Mediterranean Cuisine in Aruba

While staying in Aruba, you'll be impressed by the delicious array of choices with regards to dining. Those who adore Mediterranean cuisine particularly should pay attention to the restaurants serving this favorite. In this destination overall, there's more than enough restaurants of this theme.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the informal backdrop at Ike's Bistro to the scrumptious dinner and lunch at Zuzuroh, you're sure to locate a menu item with all the right flavors.


Use the list below to peek at the enticing set of places where guests can grab Mediterranean food. For each option that interests you, click the name to view the full article about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Le Bistro

Palm Beach | (297) 586-7393

Le Bistro, a part of Paseo Herencia Mall, is located near the middle of Palm Beach. Definitely deemed a casual place to have a meal, it's convenient, plus great for quicker, quality meals.

With such delicious selections at Le Bistro, be glad the menu is not extensive, featuring a few fish entrees, soups, salads and tapas.

Caffe Baci

The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 586-4466 ext. 59

Located 1.1 miles west of Noord, Caffe Baci is a good option for people thinking about exploring this area of Aruba. It's 0.4 miles south-southwest of Palm Beach. When the whole group's seeking a memorable Mediterranean atmosphere in a fairly relaxed and welcoming dining area, this casual restaurant is a safe bet.

Its vibrant trattoria-style motif creates a festive mood.

Ike's Bistro

Manchebo | (297) 582-3444

Ike's Bistro is located at Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa, and is a logical selection worth considering if you're going to check out this part of Aruba. In case you're wondering, Oranjestad is approximately three miles (approximately four and a half kilometers) to the southeast. Fresh catches from and Mediterranean flair play nicely together at this well-liked restaurant.

The young chef that heads the kitchen is inspired by Mediterranean and Caribbean flavors, so here they are joined to create a menu of gourmet fusion fare.

Scala Restaurant

Palm Beach | (297) 586-2277

Scala Restaurant, part of Paseo Herencia Mall, is located toward the northeastern outskirts of Palm Beach, near Noord. When all you need is comfortable clothes and to be digging into a decent plate of Mediterranean food, stop by this local eatery where the service and style is very relaxed.

Try the french onion soup or the caprese salad for an appetizer.The catch of the day or the mahi mahi are just a few of the great selections of seafood entrees.

Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 588-4711

Yemanja Woodfired Grill is located in downtown Oranjestad, in the heart of Oranjestad. Thinking about Caribbean food, and definitely need some steak? If this describes your cravings, consider making this fun restaurant the one stop that you'll each love for a different reason.

Chef Joyce serves Caribbean cuisine that Yemanja calls "comfort food with a twist." Dishes are prepared using only the best and most fresh ingredients on a daily basis. Popular menu items and signature dishes at Yemanja are the Beef Carpaccio Bombe, Sashimi of Scallops, Filo Dough with Goat Cheese, Tuna Tartar, Mediterranean Quinoa Salad and Superfood Salad for your appetizer; Grouper Fillet, Creole Pork Chop, Picanha, Blackened Triple Tail, Stuffed Pork Tenderloin as your entree; and Chocolate Molton Lava Cake, Hot meets Cold and Banana Tarte Tatin for dessert.

Mediterranean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Caffe Baci 1.1 mi. West of Central Noord Italian, Mediterranean (297) 586-4466 ext. 59
Ike's Bistro 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad Caribbean, Mediterranean (297) 582-3444
Le Bistro 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Mediterranean (297) 586-7393
Scabeche Restaurant & Bar 0.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Noord Mediterranean (297) 586-0740
Scala Restaurant 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Caribbean, Mediterranean (297) 586-2277
Yemanja Woodfired Grill Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Mediterranean (297) 588-4711
Zuzuroh 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad Greek, Italian, Mediterranean (297) 587-2725

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When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are other categories to tackle, including local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Lekker Bar & Restaurant (297) 586-2770 Dutch 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord
Delifrance (297) 588-6006 French 1.2 mi. Northwest of Downtown Oranjestad
G&G Pizza (297) 592-0250 Italian 1.9 mi. West of Central Lagoville
Lecca Lecca Italian Gelateria (297) 588-4074 Italian Downtown Oranjestad
Ellioti's Ristorante Italiano (297) 593-6319 Italian 2.8 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Gostoso Cafe Restaurant (297) 588-0053 Portuguese 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad
Little Caesar's Oranjestad (297) 583-2000 Italian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Little Ceasar's Pizza (297) 583-2000 Italian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
The Pizza Empire (297) 588-2258 Italian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Domino's Pizza San Nicolas (297) 586-0333 Italian 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord

Sometimes, the most satisfying restaurants in Aruba are the ones that you find unexpectedly during your exploration of different cities. However, writing down the names of a couple of places on a checklist, is better than leaving everything to the last minute. To read more details about the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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