat. Open for lunch only. It is the place that each and every tourist should try. It is located in the old market place in the heart of Willemstad, just behind the Postoffice. A number of local cooks (most are ladies) prepare and sell their food to the visitors. Most vendors have a... More

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Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Plasa Bieu was one of the places I really wanted to visit while on vacation in Curacao. We went there on a Wednesday and my first impression was "Yes, this is really a market." Everyone is trying their best to sell you their dishes. We ended up at the first booth to the right, where we ordered the red snapper... More

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Austin, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

There were Fresh Juice stands that lined Plaza Bieu and the juices were amazing! We had their Red Snapper and Goat (were too scared to try the Iguana!) Their Banana Pancakes were also divine! The Funchi here was not as cheesy as we thought they were supposed to be... so only order it if you want to add to your... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

You most try the local food in the market. Funchi and fish are very popular and worth to try. With the local lemon drink.

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Winchester, England
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317 reviews 317 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
578 helpful votes 578 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This long building with a somewhat dark interior is referred to on the town tourist maps as the 'Old Market'. It is near to the much bigger, circular, New Market, which sells nothing very interesting. In bygone days the Old Market was in fact a slave market. The cooking is done in about 5 serveries along the left-hand wall, with... More

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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Now this is a story I have to tell you. There is in the town Willemstad a big hall where women cook meals very day. You can sit there on longs tables and choose your meal from a menu that every day changes. You can eat stewed beef and goat but also stewed cucumber with meat and everything tastes very... More

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We ate at Gracia di Dios after speaking for awhile with the owner. He was so warm and friendly, and genuinely interested in talking to us. My husband tried the iguana stew, and I had the goat. We never would have tried it if we hadn't spoken with the owner. We also tried pumpkin pancakes at the first and last... More

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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Nothing pretentious here.....just good local food and flavours!! Tried the kitchen immediately by the entrance. It was the busiest one so we took a chance and they did not disappoint. Family of ten....tried a variety of dishes including goat, fish, soup and pumpkin pancake....everyone gave a thumbs up! If you have the opportunity, speak to a local that you may... More

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Address: Sha Caprileskade | Curacao (Country listed here because not shown in drop-down list, very strange), Willemstad, Curacao
Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian

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