Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Yemanja's menu is diverse and flavorful. They feature a selection of gluten free foods and cater to other food allergies. They also serve vegetarian dishes. They have a good selection of meat and seafood entrees too. Try the dark chocolate mousse for dessert.


Chef Joyce serves Caribbean cuisine that Yemanja calls "comfort food with a twist." Dishes are prepared using only the best and most fresh ingredients on a daily basis. Popular menu items and signature dishes at Yemanja are the Beef Carpaccio Bombe, Sashimi of Scallops, Filo Dough with Goat Cheese, Tuna Tartar, Mediterranean Quinoa Salad and Superfood Salad for your appetizer; Grouper Fillet, Creole Pork Chop, Picanha, Blackened Triple Tail, Stuffed Pork Tenderloin as your entree; and Chocolate Molton Lava Cake, Hot meets Cold and Banana Tarte Tatin for dessert.

Yemanja Woodfired Grill is a grill that offers Caribbean and Mediterranean cuisines, as well as steak. One can expect the setting and food here to be very casual. This eatery is open for dinner only, so plan ahead to catch their brief service.


The restaurant holds 12 tables outside, 12 tables indoors in air-conditioned dining rooms. Reservations are recommended, however walk-ins are welcome as well. So are groups.


Yemanja Woodfired Grill is situated near the middle of downtown Oranjestad.

This part of Aruba has plenty of camera-worthy sites, proud to call itself part of a colorful destination. The nearest landmark sites from this establishment include Fort Zoutman and Museo Historico Arubano, both of which are just a quick trip away from the restaurant.

Active couples and families are also drawn to the group of fun activities found about the area. Guests who wouldn't mind showing off on the links might want to hop over to the nearby popular golf club, The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course, which is located not too far from Yemanja Woodfired Grill. Other types of travelers are content napping on Surfside Beach, which you will find to be the most convenient beach and is only less than a mile away. Plus, those two aren't the only beaches and golf courses nearby.

Nearby Restaurants

For those looking to find an area restaurant that has some similar kinds of food and/or comparable prices, there is no lack of nearby dining spots to choose between, including Sushi-Ya at Renaissance Marketplace. It's located a few hundred yards to the south of this restaurant.

Of course, if you're looking for a change of pace, this section of Aruba boasts an impressive range of food and beverage venues that will surely satisfy nearly any kind of diner. For example, you might also consider trying Aruban fare at Pannekoekhuis, which is a couple hundred yards away.

Hours and Other Info

The most expensive entree on the menu is under $40.00. The vegetarian entrees are $20.00.

Opening hours are Monday through Saturday 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m..

Contact Info

Location: Wilhelminastraat 2 , downtown Oranjestad, Aruba

Phone: (297) 588-4711

Secondary Phone: (297) 588-4712




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