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“THIS is a dining experience for your palate and soul”
Review of Caracol

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Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Dining at Caracol is an experience not available anywhere else on the island. The Michelin star apprenticeships of both the chef and maitre'd are evident throughout the meal. From the moment you make a reservation and they inquire about allergies or aversions so that they can completely customize your meal if you'd like, it is all in the details. From greeting to goodbye you will be pampered. The chef's dinner with wine pairings was incredible. It was all fresh, locally sourced items, down to the beautiful, edible floral garnishes. We dined predominately on seafood with one beef course. One can also request all seafood or other directions for the kitchen to take. Of course, you can order a la carte as well-I don't think you can go wrong with anything from Caracol's menu. Serving sizes are Michelin sized but even my hungry husband was more than satisfied. Every item is perfectly prepared and presented...treat yourself it the price point is a stretch for you. It is worth every cent and moment there. (Our chef's dinner included beautiful steamers, a mackerel ceviche, beef tartar with an incredibly tasty sauce that didn't over power and was a perfect compliment, and dessert was a selection of hand formed chocolates (one finished in gold), house made ice creams and other delectable morsels. The wine pairings were spot on and mostly of Portugese origin. We will always return to Caracol whenever we return to Terschelling. We cannot recommend this incredible, hip, sophisticated restaurant enough!

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

A gem of a restaurant discovered on the idyllic island of Terschelling during travels to The Netherlands. Michelin Star worthy in terms of food, service and atmosphere. Chef owner Werner Zuurman impresses with beautifully crafted dishes prepared with local ingredients, many sourced from Caracol's own gardens. Friendly, knowledgable staff and perfectly lit dining room. Wine list well rounded with a focus on the Iberian Peninsula.
Order the multiple course tasting menu, a true epicurean delight!

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

A wonderful night out! Perfect food with fresh local products and a wonderful service. We liked the place: cosy, urban touch, and modern local touch. A shame we didn't stay at the hotel. But for sure we will next time.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

This should at least be a MIchelin Bib Gourmand. Local oysters, mussels, fish, vegetables, herbs and flowers from their own garden. Beautifully presented and prepared. The 4 course is not too much. Live a litte!

Thank marekw
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

Fresh ingredients (seafood, fish and herbs), beautifully decorated plates and absolutely yummy dishes! Very attentive and friendly service, cozy atmosphere and relaxing music, I cant recommend this restaurant enough...will be back ;-))

Thank Janaaroundtheworld
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