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Ema-Tei

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Riffort, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 465 5890
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canada
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here multiple times since we stayed in the hotel next door. The food was good price, especially lunch special, and fresh and tasty. Try a Friday night, it was very fun when the locals come out dancing in the square.

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Thank CanadaGogirl
New York City, New York
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall I must say the sushi was just OK. Not great but not bad either. Would I eat there again when I visit? Probably not because it did not blow me away.

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Thank DDTravelover
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Overall a reasonable experience although the service was slow. The food was good and tasted authentic. The tempura was a bit oily so no 5 stars.

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Thank schnitp
Otrobanda, null, Netherlands Antilles
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I like to have lunch meetings here for a few reasons: 1. They are always open for lunch 2. Between 12 and 4 they have famtastic lunch specials 3. The food is always fresh and delicious 4. There are so many options you can go every day of the month and never eat the same thing We tried the meet... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Went with a part of 10 people, everything was very good, very attentive wait staff, eager to help customers and the prices were good. This is the 2nd time been here and will go again.

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Thank Bridonemda
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Don't avoid this place because I mention slow service. Maybe they were taking time to make the meal just right. I may go there again before I leave Curacao. It was reasonably priced too. FYI, they don't have Steak Teriyaki, but they have Korean Steak.

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Thank Wayne D
Coatbridge
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95 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We stopped here on the way back to the cruise ship. Service was a bit slow, especially after asking for the bill. We only had drinks but they have a very extensive sushi menu, so I suppose this is the place to go if you fancy sushi:) I was over the moon with the "Cassis" they sell as I can't... More 

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Thank BarbaraRiekwel
Lima, Peru
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I had sushi ! Sushi is not bad but the service was not good at all, they didn't have a bathroom and took long to bring the food and waiter forgot the order and the even charge the mayonnaise.

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Thank janiceTananta
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and good food. We were twice for dinner with my little one. Sushi called Ema Tei was really good also cheese cake tempura as dessert. You can get good food for all family ,my son really likes Miso Soup !

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Thank Martha G
Melville, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

17 of us for dinner at ema Tei. Great, fresh fish Could not have been nicer, great service great food Highly recommended

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riffort, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 465 5890
Description
The only Japanese owned, prepared Japanese restaurant in the island. Best sushi and other dishes.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?