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Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
(9) 465-1056
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 184
    Excellent
  • 381
    Very good
  • 238
    Average
  • 61
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  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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While in Curacao my husband and I stopped by one night after supper for drinks. The location was great as it was along the water and within viewing distance of the 'Queen Emma Bridge'. The drinks were a little expensive, but given the location of it we weren't really surprised. If you're ever in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
brittanysnorkel
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While in Curacao my husband and I stopped by one night after supper for drinks. The location was great as it was along the water and within viewing distance of the 'Queen Emma Bridge'. The drinks were a little expensive, but given the location of it we weren't really surprised. If you're ever in town during the afternoon I think... More 

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Thank brittanysnorkel
Niagara Falls, Canada
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant has a great location right by the Floating Bridge, and was a most enjoyable place to sit, enjoy a coffee and just watch the world go by. Fascinating to watch the bridge move for boat traffic and we saw some pretty huge tankers going through. The happy hour from 4 to 6 is a very good deal, with... More 

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Thank AnneCrt
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice easy going bar /cafe in superb location , food ok but ot exceptional , nice place to sit and watch the world go by

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Thank 700harvey
Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has very, very slow service, food is way over priced, and not great choices...not sure why it's raved about...maybe the waterside, but I wouldn't go back.

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Thank Beachykeen1969
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

outdoor grill with covered seating. good for viewing boats and the Queen Emma swing bridge and boat traffic

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Thank Ron M
Rochester, New York
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Iguana Cafe seems to be the main game in town for having a quick lunch and drink while taking in the colorful buildings on the Willemstad harbor. You can also see the much touted floating bridge in operation. The scene is busy since it is right next to the touristy shopping area and not far from where cruise ships dock.... More 

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Thank Matt M
Montauk, New York
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Happy hour is 6-8 with 1/2 price drinks. Great to sit at waterside and relax. Service is a bit slow however. The appetizer menu is a bit limited and what's on it is disappointing. Live music was playing directly across the cafe which was nice!

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Thank Elisa C
Billings, Montana
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99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us visited after touring and shopping nearby, and we enjoyed some very nice fried shrimp while we had a couple of drinks. The staff was very busy, but friendly and attentive. One of our party had a drink that was very heavy on the alcohol, and had to ask for a glass of orange juice to help dilute... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My review is not for the food. It' s a perfect spot for having a drink or two. Classic settings in behind and great overview in front. Not the fastest staff, but who's in a hurry in the carribean.

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Thank Tintin369
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was fun sitting outside watching the bridge open up.... Great view of both sides. Food was OK. We had salads and a few beers.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: (9) 465-1056

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?