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Plein Cafe Wilhelmina

Wilhelminaplein 19-23, Willemstad 1000, Curacao
+599 9 461 9666
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (10 reviews)
“sandwich” (13 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
International, Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Wilhelminaplein 19-23, Willemstad 1000, Curacao
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located next to the pedestrian bridge the locals call “the swinging old lady” right on the canal. They have tons of tables with umbrellas overlooking the port, canal and bridge. We only had drinks, while we took in the view. A must for all tourists.

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the staff, you get your food really fast and tastes delicious! The carpaccio is amazing. Definitely coming here again!

Thank ansofresh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a very good coffee (Beukenhorst) and tea on the covered terrace during a shortlived rainshower. The restaurant really is in the heart of Punda and caters to the Dutch colonial heritage with a great if not flattering picture of queen Wilhelmina on the...More

Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Highly enjoyed this cafe and meal at a very reasonable price. Loved the schnitzel both nights!! Just a short walk through the shops after crossing the foot bridge. Wait staff was helpful and friendly.

Thank FishOn1234
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We Were so lucky to find Kirsten, our favorite server on the island, the first morning of our two week visit!.. Yes the food was great also, but Kirsten, with her grace, and loveliness,.. So patient and kind, with all our questions, everytime we went...More

2  Thank therese h
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We found Plein Cafe our first day on the island. Incredible Irish coffee and Caribbean coffee! Make this a stop if you are a coffee drinker. We had the pleasure of having Kirsten as our waitress both times. She was very hospitable and friendly and...More

1  Thank Chris_and_Krissy
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Staff was very rude .Slow service tried to charge us for things we havent order, one glas of vin didn't come until more than half the meal was done and we told them it was to late and still would charge us for it and...More

Thank jnat6671
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We loved sitting here in the middle of the town watching the people passing by. They had live music which was great. the service (Laura)was good until Laura apparently left and we had to flag down a server and their drink menu was fun

Thank geejam
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Located on a small and central square in Punda, this cafe offers daily lunch special at prix-fixe. It is the perfect spot for early coffee or an afternoon refreshment. The cafe has a very Dutch feeling to it and the menu reflects such as well....More

Thank flemish01
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This place is good for lunch or an afternoon drink. They also serve a daily plate for a reasonable price.

Thank Tramx
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Cory H
23 June 2017|
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Response from Lori S | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Delicious
3 February 2016|
Response from Hans C |
I have been there many times. But I never noticed an announcement where the gluten/free options are mentioned. I just checked the (Dutch) website where nothing is mentioned as well. I can recommend the place though. Very... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminaplein 19-23, Willemstad 1000, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 461 9666
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