French Cuisine in Aruba

While exploring Aruba, you'll be impressed by the variety of choices with regards to dining. If you have a taste for French food in particular, then you should check out the places offering this cuisine on the menu. Fortunately, there's a respectable number of restaurants within this culinary category.

With options including everything from the fine dining backdrop at Screaming Eagle to the inviting breakfast, dinner and lunch at La Creperie de Paseo, you could encounter a dish that tempts your taste buds.

Take a moment to browse the wide selection of French restaurants available in Aruba. On each restaurant's name, click to read the full article about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Screaming Eagle

Eagle Beach | (297) 587-8021

Screaming Eagle

Located 2.0 miles northwest of Oranjestad, Screaming Eagle is at 228 J E Irausquin Boulevard. From the restaurant, Palm Beach is a short distance away to the north-northeast. As soon as you walk in, you're in for a beautiful, formal menu that's well beyond street vendors and casual beach bars. The menu is extensive, featuring appetizers, entrees or a la carte selections. They offer a few vegetarian options like the caeser salad or homemade spinach tortellini.


Oranjestad | (297) 588-6006

Located along the western outskirts of Oranjestad, Delifrance is a popular choice for travelers thinking about spending some time seeing this part of the city and other nearby areas. Patrons who desire sandwiches will thoroughly love stopping here during a trip to Oranjestad. Delifrance isn't a place you'll stop by for long. There, you'll find fresh, delicious breakfast and lunch goodies meant to fill your stomach for a morning or afternoon of travel, relaxation, or sightseeing.

Papillon Restaurant

Palm Beach | (297) 586-5400

Located in the southern outskirts of Palm Beach, Papillon Restaurant is a viable choice that's worth considering if you're going to spend time visiting this town and areas nearby. Looking to enjoy hot, shareable plates of food in a beautiful yet informal setting? Consider the mellow bites and backdrop at dining options such as Papillon Restaurant. The decor delicately hints at the namesake of the restaurant, an famous prison escapee.

2 Fools And A Bull

Palm Beach | (297) 586-7177

Located 0.5 miles west of Noord, 2 Fools And A Bull is on Palm Beach Road 17. Formal dining is the standard here, which means diners who favor that type of dining as well as French food won't want to miss it. This small, intimate restaurant features a U-Shaped bar where all diners sit. On the other side of the bar is the kitchen, allowing guests to watch the whole process of the preparation and cooking of their meal.

Amuse Bistro

Palm Beach | (297) 586-9949

Amuse Bistro

Located near the center of Palm Beach, Amuse Bistro is on the premises of Playa Linda Beach Resort, and is a viable option that's worth considering if you're exploring this town and adjacent areas. Guests should expect an upscale dining experience that offers a well-deserved break from the fare from street vendors and snack bars. Choose from goat cheese and bell pepper puff pastry, lobster salad, smoked duck breast and more. Some of the most popular dishes are the truffle linguine, tenderloin on pumpkin risotto with shaved duck liver, rock lobster gratinated in baked potato with mustard, lemon cream and Parmesan cheese, and herb crusted lamb chops. For a real treat, order a "Chef's Surprise" three or five course meal. When ordering this option, you will give some input on what you like and do not like, and the chef when then make a meal just for you.

French Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
2 Fools And A Bull 0.5 mi. West of Central Noord French, International (297) 586-7177
Amuse Bistro 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Noord French (297) 586-9949
Delifrance 1.2 mi. Northwest of Downtown Oranjestad French (297) 588-6006
French Bistro 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord French (297) 586-0213
La Creperie de Paseo 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord French (297) 586-3200
Le Dome 1.4 mi. West of Central Noord Belgian, French (297) 587-1517
Mathilde 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad French (297) 583-2579
Papillon Restaurant 0.9 mi. West of Central Noord French, International (297) 586-5400
Paris Restaurant 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad French (297) 582-1363
Screaming Eagle 2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad French, International (297) 587-8021

Similar Food

Flying Fishbone Restaurant

If you're willing to step just outside the box, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Scabeche Restaurant & Bar (297) 586-0740 Mediterranean 0.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Noord
La Vista (297) 520-6601 Italian 1.4 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Tomato Charlie's Pizza (297) 586-9099 Italian 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Flying Fishbone Restaurant (297) 584-2506 European 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville
Gostoso Cafe Restaurant (297) 588-0053 Portuguese 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad
Salt & Pepper (297) 586-3280 Portuguese 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Sciue' Sciue' (297) 586-0169 Italian 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Hostaria Da' Vittorio (297) 586-3838 Italian 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Azzurro Ristorante Italiano (297) 586-4123 Italian 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Pizza Hut Oranjestad (297) 582-1818 Italian 1.7 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad

Guests often find that the best restaurants in Aruba are the ones that you stumble upon during your daytime travels. However, jotting down a few dining possibilities on your itinerary, will keep your mind at ease. To discover more about the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.


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