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The Flying Fishbone

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French, Wine Bar, Seafood, International
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Savaneta 344, Savaneta, Aruba
+297 584 2506
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Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Beach side dining, with even tables in the water. Great international...
Beach side dining, with even tables in the water. Great international menu, extensive wine and cocktail list and spectacular sunsets!
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Best restaurant in Aruba!

We have been to Flying Fisbone every time we have visited Aruba and have never been disappointed. This intimate restaurant has such a lovely, romantic setting! You hang up your sandals and literally sit with your feet in the water/sand. The sunsets are spectacular! The food and service is top... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Andrea S
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Saco, Maine
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Used to be our go-to special occassion restaurant. No more. The service was rushed, the food was adequate but overpriced. When we gave a less than stellar review on the handout they provided, the manager came to us telling us how dare we say such things. What was to be a romantic sunset dinner, dissolved quickly as the dinner was... More 

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FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! Our apologies for the underwhelming dining experience. Since you didn`t order appetizer and dessert, your dinner went indeed pretty fast. I would like to recommend you for the next time to let the server know that you want to wait a moment with ordering your dinner, so can enjoy the ambiance first and order... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We have been to Flying Fisbone every time we have visited Aruba and have never been disappointed. This intimate restaurant has such a lovely, romantic setting! You hang up your sandals and literally sit with your feet in the water/sand. The sunsets are spectacular! The food and service is top notch. Our waiter was wonderful...very friendly and professional. The Surf... More 

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

When you drive from the main road, you wouldn't expect the flying fishbone to be such a nice restaurant. Nice location, good food. A good restaurant to bring friends and family for a quality meal. :) Yasar&Xio

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FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! We hope to see you again soon for another romantic dinner...! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Directly next to old man in the sea great place nice sunsets sit at your table put your sandals on a little rest provided and watch the sunset as waves lap over your feet.This location can be expensive cab ride.

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Thank you for dining with us! We are glad that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

So for this summer we decided to travel to Aruba. We are staying in the Hyatt and an other couple staying there advised us to go to the flying fishbone. We must say, it's a long drives but definitely worth it. When we came there was a beautiful entrance and we were instantly flattered. The table we're sitting at was... More 

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Thank you for dining with us! Great feedback, thank you for your 5 star review! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Visited this restaurant upon seeing all the great reviews online. Very disappointing and not worth the $$$ nor drive (very far from hotel area). Extremely overpriced and food taste was ok at best. Oysters are $4.75 a piece - rediculous. Ordered the halibut which was alright. The salmon dish was the worst salmon i have officially ever had - bland... More 

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FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! Our apologies for your disappointing dining experience. We were very busy the night when you were with us, so indeed the beach was a bit crowded. Our oysters are from Europe and therefor more expensive then the oysters from the USA. We received your feedback that night and we didn't`t charge you for the... More 

Hartford, Connecticut
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Great restraunt for a sunset dinner on the beach! No shoes needed. You can even get a table that just touches the water!

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Thank you for dining with us! See you next time..! More 

New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

It's a bit of a drive from our hotel -- the Ritz Aruba, but what a fun way to end our Anniversary Trip! Made reservations before we left for Aruba and almost gave it up hearing about how far the drive was. IT's really not that far, but the road is very dark because it's unlit towards the end. Nevertheless,... More 

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FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! We appreciate that you took the time to post this detailed review after some months. We hope to welcome you once again in the near future..! More 

Pitt Meadows, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

The Flying Fishbone Restaurant is located in Savaneta. Watch out for the sign on the right hand side of the road (heading south), after the sign, turn right and you will drive parallel to the coast line. Follow the road for 2-3 minutes, the restaurant is located on the RIGHT hand side. Our entree's included the Calamari and Escargots -... More 

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FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! Not all the seafood is fresh available on Aruba so all the restaurants have to deal with that. Some seafood is imported from the USA and Panama. Fortunately we have local fresh catches available on a daily base. Thank you for taking the time to post your review! More 

Dayton, Ohio
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed dinner here. First time dining with our feet in the water. It was fun and if you prefer dry feet they have plenty of other tables. We started off with shrimp tempura which was excellent. You get four jumbo shrimp over a really fresh salad. I got the red snapper and my husband got the seafood and pasta... More 

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Thank you for dining at the Flying Fishbone! Great that you enjoyed dining with your feet in the water, see you soon again...! More 

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Address: Savaneta 344, Savaneta, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 584 2506
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Savaneta
Average Prices: USD 50
Cuisine: French, Wine Bar, Seafood, International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Savaneta 344, Savaneta, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Savaneta
  • Phone Number: +297 584 2506

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50
  • Cuisine: French, Wine Bar, Seafood, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic

Description

Beach side dining, with even tables in the water. Great international menu, extensive wine and cocktail list and spectacular sunsets!

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