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Jaanchies Restaurant

Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
+599 9 864 0126
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (38 reviews)
“chicken” (40 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood
££ - £££
Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
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Reviewed yesterday

Jaanchie is the owner and "he" is the menu. He will come to your table, sit with you, and go over the menu items. You have no idea what anything costs but that's ok because it was worth the experience. The food was good but...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Jaanchie's for a late lunch during our island tour . Unquestionably, it was worth making a trip. The food was excellent, portions -large enough, service - adequately prompt, the owner - very friendly, sociable and helpful. The whole place had great atmosphere....More

Thank Put-Dorozhka
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course, my wife and I HAD to come here for some Iguana and we were not disappointed. It was delicious. The goat stew was killer too. It's the kind of homey restaurant that screams local history and should not be missed! Mr. Jaanchie is...More

Thank R C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have no idea how people can complain. Our food was delicious and we waited few moments, so we talked, drinked icy water, watched birds. We took fish and we were offered a piece of iguana meat. The crew was very nice and helpful. We...More

Thank Carolina Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch while driving around the island. A lovely setting with birds chirping and a welcome breeze. True hospitality at this restaurant, truly welcoming friendly service. Our lunches were plentiful and arrived quickly. Both my husband and I felt there...More

Thank Toadhollowtravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t expect to find a modern restaurant full of amenities. This one is a country-style house with chickens running on one side and a garden on the other. I didn’t see any closed windows and it stayed breezily throughout our stay. The owner comes over...More

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I am on Curaçao I always drive to Westpunt to have lunch at Jaanchies. The first time I had lunch here was in 1993. Nothing has changed since then; the interior is still the same. As mentioned in other reviews there is no menu....More

Thank huib
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across Jaancies while exploring the Westpunt area beaches. What a wonderful surprise and great experience ! And great food. Jaancie makes it all such a great experience by coming to your table and sitting with you and you explaining everything on the menu....More

Thank greg1960_13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We need a place to eat in West Punt and the lady at the beach said to try Jaanchies. It was a great choice. Of course we both had fish, red snapper and swordfish. The service was great as was the food. The owner was...More

Thank hornman1usa
Reviewed 24 October 2017

When we travel, we always ask the locals where to eat. In the case of Curacao, everyone we asked, recommended Jaanchie's. So on the way home from one of their spectacular beaches, we decided to give Jaanchie's a try. We are so glad we did....More

Thank smholst
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5 October 2017|
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Response from Erik M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure. When we went it was open from about 12 o'clock until about nine in the evening. I think they are open every day.
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Restaurant Details

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