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Restaurant Cristal Curacao

Johan Van Walbeeckplein 20, Willemstad NA, Curacao
+599 9 461 1639
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Johan Van Walbeeckplein 20, Willemstad NA, Curacao
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a few times visiting Curacao, we definitely like this restaurant the most. Great food and a nice environment.

Thank Mariska67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They offered a multi course chefs special and everything was very well prepared and very tasty. The delivery was definitely not a fast pace. It was a lengthy wait between courses. The food made the wait worth while but allow some time if you are...More

Thank 44BRADN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited during restaurantweek and had a great culinary experience. Great food food and excellent service. loved the ambiance of the nice little old building. Could most definitely recommend restaurant Cristal!

Thank Curiosity734910
RestaurantCristal, Eigenaar at Restaurant Cristal Curacao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Curiosity, Thank you for your review, we do our best to serve high quality and exiting menu's also during the restaurant week. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for a farewell dinner in May, 2018. The service was excellent and food was very good. The setting is charming, in an old Caribbean-style house that has been cleverly renovated. I wanted to take a light fixture home!

Thank 977maggies
RestaurantCristal, Eigenaar at Restaurant Cristal Curacao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Maggie, I can make a light fixture for you, but it is very heavy to transport...

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved the ambiance in there, the food is different and unique. Very delicious. I enjoyed every moment.

Thank Samcoralycur
RestaurantCristal, Eigenaar at Restaurant Cristal Curacao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Samcoralycur, Thank you for your review, we are already working on an exiting and exotic Christmas menu. Check our Facebook page to keep informed about our new dishes.

Reviewed October 26, 2018

Always a great place to enjoy some nice wine and a great meal. Perfection. Such a beautiful gem. We recently celebrated our anniversary dinner there. We have been multiple times. A must when traveling to the island!

Thank Chetman
RestaurantCristal, Eigenaar at Restaurant Cristal Curacao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chetman, Thank you for your review, we ar honored to serve our guests on special occasions, inform us and we will make your evening a bit extra special...

Reviewed September 7, 2018

While the interior is cozy and casual, I wouldn't quite call it a fine dining atmosphere. Food was excellent. Service was unfortunately poor, even for Caribbean standards. I offer this feedback in order to help the establishment. More attentive service would have made a huge...More

1  Thank cmazhk
RestaurantCristal, Eigenaar at Restaurant Cristal Curacao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cmazhk, Thank you for your feedback. We just acquired a new team member and just started her training. We hope to see you next time to show you our improvements!

Reviewed August 20, 2018

My BFF and I (both serious foodies) decided to have dinner at Cristal for a long needed "catch up" date. When we arrived we saw that the regular chef was not present so I panicked slightly. The young but extremely talented sous chef took away...More

Thank LicaC1985
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, friendly staff, very accommodating. They altered a menu item for me and the owner was on sight. Made it a nice evening for us!

Thank Amy W
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place and the setting could not have been more perfect, as well as the meal. They are very accomaditing and you will feel welcomed when you first arrive. I wish I would have visited earlier on my trip so I would...More

1  Thank Rob W
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Jan M
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Response from Patty G | Reviewed this property |
I think you mean to say dresscode? Officially not but I wouldn't go there in my beach wear. Unofficial dresscode: 'charming' I would say ;-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Johan Van Walbeeckplein 20, Willemstad NA, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 461 1639
  • E-mail
Restaurant Cristal on Curacao is all about making your evening an absolutely tasteful one. Whether you would like just an entree from our new menu, a 3-course dinner or go all out with a 5-course dinner, anything is possible. Our menu purely exists out of fresh ingredients and homemade products turned into classic dishes with a modern twist. We offer lunch and fine dining complemented with a perfect glass of wine. Call us to make your reservation today!
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