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Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 465 1056
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09:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 00:00
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Montreal, Canada
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my husband went to Iguana Cafe to have a cold beer and lunch. The food was excellent and the service efficient although the place was full. The outdoor setting just in front of the canal and view of Punda on the other side is very pretty and gives a feel of relaxed vacationing. Simple but efficient.

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Thank Nickie47
Fall River, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just got back from a vacation in Curaçao. During a shopping day in Willemstad we had lunch at the Iquana Cafe. The food was great, the service was great and the view was spectacular! I would highly recommend it!

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Thank Kim C
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the only place we could find to dine on a Sunday afternoon. The location along the inlet is the only positive for this restaurant. The place is dirty & crowded, and street trash cans in the dining area. The food was mediocre at best. The staff were diligent and pleasant.

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Thank Rick H
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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439 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From where we get off our cruise ship, it was just a short walk across the Queen Emma Pontoon bridge into the town of Curacao. Just to the left is the Iguana Café. My wife & I loved the beautiful views overlooking the bay, but that was the best part of our lunch. We both ordered burgers, but we could... More 

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Thank RRanella
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is probably a must while visiting, good selection of drinks with daily specials. I'd probably just have drinks and save the food for some where else as it's nothing special. But stay for the people watching/bridge opening and closing etc.

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Thank Mkronik
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are shopping downtown Willemstad Iguana Cafe is a quick place to eat that has decent food at a reasonable price. There is plenty of outdoor seating along the water where you can relax in the shade eat and have a few drinks. Food is your typical bar food type but good, and had quick service.

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Thank camundt
Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was ok and the drinks were cold but the service wasn't the fastest. Great location next to the bridge.

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Thank travel_bug_0006
London, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place with a good variety of food choices. I had the carpaccio and it was amazing. Others raved about the pizza. Located right on the beachfront.

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Thank Lea B
Burlington, Vermont, United States
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First, let me tell you, you are on island time! Get over this idea that service needs to happen in a NY minute, just not going to happen. Sit back, relax and enjoy that view! Service was pretty darn quick, but I have seen some complaints here about timeliness, but I did not find this to be the case at... More 

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Thank Jennifer W
Coldwater, Canada
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to have lunch while souvenir shopping in Punda. Good food and drinks, plentiful menu, great location pierfront to watch boat traffic, locals and tourists shopping the downtown. Close to floating market.

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Thank Cynthia C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Handelskade 13 | Punda, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 465 1056

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?