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Sambal

Suikertuinjesweg, Willemstad, Curacao
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“satay” (3 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (3 reviews)
“rijsttafel” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indonesian, Asian
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Suikertuinjesweg, Willemstad, Curacao
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11 - 20 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

After overspending at a number of tourist places, Sambal was a pleasant surprise. Very good appetizer platter and good main courses. Right next door to a gelato shop. I'd go back.

Thank davidloew
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Not at all disappointed by the food they serve, it's strict Indonesian but more a mix of indonesian, Thai and Surinamese. Perfect ! Overall again a nice experience, and recommendable to people who like to try and are interested in different cultures and food! Ruby,...More

Thank Reza G
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We were a little early for the Saturday night bbq, but we're still able to sample the chicken, beef and pork Sate. Also tried the Indonesian food and it was good, but ask for the hot pepper sauce and it's then great. Owner was more...More

Thank wuzachief
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Local place in a square with tables set up and three restaurants right around it and a few others nearby. In the "suburbs" so definitely not on the usual tourist locations. The food seems to be authentic Indonesian and is fine.

Thank pitosalas
Reviewed 4 June 2015

indonesian food is outstanding . sate , rendang and soto are as well as nasi rames for us the best however the snacks are too good not to order

Thank pickapep2014
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Great food and ambiance! Service with a smile, You will leave a happier person for sure, just watch out with the amount of Sambal you put in your food. You will feel it the next day!

Thank Golid1
Reviewed 5 February 2015

If you love Indonesian food (like I do) and you've been deprived (like I have living in NYC), Sambal is worth a detour!

Thank WILLEM H
Reviewed 26 October 2014

When we found out there were several Indonesian restaurants on Curacao we made a reservation at Tempo Doeloe only to be called the next day that the restaurant had been closed for good. We then made a reservation at Sambal and took a cab to...More

Thank Caribeancrazy
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We returned to "Sambal" because we enjoyed the food tremendously. We ordered a vegetarian meal, and asked the cook to prepare it to her taste and especially spicy. We were not disappointed, it ended up with a multi taste of Thailand, Surinam and Indonesian. Since...More

Thank yvonne w
Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

Eaten here twice and both times the food was delicious! We had the satay BBQ on the second visit and it was very tasty! Got eaten a little by midges but that was probably because we sat next to the tree. Good service and great...More

2  Thank Julala D
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Caribeancrazy
10 October 2016|
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Response from huub9999 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately Rubi is not there anymore. This makes a huge difference and not for the good. No the place is not the same as it used to . I used to eat there at least once a month, not anymore
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suikertuinjesweg, Willemstad, Curacao
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad
Description
phone 5999-738-9444
shockingly bad food. Behind the counter was a microwave and all the food came out of the fridge and got a 3 minute microwave treatment before being served. For 4 adults we paid $130!!! We have had Indonesian food in many places and this was simply horrible.
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