Aruban Cuisine in Oranjestad

While exploring Aruba, expect to come upon a wide selection of places to dine. Can't resist Aruban food during your holiday here? Guests should take note of the places offering this cuisine on the menu. Lucky for hungry guests, there's several restaurants within this culinary category.

With so much to try, from the informal setting of Hadicurari Restaurant to the unmistakable breakfast, dinner and lunch at Peanuts, you may very well stumble upon something with just the right elements.

Restaurants Map

The following list allows you to preview the large collection of places serving Aruban cuisine to be enjoyed. You can click each restaurant's name to read the full article about its location, style, and more.

White Modern Cuisine

Palm Beach | (297) 586-1190

White Modern Cuisine, part of Palm Beach Shopping Mall, is located toward the eastern outskirts of Palm Beach, near Noord. It's worth noting that within the genre of food with Aruban flair, the kitchen at White Modern Cuisine eagerly offers their appetizers and seafood.

With views of the sea in a truly tropical, open air environment, White Modern is a serene, relaxed spot to enjoy your dive into the culinary world of Aruba. White is described as a peaceful place where you don't have to rush through dinner. In fact, they encourage you to sit and enjoy the evening with some nice wine original cocktails. While also means clean, which is very important to the staff.

The Old Fisherman

Downtown Oranjestad | (297) 583-4768

The Old Fisherman is located in downtown Oranjestad, outside the center of Oranjestad. Lovely, mild seafood and Aruban panache come together for some great dishes at this enjoyable eatery.

Seafood is clearly the specialty at The Old Fisherman and you can have it anyway you like it, friend, sauteed, grilled or broiled. Also choose from a selection of pastas, meat and poultry entrees.

Barefoot Restaurant

Oranjestad | (297) 588-9824

Barefoot Restaurant

Barefoot Restaurant is located in Oranjestad, a city in Aruba. Fresh fish and Aruban panache are made for each other at this unique restaurant.

Served with an international flair, Barefoot Restaurant focuses on Caribbean dishes such as Caribbean grouper (grouper filet topped with mango cream cheese and a light spicy mango sauce) and a beef stew after the chef's grandmother's recipe. In addition to the main menu, there is also a special menu that rotates week to week depending on what is in season and the mood of the chef.

Hadicurari Restaurant

The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 586-2288

Positioned 1.2 miles northwest of Noord, Hadicurari Restaurant is a smart choice that's worth considering if you're exploring this part of Aruba. It's 0.5 miles north of Palm Beach. Fabulously fresh fish and Aruban style eats are a great pair at this enjoyable restaurant.

From gilet mignon steaks and rock lobster to a simple pad Thai, Hadicurari has an offering you'll like and an outdoor ambiance you'll love.

Gasparito Restaurant & Art Gallery

The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 586-7044

Gasparito Restaurant & Art Gallery can be found close to Noord; it is about three quarters of a mile (a little more than a kilometer) to the south-southeast of Palm Beach. Seafood (of course) and Aruban flair both describe the best dishes at this inviting fine dining establishment.

Gasparito's is not only a restaurant but also an art gallery displaying the works of local artists. Housed in a restored converted country home, Gasparito's holds true to its island roots in Aruba. The dining areas indoors are cozy and intimate. However, the patio outdoors with the tranquil fountain and comfortable furniture lend your outdoor dining experience a certain charm.

Aruban Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
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
Driftwood Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 583-2515
Gasparito Restaurant & Art Gallery The vicinity of Palm Beach, 3.2 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 586-7044
Hadicurari Restaurant The vicinity of Palm Beach, 4.3 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 586-2288
Marina Pirata Pos Chiquito, 4.8 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean, International (297) 585-7150
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 Cunucu House Restaurant Palm Beach, 3.6 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean (297) 586-1666
The Old Fisherman Downtown Oranjestad Aruban, Caribbean (297) 583-4768
Wacky Wahoo's Palm Beach, 3.6 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Argentenian, Aruban, Caribbean (297) 586-7333
White Modern Cuisine Palm Beach, 3.7 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Aruban, International (297) 586-1190

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If you seek even more options in this same genre, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Las Ramblas (297) 520-1100 ext. 6154 Spanish Eagle Beach, 3.0 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Bingo! Cafe And Restaurant (297) 586-2818 Caribbean Noord, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Zeerover (297) 584-2544 Caribbean Savaneta, 7.4 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad
The Pelican Nest Seafood & Grill Bar (297) 587-2302 Caribbean Palm Beach, 4.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Mulligan's Golf Cafe +297 523 50 62 Caribbean 2.4 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Aquarius (297) 583-6000 ext. 6156 Caribbean Downtown Oranjestad
Twist of Flavors Restaurant (297) 280-2518 Caribbean Manchebo, 2.7 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Cuba's Cookin (297) 588-0627 Caribbean Downtown Oranjestad
The Restaurant at Tierra del Sol (297) 586-7800 Caribbean Tierra Del Sol, 6.2 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Passions on the Beach Restaurant (297) 527-112 Caribbean Eagle Beach, 3.1 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad

Some of the best foods in Aruba are the ones that you find suddenly during your exploration of different cities. However, noting a handful of reliable-looking restaurants on your itinerary, will prevent a desperate search for food. To discover even more regarding the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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