Latin American Cuisine in Aruba

If you've got a hankering for Latin American food, you might have a chance to indulge yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, you can still find a few restaurants in Aruba within this category.

From the very casual setting of The New Shahai Take Away to the simple cafes whose regional delicacies are worth snapping pictures of, you might come across a dish you absolutely love.


Below, read up on the small handful of Latin American restaurants you could be curious about during your stay. For each restaurant, you can click its name to find out more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

The New Shahai Take Away

Macurima | (297) 585-0546

Located in Macurima, in the general vicinity of Buena Vista, The New Shahai Take Away is on Macuarima 61 B . In case you're wondering, Oranjestad is to the west. Travelers who want hamburgers will particularly enjoy stopping here during a visit to Macurima.

Shahai Take Away is set inside a bright and chipper shack that is simply decorated so that the food is the focus rather than the decor.

Chino Latino

Monserat | (297) 586-6380

Set in Monserat, near Noord, Chino Latino is on J. E. Irausquin Blvd 348A. If you're wondering, Palm Beach is to the west-southwest. If the idea of Asian food combined with Latin American has your mouth watering, think about dining at this restaurant at some point during your trip to Aruba.

Similar Food

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Churromania (297) 586-7077 Mexican 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Taco Bell Santa Cruz (297) 585-5828 Mexican Macurima, Central Aruba
Mexicado (297) 586-1234 Mexican 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Iguana Cantina (297) 586-9375 Mexican 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Wacky Wahoo's (297) 586-7333 Argentenian 0.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Texas De Brazil (297) 586-4686 Brazilian 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Tierras Colombianas Restaurante (297) 583-7916 Columbian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Riu Antillas Mexican Restaurant (297) 526-4100 Mexican 1.1 mi. West of Central Noord
El Gaucho Argentine Grill (297) 582-3677 Argentenian 0.5 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad
The Kitchen (297) 584-7890 Brazilian 1.2 mi. Northwest of Downtown Oranjestad

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best places to try any cuisine in Aruba are the ones that you happen upon while walking the streets near your hotel. Then again, it's still a good idea to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To learn more concerning the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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