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. Anticipate and dress for a dining experience that is very casual. When's the best time to come? They're open for dinner only, so make sure to plan your visit around the limited hours they are open.


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 in the heart of downtown Oranjestad.

This part of Aruba has plenty of attractions, all helping to comprise this spirited area of town. Some of the closest visitor favorites from this particular dining option include Museo Historico Arubano and Fort Zoutman, both of which are only a quick ride away from Yemanja Woodfired Grill.

Active couples and families also tend to love the availability of fun-in-the-sun activities in the area. Whether they are golfers or not, guests up for an outdoor challenge can prove themselves worthy at the nearest golf facility, The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course, which is located within traveling distance of Yemanja Woodfired Grill. And what makes a breezy round of golf even better? A nap afterwards at Surfside Beach, which you will find to be the closest beach and is only less than a mile away. Plus, these two options are just a couple of the beaches, golf courses, and outdoor sports nearby.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners in the mood for an area restaurant with some similar menu items and/or a similar price range, there is no shortage of nearby dining spots to choose between, including Sushi-Ya at Renaissance Marketplace. You'll find it a few hundred yards from Yemanja Woodfired Grill.

However, if you're in the mood for something different, this section of Aruba provides an excellent list of dining places that will be sure to satisfy almost every kind of diner. For example, you could also try Aruban eats at Pannekoekhuis, which is a couple hundred yards west.

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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