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Jaanchies Restaurant

Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
+599 9 864 0126
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“goat” (37 reviews)
“chicken” (40 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
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Reviewed yesterday

Whenever I am on Curaçao I always drive to Westpunt to have lunch at Jaanchies. The first time I had lunch here was in 1993. Nothing has changed since then; the interior is still the same. As mentioned in other reviews there is no menu....More

Thank huib
Reviewed yesterday

We came across Jaancies while exploring the Westpunt area beaches. What a wonderful surprise and great experience ! And great food. Jaancie makes it all such a great experience by coming to your table and sitting with you and you explaining everything on the menu....More

Thank greg1960_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We need a place to eat in West Punt and the lady at the beach said to try Jaanchies. It was a great choice. Of course we both had fish, red snapper and swordfish. The service was great as was the food. The owner was...More

Thank hornman1usa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we travel, we always ask the locals where to eat. In the case of Curacao, everyone we asked, recommended Jaanchie's. So on the way home from one of their spectacular beaches, we decided to give Jaanchie's a try. We are so glad we did....More

Thank smholst
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time at Jaanchie's. We were told if we wanted authentic Curacao cuisine, including trying iguana, this was the place to go. The scenery is gorgeous, open concept with a garden with local birds flying around. The wait staff was friendly, but...More

Thank biresonvalois
Reviewed October 13, 2017

How do you inherent a business and after all those years of it being in the family, still greet each customer with enthusiasm? Ordered the Goat Stew. I was dying to try it, because I heard this was the place to go for Local food....More

Thank DarrenTheDude
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Eating at Jaanchies has been an experience! Besides delicious food, there's beautiful surroundings with birds flying around and Jaanchie telling us in person the options on the menu.

Thank iris i
Reviewed October 11, 2017

At the western tip of Curacao (in Westpunt), you can't miss Jaanchie's, a second-generation family-owned and run casual restaurant. Jaanchie himself takes such pride of ownership, welcoming each visitor to his place, sitting down and explaining the menu of the day to each table and...More

Thank Debbi S
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

We had the red snapper and grouper for $20 each. The owner came to our table and told us what the menu items were (but not the prices, which turned out not to be surprising). All of the food was good. The dining area is...More

Thank HalfWeekTripper
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Jaanchies is a must-visit stop on Curacao. Really not because of the food (average or less) but for the owner Mr. Jaanchies and the birds.

Thank ketelapper
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October 5, 2017|
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Response from Erik M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure. When we went it was open from about 12 o'clock until about nine in the evening. I think they are open every day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Sabana Westpunt
  • Phone Number: +599 9 864 0126
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