We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

De Ruyter Cafe

De Ruyterkade Z/N Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 1010
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“roti” (11 reviews)
“garlic fish” (4 reviews)
“cassava” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
De Ruyterkade Z/N Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (130)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

31 - 40 of 51 reviews

Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

What a great restaurant! The Souto Soup and the Roti were delicious. So tasteful and (not too) spicy and not at all heavy. Even after a full warm lunch including delicious Suriname cake and coffee, we were full but didn't feel bloated. The waitress Hennie...More

Thank marceldiethardjansen
Reviewed December 11, 2014

Regularly eaten at the Surinamese restaurant and nothing else to say that the food is perfect and delicious! and a very good and friendly service! Have Moksi Meti, Soato, pom and sate eaten and was delicious!

Thank michelcur
Reviewed December 9, 2014

Excellent service and great saoto and ginger. We didnt know that the saoto souldiva be so good. That was a re al surprise!

1  Thank sandraB7022GX
Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were walking around Punda shopping looking for an authentic lunch and we pleasantly surprised. We enjoyed the garlic fish and dining outside on the patio. We had never eaten at a Surinamese restaurant before and enjoyed the fusion menu. The prices were reasonable and...More

Thank RLDCIM
Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Heni is a good waitress, the place is authenticate! Good soul and good food! If you come here, don't miss it!

Thank Jeanne F
Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had read about this restaurant on Trip Advisor so decided to try it for lunch one day while visiting some of the museums in town. having never eaten Surinam cuisine we were excited for something new. Although the food was fresh and well presented,...More

1  Thank Judy M
Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Surinam cuisine is amazing and De Ruytercafe certainly delivers on it's promise. This is the place for a great lunch or dinner - at very affordable prices - when you're in Willemstad. Might be a bit less scenic than the waterfront tourist traps, but the...More

Thank Aic1980
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Try it! Food is good & prices are way cheaper than the bland tourist restaurants in the same area. If you don't recognize any of the dishes on the menu don't worry: the waiter will explain the menu to you so you don’t order the...More

Thank NakiOden
Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had lunch there. And being familiar with Surinam Food, I was looking forward to this restaurant and was not disappointed. I was assured by the friendly waitress that the cook makes everything himself. Including the Roti's, which is a hell of a job. We...More

Thank ooievaar
Reviewed March 30, 2014

I picked this place because it looked cute, inexpensive, and my dutch family loves indonesian food. The owner and his wife are so nice. My sister and I are vegan and so we simply ordered the roti dish without meat - delicious vegan meal! Everyone...More

Thank Anna E
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
La Boheme Curacao
177 reviews
.10 miles away
Plaza Bieu
742 reviews
.10 miles away
Perla Del Mar
666 reviews
.20 miles away
Mundo Bizarro
722 reviews
.21 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge
4,781 reviews
.25 miles away
Punda
2,498 reviews
.14 miles away
Handelskade
652 reviews
.24 miles away
Queen Juliana Bridge
888 reviews
.24 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from De Ruyter Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Ruyterkade Z/N Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 462 1010
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing