Eclectic Cuisine in Aruba

While exploring Aruba, you'll come upon a variety of choices with regards to dining. If you're admittedly obsessed with eclectic food, you should take note of the restaurants where this style of cooking is king. Lucky for hungry guests, there's several restaurants within this culinary category.

From the pleasant, informal locale of Kowloon to the lingering deliciousness of dinner and lunch at Pure Beach Restaurant, it really is possible to find the dish worth fighting over.


Use the list below to get more details about the rather large selection of eclectic establishments to be enjoyed. For each option that interests you, click the name to read more about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Pure Beach Restaurant

The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 586-6066

Located 1.3 miles west of Noord, Pure Beach Restaurant is on the same premises as Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort. It is 0.7 miles south west of Palm Beach. This place has high standards and a beautiful decor, so diners who enjoy both an upscale environment and eclectic culinary creations will consider the trip worth it.

The international menu has everything you could dream of, from nachos and buffalo wings to pizzas, burgers, pastas, and a few jerk items.

Mulligan's Golf Cafe

Noord | +297 523 50 62

Mulligan's Golf Cafe is on the premises of The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course, and is a logical selection worth considering if you're going to spend some time exploring the island. If you're wondering, Oranjestad is approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) to the southeast. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for eclectic food and of course desserts, but it's also masters of pizza.

Their menu consists of sandwiches, salads, soups, specialty pizzas, pastas, steaks, seafood and desserts.

Pinchos Grill & Bar

Oranjestad | (297) 583-2666

Pinchos Grill & Bar

Pinchos Grill & Bar is a part of Surfside Beach Marina Hotel. Not only is this restaurant famed for eclectic creations and one favorite, chicken, but it's also masters of seafood.

Named for the Spanish word for skewered snack, Pinchos has a special section on their bar menu that offers just that. Chef Erwin Loopstok is also working hard to prepare delectable seafood, mouthwatering steak, and juicy chicken dishes.

Café de Plaza

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 583-8826

Café de Plaza, which is part of Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino, is found within downtown Oranjestad, near the heart of Oranjestad. Are you in the mood for much-loved local cuisine in a comforting, convenient location? Then definitely don't miss the mellow ambiance at this café.


Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 582-4950

Kowloon can be found in downtown Oranjestad, in the heart of Oranjestad. Definitely deemed a casual place to dine, it's sometimes a respite for hungry visitors on lazy outings.

eclectic Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Blue Dolphin Bar & Restaurant 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Eclectic (317) 362-3572 ext. 0
Bo Café 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Eclectic (297) 586-8259
Buccaneer Restaurant 0.6 mi. West of Central Noord Eclectic, International (297) 586-6172
Café de Plaza Downtown Oranjestad Eclectic (297) 583-8826
Gilligan's Beach Grill Restaurant 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Eclectic (297) 586-6555
Kowloon Downtown Oranjestad Asian, Eclectic (297) 582-4950
Laguna 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Eclectic (297) 526-6612
Lobby Cafe 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Eclectic 297 5 206580
Mulligan's Golf Cafe 1.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Eclectic, International +297 523 50 62
Papiamento Restaurant 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Noord Caribbean, Eclectic, International (297) 586-4544
Pinchos Grill & Bar 0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad Eclectic, International (297) 583-2666
Pure Beach Restaurant 1.3 mi. West of Central Noord Eclectic, International (297) 586-6066
Tomato Charlies Pizzaria 0.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Eclectic (297) 586-0900

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best cuisines in Aruba are those that you decide upon spontaneously during your daytime travels. However, noting at least a couple restaurant possibilities on your itinerary, is encouraged even for flexible travelers. To learn more information regarding the culinary options available to you, check out this page.


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