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Santa Catharina 66 | Koral Tabak, Willemstad 11111, Curacao
+599 9 767 6777
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Castricum, The Netherlands
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2011

When you enter the restaurant you'll come into a forest-like atmosphere where you can sit outside or under a roof. The food is good and served at high speed so don't forget to flip the card from green to red once in a while. Otherwise you won't have time to eat the meat. The restaurant is not situated in a... More 

Thank EdHouweling
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2011

Although a bit remote, L'Aldea is worth the trip. When you enter the restaurant it feels like you enter a mini rain forest. Reservation is a must, were it not that you don't want to make the trip to hear that all tables are booked. The personnel is very friendly and has a good sense of humor. The owner is... More 

Thank Nanookh
Halifax, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2011

This was a very fun experience. The atmosphere is hard to beat and the waiter John was very good and lots of fun. Beautiful salads and excellent variety of chicken beef lamb and more. Only down point was we thought the dessert was included in the per person price and found out at the cash it wasn't so abit on... More 

Thank jsp94d
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142 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2011

Not bad, not great. It is average. We were told on the phone we needed reservations, yet when we arrived there was one table, lol. Pricier than US versions yet less variety. I will say, this place is WAYYYYY out of the way, as in out in the boondocks. We had a car so found our way here after an... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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171 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2011

you get all kind of meat, which actually tastes the same. It ain' t worth the price

2 Thank Michiel N
Robbycrs, Owner at L'aldea, responded to this review

Dear Prinsenweier, We are so sorry we didn't meet your expectations. We strive to be the best restaurant in Curacao and therefore invest a lot of time, effort and dedication in our product. We have served over 25000 patrons in our 14 months of existence and to be very truthful to you this is the first time we get a... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2011

Let's see now, I heard about L'Aldea from a friend's wife staying at the Grand Hyatt, which by the way is a truly exceptional resort. I told her about the Grand Hyatt and she enlightened me about L'Aldea....thank goodness for good friends! It was all she raved about and a lot more, and it truly is the "best" restaurant in... More 

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Brick, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2011

My wife and I ate her on our wedding aniversary and were not dissapointed. In the interest of full disclosure, we do favor Brazilian BBQ's, having dined at Fogo de Chao, Texas de Brazil, and Churascaria Plataforma in NYC. L'Aldea was just as good if not better then them all. While it does take a little bit of a drive... More 

Thank Josh987
Robbycrs, Owner at L'aldea, responded to this review

Dear Josh987, It was a honor having you with us at L'Aldea. Thank you very much for your nice review and we hope to see you back soon. The sangria will be waiting for you. Cheers Hubert & Robby More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2011

The service was excellent and the staff was very attentive andfriendly. The place was setup like a rainforest with plants, animals southamerican icons like temples and totums. So ask for Greg and tell them Craig sent you! And did I mention the 15 different kinds of meat prepared and served with professionalism. So from the salad bar all the way... More 

Thank CmSpenc
Robbycrs, Owner at L'aldea, responded to this review

Hi Graig, Thanks for the nice pictures and we dearly appreciated your visit. Gregg wants to say to you that since you mentioned that our guest should ask for him, he became an instant celebrity and is now giving out signatures daily. Thanks on his behalf. Don't stay away too long we will be waiting for you, Hubert, Robby &... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2011

Eating at L'aldea was a good experience. The service was amazing, the salad bar was excellent and the meat was delicious! When you are at Curacao you definitely go there for diner.

Thank Jolanda199
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2011

While the location will require a drive, you will find it well worth it. On an island where service is, shall we say, lacking, this place shines. Water and beverages never empty, and a staff that aims to please. Great value, and the food is great. The atmosphere was cool with an "amazon" feel, but still very classy. Highly recommended.

1 Thank JuanTrippe
Robbycrs, Owner at L'aldea, responded to this review

Dear Juan Trippe, We are very glad that our service reached you expectations, it is most important for us that our service shines above all other places on the Island. We work hard to achieve this goal and on behalf of our complete staff our thanks, because comments like yours let them know that their efforts are appreciated. Obrigado! Thank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Brazilian, Steakhouse, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Catharina 66 | Koral Tabak, Willemstad 11111, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
  • Phone Number: +599 9 767 6777
L'aldea is an Amazonian themed Churrascaria that combines the authentic cuisine of Brazil with the generous spirit of Curacao. After dinner take a romantic stroll between the ruins and enjoy our life-size, hand made sculptures. Stand on the sacred bridge look around and feel yourself deep within the jungles of South America, between the mysterious sculptures and the Mayan pyramid awakening the spirit of these ancient civilizations in your soul.

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