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Mr. Congas - CLOSED

Waterfort | right outside Waterfort, Willemstad, Curacao
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
1 Jun 2015
“restaurant closed 06/2014”
18 Apr 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Waterfort | right outside Waterfort, Willemstad, Curacao
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41 - 50 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2012

great food good service:) the vieja rope is excellent. live music on weekends and great ambient

Thank NoraWillemstad
Reviewed 30 April 2012

The restaurant is situated along the Punda's fortress walls, but alas, cut off from the seaside view. Still, the Cuban menu is a treat, and the outdoor seating pleasant. The best part of the evening came when the 3-piece ensemble stepped up with Latin rhythms...More

2  Thank AVikingAbroad
Reviewed 15 March 2012

Visited Mr. Conga's with friends from a Caribbean cruise. Sat in patio (great weather) and had the best mojitos along with Cuban style food. Grilled snapper was fresh and fantastic. Good conversation had to pause so we could enjoy the fantastic sounds of the musicos,...More

2  Thank Louise K
Reviewed 19 January 2012

three adults agreed that the food and drinks were very poor.i hope it was a bad night only We are from the caribbean and very familar with cuban dishes. You could not tell the food was cuban and the taste was just poor. The plantains...More

Thank richard j
Reviewed 4 December 2011

Great Cuban food, reasonably priced with attentive staff. The only reason it is not rated 5 stars is b/c it doesn't have a view and so many other restaurants do.

1  Thank bossyvossy
Reviewed 28 November 2011

We were taken there by a local to hear a live Cuban band (they don't play there every night). The music was phenomenal. The place is located in Punda, close to the tall hotel building (the name escapes me). The staff is friendly and the...More

1  Thank ilivetotravel_Raul
Reviewed 2 November 2011

Stopped here for our last meal in Curacao. Service was better than anywhere else in Curacao. Food was very good, not necessarily great though. We tried the pork, which was pretty good. The fish special had a lot of bones, which made it less enjoyable....More

Thank Packinmybags8181
Reviewed 18 October 2011

A beautiful installation located in a cosy location. The entertainment is guarantied, good live Cuban music, amazing originals Cuban Cigars, awesome Mojitos. The best "Croquetas" I ever had. The food is excellent, real Cuban food cooked and presented in an incredible fashion. A most go!!!!!

3  Thank Michel A
Reviewed 5 September 2011

We met Igort Rivas the owner of Mr. Congas when he was playing dinner music on his trumpet at Le Gaucho restaurant on the eastern end of Curacao. Though he was playing covers of popular standards, he gave it all a fresh twist and his...More

4  Thank GalleyCookNYC
Reviewed 27 August 2011

We loved this restaurant. The food was fantastic. Incredible creative and some things I had never tried before (that's saying a lot. I used to travel for a living). The service was very good too. I had something that translated into "old clothes". It was...More

3  Thank RNCPA
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfort | right outside Waterfort, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
Telephone: (5999) 462 2200
Location: Waterfort Arches 54, Willemstad CURACAO (not aruba, no option for curacao)

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