Oranjestad Restaurants

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Shopping and eating seem to go hand-in-hand, a fact that is especially evident in Oranjestad, which is home to Aruba's famed tax-free harbor.  Whether you work up an appetite shopping or exploring the other important attractions in town, when it comes time to sit down for a meal you'll find a pleasant variety of cuisine-styles available.  Tourists are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity and select one of the establishments serving local fare, where you'll be introduced to dishes like kechi yena and sate.

Caribbean and Local

Arubaville

Travelers will find many opportunities to enjoy trying local flavors and dishes throughout their stay in Oranjestad. Aruban food is a food is an especially popular option for both tourists and locals, as you might assume. Don't forget that you'll be able to read more info on each of the options on the page by clicking on their names.

Arubaville is a local bar and grill found in southeastern Oranjestad. You won't find a more laid back dining on the experience without sacrificing the quality of service and the taste of the food. Pull up a chair, dig in, and chill out! If you'd like to call before you go, do so at (297) 582-0157.

Restaurants Map

Barefoot Restaurant is a nice nearby restaurant worth considering. As you can guess by the name, Barefoot offers beachfront dining. Their best decorations are the nearby shoreline and swaying palms, their music is the lapping waves. If you have questions, call them at (297) 588-9824.

Driftwood offers a variety of cuisines to choose from, including Aruban and Caribbean. 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.

Be sure to view the collection just below for details on these types of possibilities in the area.

Caribbean and Local Restaurants in Oranjestad
Name Location Type Phone Number
7 West Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Continental, Dutch (297) 588-9983
Aquarius Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean (297) 583-6000 ext. 6156
Arubaville 1.9 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad Aruban (297) 582-0157
Barefoot Restaurant 0.9 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, International (297) 588-9824
Cafe Maryli 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban (297) 583-1889
Coco Plum Restaurant 0.3 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean (297) 583-1176
Cooks Restaurant 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad American, Aruban, International (297) 588-4296
Cuba's Cookin Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Cuban (297) 588-0627
Driftwood Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 583-2515
Gari & Wasabi 0.9 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Japanese (297) 586-0078
Gostoso Cafe Restaurant 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Portuguese (297) 588-0053
Iguana Joes Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean (297) 583-9373
Madame Janette 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, European (297) 587-0184
Pannekoekhuis Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Dutch (297) 583-7180
Peanuts 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban (297) 583-4343
Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 583-4888
Queen's Bar and Restaurant Downtown Oranjestad Aruban (297) 582-7577
The Old Fisherman Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean (297) 583-4768
The West Deck 0.4 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean (297) 587-2667
Yemanja Woodfired Grill Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Mediterranean (297) 588-4711

European and Asian

Universal Seafood Restaurant

If you're looking to find some European fare, you will have many options to pick from in the vicinity. In addition to Italian cuisine, you can choose from Dutch and International options, among others.

E Sushi Shap is a lunch and dinner possibility located in northern Oranjestad. Their signature roll is called "Island Maki," E rolls that comes with shrimp temporized inside and on top they add shaved coconut and serve it on their house sauce, "sweet coco sauce." They are also known to be the only sushi place to use and serve Lion Fish. Their most popular roll is called "Buddha," and is a fried plantain rolled up with crispy salmon, fried and topped with a warm crab salad will leave you feeling like a true Buddha. If you want to call in advance, you can do so at (297) 587-2012.

A dining venue you might try is Gostoso Cafe Restaurant. 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. You can call them at (297) 588-0053.

Kowloon: Kowloon opens daily at 11:00 am and takes their final orders at 10:00 pm. If you have questions, call them at (297) 582-4950.

Vacationers should think about visiting 7 West. The menu is diverse, but you can be sure you'll always find something to make your mouth water. Typical offerings are continental favorites with a local twist, making each meal unlike anything you've ever tasted before. The property is situated at 7 Weststraat.

The table directly below presents all 25 relevant choices you can visit in Oranjestad.

European and Asian Restaurants in Oranjestad
Name Location Type Phone Number
14-Bis Marketplace Restaurant 1.6 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad Chinese, International (297) 588-1440
7 West Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Continental, Dutch (297) 588-9983
Bo Wah Restaurant 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Asian (297) 583-9080
Café The Plaza Downtown Oranjestad Dutch, International (297) 583-8826
Coffee For You 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Italian (297) 582-2906
E Sushi Shap 1.8 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Japanese (297) 587-2012
Eetcafé The Paddock Downtown Oranjestad Dutch, International (297) 583-2334
Gari & Wasabi 0.9 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Japanese (297) 586-0078
Gostoso Cafe Restaurant 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Portuguese (297) 588-0053
Hing Loon Restaurant 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Asian (297) 582-2378
Hung Paradise Restaurant Downtown Oranjestad Chinese (297) 588-5243
King Fung Restaurant 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Asian (297) 583-6399
Kowloon Downtown Oranjestad Asian, Eclectic (297) 582-4950
Lecca Lecca Italian Gelateria Downtown Oranjestad Italian (297) 588-4074
Little Caesar's Oranjestad 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Italian (297) 583-2000
Little Ceasar's Pizza 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Italian (297) 583-2000
Madame Janette 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, European (297) 587-0184
Mathilde 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad French (297) 583-2579
Pannekoekhuis Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Dutch (297) 583-7180
Paris Restaurant 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad French (297) 582-1363
Sushi-Ya at Renaissance Marketplace Downtown Oranjestad Japanese (297) 583-9982
Taj-Mahal Restaurant Downtown Oranjestad Indian (297) 588-4494
Tatami Sushi Bar 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Japanese (297) 582-9945
The Pizza Empire 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Italian (297) 588-2258
Universal Seafood Restaurant 0.5 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad Chinese (297) 582-3111

International

Barefoot Restaurant

International food is a particularly popular choice in Oranjestad. This is a region with tremendous cultural diversity, so it's no surprise that it has plenty of culinary diversity too.

14-Bis Marketplace Restaurant is located at Reina Beatrix International Airport and has a couple of cuisines to try, including Chinese and International. Relax and experience the daily, freshly prepared from scratch, eclectic menu of pastas, Asian dishes as well as grilled steaks, pork and chicken selections at this market restaurant while you wait for your flight.

You might enjoy dining at BLUE. Known especially for their blue martini, BLUE serves a wide menu of offerings, from sushi to burgers and fries. You can contact them at (297) 583-6000.

A notable food venue you might enjoy is CILO. City Lounge is a trendy spot with live music serving an all day menu. Get breakfast at night or dinner any time of the day if you're feeling out of whack or whimsical. If you have questions, call them at (297) 588-7996.

Café The Plaza is located at Seaport Marketplace and is a local café located in downtown Oranjestad. The Cafe is a great place to relax for a while and take a break from all your tourist jaunts. Whether you want something cold to drink with a snack or are looking for a little more substantial fare with a full meal, this is the place to go. You'll be able to find them at 9 L.G. Smith Boulevard.

Take a look at the collection just below for more detailed information on related possibilities in the area.

International Restaurants in Oranjestad
Name Location Phone Number
14-Bis Marketplace Restaurant 1.6 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad (297) 588-1440
BLUE Downtown Oranjestad (297) 583-6000
Baby Back Grill 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad (297) 582-4410
Barefoot Restaurant 0.9 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad (297) 588-9824
Baskin Robbins 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad (297) 582-6902
CILO Downtown Oranjestad (297) 588-7996
Café The Plaza Downtown Oranjestad (297) 583-8826
Captain's Corner The vicinity of Palm Beach, 4.5 mi. North of Central Oranjestad (297) 583-6000
Casibari Coffee Shop Casibari, 2.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central Oranjestad (297) 582-8051
Cooks Restaurant 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad (297) 588-4296
Driftwood Downtown Oranjestad (297) 583-2515
Eetcafé The Paddock Downtown Oranjestad (297) 583-2334
Fusion Deli 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad (297) 588-3588
L.G. Smith's Steak & Chop House Downtown Oranjestad (297) 523-6195
Pam Pam Restaurant 2.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad (297) 587-7710
Papagayo Bar & Grill Downtown Oranjestad (297) 583-6000
Pinchos Grill & Bar 0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad (297) 583-2666
Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery Downtown Oranjestad (297) 583-4888
Senor Frogs Downtown Oranjestad (297) 586-8900
Solé Downtown Oranjestad (297) 583-6000
Tierras Colombianas Restaurante 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad (297) 583-7916
Waterfront Crabhouse Restaurant Downtown Oranjestad (297) 583-5858

American and Other

You'll be able to find plenty of restaurants offering American cuisine in Oranjestad. In addition, visitors can choose between eclectic and Aruban fare, along with other options.

Nikky Beach Restaurant can be found at Surfside Beach and is a lunch and dinner option located in Oranjestad. Nikki Beach is more venue than restaurant, hosting live music sessions, private parties and more. Located right on the beach and with a clean, modern vibe, you can find yourself a shaded bed on the beach to relax with your friends and sip cocktails. You can contact them at 582-0153.

Blue Dolphin Bar & Restaurant is a great restaurant in the vicinity you might enjoy visiting. Blue Dolphin Bar & Restaurant is open daily from 1:00 p.m. until midnight.

Café de Plaza: Guests of the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino can relax and unwind over dinner and drinks at Cafe de Plaza.

A notable nearby food place you might visit is El Gaucho Argentine Grill. Pick from a variety of melt in your mouth meats. Try the shish-kebabs for a little dining fun. Find them at 80 Wilhelminastraat.

Take a look at the chart just below for details on related choices in the region.

Other Restaurants in Oranjestad
Name Location Type Phone Number
Blue Dolphin Bar & Restaurant 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Eclectic (317) 362-3572 ext. 0
Burger King Oranjestad Downtown Oranjestad American (297) 582-3950
Café de Plaza Downtown Oranjestad Eclectic (297) 583-8826
Coffee House 0.7 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Oranjestad American (297) 588-4888
Delimar Peruvian Seafood Restaurant 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad South American (297) 582-6139
El Gaucho Argentine Grill 0.5 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad Argentenian (297) 582-3677
KFC Oranjestad Downtown Oranjestad American (297) 582-3447
Kowloon Downtown Oranjestad Asian, Eclectic (297) 582-4950
Nikky Beach Restaurant 1.0 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad American 582-0153
Starbucks Renaissance Marketplace Downtown Oranjestad American (297) 523-6750
Subway Oranjestad Downtown Oranjestad American --
Subway Paradera Paradera, 2.2 mi. Northeast of Central Oranjestad American (297) 582-1077
Subway Renaissance Market Place 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad American (297) 583-4177
The Grill House 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad American (297) 583-1611
Tropic Ice Cream & Snack 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Eclectic (297) 583-9659
Yemanja Woodfired Grill Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Mediterranean (297) 588-4711
 

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