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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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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!
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews risotto lion fish beef wellington parsnips tuna cakes fries chef stefan main course an amuse bouche well worth the wait definitely recommend this restaurant service was impeccable tasty food nice atmosphere pietermaai district
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Reviewed April 15, 2020

Cosy place but expensive and not so much on the plate. However the best beef ever. Tasty food. Very cosy.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

We visited this restaurant once during our trip to Curacao. Tasty food and polite service. We were positively surprised by the local and a bit exotic menu (such as flying and lion fish).

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 24, 2019 via mobile

The best beef wellington we ever had. Cristal is the best restaurant on the island. Do not miss this one.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 14, 2019

We came here twice during our 2-week stay in Curacao...if we had discovered it earlier or stayed longer then we would definitely have been here more often. You can dine "a-la-carte " or you can take a 3, 4 , or 5 course meal at...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 1, 2019 via mobile

The place is very Cozy and Romantic. The food was good but was cold and I think it took them to long to serve it. Presentation was wauw but the lady server was to loud and jokes were a bit misplaced. I paid a lot...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 30, 2019

We had a wonderful four-course meal at Cristal during our trip in Curacao. The restaurant did a fantastic job of adapting menu items to accommodate my celiac diet, including a freshly baked gluten-free roll to accompany the complimentary onion soup (probably the best onion soup...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner here during restaurantweek . Good menu with wineparing. Amuse was a little glass of soup. Great fish and Iberico porc for main course. We sat outside. Wine was great and served with good explanation. Price/quality was great.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

On a rainy Saturday we went for dinner here. Only two other tables were occupied. We were looking forward to drink some very nice wines by the glass and pair them with the nice dishes. The machine had broken down, so we had to change...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019

After many great dinners at Cristal, once again we were amazed by the quality of the food, and the creative talents of Chef Stefan. Beef carpaccio, scallops with risotto, and the spring chicken were all beautifully plated and delicious.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 23, 2019

Food was delicious but the service was very poor. I've ordered tartare as a starter and risotto as a main, however, the risotto came before tartare... And I've told the guy that I wanted to get tartare before risotto but he said ”some people want...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Jan M
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Response from 828pattyg | 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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