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Riffort Village

Willemstad, Curacao
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Cafes for lunch and some shops

In the Rif Fort there are several small restaurants, one being Zabbia's, which serves Italian... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Geri T
Convenient restaurants in music right near the Renaissance

Loved walking out of our hotel to live music and local food. Not particularly overpriced for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bethesda, Maryland
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This waterfront entertainment center and shopping area is located at the entrance of St. Anna Bay, a dramatic position at the harbor gateway.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In the Rif Fort there are several small restaurants, one being Zabbia's, which serves Italian dishes. We had a margarhitta pizza with goat cheese and tomatoes with a very think crust and it was delicious, we went back on several occasions to have pizza and...More

Thank Geri T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved walking out of our hotel to live music and local food. Not particularly overpriced for the area. Great wine and cheese shop karma the cheesery. Good breakfast spot. Fun live entertainment Thursday Friday and Saturday with dancing and a mix of travellers palm and...More

Thank OriColombo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shopping, restaurants, bars, the fort is a must see and a great area to see views from across the bridge

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great place to have a drink, have a meal or get a late night ice cream. It was full of people with local music and many shops. I picked up a Curacao puzzle for my family and some special trinkets for my...More

Thank AConferenceAttendee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an old fort into shopping area with bars, restaurants, ice cream, a casino etc. Nice place to visit, but i prefer punda to shopping and had something to eat.

Thank dani_juli_18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rif Fort is home to many shops and some good restaurants. A very nice setting for one or more evenings out.

Thank UKBob64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, there is limited shopping in Curacao and fewer good eating establishments than expected. However, given the choices, this is not one of the stops I would recommend. The restaurants are all overpriced with the exception of the Soprano (which is basically a pizza and...More

Thank smholst
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through here on the way to see the Queen Emma Bridge from our cruise ship. Nice area with shops and restaurants.

Thank birthdayvacation
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rif fort is a really cool area! Shops, bars, out door seating. My favorite is the Cheesery. Overall a good place to go.

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They turned this old fort into a cute shopping area with bars, restaurants, ice cream, a casino, a Dutch cheese shop and a great view when you walk up some steps! At night there was a band by the bar whish was fun to sit...More

Thank Amy H
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