While staying in Aruba, expect to be impressed by the tempting spread of places to eat. French food lovers will definitely want to check out the places that do it best. Luckily, you're likely to come across a good bunch of options that feature this cuisine.
Your plate will be full of choices, from the fine dining setting of Amuse Bistro to the much anticipated dinner service at 2 Fools And A Bull, you could encounter a dish you'll return for again and again.
The following list allows you to browse the several restaurants specializing in French food available in Aruba. For each option that interests you, click the name to see more important info about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.
Screaming Eagle is located close to Oranjestad; it is a short distance away to the south-southwest of Palm Beach. At this restaurant standards and expectations are high, so diners who want to pair this experience with French culinary creations should learn more. The menu is extensive, featuring appetizers, entrees or a la carte selections. They offer a few vegetarian options like the caeser salad or homemade spinach tortellini.
Papillon Restaurant can be found along the southern outskirts of Palm Beach, near Noord. Hoping to have tempting French eats in a friendly, informal location? You'll quite like the mellow set-up and menu at this place. Try to arrive before seven for the early bird special, or choose from fish, meat or a few vegetarian entrees and a good selection of hot or cold appetizers.
Amuse Bistro, which is part of Playa Linda Beach Resort, is found in just beyond the the center of Palm Beach. The atmosphere here is decidedly formal, so patrons who favor that type of dining as well as French culinary creations should definitely consider it. Choose from goat cheese and bell pepper puff pastry, lobster salad, smoked duck breast and more. Some of the most popular dishes are the truffle linguine, tenderloin on pumpkin risotto with shaved duck liver, rock lobster gratinated in baked potato with mustard, lemon cream and Parmesan cheese, and herb crusted lamb chops. For a real treat, order a "Chef's Surprise" three or five course meal. When ordering this option, you will give some input on what you like and do not like, and the chef when then make a meal just for you.
2 Fools And A Bull can be found near Noord. At this restaurant standards and expectations are high, which means those travelers who want to celebrate or splurge with French prepared meals won't want to miss it. Two Fools and a Bull offers a delicious five course meal uniquely crafted every night. You fill out a form ahead of time letting the chefs know of any allergies, dislikes, or other restrictions, and they craft you a meal. Make know mistake, you might not know what is coming, but it will be good.
Delifrance is found along the western outskirts of Oranjestad. Patrons who desire sandwiches will fully like eating here during a visit to Oranjestad. Delifrance isn't a place you'll stop by for long. There, you'll find fresh, delicious breakfast and lunch goodies meant to fill your stomach for a morning or afternoon of travel, relaxation, or sightseeing.
|2 Fools And A Bull||Palm Beach, 2.8 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||French, International||(297) 586-7177|
|Amuse Bistro||Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||French||(297) 586-9949|
|Delifrance||1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Oranjestad||French||(297) 588-6006|
|Sabana Lider, 2.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Oranjestad||French||(297) 586-0213|
|La Creperie de Paseo||Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||French||(297) 586-3200|
|Le Dome||2.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Oranjestad||Belgian, French||(297) 587-1517|
|Mathilde||0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad||French||(297) 583-2579|
|Papillon Restaurant||Palm Beach, 3.0 mi. North of Central Oranjestad||French, International||(297) 586-5400|
|Paris Restaurant||0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad||French||(297) 582-1363|
|Screaming Eagle||Eagle Beach, 2.0 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad||French, International||(297) 587-8021|
For something different in the same ballpark, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at places like the following:
|Scala Restaurant||(297) 586-2277||Mediterranean||Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Sbarro Palm Beach||(297) 586-4755||Italian||Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Cafe Rembrandt||(297) 586-4747||Dutch||Palm Beach, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Le Bistro||(297) 586-7393||Mediterranean||Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|7 West||(297) 588-9983||Dutch||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Azzurro Ristorante Italiano||(297) 586-4123||Italian||Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad|
|Las Ramblas||(297) 520-1100 ext. 6154||Spanish||Eagle Beach, 2.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Oranjestad|
|Chalet Suisse Restaurant||(297) 587-5054||European||Eagle Beach, 2.1 mi. Northwest of Central Oranjestad|
|Café The Plaza||(297) 583-8826||Dutch||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Flying Fishbone Restaurant||(297) 584-2506||European||Savaneta, 8.4 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad|
You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best foods in Aruba are the ones that you run into naturally while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. But of course, it's still a good idea to have a handful of favorites in mind. To learn more information concerning the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.
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