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Don's Icecream Shop

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Rif Fort 407/ 407, Willemstad, Curacao
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went Sunday night after dinner at the fort and got two ice creams and a brownie. The ice cream had a nice flavor but was icy, like it had been frozen and refrozen (not well). Just meh overall.

Thank kskdmad
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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481 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

A little ice cream and a cold drink was a welcome sight on a warm day in Willemstad, Curacao! This place isn't very big but they serve up some very good ice cream in big delicious waffle cones! Located in a nice shopping area near the Cruise ship port!

Thank Ge0rgetravels
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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342 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Friendly staff. Clean surroundings. Lovely yummy ice cream. You can either sit inside where it's cooler, but not much space, or outside in the thoroughfare, watching life go by as you relax. A fort and shops are nearby. A fine spot.

Thank Scott D
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2017

The waffles were so hard we couldn't eat them and by the time the girl in the shop had finished trying to rip me off because we were paying US Dollars hoping that we wouldn't notice, everything we had ordered had either melted or was stone cold. It took over 30 minutes to get two waffles, a cone, a bottle... More 

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Stephen E, Owner at Don's Icecream Shop, responded to this review

Dear Client, Serving inedible waffles and being cone artists is not our line of business. It's very unfortunate you had such a bad experience at our Ice Cream Shop. Never the less we hope that you have enjoyed our beautiful island upon your return to your cold country. More 

Willemstad, Curacao
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Situated in the riffort Don's Icecream Shop is a nice small place with very good icecream. To me it i the best place for Icecream on the island.

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Thank andre s
San Jose, California
1 review
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Friendly service, the shop was clean and ice cream was good. Location was good too and there where tables and chairs outside to sit and rest from all the walking and enjoy the ice cream.

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Thank Jacinta A
New York City, New York
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Had icecream at least 4 of the 6 days I was here. Service was good & the waffle cones are fresh & taste great !!!!. Ice cream was good. Waffle cone made it though. Free wifi.

Thank lakisha f
Austin, Texas
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Stayed on the island 6 nights and probably came here 3 or 4 of them! Ha! There's lots of other things to do in the area so I always had an excuse to come get a scoop of mint in a waffle cone. YUM!!

Thank His_N_Hers_USA
Oakland, California
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148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2013

Many great flavors and waffle cones, seating outside in the Fort, Staff is friendly & polite. If in Curacao come by for the best ice cream in the south Caribbean. A definite Recommend on a hot caribbean day ( Enjoy )

1 Thank TravelDeFamly
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2012

My family and I always visit Don's when we are in the Rift Fort area. They have many great flavors of ice cream and some specialty coffees. There is table seating outside in the fort where you can relax and enjoy your treat. The staff is young, friendly, and polite. If we are on Curacao for 10 days we try... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rif Fort 407/ 407, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad

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