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Iguana Cafe

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American, Caribbean, Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European
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Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 465 1056
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Today
09:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been to Curaçao twice and both times we've stopped at this waterfront cafe for lunch while shopping. It's so nice to relax in the shade and watch the water and the sights from here. Not to mention the food is really good! Try the lamb burrito, it's fabulous!

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Thank Debbi D
Stockholm, Sweden
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192 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When the cruise ships come in it will be crowded. It's a nice spot overlooking the the water entrance and see the bridge opens. Service and the food are ok considering the amount of people.

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Thank Centh
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here for an early breakfast before heading to the beach. Granted there were not many customers there, service was good and the server pleasant. I had the scrambled egg breakfast which was served HOT (temp wise). I don't often experience breakfast where the eggs are as hot. She did forget to bring my juice but was very apologetic... More 

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Thank Lolson090
Montreal, Canada
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had breakfast once, pancakes were ok. We stop on a afternoon for shakes, they were good. The view on the canal is great, service is ok.

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Thank missgreenpeas
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The reason for the two stars is the view, everything else is bad! I ordered pasta, but ended up not eating it - I think that says everything!

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Thank Marthe Marie C
Oakville, Canada
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here one night and found the service to be slow even though they were not that busy. We didn't sit on the waterside as there were too many smokers but unfortunately the other side of the street is where they have their garbage bins so we kept getting wafts of that smell when the wind blew in... More 

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Thank DBird00
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a coffee to watch the activity on the water. Easy view of the floating bridge with full views of up and down the waterway.

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Thank Dana R
Brecon, United Kingdom
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328 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great spot on the water to sit with a cocktail or beer and watch the swing bridge do it's thing! Happy hour starts at 6pm and is well worth it.

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Thank MrMrsW50
Ashburn, VA
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was slow which is typically in Curacao. View at night was great. Good alternative to Gouverneur de Rouville if you can't get a reservation with a view.

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Regina
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the location of this little gem along the waters edge. Great place to sip a cocktail, enjoy a coffee and have a bite to eat. Was and is always quite busy, so dont go expecting to eat in 10 minutes. Relax. Enjoy. The food we had was good. Those who had burgers really enjoyed them!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?