Dutch Cuisine in Aruba

While staying in Aruba, expect to encounter a variety of places to eat. Guests who already have plans to eat Dutch food should check out those restaurants that do it best. Across Aruba, visitors will find several dining options that have it on the menu.

From the pleasant, very casual backdrop at Cafe Rembrandt to the tasty breakfast, dinner and lunch at Eetcafé The Paddock, there is a choice for every guest and even for a memorable date night.

The following list allows you to peek at the numerous Dutch eateries in Aruba. For each restaurant, you can click its name to see more important info about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill

Palm Beach | (297) 586-2233

Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill

Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill is situated in the southwestern outskirts of Palm Beach, close to Noord. You certainly don't want to pass up Palm Beach when you just can't help your cravings for sandwiches. <p>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.</p>

Tulip Caribbean Brasserie

Eagle Beach | (297) 587-0110

Tulip Caribbean Brasserie

Located 2.0 miles south west of Noord, Tulip Caribbean Brasserie is on the premises of Mvc Eagle Beach. It is 1.7 miles south-southwest of Palm Beach. When the boisterous crew is banking on finding a really excellent Dutch meal without a big to-do, this easy going restaurant is a pretty good choice. <p>Tulip Caribbean Brasserie has a snack menu featuring chicken tenders or soup of the day if you're in the mood for something light. They serve a dutch menu with frikandel, minced meat sausage on a bun. They also have a selection of grilled entrees. Keshi Yena, Fried rice with sate, and Beef Carpaccio are their top selling items.</p>

Café The Plaza

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 583-8826

Positioned in downtown Oranjestad, Café The Plaza is on the premises of Seaport Marketplace, and is a smart choice for travelers thinking about going to this neighborhood. Gladly termed an informal type of restaurant, it's great when you don't want to get too fancy. <p>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.</p>

Eetcafé The Paddock

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 583-2334

Set in the heart of downtown Oranjestad, Eetcafé The Paddock is a logical choice for travelers thinking about exploring this neighborhood. The character and formality of this awesome bar and grill is about as casual as they come, and that means at least your crew can come as they are and simply savor the good eats here. <p>This bistro café has a friendly feel to the place and offers a view of the harbor. The atmosphere lends itself to of more of a European place and in fact, has Dutch roots. If you are in the market for a brief respite during your shopping excursions in town, this is a great location within walking distance of many shops.</p>

Bingo! Cafe And Restaurant

Noord | (297) 586-2818

Bingo! Cafe And Restaurant can be found in the western outskirts of Noord. If you and your traveling companions have a desire to couple Dutch eats with Caribbean panache, this dining establishment 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

2 Fools And A Bull

If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
The Pizza Empire (297) 588-2258 Italian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Lecca Lecca Italian Gelateria (297) 588-4074 Italian Downtown Oranjestad
Espanola Way (297) 586-7177 Spanish 0.5 mi. West of Central Noord
2 Fools And A Bull (297) 586-7177 French 0.5 mi. West of Central Noord
Peanuts (297) 583-4343 Aruban 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Zuzuroh (297) 587-2725 Greek 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Driftwood (297) 583-2515 Aruban Downtown Oranjestad
Le Dome (297) 587-1517 Belgian 1.4 mi. West of Central Noord
Flying Fishbone Restaurant (297) 584-2506 European 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville
Mathilde (297) 583-2579 French 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad

Oftentimes, the best places to grab a bite in Aruba are those you stumble upon during your daytime travels. However, it's still smart to plan ahead. To learn more concerning the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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