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Fort Nassau Z/N, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 461 3450
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the ambiance of the restaurant. The view of downtown in nice. You should get there before sunset to enjoy it. The food was great tasting and beautifully presented.

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Thank RA03
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you RA03 for your great review about the view and food. Indeed arriving just before sunset is a great time to enjoy both the scenery as well as dinner. We will send your compliments to the chef and his team, thank you! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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377 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Santa Barbara Resort, but everyone raved about Fort Nassau so we decided we had to see what that was all about. We arrived before sunset and enjoyed the sunset in all it's beauty. We were a large group so had reservations. Judy our server was both friendly and attentive. Everyone had a unique dish from... More 

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Thank Shayne U
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you Shayne U for your wonderful review. Indeed your hotel is a bit of a drive away from the Fort, but we are happy you followed the advise of your fellow travelers! We are happy to read you also highly recommend Fort Nassau and will surely pass your complements to the chef and his team and of course to... More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there while on a cruise, got there right about sunset, it was a Wednesday night, not many people when we arrived, but it got busy throughout our meal. Had a stunning view of the bridge and river in Curacao, the food was very good, my wife and step sons said the drinks were good.

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Thank pulukie
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you pulukie for your wonderful review! We love your comment 'please keep this place a secret'. Glad to read you and your family loved everything about your visit to the Fort! More 

new jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch: the food was good, service excellent and staff friendly. This is all on top of one of the best views in Curacao of both the harbor and Punda/Otrabonda. We had the cajun fried fish done in cajun spices and cornmeal and pumpkin ravioli. The latter dish is a speciality and is very rich and very... More 

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Thank ccajun
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you ccajun for your review about our lunch! Indeed the views during the day are super as there is so much to see in the harbor and city of Willemstad. We look forward to welcoming you for dinner, next time you visit the island! More 

Barrie, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner was excellent! The lovely Judy ensured that a special evening for us was beyond special. From looking after a meal to accomodate a dietary request, to bring us a lovely dessert that was not on the menu, we could not have asked for better. Great views overlooking the city, lovely atmosphere as well. Thank you Judy for looking after... More 

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Thank Susan O
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Dear Susan O, what a wonderful review, we are happy to read you enjoyed your dinner and that Judy took good care of you. We are very proud of our waiter team and are glad to read great reviews about their service. We will surely pass your comments to her and the rest of the team. More 

Manchester, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for something different than the hustle of Willemstad take the quick journey over to Fort Nassau. The views are great, atmosphere is laid back, and the food was delicious. We had the Dijon mustard soup, pumpkin ravioli, and medley of Caribbean fish - plus a cheese plate.

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Thank jlktomko
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

jlktomko, thank you for your great review. Indeed we are not in the middle of the hustle and bustle, but you do have a great view over it all. You chose a few of our top dishes and we are glad to read you found them to be delicious! More 

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view is breathtaking, service was quick and efficient and the food was amazing. Of course has a price but overall is totally worth.

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Thank Marce312278
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you Marce312278 for your wonderful review; we agree the view is stunning and we love your review of our food as 'amazing'! Thank you. More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a sunset dinner here last night overlooking Willemstad. The wine list was quite limited, but the food options all were enticing. The veal and the escargots appetizers were excellent, as were the beef tenderloin, pork loin, and the sirloin. The pasta was somewhat disappointing, but the desserts definitely made up for it. It's a beautiful venue that is... More 

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Thank MrH0bbes
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you MrH0bbes for your review! We are happy to read your overall dinner experience was a good one and that you will likely return on your next visit. We would love to see you back! More 

Willemstad, Curacao
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Curacao has many eateries and nice places but this is absolutely THE BEST !! The best view over Willemstad Harbor and over the thousands of lights of the refinery is on top of the hill where Fort Nassau is located. This is an old fortress with 360 degrees view. Park your car and step up, you will enter the 18th... More 

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Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

WOW, Thank you so much Nico A for your wonderful review! We are happy that you loved it so much! Thank you also for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor, we appreciate that very much. More 

Level Contributor
58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Delicious food, great view and ambience, efficient staff! My husband & I enjoyed a wonderful meal inside the old stone fort's walls; watching the sunset with Queen Juliana Bridge and channel in the distance. We selected the prix fixe 3 course menu ($41 ea.); we both had the pumpkin soup, followed by salmon and chicken roleau--excellent! We finished off with... More 

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Thank Louise B
Fort-Nassau-Cur, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Nassau, responded to this review

Thank you Louise B for your 5 bullet review and for taking the time to leave a review for Fort Nassau on TripAdvisor. I will surely inform our kitchen and service team of your compliments! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $35
Cuisine
Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fort Nassau Z/N, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 461 3450
Description
Situated high upon a hill at the harbor's entrance, Fort Nassau has a beautiful 360 degree view over part of the island and the city of Willemstad with the unique bridges that connect Punda and Otrobanda. At night a sea of lights stretches to the horizon offering a most spectacular view. Restaurant Fort Nassau offers "Casual Fine Dining". Lunch and dinner are served in the semi open-air restaurant. The historical setting and contemporary interior, breathtaking view, and good food, make your visit to Fort Nassau a memorable experience.

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