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Zanzibar Beach & Restaurant

Jan Thiel Beach Z/N | Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 747 0633
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Seafood, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Jan Thiel Beach Z/N | Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The beach is nice, only not the best place to hangout. The sunbeds are close to each other. Only for swimming it is a good place. You can go their very easily into the water. The restaurant for lunch and dinner is good. We recommend...More

Thank NandaH74
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are here on vacation it is attractive to have dinner here. It's a cozy environment, many people around you and not bad food. But if you want experience since you are here on Curacao, your money isn't worth it. The service isn't even...More

Thank Tessa1101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here in the late afternoon after a long day of boating out to Klein Curacao. We sat at the bar and were promptly acknowledged and got our cocktails. For food, we ordered the chicken satay. It was good and hit the spot. Our...More

Thank JNewz
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We wanted to venture to Jhan Thiel beach and heard good things about this restaurant. It was average and just ok. It is VERY busy in the evenings and we felt rushed out. The food was good but service lacking. Not some place I would...More

Thank Dawn Q
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We stayed in the Jan Thiel beach area for one week and spent a good deal of time at the Beach itself. We ate most of our lunches at Zest, but tried Zanzibar one day. It was good, nothing memorable. Service was fine, food was...More

Thank krp56
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Zanzi has good drinks, smoothies and good food. The service is good, the place is wonderful and pizza is the recomendation

Thank lbuzatta
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Last Saturday we were at Zanzibar for happy hour and the live band..."the John Morgan band",. Was amazing. Great drinks and awesome music. THE place to be Saturdays.

Thank Kathie S
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this place twice during our stay in Jan Thiel. Food is ok. Tried the pizza one night which is ok I guess for Curacao standard. Second night tried some other foods from the menu which is quite heavily catering to the big Dutch audience...More

Thank Antti83
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Being on a pretty beach, with live music, fire, great food and ambiance, is how I will describe this place. Weds night this is what you will find at Zanzibar. Dont miss this place!

Thank DiWelsh
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Our second best choice of restaurants. One of teh specialties is rotissorie chicken which is very reasonable.

Thank car0landalan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jan Thiel Beach Z/N | Willemstad, Curacao (Formerly Zanzibar Lounge and Restaurant)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao
  • Phone Number: +599 9 747 0633
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Located at the eastern part of the island, at Jan Thiel Beach, you can find the charming Zanzibar Beach & Restaurant. As the name implies, the bar and the restaurant radiate warmth and coziness of East Africa. Zanzibar Beach & Restaurant is open every day of the week from 8:00AM till at least 11:00PM for breakfast, lunch and dinner. During the whole day, enjoy a good cup of coffee or cappuccino, a cool smoothie, a refreshing beer, a soda, cocktail or delicious mixed drink. Rent a comfortable beach bed or a lounge bed and enjoy a relaxing day on the beach. If you would like to escape the heat of the sun, our beach offers shade under one of the many palm trees. Toilets and showers are available.
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