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Caribbean Cuisine

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

An excellent dining experience is to sample of the regional Caribbean fare presented on the island. Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of Spanish, French, African, Amerindian and Indian cuisine.

Caribbean restaurants in Aruba serve fresh fish, stews, Creole specialities and typical fruit and vegetables from the Caribbean region. Caribbean flavours meet Dutch favourites, with South American and European influences along the way.

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Caribbean Cuisine

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Aruban Restaurants

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

Local Aruban Cuisine

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

European and Dutch Cuisine

Savour authentic European flavours brought to Aruba over several centuries.

Italian Cuisine in Aruba

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

Asian, Indian and Thai Cuisine

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

Seafood Restaurants in Aruba

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

Steakhouses in Aruba

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

Central/South American Cuisine

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

North American Cuisine

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

International

Enjoy international cuisine in Aruba.


Caribbean restaurants in Aruba serve fresh fish, stews, Creole specialities and typical fruit and vegetables from the Caribbean region. Caribbean flavours meet Dutch favourites, with South American and European influences along the way.

Classic delicacies such as frogs’ legs and liver join fresh catches of the day on menus, as well as Argentinian churrasco, Spanish tapas, Caribbean jerk ribs, funchi, pan bati and keshi yena, a spiced meat dish cooked inside a cheese wheel.

We have more than 100 resort and hotel restaurants in Aruba. Dine in the popular Palm Beach area or take a short trip down the road to Oranjestad. The town has been undergoing a revitalisation. Along with it, exciting new eateries have arrived.

From top-ranked fine dining to local spots off the beaten path, you’ll get a true taste of Aruba at every meal.

A significant part of the Aruban community consists of nationals from other Caribbean islands. They have shared parts of their rich culture with us,. Fortunately, this includes Caribbean recipes. There is a selection of Caribbean restaurants in Aruba, serving authentic Caribbean food. From curry goat to okra, plenty of seafood and much more. Caribbean cuisine is very diverse and you will find that many Caribbean dishes contain subtle influences from all over the world, while maintaining that authentic signature flavour.