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Iguana Cafe

€€ - €€€American, Caribbean,
Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 465 1056
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“lion fish” (31 reviews)
“bitterballen” (10 reviews)
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09:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Caribbean, Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s a nice place where to drink a beer, and for sunset lovers it’s the place, you can eat a snack and enjoy the view of the ships arriving or leaving the port !! Bitter balls recommend it !!!

Thank diego M
Reviewed yesterday

Iguana cafe is open at the sides giving the best views while the roof is shaded nestled among the trees. Tables and chairs are weathered and people smoking can be a nuisance, but good coffee, cooked food, beers and the usual rum punch more than...More

Thank peter m
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s hard to say something about this place because even though we’ve tried, we ended up not having anything there. We sat down to have some drinks while waiting for Queen Emma Bridge to return to place (it had opened for a ship and the...More

Thank Gisele864
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed eating by the water on our first night in Curaçao. The food was ok and the staff was quite pleasant but overworked so service was slow.

Thank N6728WQstephenw
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We just loved the view. It's a relexing place next to the ocean. A lot of tourist visited this place.

Thank MiriamWander
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great little spot to stop in a have a cold drink and people watch. You are right up next to the water so you have a tremendous view of Otrobanda and the surrounding water way. There is a full menu available and...More

Thank Shawn O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only stopped to have morning coffee. Its a nice place to sit down and observe the local life. Coffee was average and quite expensive considering it was average. Service could have been better.

Thank Silence_777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at the Iguana Cafe for a little lunch after walking around Punda. First the good. It sits in a nice spot near the Queen Emma Bridge and has nice views. The frozen cappuccino my wife had was very good, and so was the fried...More

Thank rhennigar1123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Curacao while on a 14 day cruise. Having stopped here before, we knew that this cafe, on the other side of the canal, would be a nice place to sit to watch the bridge, the boats and the people. It's a great...More

Thank TexasNana57
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Iguana is in the best location with views of the really cool Queen Emma 'draw bridge'. It's too bad, that the service is so bad and the food just OK. We had a burger, which was dry ( the burger bar on the ship...More

Thank Susanne T
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Jim H
11 March 2018|
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Response from lisa2016feb | Reviewed this property |
I just dbled checked their Facebook page and they are
10 February 2018|
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Response from Barbie62 | Reviewed this property |
No they don't serve breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 465 1056
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