Aruba Gastronomic Association

The only one of its kind in the Caribbean, the Dine Around Program of the Aruba Gastronomic Association is a perfect way to experience Aruba’s diverse and divine dining.  Aruba’s unique repertoire of restaurants caters to those with simple, adventurous, and refined tastes.  Top-quality imported ingredients, fine wines, charismatic ambiance, and the expertise of brilliant and creative chefs and restaurateurs are the perfect recipe for culinary magic.

The Dine Around Program includes an eclectic group of 30 restaurants presenting delicious three-course menus that capture their unique signature. 

Texas de Brazil, a Brazilian steak house, treats diners to an array of meats carved tableside. At Tango, the finest cuts of Argentine beef are cooked on an authentic charcoal grill. Satisfy your inner carnivore at LG Smith’s Steak and Chop House & Water’s Edge 12° N, offering Certified Angus Beef, fresh seafood and fine international wines.

Pure Ocean, Pure Beach and Matthew’s are comfortable international beachfront eateries.  Le Petit Café at Playa Linda serves sizzling specialties on the hot stone. 

Iguana Joe’s, upstairs at at Royal Plaza downtown, offers diners Caribbean comfort food, while Iguana Cantina at Paseo Herencia is nirvana for lovers for Mexican fare. 

Hadicurari, Fishes and More, Aquarius, Captain's Corner and Nos Clubhouse join Driftwood and Buccaneer in serving sumptuous platters of the freshest island catch,  while Aqua Grill is known for exquisite seafood from Northern waters.

Carambola couples tasteful ambiance with an array of international and seafood selections.

Ruinas del Mar is Hyatt Regency Aruba’s signature restaurant serving contemporary cuisine in an open-air environment. Mexicado at the Hyatt Regency Aruba features authentically prepared regional dishes showcasing Mexico’s inspiring flavors.

Elements at Bucuti Beach Resort is a romantic spot for a gourmet Caribbean dinner at the beach.  Enjoy authentic Dutch specialties at Café the Plaza located in downtown Oranjestad and also at Taste of Belgium located at the Palm Beach Plaza. Enjoy a meal any time of the day in a perfect tropical setting at Moomba Beach.

Cuba’s Cookin’ brings the hospitality, culture, and cuisine of Cuba to Aruba. Enjoy tapas, breakfast, lunch or dinner at Salt & PepperLas Ramblas at La Cabana specializes in tapas and international fare. 

Hostaria da’ Vittorio is a rustic villa with delicious homemade Italian specialties, pastas and pizza. La Trattoria El Faro Blanco at the California Lighthouse complements Italian fine dining with sweeping panoramic views. 

The legendary French Steak House offers fine international dining, and Ike’s BistroMulligan’s and CILO boasts flavorful Caribbean and International dishes. Located at the Amsterdam Manor, Mangos Restaurant and located at the Divi Village, SeaBreeze offers international dining.

Visit to contact restaurants, order the Dine Around gift certificates, and make reservations.