Japanese Cuisine in Aruba

Almost everywhere in Aruba, expect to encounter a delicious array of places to sit down to a meal. Can't resist Japanese food during your holiday here? Guests should take note of the places known for this style of cooking. Fortunately, there's quite a broad selection of restaurants within this culinary category.


With lots to try, from the informal attitude beloved by patrons of Ketsu Sushi Bar to the fantastic dinner and lunch at E Sushi Shap, there's something special waiting for each traveler and even for that special night you're planning.

Take time to scan and read details about the restaurants in Aruba where Japanese food is dished out. For each option that interests you, click the name to read more about its location, style, and more.

E Sushi Shap

Noord | (297) 587-2012

E Sushi Shap lies on the island of Aruba, 1.8 miles north of Oranjestad; it's approximately a mile and a half (approximately two and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast of Noord. Looking for sushi within the Japanese food genre? No matter your expectations for dining, you may as well make this place the go-to solution that satisfies everyone.

Their signature roll is called "Island Maki," E rolls that comes with shrimp temporized inside and on top they add shaved coconut and serve it on their house sauce, "sweet coco sauce." They are also known to be the only sushi place to use and serve Lion Fish. Their most popular roll is called "Buddha," and is a fried plantain rolled up with crispy salmon, fried and topped with a warm crab salad will leave you feeling like a true Buddha.

Gari & Wasabi

Oranjestad | (297) 586-0078

Gari & Wasabi is on Palm Beach 6 D. Guests that desire sushi will thoroughly like dining here during a trip to Oranjestad.

Contemporary decor gives way to cozy booths and tables as guests can choose sushi on a conveyor belt or order something special off the menu.

Ketsu Sushi Bar

The vicinity of Palm Beach | 297 5 206580

Ketsu Sushi Bar , a part of Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, is situated near Noord; it's 0.7 miles to the north of Palm Beach. Visitors who are in the mood for sushi will especially love stopping here during a visit to the vicinity of Palm Beach.


Palm Beach | (297) 586-6789

Located near the middle of Palm Beach, Benihana is a logical selection worth considering if you're going to explore this town and areas nearby. Since this is an informal type of restaurant, it's sometimes a respite for hungry visitors on lazy outings.

Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda

Palm Beach | (297) 586-9949

Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda, which is on the premises of Playa Linda Beach Resort, is located just beyond the the center of Palm Beach. Though they're broadly known for Japanese cuisine, this place boasts about their seafood and sushi.

At Sushi-Ya, the star of the show here is obviously the varieties of sushi. Don't despair if you're not a raw fish eater. They have cooked seafood and veggie sushi selections as well.

Japanese Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Benihana 0.9 mi. West of Central Noord Japanese (297) 586-6789
E Sushi Shap 1.8 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Japanese (297) 587-2012
Gari & Wasabi 0.9 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Japanese (297) 586-0078
Ketsu Sushi Bar 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Japanese 297 5 206580
Sensei Sushi Bar Macurima, Central Aruba Japanese (297) 585-0508
Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Japanese (297) 586-9949
Tatami Sushi Bar 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Japanese (297) 582-9945

Similar Food

If you seek even more options in this same genre, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Rising Dragon Bar & Restaurant (297) 584-1768 Chinese 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville
Chino Latino (297) 586-6380 Asian 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Palm Grill Oceanfront Restaurant (800) 554-2008 Asian 1.6 mi. Northwest of Downtown Oranjestad
Peking Restaurant (297) 584-1299 Asian Macurima, Central Aruba
J. H. Yee's Asian Bistro (297) 586-3888 Asian 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Hoi Sing Chinese Bar-Restaurant (297) 584-7617 Chinese 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville
Hung Paradise Restaurant (297) 588-5243 Chinese Downtown Oranjestad
Asia Sranang (297) 584-0328 Asian 3.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Lagoville
Sawasdee Thai Restaurant (297) 586-8071 Thai 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Lekker Bar & Restaurant (297) 586-2770 Chinese 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord

Also, for yet another culinary cousin, try a signature item like the sushi offered at Wong Sheung Wong.

Some of the best places to try any cuisine in Aruba are those you wind up near unexpectedly while walking around during the day. Of course, that doesn't mean you can't have a few favorites on the itinerary. To discover more details concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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