If you're a big fan of European food, don't miss a chance to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a few locations in Aruba serving this kind of food.
With everything from the informal atmosphere at Chalet Suisse Restaurant to the cafes where spirits are equally important to the dishes they serve, you could encounter a dish you absolutely love.
The list below allows you to read up on the few European restaurants you'll encounter during your getaway. For each of the options, click to see the full article about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.
Flying Fishbone Restaurant is located in the general vicinity of Lagoville; it's 7.5 miles to the southeast of Oranjestad. Salty, fresh seafood and European style eats both share the spotlight at this super casual eatery. <p>The offerings are gourmet and include grilled shrimp, lobster, salmon and steak. Guests favorites include the Flying Fishbone Seafood Platter which is a cold appetizer for two and includes shrimp, ceviche, calamari, fish cakes, salmon; Lobster Bisque; Shrimp Casserole; their Catch of the Day; and Baked Alaska.</p>
Madame Janette is located near Oranjestad; it is 1.4 miles to the south west of Noord. When it comes to specialty European cuisine, this place likes to suggest its desserts and seafood. <p>Madame Janette is the place for those who prefer to dine in a casual atmosphere. The outdoor pebble garden presents a pleasant picture complete with tree cover and the soft glow of tabletop candles. You can dine beneath the starlit skies on the patio or even in the shelter of reed-mat awnings.</p>
Chalet Suisse Restaurant, which is on the premises of Eagle Beach, is located in the vicinity of Noord; it's approximately a mile and a half (approximately two and a half kilometers) to the south-southwest of Palm Beach. Hoping to indulge a bit on steak during your stay? No matter your expectations for dining, you may as well make this place a permanent plan in your vacation agenda. <p>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.</p>
If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants like the following:
|Screaming Eagle||(297) 587-8021||French||Eagle Beach, 2.9 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad|
|Papillon Restaurant||(297) 586-5400||French||Palm Beach, 3.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Oranjestad|
|Le Petit Cafe||(297) 586-4046||Italian||Palm Beach, 4.0 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Little Ceasar's Pizza||(297) 583-2000||Italian||0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad|
|Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill||(297) 586-2233||Dutch||Palm Beach, 3.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Oranjestad|
|Ruinas Del Mar||(297) 568-1234 ext. 36||Spanish||Palm Beach, 4.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Oranjestad|
|Pannekoekhuis||(297) 583-7180||Dutch||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Salt & Pepper||(297) 586-3280||Portuguese||Palm Beach, 3.8 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Aromi d'Italia Café||--||Italian||Palm Beach, 4.0 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Pizza Bob's Restaurant & Pub||(297) 588-9040||Italian||Manchebo, 2.8 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad|
Some of the most memorable places to dine in Aruba are those that you catch sight of - or scent of - while walking around during the day. But, noting the names of a couple of reliable-looking restaurants on your schedule, is better than leaving everything to the last minute. To learn more concerning the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.
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