Caribbean Cuisine in Aruba

Caribbean cuisine is favored by people from all walks of life, perhaps because chefs use flavor-enhancing spices, ripe veggies and fruits, and the freshest seafood fare. When hunger strikes, you'll find there's dozens of options for this type of food alone.

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From the very casual backdrop at Wacky Wahoo's to the much anticipated brunch service at Moomba Beach Bar & Restaurant, you might come across a dish you absolutely love.

Below, you can scan and read details about the wide selection of Caribbean restaurants in Aruba. For each of the options, click to get further details about its location, style, and more.

Moomba Beach Bar & Restaurant

The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 586-5365

Located 1.2 miles northwest of Noord, Moomba Beach Bar & Restaurant is on J E Irausquin Blvd 230. If you're wondering, Palm Beach is a short distance (about three quarters of a kilometer) to the south. As part of their panel of Caribbean cuisine, this visitor favorite boasts about their sandwiches and seafood.

Set on the beach under a huge palapa, tiki torches light the restaurant at night, while the sun does the job during the day.

Bucuti Restaurant and Sand Bar

Manchebo | (297) 583-1100

Bucuti Restaurant and Sand Bar

Bucuti Restaurant and Sand Bar is on the same premises as Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort. If you're curious, Oranjestad is a short distance away to the southeast. Affectionately identified as an informal style of restaurant, it's nice when you're not in the mood to get dolled up.

Stylish, sophisticated, cool, and collected are how one might describe the atmosphere at Bucuti.

Flying Fishbone Restaurant

Savaneta | (297) 584-2506

Flying Fishbone Restaurant

Positioned on the southern part of Savaneta, near Lagoville, Flying Fishbone Restaurant is on Savaneta 344. Oranjestad is approximately seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the northwest. Beautiful seafood and Caribbean style eats get along famously at this completely casual restaurant.

This peaceful, relaxing beachside restaurant has 40 tables, six of which are set right in the water. That's right, guests can actually sit right in the water as they have their dinner!

Madame Janette

Palm Beach | (297) 587-0184

Located in Aruba Blue Village, in the same vicinity as Oranjestad, Madame Janette is a good option worth considering if you are going to spend time visiting this neighborhood or nearby. It is 1.4 miles south west of Noord. Though they're broadly known for Caribbean food, this local spot likes to suggest its desserts and seafood.

Madame Janette is the place for those who prefer to dine in a casual atmosphere. The outdoor pebble garden presents a pleasant picture complete with tree cover and the soft glow of tabletop candles. You can dine beneath the starlit skies on the patio or even in the shelter of reed-mat awnings.

Wacky Wahoo's

Palm Beach | (297) 586-7333

Set in the southeastern outskirts of Palm Beach, Wacky Wahoo's is a logical selection for travelers who are going to explore this town or nearby. Fresh catches from and Caribbean food are a great pair at this completely casual eatery.

The owners are always at Wacky's to greet you and help in preparing you're meal. Wacky's is a friendly and cozy spot.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
7 West Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Continental, Dutch (297) 588-9983
Aqua Grill 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord American, Caribbean, Contemporary (297) 586-5900
Aquarius Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean (297) 583-6000 ext. 6156
Azull 1.2 mi. West of Central Noord Caribbean, International (297) 586-4466
Bingo! Cafe And Restaurant 0.3 mi. West of Central Noord Caribbean, Dutch, International (297) 586-2818
Bucuti Restaurant and Sand Bar 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad Caribbean, Fusion (297) 583-1100
Carambola Restaurant 1.8 mi. South West of Central Noord Caribbean, International (297) 587-6695
Charlie's Restaurant and Bar 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Lagoville Caribbean, International (297) 584-5086
Coco Plum Restaurant 0.3 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean (297) 583-1176
Cuba's Cookin Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Cuban (297) 588-0627
Driftwood Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 583-2515
Fishes & More 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Caribbean, International (297) 586-3659
Flying Fishbone Restaurant 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville Caribbean, European, International (297) 584-2506
Footprints Beach Grill 1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Caribbean (297) 586-1234 ext. 37
Gari & Wasabi 0.9 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Japanese (297) 586-0078
Gasparito Restaurant & Art Gallery 0.7 mi. West of Central Noord Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 586-7044
Hadicurari Restaurant 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 586-2288
Iguana Joes Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean (297) 583-9373
Ike's Bistro 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad Caribbean, Mediterranean (297) 582-3444
La Granja 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville Caribbean (297) 588-5574
Le Petit Cafe 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Caribbean, International, Italian (297) 586-4046
Madame Janette 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, European (297) 587-0184
Marina Pirata 4.8 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 585-7150
Moomba Beach Bar & Restaurant 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord American, Caribbean, International (297) 586-5365
Mulligan's Golf Cafe 1.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Eclectic, International +297 523 50 62
Oceanside Bar & Grill 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord American, Caribbean (297) 586-3600
Old Man and the Sea 1.7 mi. West of Central Lagoville Caribbean, International (297) 584-3434
Palm Bar 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Noord American, Caribbean (297) 586-3600
Palm Grill Oceanfront Restaurant 1.6 mi. Northwest of Downtown Oranjestad Asian, Caribbean (800) 554-2008
Papiamento Restaurant 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Noord Caribbean, Eclectic, International (297) 586-4544
Passions on the Beach Restaurant 1.7 mi. West-Southwest of Central Noord Caribbean, Contemporary (297) 527-112
Pega Pega Beach Bar & Grill 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad American, Caribbean (297) 582-3444
Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 583-4888
Ruinas Del Mar 1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Caribbean, International, Spanish (297) 568-1234 ext. 36
Scala Restaurant 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Caribbean, Mediterranean (297) 586-2277
Sea Breeze Restaurant & Bar 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Noord American, Caribbean, Continental (297) 586-3600
Smokey Joe's Island Grill 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Caribbean (297) 586-2896
Sunset Grille 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Caribbean (297) 526-6612
Sweet Peppers 0.0 mi. North of Central Noord Caribbean, International (297) 586-0740
The Garden Cafe 1.0 mi. West of Central Noord Caribbean, International (297) 586-7700
The Islander Grill 1.7 mi. West-Southwest of Central Noord American, Caribbean, International (297) 587-9000
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
The Pelican Nest Seafood & Grill Bar 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Caribbean (297) 587-2302
The Restaurant at Tierra del Sol 0.2 mi. North of Central Tierra Del Sol Caribbean, International (297) 586-7800
The West Deck 0.4 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean (297) 587-2667
Tulip Caribbean Brasserie 2.0 mi. South West of Central Noord Caribbean, Dutch, International (297) 587-0110
Urataka Center Best Pizza Macurima, Central Aruba Caribbean, Italian (297) 585-5212
Wacky Wahoo's 0.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Argentenian, Aruban, Caribbean (297) 586-7333
Waka Waka Adventure Cafe 1.5 mi. Northwest of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean (297) 582-5600
Yemanja Woodfired Grill Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Mediterranean (297) 588-4711
Zeerover 1.9 mi. West of Central Lagoville Caribbean (297) 584-2544

Similar Food

Pure Ocean

If your preferences are flexible, you might like distinctly different, but still related local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Cafe Maryli (297) 583-1889 Aruban 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Queen's Bar and Restaurant (297) 582-7577 Aruban Downtown Oranjestad
Gostoso Cafe Restaurant (297) 588-0053 Aruban 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad
Pure Ocean -- Bajan 1.3 mi. West of Central Noord
Peanuts (297) 583-4343 Aruban 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Simply Fish (297) 520-6535 Aruban 1.4 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Arubaville (297) 582-0157 Aruban 1.9 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad
B55 (297) 585-2111 Aruban Central Aruba
Barefoot Restaurant (297) 588-9824 Aruban 0.9 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad
Cooks Restaurant (297) 588-4296 Aruban 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best options for Caribbean food in Aruba are those you decide upon spontaneously during your exploration of different cities. At the same time, you'll save yourself some stress if you have a handful of favorites in mind. To discover more information regarding the culinary options available to you, check out this page.

 

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