If you find yourself in the mood for Portuguese cuisine, don't pass up a chance to satisfy your hunger. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a couple of restaurants in Aruba where you can sample some.
From the pleasant, informal attitude at Gostoso Cafe Restaurant to the restaurants where wine and cocktails are just as important to dinner as the food itself, you are sure to find something with all the right flavors.
Use the list below to read up on the few delicious Portuguese restaurants you'll run across during your getaway. Click on one of the options to get further details about its hours, location, and other offerings.
Set in the heart of Palm Beach, Salt & Pepper is at 370 A J.E. Irausquin Boulevard. You'd be lucky to find yourself in Palm Beach for an unforgettable experience with the special: tapas. <p>Stop by for great food and an even better time. Every night from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. there is live music to set the lively mood. Seating is available both inside and out, and the staff speaks English and Spanish.</p>
Gostoso Cafe Restaurant is situated in the heart of Oranjestad. Considering this is a casual place to have a meal, it's perfect for a delicious, but not elaborate, meal. <p>Pick something off their Aruban menu to give a local favorite a try, or go with any variety of seafood you could dream of. Try the shrimp sauteed in butter and garlic.</p>
If your preferences are flexible, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants like these:
|Madame Janette||(297) 587-0184||European||2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad|
|(297) 586-2770||Dutch||0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord|
|Café Piccolo||(297) 586-1234 ext. 36||Italian||1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|Cafe Rembrandt||(297) 586-4747||Dutch||0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|Ruinas Del Mar||(297) 568-1234 ext. 36||Spanish||1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|Avallone's Ristorante||--||Italian||Macurima, Central Aruba|
|(297) 583-8000||Italian||4.0 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Sciue' Sciue'||(297) 586-0169||Italian||0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|La Trattoria El Faro Blanco Restaurant||(297) 586-0786||Italian||1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Tierra Del Sol|
|Screaming Eagle||(297) 587-8021||French||2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad|
You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best food and drink options in Aruba are the ones you stumble upon as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. But, having a couple of interesting-sounding restaurants on the list, allows you to stay flexible. To find out much more concerning the types of food available to you, check out this page.
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