Restaurant Options in Oranjestad

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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

Barefoot Restaurant

For vacationers who like finding new and unexpected foods that are distinctive to the place they're visiting, Oranjestad offers an impressive range of genuinely local choices to pick from. Caribbean and Aruban dishes are two of the dining options you'll find in the area. Don't forget that you will be able read more information regarding each restaurant on the page by clicking on them.

Barefoot Restaurant is a dinner place located within Oranjestad. 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. Guests can reach them at (297) 588-9824.

Restaurants Map

A nice local establishment worth considering is Driftwood. 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. Visitors can reach them at (297) 583-2515.

Que Pasa Bar Restaurant Art Gallery has a few different cuisines to choose from, including Caribbean and International. A mature restaurant located in beautiful Oranjestad, Que pasa Bar Restaurant offers a complete menu. Since 1992, sated customers have been singing its praises. Guests will be able to find them at 18 Wilhelminastraat 18.

You can learn more about these kinds of restaurants within Oranjestad by scrolling to the chart below.

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
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
Iguana Joes Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean (297) 583-9373
Madame Janette 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, European (297) 587-0184
Mojito's Aruba Downtown Oranjestad Cuban (297) 583-3632
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
The Old Fisherman Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean (297) 583-4768
Yemanja Woodfired Grill Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Mediterranean (297) 588-4711

European and Asian

Hungry vacationers looking to find some Asian cuisine have quite a few different options to choose from. In addition to Japanese-style cuisine, you will also be able to choose from Chinese and International options as well.

E Sushi Shap is a local lunch and dinner place located in northern Oranjestad. Specializing in modern Japanese cuisine with a Caribbean twist and Aruban touch, E Sushi Shap -- named "shap" for the way old folks used to write "shop" many years ago on the island -- is the spot to go to curb your sushi craving. If you want to call before making reservations, you can do so at (297) 587-2012.

A good nearby food place worthy of consideration is Kowloon. Kowloon opens daily at 11:00 am and takes their final orders at 10:00 pm. For customers who want to call in advance, do so at (297) 582-4950.

7 West offers a few different cuisine options to choose from, including Caribbean and Continental. 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. Visitors can find them at 7 Weststraat.

Travelers may want to consider dining at Gari & Wasabi. Caribbean and Japanese cuisine work together at this fine dining establishment that just happens to offer a casual vibe in a vibrant setting. It is known as a neighborhood hot spot, and previous guests have raved about the unique combination of flavors. You can contact them at (297) 586-0078.

The chart just below collects all 12 relevant choices you can visit within 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
Café The Plaza Downtown Oranjestad Dutch, International (297) 583-8826
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
Hung Paradise Restaurant Downtown Oranjestad Chinese (297) 588-5243
Kowloon Downtown Oranjestad Asian, Eclectic (297) 582-4950
Madame Janette 2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, European (297) 587-0184
Pannekoekhuis Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Dutch (297) 583-7180
Taj-Mahal Restaurant Downtown Oranjestad Indian (297) 588-4494
Tatami Sushi Bar 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Japanese (297) 582-9945

International

Pinchos Grill & Bar

International cuisine is a particularly popular choice in Oranjestad. This is an area that has lots of cultural diversity, so it's not surprising that there's plenty of culinary diversity as well.

14-Bis Marketplace Restaurant is situated at Reina Beatrix International Airport and offers a couple of cuisine options to choose from, 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. Try calling them at (297) 588-1440.

Travelers may enjoy dining at BLUE. In addition to its signature Blue Martini, BLUE offers an international menu for lunch and dinner. Or try their tapas.

CILO is a pleasant restaurant in the area you might visit. 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 and want to call before you go, you can do so at (297) 588-7996.

Café The Plaza is located at Seaport Marketplace and offers a couple of cuisines to choose from, including Dutch and International. 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. Guests will be able to find them at 9 L.G. Smith Boulevard.

The table down below collects all 20 different options you will be able to see while in Oranjestad.

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

American and Other

You'll be able to choose from plenty of locations that offer American meals in Oranjestad. As an alternative, travelers will be able to choose from eclectic and Aruban cuisine, along with other options.

Blue Dolphin Bar & Restaurant is situated at Aruba Blue Village and is a local bar and grill situated in northern Oranjestad. Blue Dolphin Bar & Restaurant is open daily from 1:00 p.m. until midnight. To contact them, call (317) 362-3572 ext. 0.

A local establishment you might enjoy is Café de Plaza. Guests of the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino can relax and unwind over dinner and drinks at Cafe de Plaza. You can contact them at (297) 583-8826.

El Gaucho Argentine Grill: Pick from a variety of melt in your mouth meats. Try the shish-kebabs for a little dining fun. The property is situated at 80 Wilhelminastraat.

Yemanja Woodfired Grill is an eating establishment that serves steak located within downtown Oranjestad. Yemanja's menu is diverse and flavorful. They feature a selection of gluten free foods and cater to other food allergies.

The chart below will show you the 14 relevant possibilities that are able to be seen within Oranjestad.

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
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
Yemanja Woodfired Grill Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Mediterranean (297) 588-4711
 

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