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“One of Curaçao's best kept secrets (but not for long)!”
Review of Curanesia

Ranked #213 of 276 Restaurants in Willemstad
Cuisines: Indonesian
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“One of Curaçao's best kept secrets (but not for long)!”
Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

Curanesia is one of the great, unique dining experiences in Curaçao - incredible service, food, atmosphere and élan all rolled into one on Samta Rosaweg. The owner, Johan, is always present and quietly choreographs a relaxed dining experience that brings a rijsttafel to life. Arrive hungry and prepared for a delightful dining experience for two or more (though Johan seems ever ready to accommodate the solo diner). The full-stocked bar offers "almost everything" but my personal favorite is a martini (or two) before dinner with one of the ice cold international veers to balance the flavors and heat as well as to cleanse the palate during course of your fifteen courses.

Visited October 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Willemstad, Curacao
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“A nice surprise”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Curanesia is far classier than you might guess from the outside. It reminds me of the nice neighborhood place you take your parents to when they visit. Service is friendlier than at most places on the island, and the food is very tasty. My stomach was a little upset afterwards, but that could have been anything.

  • Visited April 2013
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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Indonesian Ristaffel”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Ever since I experienced eating at a Ristaffel in Amsterdam while stationed in Italy during my Air Force years in the 60s I wanted to do this again. Relatively newly opened, the host, the servers, and the food was excellent. Fifteen dishes in all to try. Great! Go there!

Visited February 2013
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