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Reviewed July 4, 2020 via mobile

We were visiting this restaurant, while staying in a hotel on the other side of the street. Although there’s not really anything negative to mention, and the quality of food and service were all in all okay, we were certainly not blown away by anything.

Date of visit: July 2020
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
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
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
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...a more than reasonable price. At first we were treated to a delightful "amuse" ( on both nights ) - a very tasty soup , the first was a lobster bisque served with small crusty rolls and anchovy butter....anchovy butter - that's one to remember when you're entertaining guests ! The second time it was fennel soup...something up until now that I wasn't very keen on but this was fantastic - I could have eaten a whole bowl ! We took the 3 - course meal for EUR 39 ( 49 for 4 and 59 for 5 pp ) on the first night , the choices vary from time to time but you really can't go wrong. On our second visit we took the " Tour de Amour" as a starte to share - wow ! We followed it up with the Beef Wellington - and an even bigger wow - to die for ! The food is served impeccably , the portions are more than generous , the service is friendly and down-to-earth and the prices are more than reasonable...I can't speak highly enough of Cristal , highly , highly , highly recommendable. We will most certainly be coming back !More

Date of visit: November 2019
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...of money and not once she asked if we has a good time.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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...I've ever had). All courses were fantastic and the service was impeccable.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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
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...our choices. However, the waitress was very friendly and helped us out. The food was delicious. The atmosphere very nice. Will visiting anytime soon again!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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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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 Cristal Curacao is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5