Japanese Cuisine in Aruba

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.

E Sushi Shap

Noord | (297) 587-2012

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.


Palm Beach | (297) 586-6789

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.

Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda

Palm Beach | (297) 586-9949

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.


The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 586-3388

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.

Ketsu Sushi Bar

The vicinity of Palm Beach | 297 5 206580

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.

Japanese Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
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
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
Sushi-Ya at Renaissance Marketplace Downtown Oranjestad Japanese (297) 583-9982
Tatami Sushi Bar 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Japanese (297) 582-9945

Similar Food

Universal Seafood Restaurant

For something different in the same ballpark, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
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
Chino Latino (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
Rising Dragon Bar & Restaurant (297) 584-1768 Chinese 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville
Lekker Bar & Restaurant (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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