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Gouverneur de Rouville

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De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 462 5999
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Dallas, Texas
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here with family in lieu of the cruise ship option. We made reservations, but the restaurant was not crowded on a Thursday night. The courtyard we were seated in was lovely. There were several vegetarian options and everyone agreed the food was great, which should be expected for the prices charged. Drinks were very strong. The service left much... More 

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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69 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had dinner over here after our inbound flight. Although we were quite tired, this patio garden was relaxing. Waiters were friendly, the food was tasty. The tuna fish a bit salt, somehow. Although I was here for business, this can definitely also be a romantic place.

Thank Léon o
Newark, Delaware
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely early anniversary dinner here. Though the porch was full when we arrived, the garden was still nice and the service good. I had a local dish, Keshi Yena, and my husband had a mixed grill. Both were delicious and the portions generous. On Thursday evenings, there are nearby fireworks that you can see from here.

Thank Linda D
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few of us had dinner here since your cruise ship did not depart until late. We made reservations via email but weren't sure how often they read email requests (frequently, as it turned out) and called as well. They were very gracious about the "spamming." the host suggested courtyard seating as the balcony was a bit windy, and then... More 

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Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Good menu, variety and ambiance. Been there every time I visit Curacao, never disappoints. Something special always on the specials. This time, Lion Fish. Cooked to perfection.

Thank PJBolivar
Massachusetts, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner there twice during our Curacao visit, once on the balcony and once in the garden. Both locations are great. From the balcony you can see the picturesque well known Curacao Harbor Houses and if you get lucky have a tanker or other large ship pass by through the channel. The balcony can be a bit windy and... More 

Thank Jurgen F
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make a reservation and have lunch on the balcony with a superb view on the famous coloured houses and whatch the big ships go in and out of the port. Not only the view is great, the food is as well! We had some nice local dishes and a normal Goat cheese salad, all had verry good flavours and were... More 

Thank Evelyne2404
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good service! I ask for a keshi yena dish, is a typical dish! Very good! The restaurante have a great view! Romantic for a dinner! I definitely recommend this place!

Thank Mireya13
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this review

Dear Mireya Thank you very much for your review. We are so pleased to hear that you have enjoyed Keshi Yena , typical Curacao dish with layered cheese, chicken with some prunes, olives, capers and more cheese. Beautifully baked together. Our team would also want to say thank you for the compliments they received. We are looking forward to welcome... More 

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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a reservation for a table with a harbor view at Gouverneur de Rouville about two weeks in advance after reading reviews here. Despite being jittery about bugs, I don't think I received any bug bites here despite a two-hour dinner on the patio that started about 6pm. The length of the dinner wasn't really our choice. We started... More 

Thank Betty W
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this review

Dear Betty, Thank you very much for this amazing review you have left on our TripAdvisor. We would like to apologize for the way we have handled the issue with Karni Stoba. We are aware of the situation that took place and even though our head chef was trying her best to serve the dish you have requested , she... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best view, nice lunch spot. Loved the salads and especially the bananasoup. Definitely go there when in town~!!

Thank antoinettevdbosschen
TeamGouverneur, Manager at Gouverneur de Rouville, responded to this review

Dear Antoinette Thank you very much for your recent review about your visit at De Gouverneur. We are very please to know that your lunch went as expected and that you have enjoyed our famous Banana soup. We are looking forward to see you again. Kind Regards Management team, Gouverneur de Rouville More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Rouvilleweg 9-F | Otrobanda Waterfront, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 462 5999
Situated directly at the Anna Bay, with a beautiful view over the Handelskade and harbor entrance, you will find restaurant De Gouverneur (the Governor).This stately Curacaoan location you shouldn't miss, welcomes you from early morning to late at night for drinks, lunch and dinner. Lunch is served from 10:00 AM till 4:00 PM, dinner is served from 6:00 PM till 10:30 pm. Apart from their extensive, internationally orientated menu, they serve good local cuisine as well. De Gouverneur's service is a byword for friendliness, and the restaurant is therefore also very popular among st local inhabitants. For ten years now! Open: daily from 10 till midnight Prices: Lunch sandwiches, salads and authentic main courses: USD 13 - USD 22.70 Dinner: Starters USD 14.80, Soups USD 9.60, Main Courses USD 27.45, Desserts USD 9.60

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