Portuguese Cuisine in Aruba

Restaurants serving Portuguese cuisine

If you're a big fan of Portuguese cuisine, you might have an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a couple of places in Aruba serving this style of food.


With many options, from the very casual atmosphere at Salt & Pepper to the dives whose family-made creations are worth adding to your vacation scrapbook, it really is possible to find the dish you'll return for again and again.

The list below allows you to get more details about the limited, though enticing, options for Portuguese restaurants that you may be referred to as you're out on the town. For each option that interests you, click the name to see the full article about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Gostoso Cafe Restaurant

Oranjestad | (297) 588-0053

Gostoso Cafe Restaurant is located just beyond the the center of Oranjestad. Since this is an informal place to have a meal, it's sometimes a respite for hungry visitors on lazy outings. 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.

Salt & Pepper

Palm Beach | (297) 586-3280

Set near the heart of Palm Beach, Salt & Pepper is at 370 A J.E. Irausquin Boulevard. Travelers that desire tapas will especially enjoy eating here during a visit to Palm Beach. 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.

Similar Food

Flying Fishbone Restaurant

If your preferences are flexible, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Sciue' Sciue' (297) 586-0169 Italian 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Aromi d'Italia Café -- Italian 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Madame Janette (297) 587-0184 European 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
French Bistro (297) 586-0213 French 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord
La Trattoria El Faro Blanco Restaurant (297) 586-0786 Italian 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Tierra Del Sol
Le Petit Cafe (297) 586-4046 Italian 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Paris Restaurant (297) 582-1363 French 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Flying Fishbone Restaurant (297) 584-2506 European 1.8 mi. West of Central Lagoville
Pizza Hut Oranjestad (297) 582-1818 Italian 1.7 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Cafe Milano (297) 586-7070 Italian 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Noord

Some of the most unique dining destinations in Aruba are those you run into naturally as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. But, writing down at least a couple dining options in your daily agenda, will keep your mind at ease. To find out more information about the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.


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