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Romantic cabana dinner on the beach at Elements Restaurant.

Restaurants in Aruba

From traditional Dutch to Asian, African and Spanish, the dining options are as diverse and welcoming as our people.

You can eat fresh fish straight from the sea, share a glass of wine at sunset with your toes in the sand, or indulge in classic Italian cuisine in the shadow of a century-old lighthouse.

Aruba’s vibrant restaurant scene is your happy opportunity to sample delicious cuisine inspired by over 90 unique nationalities. Sit at our tables and savour the rich flavours of our keshi yena, and taste an authentic side of Aruba prepared with love.

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Restaurants in Aruba

World class Cuisine

The Caribbean is prepared in Aruba with a special secret Aruban twist

Caribbean Restaurants

Aruba is a food-lover’s paradise and home to more than 90 nationalities, which can be detected in our diverse cuisine.

Food presentation at Papiamento Restaurant.

Local Aruban Cuisine

Discover how the melting pot of cultures contributes to a menu influenced by Holland, South America and the Caribbean.

Chicken sate accompanied with lettuce, croutons, and rice

International

Enjoy international cuisine in Aruba.

Mussels dish at Gianni's Ristorante Italiano

Italian Cuisine in Aruba

Relish traditional and contemporary Italian cuisine presented in elegant haute cuisine and family-style restaurants.

Food presentation at the Dragonfly Sushi and Asian Restaurant.

Best Asian Restaurants in Aruba

Satisfy your cravings for sushi, Chinese or Indian cuisine while visiting Aruba – a foodie paradise!

Food presentation.

Steakhouses in Aruba

Dine at one of Aruba's many styles of steakhouses – from Argentinian and Brazilian to American and Japanese.

Mussels dish available at Hadicurari

Seafood Restaurants in Aruba

Dine on fresh seafood to your heart's content – it's one of the cornerstones of our local culinary scene.

Food presentation.

European and Dutch Cuisine

Savour authentic European flavours brought to Aruba over several centuries.

Food presentation.

North American Cuisine

Dine just like at home with our numerous restaurants featuring traditional and contemporary European and American cuisine.

Food presentation at Mexicado Restaurant located at the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort and Casino.

Central/South American Cuisine

Explore the colourful cuisine of South and Central America while holidaying with us.


Foodies will feel right at home in Aruba. With over 250 eateries on the island, there are more choices than you’ll ever need. Food in Aruba is a big part of the culture, which is why Aruban restaurants are never empty. Whether you’re looking for authentic local street food from our many food trucks, or fine sit-down dining at one of the top restaurants in Aruba, we can assure you that you’ll leave the establishment full and satisfied. Hungry yet? The best restaurants in Aruba are waiting for you!

Reflecting the island’s cultural diversity, you'll be able to find every ethnic cuisine imaginable in Aruba. From Italian, Japanese and Belgian to Mediterranean, Brazilian and Peruvian fare. No matter the cuisine, most restaurant menus in Aruba feature fresh local seafood and take full advantage of Aruba’s Caribbean address.

You should also try restaurants in Aruba that serve traditional local food. Typical Aruban dishes include pan bati (cornflour flatbread/pancake), carni stoba (beef stew) and keshi yena (stuffed cheese).

The majority of restaurants in Aruba can be found in the Palm Beach area, in Oranjestad and alongside the beautiful Caribbean Sea. From upmarket indoor dining at a steakhouse to beach-front dining while wiggling your toes in the sand – Aruba’s restaurants offer options for everyone.