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Jaanchies Restaurant

Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
+599 9 864 0126
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (35 reviews)
“iguana stew” (50 reviews)
“the owner” (167 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner came to sit at our table to present the food options. He was very friendly and flexible. I was hesitating between fish and shrimps, so he offered to serve me a piece of fish and some shrimps, something that not many restaurants would...More

Thank elst76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eating at Jaanchies is a special experience. We have had lunch there two times in our week's stay and it was very good both times. The first time we were looking for the menu, but weren't aware that Mr Jaanchi himself comes to your table...More

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good for the price. I saw reviews that it was expensive, but we had the iguana and goat and the price was under Ang $100, so that's not bad with drinks.

Thank Roxanne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were brought here by our tour guide on our way back to our resort. Did not hear about it before we went so I did not know what to expect just wanted to experience some local food. The restaurant was very quiet we were...More

Thank Michelemb182
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we called in principally for a drink and were quickly shown a table next to the bird feeders. . . . . .the owner then popped some sugar on the bird table, and so it went mad with Banana quits enjoying a free meal. Although...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 29 April 2017

When we arrived this place was recommended by two locals, i have to believe they either have never been here or were recommending the cute uniqueness of the place. The food was terrible and overpriced and very limited. There is no menu ergo no prices...More

Thank cmrtraveling
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Local restaurant just past Grote Knip beach at your right hand side on your way to Westpunt. The aged owner Jan is your "walking menu" and will guide you - sitting at your table - through the choices of fish and meat including Iguana. All...More

Thank appeltjes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I arrived in a foul mood and asked to see a menu 3 times after being seated. We got our drinks before seeing a menu and as I was just about ready to get outta there Jaanchi, the owner comes and sits down at our...More

Thank PinkyChile
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We were told by a local that it was a touristy type place but we decided to stop for lunch anyway. There is no menu and the owner (I think) stops by your table and tells you the few things that are available but he...More

Thank RosieOO
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We stopped at Jaanchies while on a tour in Curacao. Our guide recommended it for a nice, local lunch and she was right. There is no menu.....the owner stops at each table to explain what is available. The highlight was apparently iguana stew but we...More

Thank hbhakh
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Restaurant Details

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