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Jaanchies Restaurant

Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
+599 9 864 0126
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (36 reviews)
“chicken” (40 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Westpunt, Sabana Westpunt, Curacao
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1 - 10 of 448 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

How do you inherent a business and after all those years of it being in the family, still greet each customer with enthusiasm? Ordered the Goat Stew. I was dying to try it, because I heard this was the place to go for Local food....More

Thank DarrenTheDude
Reviewed 6 days ago

Eating at Jaanchies has been an experience! Besides delicious food, there's beautiful surroundings with birds flying around and Jaanchie telling us in person the options on the menu.

Thank iris i
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the western tip of Curacao (in Westpunt), you can't miss Jaanchie's, a second-generation family-owned and run casual restaurant. Jaanchie himself takes such pride of ownership, welcoming each visitor to his place, sitting down and explaining the menu of the day to each table and...More

Thank Debbi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the red snapper and grouper for $20 each. The owner came to our table and told us what the menu items were (but not the prices, which turned out not to be surprising). All of the food was good. The dining area is...More

Thank HalfWeekTripper
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Jaanchies is a must-visit stop on Curacao. Really not because of the food (average or less) but for the owner Mr. Jaanchies and the birds.

Thank ketelapper
Reviewed 2 August 2017

You know you have to go to a restaurant when more than one local tells you this is the real deal in Curacao cooking. The thing is Jaanchie's Restaurant is off the beaten path and you will need to drive about an hour north of...More

Thank AConferenceAttendee
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Not enough can be said of the amazing food, "walking menu", great drinks and birds! If you blink you might miss this place, and we are so happy we made it there! Just the shear history and friendliness will win your heart. Additionally, the Mahi...More

Thank thefosterfarm
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We went here on recommendation from our building manager. It is a very authentic restaurant. You can sit and watch birds feed while you wait for your food. There were two large groups ahead of us when we arrived, so we were understanding with having...More

Thank Morganne L
Reviewed 21 July 2017

In this restaurant, you really eat honest food, prepared with love. Jaanchies himself comes to every table to present the meals of the day. You can choose between 7 different disches, all possible with different side dishes. You feel the love for the customer! Look...More

Thank Birgitte D
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We stopped here during a day of snorkeling. We were seated and the owner came to tell us the specials of the day and make recommendations. There was no menu presented. The food was tasty and the atmosphere is very relaxing. There is a bird...More

1  Thank Terriette
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6 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Erik M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure. When we went it was open from about 12 o'clock until about nine in the evening. I think they are open every day.
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Restaurant Details

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