European Cuisine in Oranjestad

If you're a big fan of European cuisine, you might find yourself with an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a couple of locations in Aruba offering meals in this style.

With so much to try, from the informal locale of Chalet Suisse Restaurant to the restaurants whose chefs' specials will melt in your mouth, you're bound to find something that suits your taste - and budget.

Below, you can pursue the few European restaurants that you may be referred to as you explore. On each restaurant's name, click to get further details about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Flying Fishbone Restaurant

Savaneta | (297) 584-2506

Flying Fishbone Restaurant

Situated in Savaneta, near Lagoville, Flying Fishbone Restaurant is on Savaneta 344. If you're curious, Oranjestad is approximately seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the northwest. Fresh seafood and European cuisine are a great pair at this relaxed eatery.

This peaceful, relaxing beachside restaurant has 40 tables, six of which are set right in the water. That's right, guests can actually sit right in the water as they have their dinner!

Madame Janette

Palm Beach | (297) 587-0184

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Madame Janette is located near Oranjestad; it is a mile and a half (two kilometers) to the south west of Noord. It's worth noting that within the genre of European cuisine, this possible dining pick likes to suggest its desserts and seafood.

Madame Janette is one of those rare places where you can relish a combination of two different cuisines- northern Europe and Caribbean. Make sure you try the delicious lamb or beef rotisseries with one of the special sauces. There are some tasty salads for those who prefer to eat light. You could seal your meal with a mouth-watering sundae that threatens to spill over the edges of a massive champagne glass. Their bar is famous for the most extended Craft Beer selection on the island and the delicious fresh homemade mojitos which include the Breaking Bad Heisenberg and the refreshing Mango Moijto.

Thanks to the extensive menu, there are a number of popular choices, including Madame's Lobster Raviolis and Madame's Termidor Gratin as a starter the original Almond Grouper which was invented by Madame Janette herself in 1999, Le Filet Mignon, and the Old Butcher Lamb Rack as an entree. For dessert you definitely won't want to miss the homemade Austrian Apple Strudel served with unique honey cinnamon ice cream.

Chalet Suisse Restaurant

Eagle Beach | (297) 587-5054

Chalet Suisse Restaurant, which is on the premises of Eagle Beach, is found near Noord; it is 1.6 miles to the south-southwest of Palm Beach. Make the trip here to Eagle Beach when you want the familiar, inviting flavor profile of steak.

Set amid the parched scrubland, Chalet Suisse makes use of pinewood panels and old Teutonic with thick plaster walls to bring out the feel of an old-fashioned Swiss dining hall.

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Bavaria German Restaurant

If you're willing to step just outside the box, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Segafredo Zanetti Espresso (297) 586-7483 Italian Sabana Lider, 2.9 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Frangipani Coffee Shop (297) 583-8000 Italian 4.0 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Little Caesar's Oranjestad (297) 583-2000 Italian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Las Ramblas (297) 520-1100 ext. 6154 Spanish Eagle Beach, 3.0 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Pannekoekhuis (297) 583-7180 Dutch Downtown Oranjestad
Bavaria German Restaurant (297) 736-4007 German Palm Beach, 3.7 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Amuse Bistro (297) 586-9949 French Palm Beach, 4.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Linda's Pancakes & Pizza's (297) 586-3378 Dutch Noord, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Tomato Charlie's Pizza (297) 586-0900 Italian Palm Beach, 3.8 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Cafe Rembrandt (297) 586-4747 Dutch Palm Beach, 3.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Oranjestad

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in Aruba are those you didn't expect to find yourself craving during your exploration of different cities. Of course, it doesn't hurt to have a concrete plan for some meals. To read more details about the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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