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Get a taste of Curaçao...

grilled shrimp at curacao restaurant

Curaçao is an island rich with cultural diversity, and the food matches the description. Travel + Leisure magazine ranks Curaçao as one of the 'Best Caribbean Islands for Foodies', and it's the island's diversity that sets it apart from the rest. From traditional Dutch cuisine to Brazilian, Indonesian and Japanese, Curaçao offers a little bit of everything. If you want a taste of what the locals eat, try some krioyo (Creole) favorites including keshi yená (stuffed cheese), yuana (stewed iguna) and kokada (coconut patties). 

Restaurants at Santa Barbara (Independently Operated)

Bella Italia >

 Enjoy fresh roasted coffee & espresso, hand-made pizza and creamy gelato...

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Bella Italia Signage At Santa Barbara Beach Resort

Bella Italia

A small café centrally located adjacent to the resort's main building and open-air terrace, Bella Italia is an independently-operated coffee shop and pizzeria offering fresh roasted coffee and espresso drinks, handmade pizza and 50 flavors of creamy gelato.  

Bella Italia is a great spot for a morning coffee, lunch or after-dinner dessert.


Boca 19 Bar & Grill

Perfect for a casual dinner while enjoying a breathtaking Curaçao sunset...

Boca 19 casual bar at Santa Barbara Beach Resort

Boca 19

Located adjacent to Barbara Beach Marina at the end of Old Quarry Golf Course, Boca 19 is a casual bar and grill offering a diverse menu selection including fresh seafood, steaks and burgers. Grab a drink and watch the sunset in the open-air, waterside setting, or snag a spot at the bar and watch the big game.

Whether you just finished a round of golf, or you spent the day at the beach, Boca 19 is ideal for a relaxed dining experience with upscale cuisine.

Recommended Curacao Restaurants

10-15 minutes from Santa Barbara

  • The Boathouse Restaurant (accessible by car or boat)
  • Brakkeput Mei Mei
  • Zanzibar (Jan Thiel)

20-25 minutes from Santa Barbara

  • Governeur De Rouville 
  • Fishalicious
  • The Wine Cellar

For additional off-property dining recommendations, contact the Concierge