Throughout Aruba, you'll be overwhelmed by the great number of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. When your preference is Dutch food, you should check out the various establishments that always feature it on the menu. Expect to see a pretty good variety of places where you can order dishes prepped in this style.
With everything from the informal attitude at Café The Plaza to the inviting dinner and lunch at Bingo! Cafe And Restaurant, there's something special waiting for each type of traveler and even for a memorable date night.
Before your trip begins, you can peek at the several restaurants serving Dutch cuisine available. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to read more about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.
Located along the southwestern outskirts of Palm Beach, Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill is on J E Irausquin Boulevard 79 . Make the trip here to Palm Beach when you want the familiar, inviting flavor profile of sandwiches. Bugaloe is situated on a perfect spot within the high rise area, and is a pleasant stroll along the sand from the hotels on Palm Beach to this beautiful spot.
Set toward the western outskirts of Noord, Linda's Pancakes & Pizza's is on Palm Beach 6D. Although some delight in the general selection of Dutch cuisine, this local spot is particularly known for its pancakes and pizza. Serving gluten free options as well as your choice of toppings on their pancakes or pizzas, your food will be prepared just the way you like it at Linda's. Also check out their souvenirs.
7 West can be found in downtown Oranjestad, near the middle of Oranjestad. Fresh catches from and Dutch flavors share the same plate at this informal restaurant. Dining is available both indoors and out on the terrace overlooking the street. It has been recently renovated in order to provide guests with the the most aesthetically appealing atmosphere around.
Café The Plaza, which is on the premises of, is located in downtown Oranjestad, just outside the heart of Oranjestad. Definitely deemed an informal restaurant, it's nice when you're not in the mood to get dolled up. This is just a fun place to hang out on the island if you want either a snack or larger meal. They really get hopping on the weekends and offer live music for your dining, date night pleasure.
Set in the heart of downtown Oranjestad, Eetcafé The Paddock is a smart choice worth considering if you are exploring this neighborhood. If it doesn't feel right to dress up just for enjoying some great Dutch cuisine, take a look at this dining option where the vibe is very casual. This bistro café has a friendly feel to the place and offers a view of the harbor. The atmosphere lends itself to of more of a European place and in fact, has Dutch roots. If you are in the market for a brief respite during your shopping excursions in town, this is a great location within walking distance of many shops.
|7 West||Downtown Oranjestad||Caribbean, Continental, Dutch||(297) 588-9983|
|Bingo! Cafe And Restaurant||Noord, 2.8 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Caribbean, Dutch, International||(297) 586-2818|
|Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill||Palm Beach, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Dutch, International||(297) 586-2233|
|Cafe Rembrandt||Palm Beach, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||American, Dutch, International||(297) 586-4747|
|Café The Plaza||Downtown Oranjestad||Dutch, International||(297) 583-8826|
|Eetcafé The Paddock||Downtown Oranjestad||Dutch, International||(297) 583-2334|
|Sabana Lider, 2.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Oranjestad||Chinese, Dutch||(297) 586-2770|
|Linda's Pancakes & Pizza's||Noord, 2.8 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Dutch||(297) 586-3378|
|Pannekoekhuis||Downtown Oranjestad||Aruban, Dutch||(297) 583-7180|
|Tulip Restaurant||Eagle Beach, 2.1 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad||Caribbean, Dutch, International||(297) 587-0110|
Also worth considering if you really love Dutch food, there are other categories to tackle, including restaurants below:
|Amuse Bistro||(297) 586-9949||French||Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Little Ceasar's Pizza||(297) 583-2000||Italian||0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad|
|Papillon Restaurant||(297) 586-5400||French||Palm Beach, 3.0 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|(297) 588-2258||Italian||0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad|
|Azzurro Ristorante Italiano||(297) 586-4123||Italian||Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Cafe Maryli||(297) 583-1889||Aruban||0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad|
|Aromi d'Italia Café||--||Italian||Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|La Creperie de Paseo||(297) 586-3200||French||Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Barefoot Restaurant||(297) 588-9824||Aruban||0.9 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad|
|Domino's Pizza San Nicolas||(297) 586-0333||Italian||Palm Beach, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
Visitors often find that the best places to try any cuisine in Aruba are the ones that you happen upon during your daytime travels. However, having the contact info for at least two dining possibilities on a checklist, might save you in a pinch. To find out much more regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.
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