Japanese Cuisine in Oranjestad

While staying in Aruba, you'll be impressed by the variety of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. Those who adore Japanese cuisine particularly should take note of the restaurants specializing in this cuisine. Expect to encounter a pretty good variety of restaurants within this culinary category.

With choices such as the very casual locale of Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda to the inviting dinner and lunch at Benihana, there's something for every guest and any style of vacation desired.

Restaurants Map

Take time to read more about the wide selection of places serving Japanese cuisine available in Aruba. Click each option to read more about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Gari & Wasabi

Oranjestad | (297) 586-0078

Gari & Wasabi is located in the eastern outskirts of Oranjestad. Looking for sushi within the Caribbean food genre? In any case, remember the name Gari & Wasabi and make it the one thing you both agree on. Contemporary decor gives way to cozy booths and tables as guests can choose sushi on a conveyor belt or order something special off the menu.

Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda

Palm Beach | (297) 586-9949

Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda, on the premises of Playa Linda Beach Resort, is located near the middle of Palm Beach. It's worth noting that within the genre of Japanese food, this visitor favorite boasts about their seafood and sushi. At Sushi-Ya, the star of the show here is obviously the varieties of sushi. Don't despair if you're not a raw fish eater. They have cooked seafood and veggie sushi selections as well.

E Sushi Shap

Noord | (297) 587-2012

Situated 1.7 miles northeast of Oranjestad, E Sushi Shap is on Tanki Lendert. It is 1.7 miles south-southeast of Noord. You'd be lucky to find yourself in this restaurant in Noord when you're feeling like a knock-out serving of sushi. E Sushi Shap offers a bright and cheerful place to pick up your favorite sushi offerings. Blue walls with Japanese inspired decor make up the surroundings that will put you at ease. This is not your typical sushi place. The Ambiance is more modern, with a relaxed ambiance and chill background music.


Palm Beach | (297) 586-6789

Positioned near the middle of Palm Beach, Benihana is at 370-A J.E. Irausquin Boulevard. Since this is an informal place to dine, it's like a mecca for hungry, intrigued travelers touring the town.


The vicinity of Palm Beach | (297) 586-3388

Set 1.1 miles west of Noord, Blossoms is on the premises of Westin Resort & Casino. From the restaurant, Palm Beach is a short distance (about three quarters of a kilometer) to the north-northeast. This restaurant offers a fine setting with even finer dishes, which means patrons who are eager to enjoy both an upscale setting and Japanese style meals won't want to miss it. The dining atmosphere is themed Asian to match the food available here. It's very upscale and simple, a spot where polished wood and bamboo abound.

Japanese Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Benihana Palm Beach, 3.0 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Japanese (297) 586-6789
Blossoms 2.9 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Asian, Chinese, Japanese (297) 586-3388
E Sushi Shap 1.7 mi. Northeast of Central Oranjestad Japanese (297) 587-2012
Gari & Wasabi 0.9 mi. East of Downtown Oranjestad Caribbean, Japanese (297) 586-0078
Ketsu Sushi Bar 3.9 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Japanese 297 5 206580
Nobushi Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Japanese (297) 586-2211
Sensei Sushi Bar Macurima, 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Oranjestad Japanese (297) 585-0508
Sushi-Ya at Playa Linda Palm Beach, 3.4 mi. North of Central Oranjestad Japanese (297) 586-9949
Sushi-Ya at Renaissance Marketplace Downtown Oranjestad Japanese (297) 583-9982
Tatami Sushi Bar 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad Japanese (297) 582-9945

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When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are similar flavors to be experienced at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Astoria Bar & Restaurant (297) 584-5132 Chinese Sabana Lodo, 12.0 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad
The Pitstop Restaurant (297) 584-5334 Chinese San Nicolas, 10.5 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad
Rising Dragon Bar & Restaurant (297) 584-1768 Chinese Savaneta, 8.2 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad
Hoi Sing Chinese Bar-Restaurant (297) 584-7617 Chinese Savaneta, 8.2 mi. Southeast of Central Oranjestad
Bo Wah Restaurant (297) 583-9080 Asian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad
Chubby Panda (297) 586-0809 Asian Palm Beach, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Sawasdee Thai Restaurant (297) 586-8071 Thai Palm Beach, 3.1 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Cafe Japengo (297) 586-1234 ext. 36 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Palm Beach, 3.3 mi. North of Central Oranjestad
Asian Express (297) 588-0882 Asian 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Oranjestad
Hing Loon Restaurant (297) 582-2378 Asian 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Oranjestad

Or for yet another take on this theme, seek out a signature dish, such as the sushi featured at Wong Sheung Wong.

Some of the best places to grab a bite in Aruba are the ones you run into while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. But, writing down the contact info for at least two nice-looking restaurants in your daily itinerary, might make sense for your travel preferences. To discover even more regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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