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“Great experience”

Gouverneur de Rouville
Ranked #16 of 310 Restaurants in Willemstad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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
Reviewed May 13, 2014

The food was delicious. Service was terrific! The restuaraunt overlooks the canal. Was nice to relax and watch the bridge open and close as ships entered.

Thank Ashley R
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Reviewed May 7, 2014

We had a waterfront table with a great view on the Pondjesbridge and the typical Curacao-houses.
The atmosphere was very good. Staff was very friendly and the quality of the food was very good.

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Thank Jo J
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

Thank you Gouverneur de Rouville restaurant for making my husband's birthday quite special! We had a 6:30 reservation to sit on the balcony overlooking the picturesque town of Willemstad.
This allows you to see the town in the sunshine and then beautifully lit up at night. Our friendly server was very attentive, and we both really enjoyed the "trio" of fish (tuna, snapper and shrimp) for our dinner! A delicious "sparkler" topped ice cream cake dessert came next with several waiters singing Happy Birthday!The atmosphere, food, and service are truly special; and we will certainly dine here again on our next trip to Curacao!

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4  Thank MaryEllen22
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Reviewed April 30, 2014

We went to Gouverneur de Rouville for lunch. It is conveniently located close (less than 5 minutes walk) to the cruiseship terminal.

We had a table on the first floor balcony overlooking the channel with views of picturesque Dutch-style buildings on the other side.

The menu was interesting and tempting. Dishes are priced in US Dollars, but the ultimate bill will be in NAF local currency with a US Dollar conversion at the end and with the option of paying in either currency by credit card or cash. We chose tempura shrimps US$15 to start (share) - the shrimps were very fresh and firm. The presentation was pleasing. For mains we chose a local speciality of Keshi Yena (chicken, olives prunes, raisins covered with grilled cheese and served with plantain crisp US$20) and the other chose the fish stew US$21. Again the fish ingredients were very fresh and firm.

We had an excellent bottle of Chilean Cabernet Sauvingnon US$27, with lesser-priced wines available by the bottle and some also by the glass.

Above all the service was very good. We were served by a young man of Dutch origin with excellent English and who was professional and personable giving good descriptions of the dishes.

The bill for 2 including sparkling water came to US$83 plus service.

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2  Thank mw741002
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Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

We visited this place few years ago and loved it. This time we still loved the view and the nice setting and garden. However, we were quite disappointed by the food. We ate here twice this time and both times the food was too blend. I ordered stir fried chicken with veggies and it was too sweet. No ginger or spices used, only sweet soy sauce. Also the stir friend beef was very dry and had no taste. Mexican dishes were fine though. I would eat here again but probably go for a sandwich or salad.

Thank Dutchie888
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