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Playa Porto Mari

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Dutch, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Curacao
+599 9 864 8812
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Madison, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very great beach, the restaurant is perfect for lunch, great family atmosphere and reasonable prices.

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Thank kristibill11
Bethel, Alaska
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 2 cheese burgers that came with fries, 2 crab salad sandwiches that didn't, 3 beers, 2 sodas and calamari. It was $71 before tip. Service was actually pretty good. Food was fine for a beach bar. People watching was fun. It was one of the better plates of calamari we've had on the island. A bit greasy but... More 

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London, Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very pleased with this sandy beach and crystal clear water. The snorkeling was pretty good on the left side and in the center with the man made reefs to protect the fish. There was a great scuba facility, bathrooms and showers. The restaurant was OK, super slow service and non appreciative wait staff (seriously save your money and... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dive the Porto Marie reef every year and enjoy the sandy beach, rental chairs $5 each, friendly helpful dive shop, but now bring our own lunch and sodas and avoid the restaurant bar. Very clean shower and changing areas, lockers are available but since you have to deal with the bar to get one we now avoid that too.... More 

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Saanichton, Canada
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach was a crowded sandy beach with a beach restaurant that served good garlic shrimp.Though we didn't go in the water everyone was enjoying it.

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Thank dave s
Germantown, Tennessee
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The beach has great white sand but it is a pay t o play beach. It took forever to get to it. We must have driven down this road for 10 minutes before getting to what looked like a parking lot in dirt/rock. When we made it to the beach there was a sign to pay 10 guilders per person... More 

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North Carolina
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The food and drinks were good. The beach was beautiful and spacious. We had just left an overcrowded beach so this was a nice change. They even had live music which was a nice added bonus.

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Nivelles, Belgium
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Was a bit more touristy but for me it was the most beautiful beach I visited in Curaçao. The colour of the water is just like in the best ads of tour operators. Nice restaurant, dive shop, secured parking. Highly recommended if you like exotic beaches.

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Thank johanvdh2015
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

What more can I say the cab ride from the hotel sets the tone because if you go at night the view is outstanding ! Now to the place it was very nice food was great and the drinks were greet just take your time when ordering food because some times like I seen you have to listen because the... More 

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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Porto Mari has one of the nicest beaches with a great bar and restaurant. Enjoy the sunset while having a drink and a bite. The floating raft is great to play with and the snorkelling is awesome.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao
  • Phone Number: +599 9 864 8812

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?