Portuguese Cuisine in Aruba

Restaurants serving Portuguese cuisine

If you're always on the prowl for Portuguese food, you don't want to pass up a chance to indulge yourself. Though there isn't a huge selection, you can find at least one place serving delicacies of this kind in Aruba.


From the pleasant, very casual atmosphere at Salt & Pepper to the neighborhood eateries whose regional delicacies will melt in your mouth, you could encounter a dish worth fighting over.

Below, you can get more details about the Portuguese restaurant that you may come across as you explore. Click on the restaurant name to read the full article about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Salt & Pepper

Palm Beach | (297) 586-3280

Situated near the middle of Palm Beach, Salt & Pepper is at 370 A J.E. Irausquin Boulevard. Head on over to Palm Beach for a mouth-watering helping of the specialty, tapas.

Many cultures are represented here, especially in the enticing appetizer list. This restaurant specializes in lighter fare like salads and sandwiches and tapas. Some of their best selling tapas include the garlic shrimp, spicy beef, spinach dip, fried brie with mango chutney, and garlic escargo. On the regular menu it is the fish sandwich, grilled chicken wrap, tenderloin pasta salad, seafood pasta, and fresh wahoo filet with local creole sauce that is in high demand.

Similar Food

Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

For something different in the same ballpark, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Café Piccolo (297) 586-1234 ext. 36 Italian 1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
G&G Pizza (297) 592-0250 Italian 1.9 mi. West of Central Lagoville
7 West (297) 588-9983 Dutch Downtown Oranjestad
Twist of Flavors Restaurant (297) 280-2518 Dutch 2.7 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Matthew's Beachside Restaurant (297) 588-7300 Italian 2.8 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Gianni's Restaurant -- Italian 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill (297) 586-2233 Dutch 1.1 mi. West of Central Noord
Urataka Center Best Pizza (297) 585-5212 Italian Macurima, Central Aruba
Cafe Rembrandt (297) 586-4747 Dutch 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Eetcafé The Paddock (297) 583-2334 Dutch Downtown Oranjestad

Sometimes, the most exciting places to dine in Aruba are those that you casually come across while walking the streets near your hotel. However, writing down the names of a few tasty-sounding cafes and bars on the list, might make sense for your travel preferences. To find out more information concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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