Driftwood is known for serving their fish the way a local Aruban would want to eat it, typically with a mildly spicy creole sauce. The fish is caught fresh daily.


With the fish being caught, prepared, and cooked all by the restaurant, you can be sure that the fish on your plate is some of the freshest being offered in a restuaraunt anywhere in the world.

Driftwood is a bar and grill that offers Aruban and Caribbean cuisines, as well as seafood. The formality level you should expect at this restaurant is informal. This dining option is on the table during dinner only, so make sure to plan your visit around the limited hours they are open.


Resembling a series of fishermen's huts, the Driftwood Restaurant is situated on a side street. Decorated with gnarled driftwood posts, slats laced with ship lanterns and Captain Nemo underwater helmets, this rustic Aruban restaurant exhibits a warm and cozy dining vibe.


Located near the middle of downtown Oranjestad, It is on Klipstraat 12 .

Enjoy merging dining experience with some excellent sightseeing possibilities by heading to one of the many close-by area attractions, such as Museo Historico Arubano.

Active travelers say they've come to these parts for the group of outdoorsy activities found throughout the region. Anyone ready to take to the greens can host a relaxing or serious round at this restaurant's closest golf club, The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course, which is located not too far from Driftwood. Besides your spikes, you might want to bring a bathing suit for Surfside Beach, which you will find to be the closest beach and is only less than a mile away. And still, those are just a few of the beaches, courses, and outdoor pursuits within the region.

Nearby Restaurants

For guests hoping to find another restaurant in the region that has similar kinds of food or similar prices, there are several nearby dining spots to choose from, including Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery. It's situated about a hundred yards from Driftwood.

In contrast, if you're in the mood for a change of pace, this region of Aruba provides an excellent range of dining establishments, which serve many different cuisine styles and flavors. For example, you might also consider trying Caribbean fare at Yemanja Woodfired Grill, which is about a hundred yards away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

Driftwood accepts American Express, Diners Club, Master Card and Visa.

Driftwood is open Wednesday through Monday from 5:00pm until 10:30pm.

Contact Info

Location: Klipstraat 12 , downtown Oranjestad, Aruba

Phone: (297) 583-2515

Secondary Phone: (297) 587-2321

Website: http://www.driftwoodaruba.com/


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