If you've got a hankering for European food, don't miss out on an opportunity to spoil yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, you can still find a few restaurants in Aruba where you can sample this kind of food.
With everything from the informal backdrop at Chalet Suisse Restaurant to the simple cafes whose signature menu items are worth adding to your vacation scrapbook, you might come across a dish worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.
Below, you can scan and read details about the few delicious European places you could try during your vacation. You can click each restaurant's name to find out more about its location, style, and more.
Flying Fishbone Restaurant is found close to Lagoville; it's approximately seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the southeast of Oranjestad. Salty, fresh seafood and European style eats both describe the best dishes at this friendly restaurant atmosphere. <p>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.</p>
Situated in Aruba Blue Village, in the vicinity of Oranjestad, Madame Janette is a logical selection for people thinking about visiting this neighborhood. It is 1.4 miles south west of Noord. When it comes to specialty European cuisine, this potential favorite boasts about their desserts and seafood. <p>Madame Janette is one of those rare places where you can relish a combination of two different cuisines- northern Europe and Caribbean. Make sure you try the delicious lamb or beef rotisseries with one of the special sauces. There are some tasty salads for those who prefer to eat light. You could seal your meal with a mouth-watering sundae that threatens to spill over the edges of a massive champagne glass. Their bar is famous for the most extended Craft Beer selection on the island and the delicious fresh homemade mojitos which include the Breaking Bad Heisenberg and the refreshing Mango Moijto.</p> <p>Thanks to the extensive menu, there are a number of popular choices, including Madame's Lobster Raviolis and Madame's Termidor Gratin as a starter the original Almond Grouper which was invented by Madame Janette herself in 1999, Le Filet Mignon, and the Old Butcher Lamb Rack as an entree. For dessert you definitely won't want to miss the homemade Austrian Apple Strudel served with unique honey cinnamon ice cream.</p>
Chalet Suisse Restaurant, a part of Eagle Beach, is located close to Noord; it is 1.6 miles to the south-southwest of Palm Beach. Thinking about European food, and definitely need some steak? If so, consider making this fun restaurant the one thing you both agree on. <p>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.</p>
If you're willing to step just outside the box, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants like these:
|(297) 586-0213||French||0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord|
|Ellioti's Ristorante Italiano||(297) 593-6319||Italian||2.8 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad|
|Hostaria Da' Vittorio||(297) 586-3838||Italian||0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|7 West||(297) 588-9983||Dutch||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Pizza Bob's Restaurant & Pub||(297) 588-9040||Italian||2.8 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad|
|Café The Plaza||(297) 583-8826||Dutch||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Bavaria German Restaurant||(297) 736-4007||German||0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|Ruinas Del Mar||(297) 568-1234 ext. 36||Spanish||1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|2 Fools And A Bull||(297) 586-7177||French||0.5 mi. West of Central Noord|
|Las Ramblas||(297) 520-1100 ext. 6154||Spanish||1.7 mi. South West of Central Noord|
Guests often find that the best food and drink options in Aruba are those that you run into naturally while walking around during the day. However, keeping the addresses of a few interesting-sounding restaurants in your plans, allows you to stay flexible. To learn even more about the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.
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