Cooks Restaurant

An upscale restaurant that manages to remain unpretentious, Cooks Restaurant is a family-owned restaurant where customers are invited to come on in and enjoy locale fare at its finest.


Cooks specializes in local Aruban dishes that center on seafood and USDA prime beef.

Seafood is definitely the specialty at Cooks Restaurant, and their flavors are diverse, including influences from both American and Aruban cuisines. The formality level you should expect at this restaurant is informal. When is this restaurant option on the table? They're open during dinner only, so make sure to plan your visit around the limited hours they are open.


Located less than a hundred yards east of downtown Oranjestad, Cooks Restaurant is at 89 Wilhelminastraat.

This part of Aruba has your choice of camera-worthy sites, each of which help characterize this lovely town. The nearest visitor favorites from the restaurant include Fort Zoutman and Aruba Numismatic Museum, both of which are just a quick trip away from the restaurant.

Many guests also tend to love the selection of outdoorsy activities found throughout the region. Visitors who wouldn't mind showing off on the links should consider reserving a tee time at the nearby popular golf facility, The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course. Though some guests will better enjoy a morning at Surfside Beach, which you will find to be the nearest beach and is only three quarters of a mile away. And happily, those two aren't the only beaches, golf courses, and outdoor sports within the region.

Nearby Restaurants

If you're in the mood for another local restaurant that has similar menu items and/or similar prices, there are several nearby places to pick from, including Universal Seafood Restaurant. Find it a couple hundred yards to the west of this restaurant.

On the other hand, if you want something different, this section of Aruba boasts an impressive range of dining establishments, which offer all types of flavors and cuisine styles. For instance, you might also consider trying Argentenian food at El Gaucho Argentine Grill, which is a couple hundred yards west.

Credit Cards Accepted

Cooks Restaurant accepts these credit cards: Discover, Master Card, and Visa.

Contact Info

Location: 2nd Floor, 89 Wilhelminastraat, Oranjestad, Aruba

Phone: (297) 588-4296

Secondary Phone: (297) 588-4259


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