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“Great food”
Review of Plaza Bieu

Plaza Bieu
Ranked #17 of 304 Restaurants in Willemstad
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Plasa Bieu is near the Old Market, just beyond the Queen Wilhelmina footbridge and down the street from the Floating Market.
Reviewed 26 July 2014

The plaza seemed modest but the food was absolutely delicious!

We just went there when it seemed to be about to be closed and got our randomly picked fish dishes really quick. My wife told that it was the best meal so far she's had on the island and I must agree. The portion size was also sufficient and we left with smiles on our faces and full bellies.

Thank WyW_1981
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

This is maybe the most representative place for local food. It´s placed at a popular market. It´s really big, but always crowded. Tables are for 6-8 people, and you have to share the table with anyone else to keep them full. Tables are not too clean. Flavors are great and you feel tasting a really homemade food. Portions are huge.

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Thank JTaschen
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

A great spot that tourists and locals come together for some great home cooked food. If you are not an adventurous eater, you may not like the menu options since it is very eccentric like pig tails and goat meat, but none the less a great taste of Curacao food. There are about 6 vendors set up with picnic tables in a pavilion style building with a few fans, so if you're trying to get out of the heat it's not the place to go, but definitely recommend visiting at least once.

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Thank Carolyn L
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

Plasa Bieu is like a small open air farmer's market - with 6-8 vendors cooking local food. The menu changes daily and if you arrive after 2pm, the selection will be limited. Each vendor has about 6 picnic tables set up and patrons share tables. Although recommended by the hotel staff, on our first visit, we were very skeptical. It didn't appear that clean and there were lots of flies, but since we were determined to eat local food, we stayed. I ordered piska i funchi (fish and polenta) with salad. Mero is the filet, kora is a whole red snapper, eyes and all. We also ordered a stew made with steak, rice and peas and arepa de pumpuna (a delicious pumpkin pancake). We fanned flies and ate well - lots of food for less than $10. In Plasa Bieu's defense, we fanned flies at high, open-air restaurants. We loved this place and ate there at least 5 times.

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

The busiest stall was the one farthest from downtown, so we went there. We got lucky, and found an English speaker. She helped us order. I had goat with rice and plantains. My son and wife had red snapper (he is 15 and loved it). My 10 year old liked the pumpkin arepa, but my other 10 year old refused to eat. It's not for the faint of heart.

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Thank ATL_JCR
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