Mexican Cuisine in Aruba

Throughout Aruba, expect to happen upon a plentiful supply of places to sit down to a meal. When your preference is Mexican food, you should check out the restaurants specializing in this cuisine. Take a look at the Mexican menus awaiting at these featured establishments.

With choices such as the informal setting of Iguana Cantina to the inviting dinner service at Mexicado, there is something to suit each and every person in your party and every dining expectation.


The following list allows you to scan and read details about the moderate selection of places where the focus is on Mexican food. Click on one of the options to read more about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Carlos & Charlie's

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 582-0355

Positioned near the middle of downtown Oranjestad, Carlos & Charlie's is on West Straat 3-A. Looking for barbecue within the Mexican food genre? If so, make this restaurant the go-to solution that satisfies everyone. Featuring delicious Mexican food and plenty of drinks, Carlos & Charlies lives up to its good reputation.

Iguana Cantina

Palm Beach | (297) 586-9375

Located toward the northern outskirts of Palm Beach, Iguana Cantina is located at Paseo Herencia Mall. Does your whole family love tacos? If so, make this restaurant a priority on your agenda. 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, a part of Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino, is situated toward the center of Palm Beach. Considered by most to be a casual place to dine, it's not hard to see why people come here to "put their feet up". 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.

Taco Bell Santa Cruz

Macurima | (297) 585-5828

Situated in Macurima, in the same area as Buena Vista, Taco Bell Santa Cruz is a logical selection for you to consider if you're thinking about spending some time visiting this neighborhood. It's east-southeast of Oranjestad. Pay a visit or two to Macurima when you want the familiar, inviting flavor profile of tacos. 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

Located in the vicinity of Palm Beach, near Oranjestad, Taco Bell Eagle Beach is a good option worth considering if you're going to be visiting this part of Aruba. It's 1.7 miles south of Palm Beach. Visitors that desire tacos will particularly love stopping here during a visit to the vicinity of Palm Beach. 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
Carlos & Charlie's Downtown Oranjestad Mexican (297) 582-0355
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
Taco Bell Eagle Beach 1.8 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad Mexican (297) 588-0225
Taco Bell Santa Cruz Macurima, Central Aruba Mexican (297) 585-5828

Similar Food

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are more options from this same flavor palette at places like the following:

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

Or let your appetite persuade you to check out a local specialty like the tacos, which is available both at Palms Restaurant and Pega Pega Beach Bar & Grill.

Guests often find that the best places to try any cuisine in Aruba are those you catch sight of - or scent of - during your exploration of different cities. Then again, it's still smart to plan on visiting specific venues. To read more regarding the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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