While exploring Aruba, expect to be able to sample a delicious array of places to sit down to a meal. But guests who seek eclectic cuisine in particular should pay attention to the restaurants where it's always on the menu. And luckily, guests will have access to quite a broad selection of options that feature this cuisine.
The list below allows you to preview the large collection of eclectic eateries available. Click on one of the options to view the full article about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.
Located 1.3 miles west of Noord, Pure Beach Restaurant is located at Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort. Palm Beach is about three quarters of a mile (about a kilometer) to the northeast. The atmosphere here is decidedly formal, so those who favor that type of dining as well as eclectic style meals will consider the trip worth it. The international menu has everything you could dream of, from nachos and buffalo wings to pizzas, burgers, pastas, and a few jerk items.
Carte Blanche Restaurant, a part of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, can be found near Noord; it's a short distance (about a kilometer) to the south of Palm Beach. Fine dining is definitely their standard, which means diners who want to indulge, celebrate, or simply experience eclectic culinary creations won't want to miss it. Every night is a new experience as Chef Dennis van Daatselaar creates a different menu based on the freshest and highest quality of available ingredients available. To compliment the meal, Carte Blanche has a fine selection of spirits from the bar and a well-known wine pairing. Each of the five courses is prepared in front of the guests, who enjoy banter with the chef while he cooks and they eat.
Situated in the southeastern outskirts of Palm Beach, Tomato Charlies Pizzaria is on the same premises as Brickell Bay Beach Club. While more generally known for food with eclectic flair, the kitchen at Tomato Charlies Pizzaria will recommend their best: pizza and salads. All three meals of the day are served at Tomato Charlies, most of it lite offerings, though the portions are quite large.
Positioned near the middle of downtown Oranjestad, Kowloon is on Emmastraat 11. Considering this is an informal place to have a meal, it's sometimes a respite for hungry visitors on lazy outings.
Buccaneer Restaurant is located in the vicinity of Noord; it's 0.7 miles to the south-southeast of Palm Beach. Salty, fresh seafood and eclectic food are made for each other at this unique eatery. Want to have a sailing experience while relishing your favorite food? Buccaneer is Aruba's most famous seafood restaurant and is done up in a watery theme with the atmosphere of a sunken ship; complete with the maritime settings of hanging fishnets, portholes, and a massive saltwater aquarium full of colorful fish.
|Blue Dolphin Bar & Restaurant||2.0 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad||Eclectic||(317) 362-3572 ext. 0|
|Palm Beach, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Eclectic||(297) 586-8259|
|Buccaneer Restaurant||2.6 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Eclectic, International||(297) 586-6172|
|Café de Plaza||Downtown Oranjestad||Eclectic||(297) 583-8826|
|Carte Blanche Restaurant||2.7 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Eclectic||(297) 586-3339|
|Gilligan's Beach Grill Restaurant||Palm Beach, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Eclectic||(297) 586-6555|
|Kowloon||Downtown Oranjestad||Asian, Eclectic||(297) 582-4950|
|Laguna||Palm Beach, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Eclectic||(297) 526-6612|
|Lobby Cafe||3.9 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Eclectic||297 5 206580|
|Papiamento Restaurant||Noord, 2.6 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Caribbean, Eclectic, International||(297) 586-4544|
|Pinchos Grill & Bar||0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Oranjestad||Eclectic, International||(297) 583-2666|
|Pure Beach Restaurant||2.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Oranjestad||Eclectic, International||(297) 586-6066|
|Savaneta Ice Cream Parlor||Savaneta, 8.2 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad||Eclectic||(297) 584-1748|
|Tomato Charlies Pizzaria||Palm Beach, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||Eclectic||(297) 586-0900|
|Tropic Ice Cream & Snack||0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad||Eclectic||(297) 583-9659|
Visitors often find that the best dining options in Aruba are those that you find unexpectedly while walking the streets near your hotel. Then again, you'll save yourself some stress if you have a handful of favorites in mind. To read more information regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.
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