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De Ruyter Cafe

De Ruyterkade Z/N Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 1010
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“roti” (11 reviews)
“garlic fish” (4 reviews)
“cassava” (2 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
De Ruyterkade Z/N Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We walked past De Ruyter Cafe on our first night in Curacao and stopped in on a whim. We were sure glad we did! This was our first time trying Surinamese food and we really enjoyed it. It is a and flavorful blend of Indonesian,...More

Thank videoordvd
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as wandering around the town in search of dinner. The pictures and names on the dishes next to them outside of the restaurant attracted our son's attention. We tried cassava for the first time (tastes like potato ), fried noodles and...More

Thank Alyona M
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I think the restaurant is at a new location, just across the street from the Plasa Bieu! on De Ruyterkade in Punda. The food is just fantastic! Authentic Surinamese food! Very, very good!

Thank phatREADS
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were the only people there for Lunch on a Tuesday. The waitress is Dutch and the wife of the Surinamese chef. Suriname, close to Curacao on the north east coast of South America, is a true melting pot, with no ethnic group more than...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We went there right before closing time ...it was raining outside ...so we sat inside ...the ambiance inside is not very romantic but the food is really good !..we highly recommend this place for real fresh surinam food !!

Thank Dave v
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My wife and I had visited Curacao 4 years ago and we did again recently for our honeymoon. When we went the first time we saw De Ruyter Cafe Surinamese food and we wanted to go the first time but we didn't have a chance....More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

We happen to learn of this place from a very nice gentleman we met earlier in the day. When we arrived, we were the only ones there. The place is a little rough, no ac but outside was a nice breeze so it was tolerable....More

1  Thank 94traveler2014
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Our first time in Curacao we spotted this place where people streamed out with neatly tied white plastic take-away bags. Unfortunately, we didn't have the opportunity to eat there, but this time we made a point of doing so and we were glad we did....More

1  Thank Babu2773
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I have only eaten the dish called Pom, but it was magic! The flavours were all new and exiting to me who is used to Swedish food.

1  Thank superm0nica
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We went there (after an unsuccessful attempt during the weekend) during lunch time, it was not crowded and we were nicely welcomed and seated by the waitress (that I assume is the owner as well). We ordered nice homemade drinks (tamarind and passion fruit) and...More

Thank Remi M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Ruyterkade Z/N Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 462 1010
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