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 setting here, as far as the style and level of formality, is informal. When's the best time to come? They're open for dinner only, so plan ahead to catch their brief service.


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 in the heart of downtown Oranjestad, Driftwood is on Klipstraat 12 .

You can combine dining experience with some excellent local sightseeing opportunities by visiting one of the area's many attractions, including Museo Historico Arubano.

People who visit will also appreciate the availability of outdoor pursuits found about the area. Any golfers who find themselves anxious to tee off might want to hop over to this restaurant's closest golf club, The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course. And don't forget the beach towels, if you run over to Surfside Beach, which you will find to be the most convenient beach and is only less than a mile away. Plus, those two aren't the only beaches and golf courses in the vicinity.

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your party are hoping to find another place to eat that has some similar kinds of food or a similar price range, there is no lack of nearby options to pick from, including Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery. Diners will find it about a hundred yards to the southeast of this restaurant.

However, if you're in the mood for a change of pace, this region of Aruba provides an impressive range of food and drink venues, where you can find many different cuisine styles and flavors. For example, you could also consider Caribbean eats at Yemanja Woodfired Grill, which is about a hundred yards away.

Credit Cards Accepted

Driftwood accepts the following credit cards: 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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