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Gouverneur de Rouville

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De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 5999
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Willemstad, Curacao
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a nice place to sit and eat, specially just before the sun goes down. The restaurant offers either a balcony view of Punda or you can choose to sit "outside" within a small enclosed area that is lovely to sit in. The food itself changes from time to time, but the few times we've eaten there it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant has one of the greatest views on the island; its the first place I visit when I arrived to Curacao. Dinner and attention is very good (price/quality), its right at the harbor entrance. While having dinner (be sure to reserve a table on the front covered area) and enjoying the view towards historic Punda, you might be surprised... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On our second night in Curacao we visited this nice, relaxed and ambient restaurant. The service, the Carribean Chicken and the Catch of the day fish were plenty, Carribean like and tasteful. Service was very good as well and so was the price for value. All in all a must for those visiting Curacao.

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Beitostolen, Norway
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch at this restaurant a couple of days ago. It was a hot day and the waitresses was very helpful bringing drinks fast. A stunning view over Willemstad from the veranda. The patio and bar looked very inviting and I wish we could go back for drinks later. I had the Tuna and my bf had the goat... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Read about this place on Tripadvisor and would definitely recommend! Delicious food and fabulous location.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here on our second night in Curacao. We did not have a reservation and were told that they could have something for us in 20 minutes so we sat at the bar, ordered some drinks and then realized that the high top tables on the deck in the bar area are seat yourself and just took one of... More 

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Joure, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is very nice located within the city of Willemstad. WIthin a historical building and with a great view! We asked for a table on the balcony so we'd see the cruiseship docked in the harbour. The food was really good, they serve a nice combination of local and international dishes. Service was terribly slow and we actually had... More 

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Epse, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are on Curacao , you have to take your lunch on the terrace at the Gouverneur. Take the little boat who brings you From the other side to the restaurant. You Will eat a traditional salad like a ceasar salad with chicken and Enjoy the view on the water and the refreshing winds From the terrace

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Charlottetown, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a great meal at Governor's in early November 2016. We reserved a table outside on the balcony 3 days prior to arriving at the restaurant to ensure we had a great view. We arrived about an hour before our reservation to take advantage of their daily 1/2 price drinks in the Motown Soul Bar. Once... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy a drink outdoors (the Motown Special is a purple delight) with a view of the Queen Emma Bridge. Reserve a spot on the terrace for dinner. Great atmosphere. Limited but excellent menu; recommend the seafood. But be prepared to wait -- you're on island time.

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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 - $32
Cuisine
Caribbean, Dutch, European, International
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 462 5999
Description
Situated directly at the Anna Bay, with a beautiful view over the Handelskade and harbor entrance, you will find restaurant De Gouverneur (the Governor).This stately Curacaoan location you shouldn't miss, welcomes you from early morning to late at night for drinks, lunch and dinner. Lunch is served from 10:00 AM till 4:00 PM, dinner is served from 6:00 PM till 10:30 pm. Apart from their extensive, internationally orientated menu, they serve good local cuisine as well. De Gouverneur's service is a byword for friendliness, and the restaurant is therefore also very popular among st local inhabitants. For ten years now! Open: daily from 10 till midnight Prices: Lunch sandwiches, salads and authentic main courses: USD 13 - USD 22.70 Dinner: Starters USD 14.80, Soups USD 9.60, Main Courses USD 27.45, Desserts USD 9.60

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