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“Good food & great views”

Gouverneur de Rouville
Ranked #14 of 272 Restaurants in Willemstad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $32
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Situated directly at the Anna Bay, with a beautiful view over the Handelskade and harbor entrance, you will find restaurant De Gouverneur (the Governor).This stately Curacaoan location you shouldn't miss, welcomes you from early morning to late at night for drinks, lunch and dinner. Lunch is served from 10:00 AM till 4:00 PM, dinner is served from 6:00 PM till 10:30 pm. Apart from their extensive, internationally orientated menu, they serve good local cuisine as well. De Gouverneur's service is a byword for friendliness, and the restaurant is therefore also very popular among st local inhabitants. For ten years now! Open: daily from 10 till midnight Prices: Lunch sandwiches, salads and authentic main courses: USD 13 - USD 22.70 Dinner: Starters USD 14.80, Soups USD 9.60, Main Courses USD 27.45, Desserts USD 9.60
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“Good food & great views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

We had lunch and dinner there and enjoyed both meals. Stir fried beef tenderloin salad for lunch and puff pastry with goat cheese, tomatoes and pesto appetizer for dinner were the stand outs but all the food was good. I agree with a previous post that the service was attentive for being on island time. You can't beat the views, especially on the balcony.

  • Visited July 2013
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2013

Try the bananasoup, It's delicious! Desserts are very good als well!
The staff is very friendly and the garden is a very good second choice if you can't have a table in the front area.

Visited April 2013
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

Great food and great views. Make reservation and sit on the balcony. Friendly waiters. Worth it the money.

Visited July 2013
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“Great food & service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2013

This restaurant is very scenic, sitting across the channel from the part of Willemstad's waterfront that is lit up at night. Most of the seating is on huge covered verandas that wrap around the building, affording great views of the waterfront. Food was very tasty and reasonably priced for fine dining. And the service was fantastic! This was actually the only restaurant on the island where we had what I would call attentive service.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Jdivemaster
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Weston, Florida
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“Very good food. Ambiance was beautiful. Service was so so.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2013

We were recommended by everyone on the island that Gouverneur was the place to go. They were right. All the beautiful people on the Island are there. The food is excellent and the ambiance is just right for a high end Island restaurant. If there was one flaw it would be the service. Might have been an off night for the server and her helper. Maybe it was that we were Americans and maybe we were expecting too much in the way of Super service. But it was not that bad either. The prices were extremely reasonable for the type of restaurant this was. I would highly recommend Gouverneur de Rouville to all.

  • Visited June 2013
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