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Jaanchies Restaurant

Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
+599 9 864 0126
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (36 reviews)
“chicken” (41 reviews)
“iguana soup” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jaanchies is a must-visit stop on Curacao. Really not because of the food (average or less) but for the owner Mr. Jaanchies and the birds.

Thank ketelapper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know you have to go to a restaurant when more than one local tells you this is the real deal in Curacao cooking. The thing is Jaanchie's Restaurant is off the beaten path and you will need to drive about an hour north of...More

Thank AConferenceAttendee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not enough can be said of the amazing food, "walking menu", great drinks and birds! If you blink you might miss this place, and we are so happy we made it there! Just the shear history and friendliness will win your heart. Additionally, the Mahi...More

Thank thefosterfarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on recommendation from our building manager. It is a very authentic restaurant. You can sit and watch birds feed while you wait for your food. There were two large groups ahead of us when we arrived, so we were understanding with having...More

Thank Morganne L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this restaurant, you really eat honest food, prepared with love. Jaanchies himself comes to every table to present the meals of the day. You can choose between 7 different disches, all possible with different side dishes. You feel the love for the customer! Look...More

Thank Birgitte D
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We stopped here during a day of snorkeling. We were seated and the owner came to tell us the specials of the day and make recommendations. There was no menu presented. The food was tasty and the atmosphere is very relaxing. There is a bird...More

1  Thank Terriette
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The owner came to sit at our table to present the food options. He was very friendly and flexible. I was hesitating between fish and shrimps, so he offered to serve me a piece of fish and some shrimps, something that not many restaurants would...More

Thank elst76
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Eating at Jaanchies is a special experience. We have had lunch there two times in our week's stay and it was very good both times. The first time we were looking for the menu, but weren't aware that Mr Jaanchi himself comes to your table...More

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The food was good for the price. I saw reviews that it was expensive, but we had the iguana and goat and the price was under Ang $100, so that's not bad with drinks.

Thank Roxanne P
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were brought here by our tour guide on our way back to our resort. Did not hear about it before we went so I did not know what to expect just wanted to experience some local food. The restaurant was very quiet we were...More

Thank Michelemb182
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Sabana Westpunt
  • Phone Number: +599 9 864 0126
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