Aruban Cuisine in Aruba

During your travels through Aruba, you'll encounter a diverse set of restaurants and other dining options. Aruban food lovers should check out the restaurants serving this favorite. When hunger strikes, you'll find there's dozens of options for food prepared in this style.

With everything from the informal backdrop at Gostoso Cafe Restaurant to the amazing dinner service at The Old Fisherman, there's something for every person in your party and any style of dining desired.

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Before your trip begins, you can browse this full list of Aruban restaurants throughout Aruba. For each restaurant, you can click its name to learn more about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

White Modern Cuisine

Palm Beach | (297) 586-1190

White Modern Cuisine, part of Palm Beach Shopping Mall, is found along the eastern outskirts of Palm Beach, near Noord. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just Aruban themed dishes and of course appetizers, but they're also good at seafood.

With views of the sea in a truly tropical, open air environment, White Modern is a serene, relaxed spot to enjoy your dive into the culinary world of Aruba. White is described as a peaceful place where you don't have to rush through dinner. In fact, they encourage you to sit and enjoy the evening with some nice wine original cocktails. While also means clean, which is very important to the staff.

Hadicurari Restaurant

The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 586-2288

Hadicurari Restaurant is located near Noord; it's a short distance (about three quarters of a kilometer) to the north of Palm Beach. Fresh seafood and Aruban fare come together for some great dishes at this informal eatery.

From gilet mignon steaks and rock lobster to a simple pad Thai, Hadicurari has an offering you'll like and an outdoor ambiance you'll love.

Gostoso Cafe Restaurant

Oranjestad | (297) 588-0053

Located less than a hundred yards east of downtown Oranjestad, Gostoso Cafe Restaurant is on Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12. Because this is a casual place to eat, it's convenient, plus great for quicker, quality meals.

Pick something off their Aruban menu to give a local favorite a try, or go with any variety of seafood you could dream of. Try the shrimp sauteed in butter and garlic.

Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 583-4888

Located in downtown Oranjestad, Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery is at 18 Wilhelminastraat 18. Seeking much-loved local cuisine in a breezy and inviting environment? You'll quite like the low-key ambiance at this bar and grill.

Originally a "cunucu-style" house, Que Pasa Bar Restaurant and art gallery is now a lovely eatery in one of Aruba's popular hotspots.

The Old Fisherman

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 583-4768

The Old Fisherman is located in downtown Oranjestad, outside the center of Oranjestad. Salty, fresh seafood and Aruban flavors are made for each other at this crazy tasty place.

Seafood is clearly the specialty at The Old Fisherman and you can have it anyway you like it, friend, sauteed, grilled or broiled. Also choose from a selection of pastas, meat and poultry entrees.

Aruban Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Arubaville 1.9 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad Aruban (297) 582-0157
B55 Central Aruba Aruban, International (297) 585-2111
Barefoot Restaurant 0.9 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, International (297) 588-9824
Cafe Maryli 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban (297) 583-1889
Coco Plum Restaurant 0.3 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean (297) 583-1176
Cooks Restaurant 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad American, Aruban, International (297) 588-4296
Driftwood Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 583-2515
Gasparito Restaurant & Art Gallery 0.7 mi. West of Central Noord Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 586-7044
Gostoso Cafe Restaurant 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Portuguese (297) 588-0053
Hadicurari Restaurant 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 586-2288
Marina Pirata 4.8 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 585-7150
Pannekoekhuis Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Dutch (297) 583-7180
Peanuts 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban (297) 583-4343
Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 583-4888
Queen's Bar and Restaurant Downtown Oranjestad Aruban (297) 582-7577
Simply Fish 1.4 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Aruban (297) 520-6535
The Old Cunucu House Restaurant 0.6 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Aruban, Caribbean (297) 586-1666
The Old Fisherman Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean (297) 583-4768
Wacky Wahoo's 0.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Argentenian, Aruban, Caribbean (297) 586-7333
White Modern Cuisine 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Aruban, International (297) 586-1190

Similar Food

Urataka Center Best Pizza

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, maybe you should explore related flavor profiles at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Urataka Center Best Pizza (297) 585-5212 Caribbean Macurima, Central Aruba
Café The Plaza (297) 583-8826 Dutch Downtown Oranjestad
Oceanside Bar & Grill (297) 586-3600 Caribbean 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
The Restaurant at Tierra del Sol (297) 586-7800 Caribbean 0.2 mi. North of Central Tierra Del Sol
Espanola Way (297) 586-7177 Spanish 0.5 mi. West of Central Noord
Ike's Bistro (297) 582-3444 Caribbean 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill (297) 586-2233 Dutch 1.1 mi. West of Central Noord
Fishes & More (297) 586-3659 Caribbean 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Scala Restaurant (297) 586-2277 Caribbean 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Flying Fishbone Restaurant (297) 584-2506 Caribbean 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best culinary offerings in Aruba are those that you casually come across while walking the streets near your hotel. However, it doesn't hurt to make a list of specific places to try. To learn more details about the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.

 

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