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Boathouse Food & Marina

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Brakkeput Ariba z/n | Willemstad, Willemstad, Curacao
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been here before and were quite enthusiastic that time, but that was already some years ago. Now when we returned we were a bit disappointed. Not the best service, even though it was. It busy. Good wasn't too great, they didn't have fresh shrimps, while they were on the menu. You still have a nice view over the... More 

Thank Fieke A
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has by far the best food on the island. We've been here five weeks and have eaten all over, from Saint Michal to Santa Barbara resort and nothing comes close. The Wednesday Rice Table is outstanding as any I've tried in the Netherlands. Dinner on the weekend is equally tasty if you do not like Indonesian food, we... More 

Thank Ktulane84
Willemstad, Curacao
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The restaurant is located in Brakkeput Abou, and is one of my favourites. The view over the Spanish water is astonishing. The personnel is top class as it should be. Excellent wines, good menu, fine tasting. This restaurant is on my top list for fine dining. On Wednesdays they have Indonesian Walking Buffet (different price range however also well appreciated... More 

Thank Dspaul
Conshohocken, PA
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

This was our most expensive dinner, but it was well worth it; dinner for 2 at $100.00 including a 20% tip. The food was delicious, well paired and had a beautiful presentation. We shared sashimi of tuna, scallops and lobster in a sesame soy dressing, halibut with bok choy and compote of cherry tomatoes and basil sauce and truffle risotto... More 

Thank Latteda2
Willemstad, Curacao
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Food takes too long and is too expensive for the quality and amount, paired with an arrogant hostess who was too busy with her friends to even look in our direction. They also refuse to serve tap water. Wouldn't reccomend unless you want to have a bad time.

Thank Tristan G
Miami, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

The food is expensive and tasteless if you want to call it food. When the rude manager who seemed prejudice brought our plates to the table there was barely any food on it. Anyways she smiled at everyone else who wasn't my skin colour. Oh actually she smiled a little when I payed my bill. Great view though.

Thank victleo86
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We were here on a Saturday afternoon to enjoy a sundowner Dinner. The view and the Atmosphere was really great. Wine and food were good, but the quantities were not sufficient for two hungry adults after a long day at the Beach. We chose the 6 boathouse appetizer and two main courses (ladies steak, halibut). Everything of high quality, but... More 

Thank Gikamohz
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Amazing view, fine French cuisine. The duck and mero fish were very nice. Dutch apple pie was a nice surprise. Service is very good. We love this place.

Thank C D
Southampton Parish, Bermuda
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We are planning another trip to Curacao. One of our stops is the Boathouse Restaurant. We will be staying at the Santa Barbara Golf and Beach Resort and will be looking forward to going to the Boathouse. On the resorts property we love Boca 19.

Thank wilofbda
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

The location of the restaurant is great. Awesome view especially around sunset. The food was great, but the staff was was a little too talkative, so we would wait long to get served as they we always having some chit chat at another table. But all in all a nice restaurant for a romantic diner. Oh and by the way,... More 

Thank Alvin B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, International, Mediterranean, European, French, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brakkeput Ariba z/n | Willemstad, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: 5999/7672221

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?