Cuban Cuisine in Aruba

Restaurants serving Cuban cuisine

When the craving strikes for Cuban food, don't pass up a chance to indulge yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a couple of restaurants in Aruba where you can sample this kind of food.

From the pleasant, very casual atmosphere at Mojito's Aruba to the restaurants where wine and cocktails are every bit as important as the food on the plate, you could encounter a dish with all the right flavors.


Below, read up on the few Cuban restaurants you could try as you're out on the town. For each restaurant, you can click its name to view the full article about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Cuba's Cookin

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 588-0627

Cuba's Cookin is located in downtown Oranjestad, in the heart of Oranjestad. Seeking a satisfying meal in a beautiful yet informal location? Then definitely don't miss the low-key ambiance and service at this bar and grill.

Lively music is usually playing in the evening, so toe-tapping is a necessity!

Mojito's Aruba

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 583-3632

Situated near the middle of downtown Oranjestad, Mojito's Aruba is a logical selection for guests who are going to spend time visiting this neighborhood. As part of a menu decked with food with Cuban flair, the kitchen at Mojito's Aruba likes to suggest its coffee and sandwiches.

Besides refreshing drinks from the bar, Mojito's provides guests with a fantastic view of the harbor while they sip their cocktails or enjoy a meal. Pulled pork sandwiches are wood smoked for 10 hours and served with in-house made BBQ sauce. Soft flour tortilla Cuban Wraps are also served with in-house garlic sauce. Main courses include fajitas, Caribbean Salmon, and Vaca Frita. If dessert is what you're after, they offer Arroz con Leche, which is rice pudding mixed with cinnamon and raisins, among other items.

Similar Food

Barefoot Restaurant

If seeking variety within the same genre, maybe you should explore related flavor profiles at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Aquarius (297) 583-6000 ext. 6156 Caribbean Downtown Oranjestad
Peanuts (297) 583-4343 Aruban 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
White Modern Cuisine (297) 586-1190 Aruban 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Le Petit Cafe (297) 586-4046 Caribbean 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
The Chophouse at Manchebo (297) 582-3444 Caribbean 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Cafe Maryli (297) 583-1889 Aruban 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Pannekoekhuis (297) 583-7180 Aruban Downtown Oranjestad
Ruinas Del Mar (297) 568-1234 ext. 36 Spanish 1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Yemanja Woodfired Grill (297) 588-4711 Caribbean Downtown Oranjestad
La Granja (297) 588-5574 Caribbean 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville

Visitors often find that the best dining options in Aruba are those you wind up near unexpectedly while journeying to and from your hotel. However, it's still smart to make a list of specific places to try. To read more information about the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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