During your visit to Aruba, you'll be impressed by the plentiful supply of restaurants, cafes, and places with delicious cocktails. Those who adore Japanese cuisine particularly should check out those restaurants serving this favorite. Lucky for hungry guests, there's a pretty good variety of restaurants serving this style.
Your plate will be full of choices, from the very casual favorite named Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda to the amazing dinner service at Ketsu Sushi Bar, you may very well stumble upon something that suits your taste - and budget.
The following list allows you to get more details about the rather large selection of restaurants specializing in Japanese food awaiting Aruba's guests. Click each option to read more about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.
Situated just outside the heart of the island of Aruba, 1.7 miles northeast of Oranjestad, E Sushi Shap is a logical choice worth considering if you are thinking about exploring this part of the island. It's 1.7 miles south-southeast of Noord. People that are in the mood for sushi will fully love eating here during a trip to Noord. E Sushi Shap offers a bright and cheerful place to pick up your favorite sushi offerings. Blue walls with Japanese inspired decor make up the surroundings that will put you at ease. This is not your typical sushi place. The Ambiance is more modern, with a relaxed ambiance and chill background music.
Benihana is found in near the middle of Palm Beach. Affectionately identified as a casual place to dine, it's convenient, plus great for quicker, quality meals.
Situated near the center of Palm Beach, Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda is a part of Playa Linda Beach Resort, and is a good choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about exploring this town and nearby areas. While more generally known for Japanese food, this potential favorite is especially proud of 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.
Blossoms, on the premises of Westin Resort & Casino, is situated near Noord; it is a short distance (about three quarters of a kilometer) to the south-southwest of Palm Beach. From the moment you sit down, you're in for a fine, formal meal for special occasions requiring something beyond quick-service places. Elegant Asian décor, glowing with red lanterns, creates a sophisticated, serene ambiance.
Located 1.3 miles northwest of Noord, Ketsu Sushi Bar is on the same premises as Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, and is a good option for people thinking about exploring this area of Aruba. In case you're wondering, Palm Beach is about three quarters of a mile (a little more than a kilometer) to the south. Make the trip here to the vicinity of Palm Beach when you want the familiar, inviting flavor profile of sushi.
|Benihana||0.9 mi. West of Central Noord||Japanese||(297) 586-6789|
|Blossoms||1.1 mi. West of Central Noord||Asian, Chinese, Japanese||(297) 586-3388|
|E Sushi Shap||1.7 mi. Northeast 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|
|Nobushi||1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord||Japanese||(297) 586-2211|
|Macurima, Central Aruba||Japanese||(297) 585-0508|
|Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda||1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord||Japanese||(297) 586-9949|
|Sushi-Ya at Renaissance Marketplace||Downtown Oranjestad||Japanese||(297) 583-9982|
|0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad||Japanese||(297) 582-9945|
For something different in the same ballpark, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants like these:
|J. H. Yee's Asian Bistro||(297) 586-3888||Asian||0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|Peking Restaurant||(297) 584-1299||Asian||Macurima, Central Aruba|
|Astoria Bar & Restaurant||(297) 584-5132||Chinese||2.3 mi. East of Central Lagoville|
|(297) 586-6380||Asian||0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Noord|
|Cafe Japengo||(297) 586-1234 ext. 36||Asian||1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|The Pitstop Restaurant||(297) 584-5334||Chinese||0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Lagoville|
|14-Bis Marketplace Restaurant||(297) 588-1440||Chinese||2.5 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad|
|Town Dragon Restaurant||(297) 583-8044||Chinese||3.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Lagoville|
|(297) 584-1768||Chinese||1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville|
|(297) 586-2770||Chinese||0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord|
Or those interested in something specific should sample a local specialty like the sushi served at Wong Sheung Wong.
Sometimes, the most exciting dining destinations in Aruba are the ones you find unexpectedly during your exploration of different cities. Of course, it's still a good idea to have a concrete plan for some meals. To read even more regarding the dining options available to you, check out this page.
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