Diverse international cuisine on Curaçao runs from the finest in European and international fare, be it French or fusion, to mouth-watering Caribbean-style seafood restaurants. Distinctive local fare (crioyo) compares to Caribbean, and Central and South American cuisine. Popular dishes include kadushi, yambo and sopimondongo (delicious soups), stobá (rich stew) and fresh seafood. Curaçao is also famous for its fine liqueur made from the distilled peel of bitter oranges.
Curaçao satisfies the most discerning of culinary souls with unforgettable offerings. Whether you seek fine gourmet food, a romantic dinner for two or an affordable meal for the whole family, Curaçao has a full gamut of dining experiences to satisfy any taste.
The US tipping custom is applicable on Curaçao. Although many restaurants add a service charge of 15% to the bill, this is often shared among the service and kitchen staff as part of their salary. In this event, an additional gratuity in recognition of good service is appreciated, though not obligatory.
Explore this section to discover the tastes and flavors of Curaçao’s best restaurants and eateries.