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Ema-Tei

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Riffort, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 465 5890
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Otrobanda, null, Netherlands Antilles
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to ema tei last week for a business lunch. All of us decided to try their lunch bento specials. I had the teriyaki chicken and my colleagues had the korean steak. Man... it was so good. Service was quite nice too! Greeted upon entry, seated and drinks brought right away. Food was fresh and satisfying. It was lovely,... More 

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Thank IamTittel
Caracas, Venezuela
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went ther for dinner with my family and friends. They served excellent Japanese cusine. I highly recomend the pork gyoza , futomaki and ema tei roll. I felt like I was back in Japan and enjoyed the real japanese food. All staff are nice. My children wanted to go again so we went there again while we were staying in... More 

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Thank hirokamitto0803
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had lunch here while staying at the Renaissance hotel. The food was fresh & satisfying. Very cute place.

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Thank nicolem123456
London, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I popped into Ema-Tei for a quick lunch while on a business trip. I'm have a bit of an addiction to salmon sashimi and was after a quick fix! The salmon sashimi here was fine... not amazing but fine and I also had some steamed shrimp dumplings which were good and some pork gyoza which were disappointing - a little... More 

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Thank Bone_on_the_road
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The restaurant can be found in the city center of Willemstad. aldough they have a varied menu, the quality of the below average and very expensive for what you get!

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Thank Marcel V
Willemstad, Curacao
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The edamame was good. But the sushi wasn't that well. It isn't bad, but there are better places to eat sushi here on the island. Also their eal sauce was watery, not thick enough.

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Thank ruthkoei
Amsterdam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch here (just 22 ANG) with a great combination of really good and fresh Japanese food. Together with some Edamame and Gyoza a perfect lunch for a very reasonable price.

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Curacao
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

The food is really okay. Sashimi cut in thin slices like it should but rarely is. Service is good but not really outstanding. The prices are exorbitant and you should get absolute top quality all over for those. It's just not that good. If you like live music, come at night; otherwise, visit before 20:00

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Thank harrie_v
Willemstad, Curacao
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Emma tei has downgrade their service and quality but their prices went up the roof. 6 years ago it used to be the only sushi restaurant on the west side of Curacao with the best price and quality. The only thing that is left is the great location and decoration which reminds me of my marriage proposal 6yrs ago, but... More 

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Thank susyleito25
Curacao
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We chose this place based on his location and ambiance since you can dine and enjoy the live music outside. Service: Very poor service but friendly. Poor because the waiters weren't attend and you need to wave a few times to get something to drink. When we got them they weren't correct. When we asked about the different sushi's, they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riffort, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 465 5890
Description
The only Japanese owned, prepared Japanese restaurant in the island. Best sushi and other dishes.

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