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Cristal Restaurant

Johan Van Walbeeckplein 20, Willemstad NA, Curacao
+599 9 461 1639
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (9 reviews)
“asperges” (3 reviews)
“cheese plate” (5 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly
Johan Van Walbeeckplein 20, Willemstad NA, Curacao
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner at Cristal 3 times over 2 weeks and would have easily returned another 3 (they just updated their menu so more new dishes to try!) First things first, Chef Stefan makes an amazing risotto (and I didn't even know I like risotto!!!)...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small and cosy. Excellent service and gorgeous food. Good for couples,it has a romantic atmosphere. Excellent service, good wine. A bit expensive.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Michelin Star quality food and dining experience in the hearth of trendy Pietermaai Small. The attention to detail by both the chef and hostess – owners of the restaurant – was exceptional. After our first try, we went back a second time during our recent...More

Thank Herber V
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The owners are dedicated to an exceptional experience. As a vegan, they were incredibly accommodating. This duo brings a level of elegance, comfort and professionalism to this island. Sophisticated without stuffiness. Not only that, but the food was exceptional (this is a New Yorker speaking!)...More

Thank mtk2nyc
Reviewed 23 February 2017

It was our random choice and absolutely pleasant surprise. The restaurant is gourmet while the price affordable. Cheap prices would be insulting for the place like that . Creative moderately, which will come up to expectations of classical food lovers as well as to somebody...More

Thank Tanialavr
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We had the tasting menu, ended up with 5 awesome dishes + couldn't resist ordering the divine truffle risotto .... Food was made to perfection and the atmosphere was very honey and warm.

Thank Vered S
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Curaçao and we couldn't wait to come back to Cristal again. It was excellent the first time and if possible, even better the second time. The food, service and ambiance could not be better. We went with the three...More

Thank jaycap
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Lovely large Lomito steak - perfectly cooked - interesting and tasty veg but not enough to go with the large amount of meat - luckily still had a bread roll spare -

Thank UkGailJ
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Located in a beautiful old house with several small tables. Service and kitchen were very good. Food is delicious and served without delays. It has a large variety of wine.

Thank Rodrigo M
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We have been to the restaurant a number of times the last two years. The owners are a lovely couple, the chef presents very tasty very simple dishes, with a very nice wine lists at really attractive prices. His wife does the hospitality in a...More

Thank heinknaapen
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Jan M
is there a dre
27 February 2017|
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Response from Patty G | Reviewed this property |
I think you mean to say dresscode? Officially not but I wouldn't go there in my beach wear. Unofficial dresscode: 'charming' I would say ;-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Johan Van Walbeeckplein 20, Willemstad NA, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 461 1639
  • E-mail
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