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Zest Mediterranean

Jan Thiel Beach Z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 747 0633
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Jan Thiel Beach Z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Breakfast in the restaurant is good. The beach bar is very cozy and romantic to have dinner with your feet in the sand.

Thank NandaH74
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beach bar and restaurant, so do not expect the worst, neither the best..but 'hey' if temperature is right, company good and food more then ok..who needs more? #Classic international menu

Thank nickenhanneleen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not Bad! We arrived before they officially opened and were greeted fairly. I was dying for some French Toast and my husband loves pancakes so judging by the menu it was a win win. It was a Dutch Pancake which is 1 huge "pie" a...More

Thank Adriann A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a hidden gem. Lots to do. Lots of people and service was great. Friendly staff and priced fair.

Thank al0ette
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Nice seating by the beach, however totally not worthy. Service was not great, we waited about an hour for the food (ordered around 6pm so it was not busy at all at the time). The menu is very limited - so we expected the food...More

Thank Delyana D
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We stayed in Boca Gentil Resort, and spent most days at Jan Thiel Beach. We rented chairs from Zest. We had lunch and drinks delivered to us as we lounged in our chairs. The food was fantastic. Everything came out hot and delicious. The fried...More

Thank krp56
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Zest was one of the best restaurants that we went. The service is fast and the food has an amazing taste. We recommend a shrimp plate and carbonara pasta.

Thank lbuzatta
BaldewijnGrul, Manager at Zest Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thanks for these nice words! Hope to welcome you again!

Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is the beach cafe associated with the more upscale Zest Mediterrean Restaurant. We were on location during a brief beach outing and stopped here for a quick bite. Beautiful setting overlooking the water. The menu is abbreviated, but diverse and not too expensive. Loved...More

1  Thank Joe C
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Walked into Zest restaurant after having tried their beach bar twice ( which is pretty decent ) but due to bad weather looked for a place inside. Walking into a half empty(!!) restaurant already noticed no one even doing any attempt to greet or seat...More

Thank Antti83
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Let me start by saying that the location and ambiance is perfect for having a drink and light snacks while watching the sun go down or people pass by. The service was ok, albeit somewhat slow, but as we were not in a hurry it...More

Thank Marieanne565
BaldewijnGrul, Manager at Zest Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Dear Marie Anne, Thanks for the review, Perhaps it is a good idea to serve sour cream instead. We will discuss this with the team and that's why for us it is important that our guest are keep writing reviews! Thanks and really hope to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jan Thiel Beach Z/n, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 747 0633
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The taste sensation of all the good from the Mediterranean! Zest Mediterranean The dishes form an impressive combination of the culinary specialties from the Mediterranean area. The menu presents fresh pasta's, pure fish and meat dishes and tasty desserts. Zest Mediterranean is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open from 9:00AM till midnight. Zest Beach Café Looking for a real palmbeach, wind through your hair, feet in the white soft sand feeling? Head to the beach of Zest! Relax on a comfortable beachbed under green palm trees or on a cabana and let our friendly staff serve you. You are welcome at the Beach Grill from 12:00PM to 10:00PM where daily fresh sausages and meat varieties can be ordered. A delicious salad with a drink, spot at the picknick table on the beach.
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