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Il Barile da Mario Bar Restaurant


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This Italian gourmet restaurant, just opposite the Israeli synagogue, is a must for the connoisseur. Lunch only, closed on Mondays.
Italian, Mediterranean
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Gnocchi with truffle was excellent! Gnocchi with bolognaise was excellent. Tiramisu was a dream! Good choice if you re looking for authentic italian food while on curacao.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019

We stumbled on this cute restaurant while touring Willemstad. Our waitress was as sweet as could be and her service was top notch! The pasta tasted homemade and the marinara sauce was very good. Portions are modest but we found them totally adequate. If you...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NewYorkTwin
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

So where do I start... hmmm the place is still open after 19, which is a good thing somehow...But the rest is terrible... very expensive for little portions... food for hobbits ... don’t go there unless you’re CEO... this is shameful, I paid almost 30...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 412gabyp
Reviewed January 5, 2019

My husband and I stopped here for lunch today, lured in by the decor. It took absolutely ages to be served and I asked for the chef's salad without the parmesan cheese. The waitress explained that it would be a plain salad and I'd still...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Unz13
Reviewed November 11, 2018

The pasta is good but not extraordinary, but they charge as if it were brought straight from Rome. Portions are really small, looks like a kids meal. The service is very good and staff is very kind, but it really doesn´t compensate for the prices...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

After being kicked out of Wandu Cafe (next door), we entered this restaurant. The host was amazing! she went over and beyond to make us feel welcomed. The food was amazing also.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank kiwisweet88
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Stopped at Mario's for a break, thought we could have some refreshments and a quick bite. There were six of us. We asked the waitress if there was an assortment of appetizers we could share amongst the group. She said she would bring out Calamari,...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

We have visited this Place for more than 20 years and the tiramisu is every visit the best you can Find in town!!!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 233gerardineb
Reviewed December 15, 2017

We had dinner here just a week ago and we loved it. I had the pasta lobster and it was amazing. No frills, just honest, authentic food. The owners are Italian and that explains it. Yes, a bit pricey but well worth it. And the...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank JudithAmsterdam
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

Waiting time was extremely long, when I paid the bill and reviewed it, it was unexpected high I called one hour later for an explanation about it, they hung up the phone swearing. Never ever again. Apparently they put service charge 18% on the bill...More

Date of visit: October 2017
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