Dutch Cuisine in Aruba

Almost everywhere in Aruba, expect to be able to sample a great number of places to dine. If you're admittedly obsessed with Dutch food, you can't afford to miss those restaurants where this style of cooking is king. Expect to see more than enough dining options that have it on the menu.

With options including everything from the informal destination known as Café The Plaza to the inviting breakfast, dinner and lunch at Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill, there is something to suit each and every guest and for that special evening you're planning too.

Take time to pursue the large collection of places serving Dutch cuisine in Aruba. For each of the options, click to see the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill

Palm Beach | (297) 586-2233

Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill

Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill can be found along the southwestern outskirts of Palm Beach, in the vicinity of Noord. Travelers that are compelled to eat sandwiches will especially love eating here during a trip to Palm Beach.

Go and sip on any of the 25 cocktails, and savor those Bugaloe Fries. However, don't just enjoy the surf n turf, but also a game of beach volleyball or a relaxing stroll down the shoreline when you visit Bugaloe.

Linda's Pancakes & Pizza's

Noord | (297) 586-3378

Set in the western outskirts of Noord, Linda's Pancakes & Pizza's is a good option that's worth considering if you're going to explore this town and its surroundings. This local establishment isn't merely Dutch goodies, which yes, includes pancakes, but wouldn't you know they're also fawned-over for another favorite, pizza.


Serving gluten free options as well as your choice of toppings on their pancakes or pizzas, your food will be prepared just the way you like it at Linda's. Also check out their souvenirs.

Café The Plaza

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 583-8826

Café The Plaza, which is part of Seaport Marketplace, is located in downtown Oranjestad, near the middle of Oranjestad. Hoping to have a great plate of food in a beautiful yet informal location? Give some thought to the mellow ambiance and service at this café.

The Cafe is a great place to relax for a while and take a break from all your tourist jaunts. Whether you want something cold to drink with a snack or are looking for a little more substantial fare with a full meal, this is the place to go. There are plenty of daily specials to choose from, so be adventurous.

Eetcafé The Paddock

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 583-2334

Eetcafé The Paddock is located in downtown Oranjestad, near the heart of Oranjestad. If all you need is good company, a nice setting, and to be grabbing some delightful Dutch food, take a look at this restaurant where you'll find the setting to be relaxed.

A dutch restaurant, they serve mostly chicken entrees and sandwiches. They do have wiener schnitzel and dutch pea soup. They have a limited selection of wine, but a full bar and some happy hour specials. IF you are really are looking for a feast though, wait for Wednesdays and Saturdays when they have an "all you can eat" rib special.

Bingo! Cafe And Restaurant

Noord | (297) 586-2818

Bingo! Cafe And Restaurant can be found toward the western outskirts of Noord. When you and your group have a taste to mate Dutch food with Caribbean style, this place is serving up both.

Dutch Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
7 West Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Continental, Dutch (297) 588-9983
Bingo! Cafe And Restaurant 0.3 mi. West of Central Noord Caribbean, Dutch, International (297) 586-2818
Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill 1.1 mi. West of Central Noord Dutch, International (297) 586-2233
Cafe Rembrandt 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord American, Dutch, International (297) 586-4747
Café The Plaza Downtown Oranjestad Dutch, International (297) 583-8826
Eetcafé The Paddock Downtown Oranjestad Dutch, International (297) 583-2334
Lekker Bar & Restaurant 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord Chinese, Dutch (297) 586-2770
Linda's Pancakes & Pizza's 0.4 mi. West of Central Noord Dutch (297) 586-3378
Pannekoekhuis Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Dutch (297) 583-7180
Tulip Caribbean Brasserie 2.0 mi. South West of Central Noord Caribbean, Dutch, International (297) 587-0110

Similar Food

Taste of Belgium Restaurant

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you will find similar ingredients and influences at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pizza Bob's Restaurant & Pub (297) 588-9040 Italian 2.8 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery (297) 583-4888 Aruban Downtown Oranjestad
Taste of Belgium Restaurant (297) 586-6388 Belgian 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Pizza Now! (297) 586-3600 Italian 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Gianni's Restaurant -- Italian 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Domino's Pizza Palm Beach (297) 586-0333 Italian 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Madame Janette (297) 587-0184 European 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
The Pizza Empire (297) 588-2258 Italian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Le Dome (297) 587-1517 French 1.4 mi. West of Central Noord
Segafredo Zanetti Espresso (297) 586-7483 Italian 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord

Some of the most unique dining options in Aruba are those that you didn't expect to find yourself craving while trekking the town of your choice. However, having the important details of a few intriguing establishments on the list, will keep your mind at ease. To find out even more regarding the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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