Eclectic Cuisine in Aruba

Throughout Aruba, expect to encounter a plentiful supply of places to dine. But guests who seek eclectic cuisine in particular should check out the various establishments where this style of cooking is king. Expect to encounter several options that feature this cuisine.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the fine dining atmosphere at Pure Beach Restaurant to the amazing dinner service at Carte Blanche Restaurant, you're bound to find something with just the right elements.


Below, read up on the large collection of eclectic eateries available. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to read the full article about its location, style, and more.

Pure Beach Restaurant

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

Pure Beach Restaurant, which is part of Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort, is situated near Noord; it's about three quarters of a mile (about a kilometer) to the south west of Palm Beach. Formal dining is the standard here, so those vacationers who want to see elegant plates eclectic prepared meals won't want to miss it. The international menu has everything you could dream of, from nachos and buffalo wings to pizzas, burgers, pastas, and a few jerk items.

Gilligan's Beach Grill Restaurant

Palm Beach | (297) 586-6555

Gilligan's Beach Grill Restaurant, part of Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino, is located just outside the heart of Palm Beach. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just eclectic creations and one favorite, hamburgers, but here they're also dubbed a hotspot for pizza. American favorites like pizzas, burgers, and sandwiches are on the menu at Gilligan's Beach.

Blue Dolphin Bar & Restaurant

(317) 362-3572 ext. 0

Blue Dolphin Bar & Restaurant, part of Aruba Blue Village, is located near Oranjestad; it is 1.4 miles to the south west of Noord. For those visitors anticipating a delectable eclectic dish that's far from prim and proper, this breezy restaurant hits its mark.

Carte Blanche Restaurant

The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 586-3339

Carte Blanche Restaurant, a part of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, is located near Noord; it's a short distance (about a kilometer) to the south of Palm Beach. Be prepared for a beautiful, formal menu perfect for special occasions and dates; or maybe a much-needed break from pub grub and beachy eats. Every night is a new experience as Chef Dennis van Daatselaar creates a different menu based on the freshest and highest quality of available ingredients available. To compliment the meal, Carte Blanche has a fine selection of spirits from the bar and a well-known wine pairing. Each of the five courses is prepared in front of the guests, who enjoy banter with the chef while he cooks and they eat.


Palm Beach | (297) 526-6612

Located near the middle of Palm Beach, Laguna is on the premises of Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino, and is a good option for vacationers thinking about spending some time visiting this town and adjacent locations. Since this is 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
Carte Blanche Restaurant 1.0 mi. West of Central Noord Eclectic (297) 586-3339
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
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
Savaneta Ice Cream Parlor 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville Eclectic (297) 584-1748
Tomato Charlies Pizzaria 0.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Eclectic (297) 586-0900
Tropic Ice Cream & Snack 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Eclectic (297) 583-9659

Sometimes, the most satisfying foods in Aruba are the ones that you didn't think you'd ever wander into while journeying to and from your hotel. At the same time, it doesn't hurt to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To read even more concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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