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Cafe de Tijd Curacao


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Dutch, Bar, Barbecue
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ribs are definitely the best I've had on the island. The atmosphere is very welcoming and the staff are super friendly. A must place to eat if visiting the island!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lionfish H
Reviewed April 9, 2019

The menu is posted on a chalk board outside and revised as they run out of various items. Come early if you want anything other than ribs. The rib portions are huge. An entire rack is the smallest order. The ribs are tender and the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank G0ttaBeKD
Reviewed April 7, 2019

The Ribs is the best! op is op . If you like an tasty spicy and sweet on your ribs . this place has the best one. Love it!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank vickatcel
Reviewed April 6, 2019

I was told to have the best ribs of the island here and yesss, its true! Came here several times and always loved it. Dont arrive too late, they have a specific number of each meal for each evening and if you come too late...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jordgubben2
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

The best “fall of the bone ribs” Just go there as soon as you are at the Punda site in Willemstad. Nice place, very friendly guys, the beer is cold, just go there 😁

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kees R
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Good food, good staff. Nice place to be. The owner used to run "op is op". Food is still great! Always busy. Located in the center off the places to be and to have visited.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Freedom745518
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

We thought this was a cafe, because the sign on the wall said “Cafe Tija” (and the black awning reads “Cafe de Tidj”). Actually, it’s a casual bar with some food offerings for Dutch. We didn’t feel like fish & chips ($15), shrimp, or overpriced...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AnLily
Reviewed March 13, 2019

What a great experience. simple and relaxing...the term OP = OP...means when they're out they're out. It was great to sit back and relax and take in the local environment. The owner/chef even came out to introduce himself to us. Overall, you have to go...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank X7902CFscottm
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Loved the ribs more than any other plate. In our case, service was kind of slow, it took a while before somebody came to take our order. Other than that, food was great.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank valeriep2786
Reviewed March 12, 2019

I don't know what they put in their secret BBQ sauce, but I ate 500g of ribs to try to figure out. I'm guessing it was tomato-based with ginger, garlic, cardamom, cayenne, mango, and some citrus peel. Never tasted anything quite like it. G&T's were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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