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Ginger - Carib Asian Cuisine-

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Nieuwestraat 32 | Pietermaai, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 512 5777
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We were staying nearby and really enjoyed walking to this sweet spot for dinner one evening. Our server was so nice and the menu selection was interesting and varied. The outdoor dining area was such an enjoyable and unique experience. We recommend the ginger cocktail, one of their house specialties.

Thank coloradotripper
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We really loved the food but it took around an hour and a half for the food to come out. Normally this would be a one or two star experience but the food was really great and the manager made up for it by giving us a bottle of wine. I'd definitely give them a chance again.

Thank Dustin G
Brockport, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

If you approach from the East, the sign takes you to a little courtyard - the main restaurant is in back. The staff was very friendly and the food exceptional - not like anything in particular because they take the fusion seriously. Interesting flavors. Vegetarian friendly. Super-friendly efficient staff.

Thank David N
McAllen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Excellent food and excellent service. I plan to return often. The butter chicken (tandoori) is one of the best entrees that I have ever had in any restaurant.

Thank Gary L
London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Ginger, located in the historic Pietermaai District, is an Asian-Carib fusion, open-air restaurant. There are two areas: at the front of the house, it is a casual setting bar with takeout, while the back of the house is more of a fine dining experience.  You can have a full three course meal in an eclectic setting. There are long tables... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

When you walk around, then you don't expect this place. Nice furniture and nice atmosphere. Also the food is very good. I would defenitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Jeroen R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Ginger is a must if you visit Curacao! Its located in the heart of breathtaking neighborhood 'Pietermaai'. The food was excellent, service fast and thoughtful, atmosphere perfect!

Thank Seán R
Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

They advertise happy hour on the Curacao apps. but say they don't have it anymore....so take it off please. We had the half price early buffet special but it was not. Very average and I felt for full price it would not be good value. We are lucky to have a wonderful Indian buffet in Ottawa which is much less... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Atmosphere, service, value, and most importantly food was fantastically flavored here. Compared to several competing neighborhood spots, this was our runaway favorite.

Thank PassportJunky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and atmosphere. Nice service and overall very pleasant evening. Ginger is a nice place to hang out and with the live music we enjoyed a wonderful evening. The food is of good standard. Not too outspoken but pleasant service.

Thank Christel d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Indian, Caribbean, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwestraat 32 | Pietermaai, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 512 5777
Hidden in one of the oldest neighborhoods of Curacao, Pietermaai Smal, one of the new hot spots on the island just opened in 2011 featuring Carib Asian cuisine.In a combination of colonial hip and loungy style, Ginger mingles exotic spices and ingredients from Asia and the Caribbean. The chef is offering you an exciting journey into the typical common flavors of the Carib and Asian cuisines by serving a wide variety of Carib and Asian style tapas. Hidden, but not to be missed!Daily happy Hour from 5.30 -6.30 (most drinks half price!)

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