Mexican Cuisine in Aruba

While exploring Aruba, you'll have the privilege of deciding between a variety of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. Fans of Mexican cuisine should take note of those restaurants offering this cuisine on the menu. Get an idea of the Mexican dishes awaiting you with the places profiled below.


With options including everything from the informal destination known as Iguana Cantina to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Taco Bell Santa Cruz, there's something in store for each type of traveler and all types of budgets.

Before your trip begins, you can get more details about the restaurants throughout Aruba where the focus is on Mexican food. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to see the full article about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Iguana Cantina

Palm Beach | (297) 586-9375

Located in the northern outskirts of Palm Beach, Iguana Cantina is on the same premises as Paseo Herencia Mall. Tourists who desire tacos will thoroughly like eating here during a trip to Palm Beach.

Each meal starts off with a complimentary basket of tortilla chips and salsa. From there, the menu includes taco, burritos, nachos, fajitas, quesadillas, and other Tex-Mex favorites. Most dishes include a side of rice and beans that fill you up fast.


Palm Beach | (297) 586-1234

Mexicado, which is part of Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino, is found in the heart of Palm Beach. Definitely deemed an informal place to have a meal, it's often reserved for lazy days outdoors.

The main dining room is an open air lounge setting with contemporary tropical style furnishings. The room has stonework as well as a view of a beautiful hand-crafted lagoon. Featuring an intimate and friendly dining ambiance, the most unique thing about this restaurant is that swans are often passing by and the sounds of the nearby waterfall providing a soothing feeling to guests.

Riu Antillas Mexican Restaurant

The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 526-4100

Set 1.1 miles west of Noord, Riu Antillas Mexican Restaurant is a part of Riu Palace Antillas. From the restaurant, Palm Beach is a short distance (about three quarters of a kilometer) to the north-northeast. Affectionately identified as a casual type of restaurant, it's sometimes a respite for hungry visitors on lazy outings.

Taco Bell Santa Cruz

Macurima | (297) 585-5828

Taco Bell Santa Cruz is situated near Buena Vista; it's to the east of Oranjestad. In the mood for tacos? If so, there's no shame in it being the go-to solution that satisfies everyone.

Drive through, carry out, or choose to dine in the lobby, which features booths, tables for two, and other tables that can be pushed together to accommodate larger parties.

Taco Bell Eagle Beach

The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 588-0225

Situated in the vicinity of Palm Beach, near Oranjestad, Taco Bell Eagle Beach is a viable option for travelers thinking about visiting this part of Aruba. It is 1.7 miles south of Palm Beach. Looking for Mexican food, but tacos in particular? If you say yes, you'll likely agree Taco Bell Eagle Beach could be the one thing on your list you do twice.

Drive through, carry out, or choose to dine in the lobby, which features booths, tables for two, and other tables that can be pushed together to accommodate larger parties.

Mexican Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Churromania 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Mexican (297) 586-7077
Iguana Cantina 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Noord Mexican (297) 586-9375
Mexicado 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord Mexican (297) 586-1234
Riu Antillas Mexican Restaurant 1.1 mi. West of Central Noord Mexican (297) 526-4100
Taco Bell Eagle Beach 2.7 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad Mexican (297) 588-0225
Taco Bell Santa Cruz Macurima, Central Aruba Mexican (297) 585-5828

Similar Food

If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Wacky Wahoo's (297) 586-7333 Argentenian 0.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
El Gaucho Argentine Grill (297) 582-3677 Argentenian 0.5 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad
Tango Argentine Grill (297) 586-8600 Argentenian 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Delimar Peruvian Seafood Restaurant (297) 582-6139 South American 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Texas De Brazil (297) 586-4686 Brazilian 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Chino Latino (297) 586-6380 Latin American 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
The Kitchen (297) 584-7890 Brazilian 1.2 mi. Northwest of Downtown Oranjestad
The New Shahai Take Away (297) 585-0546 Latin American Macurima, Central Aruba
Tierras Colombianas Restaurante (297) 583-7916 Columbian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad

Or those interested in something specific should consider sampling a local specialty like the tacos, which is on the menu both at Palms Restaurant and Pega Pega Beach Bar & Grill.

Sometimes, the most exciting dining options in Aruba are those that you casually come across while walking the streets near your hotel. But, writing down a handful of viable options on your schedule, is encouraged even for flexible travelers. To learn much more about the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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