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Playa Porto Mari

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$$ - $$$
Dutch, Bar, Seafood
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+599 9 864 8812
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Sint-Amands, Belgium
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182 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Nice waiting staff, fair prices (along the fairest on the island I guess), fast service, cozy atmosphere, good quality food (some stuff was even cooked on the rightfully world famous Big Green Egg!!) and an amazing view on the beach and azure blue bay. After our holidays we decided that this beach was the nicest of all those that we... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Had the Lamborghini in a pita, not impressed. Ground lamb was overcooked, almost hard with fries for naf 22.50. 2 burger plates for friends who agreed that they weren't up to Willemstad or Fabiano's standards and 1 person couldn't get over being charged 50 cents extra for one small onion slice on the burger. The burger meat was thin and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

As long as you are not too adventurous with what you order; i think you will be happy. A Burger for example is hard to screw up here and has been pretty consistent.

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Thank TripMember03242017
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Playa Porto Mari is a comfortable beach. We enjoyed snorkeling along the long shoreline. The man-made reef structures allow for seeing a variety of fish.

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Thank virga42
Bloomington, Minnesota
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117 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

After a great day on the beach, and great snorkeling, we went to the bar / restaurant. Service was friendly, but not very attentive. The drinks were fine, after the order right. My wife had grilled shrimp, which were ok. Not too filling, even for my light eater wife. I had the Red Snapper, which was a nice sized fish... More 

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Thank scan1man
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been to Curacao 5 times now and we always make sure we go this beach a couples of times during our two week stay. It's nice beach. They do charge for chairs and entrance fee , but it's well worth it. The best snorkeling is to the left looking out to the water. There's also... More 

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Thank Gregg-erie-pa
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

They charged approx $11 per person for a beach chair. food at local bar was fine. (I think $15 for burger and fries). Snorkeling was good- stay until end of day! Sunset was beautiful and a turtle came right onto the beach and swam next to the dock.

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Thank despinaurp
Maryland
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263 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast. It was really quiet, hardly anyone was there. The portions were generous and the service was good. It is a pretty large place and would probably be a nice place to go for drinks. It is right on the beach and there are beach chairs. There were also some nice shaded sofa sitting areas.

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Thank sidney7474
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Travelling here was not great as the roads are terrible . It is pay parking and there are facilities such as washrooms and restaurant. There are chairs for rent and there is a natural shade from the many trees around so that was great. Good snorkelling point. Nice for an afternoon and move on from there!. No locals. All Dutch... More 

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Thank Margaret S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had spent the day at the beach at Playa Porto Mari and decided to eat a late lunch/early dinner here, as restaurants on this end of the island are few and far between. The restaurant here did not disappoint. Still in our beachwear, we were seated under the canopy and had a beautiful view of the Caribbean. They had... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Dutch, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao
  • Phone Number: +599 9 864 8812

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?