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Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Dutch, Bar, Barbecue
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to Curacao for business for years. I’ve been lucky to travel all over the globe, and I can say with confidence, that the ribs at Cafe De Tijd are some of the best I’ve ever had. Just the right amount of...everything. 10/10!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 19 March 2021

I have been on this Island for a year now and I have heard this place is amazing for their Ribs. So this day decided to try it. It has taken me so long due to health problems. They were amazing. Not too sweet not...to smokey and plenty of meatyness. I HATE eating with my fingers but I did it, it's the only way. Maybe a bowl of water for people like me. Even the fries were great and seasoned well. Fish and chips next we hear this is good too. The people that served us were wonderful and happily chatted away. I would definitely say YES, go here. We'll be back. Thank you very much.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 1 January 2021 via mobile

Looking for ribs and found them here. The ribs were perfect, as was the steak and tiger shrimp. And the BBQ sauce is fabulous. Low key with excellent service.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 8 July 2020

The ribs are phenomenal. The staff is very hospitable and they don't run on island time! So if you are hungry now, then this is the place to go!

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

This place has amazing ribs and great service! Highly recommend! Cute little place not to far of a walk from the cruise terminal!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 4 February 2020

I have recommended many people to this place mainly because of their consistency with serving the best ribs in Curaçao. Always good service, it’s not a restaurant with fake smiles for the tips!! Here they really take pride in serving the best ribs to a...variety of international and local ribs connoisseurs. Although most people come for the ribs they have some other dishes that will please the non-ribs lovers. I must confess that I usually do “takeout’s” so I will not feel embarrassed licking my fingers in front of people…More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 31 January 2020

This was the last restaurant that we tried during our 10 days in Curacao. Everyone seemed to be eating the ribs but I found them to be too spicy for this 65 year old stomach. My girlfriend had the Schnitzel and it was fantastic. We...could have shared this meal there was so much food. Never got a chance to try the Tiger Shrimp but it looked awesome as well. Lots of customers on a Tuesday night so you may want to get there before 7. Some meals get sold out apparently. Reasonably priced as well. We will be back.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 22 January 2020 via mobile

Best restaurant in Curaçao. 10 out of five. Everything is delicious the ribs are amazing. The black tiger shrimp are amazing. The french fries are amazing. The potato salad is amazing. Did I say everything was amazing!! And the staff are super friendly and take...care of you well!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 22 January 2020 via mobile

Best ribs, best tiger shrimp, best service friendly service on the island. This place is a must when visiting Curaçao.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 11 January 2020

Ok this is how it went! We wanted to go out for a nice meal, so I typed in great restaurants in Willemstead on trip advisor and Cafe de Tijd Curacao came up with great reviews all round. Jumped in the car, found a parking...spot right opposite the restaurant and took a set outside. From the moment our host Samantha approached us she was polite, warm and genuine and she made us feel very welcome! The meal came and those ribs were everything we wanted them to be......No Complaints........the kids plates were empty, our plates were empty and my mother (who is a rib connoisseur) also had an empty plate within no time!! Drinks were great too! We were so impressed my wife and I had a date night and returned, this time we had a slightly longer chat with Samantha and of course the main man Steff who runs the place! It was important to let them both know what a great place they were running and how our experience of the restaurant was fantastic! We even gave our congratulations to the chef.....who accepted with a proud smile! Good food, good service, good price, good choice.....enjoy! I could easily book a meal for this evening......but being back in the U.K it might prove a little difficult! A big thank you to you all. Jay & Natasha.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Yes, Cafe de Tijd Curacao offers takeaway services.

Yes, Cafe de Tijd Curacao offers delivery services.

Cafe de Tijd Curacao is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5