European Cuisine in Aruba

If you can't get enough European cuisine, you might find yourself with a chance to satisfy your hunger. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a few places in Aruba specializing in this this type of food.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the informal favorite named Madame Janette to the fresh bites for brunch, dinner and lunch at The Promenade Restaurant, it really is possible to find the dish worth fighting over.

Below, you can get a taste for the small handful of European restaurants that you may come across during your stay. For each restaurant, you can click its name to read more about its location, style, and more.

Flying Fishbone Restaurant

Savaneta | (297) 584-2506

Flying Fishbone Restaurant

Positioned in the southern part of Savaneta, near Lagoville, Flying Fishbone Restaurant is on Savaneta 344. In case you're wondering, Oranjestad is approximately eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) to the northwest. Fresh catches from and European food come together for some great dishes at this colorful eatery. The offerings are gourmet and include grilled shrimp, lobster, salmon and steak. Guests favorites include the Flying Fishbone Seafood Platter which is a cold appetizer for two and includes shrimp, ceviche, calamari, fish cakes, salmon; Lobster Bisque; Shrimp Casserole; their Catch of the Day; and Baked Alaska.

Chalet Suisse Restaurant

Eagle Beach | (297) 587-5054

Chalet Suisse Restaurant, a part of Eagle Beach, is located in the general vicinity of Noord; it is approximately a mile and a half (approximately two and a half kilometers) to the south-southwest of Palm Beach. Tourists that want steak will thoroughly like dining here during a trip to Eagle Beach. Set amid the parched scrubland, Chalet Suisse makes use of pinewood panels and old Teutonic with thick plaster walls to bring out the feel of an old-fashioned Swiss dining hall.

Madame Janette

Palm Beach | (297) 587-0184

Madame Janette is found near Oranjestad; it is a mile and a half (two kilometers) to the south west of Noord. While more generally known for European cuisine, this potential favorite is particularly known for its desserts and seafood. Madame Janette is the place for those who prefer to dine in a casual atmosphere. The outdoor pebble garden presents a pleasant picture complete with tree cover and the soft glow of tabletop candles. You can dine beneath the starlit skies on the patio or even in the shelter of reed-mat awnings.

The Promenade Restaurant

Oranjestad | (297) 583-8899

Situated in the western outskirts of Oranjestad, The Promenade Restaurant is on L.G. Smith Boulevard 160 . Lovely, mild seafood and European flair are made for each other at this well-liked restaurant. The Promenade Restaurant offers a well-rounded dining experience. Be sure to order a seafood dish as they are always fresh and pleasing to the palate. Regardless of what you order, it will be plentiful and filling. Sundays are a great time to dine here as the brunch is popular. Plus, you can partake of the mimosas or even a glass of champagne!

Similar Food

Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill

For something different in the same ballpark, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Lekker Bar & Restaurant (297) 586-2770 Dutch 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord
Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill (297) 586-2233 Dutch 1.1 mi. West of Central Noord
G&G Pizza (297) 592-0250 Italian 1.9 mi. West of Central Lagoville
Linda's Pancakes & Pizza's (297) 586-3378 Dutch 0.4 mi. West of Central Noord
Espanola Way (297) 586-7177 Spanish 0.5 mi. West of Central Noord
Cafe Rembrandt (297) 586-4747 Dutch 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Little Ceasar's Pizza (297) 583-2000 Italian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Eetcafé The Paddock (297) 583-2334 Dutch Downtown Oranjestad
French Bistro (297) 586-0213 French 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord
Azzurro Ristorante Italiano (297) 586-4123 Italian 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord

Guests often find that the best places to try any cuisine in Aruba are the ones that you find suddenly while walking the streets near your hotel. However, jotting down the names of a couple of intriguing establishments on the list, means you'll have multiple alternatives, even in a pinch. To learn more concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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