El Gallo Rojo

Don't be confused by the corner-store appearance there is a restaurant in here, and it is popular. Serving fast and easy to eat meals, El Gallo Rojo is perfect for anyone looking for an alternative to some of the more common "traditional service' restaurants.


El Gallo Rojo offers quick and tasty meals, as well as all the offering of a general convenience store. Perfect for on the go, or for shopping and dining at the same time, the inexpensive meals here have made it a local favorite.

El Gallo Rojo is a café with some unique specialty items. When is this restaurant option on the table? They're open during breakfast only, so don't be shy about checking them out during their limited operating hours.


The restaurant looks more like a convenience store than a restaurant, and that is because it is a store. Don't expect candlelit tables or waiter in suits, this no-nonsense restaurant puts little emphasis in decoration.


El Gallo Rojo can be found in the heart of San Nicolas, a village in the general vicinity of Lagoville; it is to the southeast of Oranjestad.

If you are hoping to combine your visit to the restaurant with some excellent sightseeing possibilities, there are at least a couple worthwhile things to see and do within a reasonable distance, like San Nicolas Community Museum.

There are at least a few convenient things to do outside to fill those sunny days if you're waiting for sunset. Vacationers ready to take to the greens won't want to miss the nearby golf club, Aruba Golf Club, which can be found within traveling distance of El Gallo Rojo. And what makes a breezy round of golf even better? A nap afterwards at Saventa Beach, which is the closest beach and is only a short distance away away. Also, those two are only a few options among a group of golf courses and beaches in the general area.

Nearby Restaurants

For those looking for another restaurant that has some similar kinds of food or a comparable price range, there is no shortage of nearby options to pick from, including Gostoso Cafe Restaurant.

But then again, if you're looking for a change of pace, this part of Aruba boasts an impressive range of restaurants choices that will surely satisfy nearly every type of diner. For example, you might also enjoy some different fare at Mundo Nobo Restaurant.

Contact Info

Location: Marktstraat 2, San Nicolas, Aruba

Phone: (297) 584-8212


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