Hi from culinary Curacao! When you will be making your way over here for a dreamy holiday, keep reading ahead for our favorite places to spoil your appetite. Discover the little out-of-the way spots, go on a culinary adventure and check out the best breakfast and lunch joints.
Bandabou is the region name for the west part of Curacao. It roughly starts at Grote Berg and goes all the way to Westpunt.
Jan Kok Lodges is located in Bandabou. And close to the Lodges you will find many great places to eat.
Bali Grote Berg
Kaya Grote Berg 4, daily 12 am – 10 pm, Saturday & Sunday as of 8 am
Delicious Indonesian, Thai and Suriname dishes for breakfast (weekend only) lunch and dinner.
Weg naar Westpunt, Tuesday – Sunday 2 pm – 9 pm
Local and international oriented lunch and diner.
Coral Estate, daily 8 am – 9 pm
Beach and lounge restaurant around the corner of Jan Kok Lodges.
Coral Estate, daily 10 am – 10 pm
Rooftop bar and restaurant for casual lunch, dinner and cocktails.
St Willibrordus, daily 8 am – 11 pm
Toko just around Jan Kok Lodges’ corner serving local food, famous for its goat burger.
Piscaderabaai, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 12 am – 9 pm
Fresh frish, lovely laid‑back restaurant. Reservations not possible.
Weg naar Soto, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 5 pm – 10 pm
Great bistro restaurant for inside or outside lunch or dinner.
Weg naar Bullebaai, daily 5 pm – 11 pm
Fine dining and wonderful wines.
On the way to Playa Kalki, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12 am – 10 pm
Pizza, amazing salads and more while you enjoy the breathtaking view overlooking the bay.
Weg naar Westpunt, daily 12 pm – 10 pm
Tropical bistro serving a mix of French, Dutch, Caribbean and Asian cuisine.
The lively capital city offers very varied restaurants and cafes. From Jan Kok Lodges you reach Willemstad in about 20 minutes by car.
Park at the Riffort (free of charge) and walk into the city via the Pontjesbrug.
Nieuwstraat 12, Pietermaai, daily 8 am- 1 am
Cuban oriented restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and some pretty good cocktails.
Johan van Walbeeckplein 6, Tuesday – Saturday 12 am- 10 pm
Lunch, dinner and tapas with an international twist.
De Ruyterkade, Monday – Saturday during lunch time
Local food market serving lots of different local lunch dishes. You sit at large communal tables. The place to sample authentic cuisine at an affordable price.
Lombokstraat, Monday-Saturday 6.00 pm – 10 pm
Romantic outdoor Italian dining. Limited but very fresh menu.
Columbusstraat 4, Monday-Saturday 8 am – 10 pm
Juices and smoothies made with fresh fruits and huge sandwiches which will satisfy a large appetite.
Saint Tropez Ocean Club
152 Pietermaai, daily 8 am – 10 pm
International cuisine with a local twist.
Kaya Wilson Godett 86, Monday-Saturday 7.30 am – 5 pm
Breakfast, lunch and pastries. Also visit the adjoining lifestyle store in the back of the shop.
Kaya Papa Wilson Godett 82-84, daily 8 am – 10 pm
Breakfast, lunch and dinner on the partly covered courtyard at the seaside.
Penstraat 35, daily 5 pm – 10 pm
Local Creole and international dishes.
Penstraat 300, Monday-Sunday 12 am – 12 pm
Culinairy hotspot serving dishes to the upmost highest level.
Loostraat 1, Tuesday-Saturday 5 pm – 12 pm
Cocktails and quality bites in a laid‑back vibe.
Hanchi Snoa 14, Monday-Friday 7.30 am – 2 pm, Saturday 9 am – 4 pm
Coffee and the best sweets in a lovely street in Punda.
Just outside Willemstad
When you have crossed the Juliana bridge, you will find quite a few restaurants and cafes that are not to be missed.
For a nice breakfast or lunch or for coffee on the go.
Hofi Cas Cora
Reigerweg Z/N, Landhuis Cas Cora, Friday 10 am – 4 pm, Saturday & Sunday 9 am – 3 pm
Farm, eatery and market place. Breakfast and lunch with fresh organic ingredients.
Number Ten Curaçao
Santa Rosaweg 10, Monday-Friday 7.30 am – 4 pm
Breakfast and lunch and amazing pastry, inside or in the green garden. Tip: combine this with a visit to Landhuis Bloemhof and the Cathedral of Thorns.
Kaya Jacob Posner, Monday – Friday 7 am – 3 pm
Coffee, breakfast and lunch and the best cookies and cakes. Also for on the go.
Nieuwe Caracasbaaiweg 47, Monday-Friday 7 am – 3 pm, Saturday 9 am – 2 pm
Healthy shakes and meals, also for on the go.
Bliss The Berry
Mambo beach boulevard, daily 7.30 am – 4.30 pm
Açaí bowls, smoothies, cakes, sandwiches, waffles, pancakes and great coffees.