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Marina Pirata

Spaans Lagoenweg 4, Savaneta, Aruba
585 7150
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Ranked #7 of 12 restaurants in Savaneta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Wilmington, Delaware
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Guess we should have called ahead. Tuesday seems a strange day to be closed. Had to drive past big factory to get there, but there are signs when you get past airport on 1A (or 1B, whichever one was going south.)

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Veldhoven, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

In our previous visit in Aruba, we came several times to Marina Pirata, it was in fact our favorite restaurant on the island. This time, we returned with very high expectations , but we left a bit disappointed. The location is still great, dining on the dock at sunset with plenty of fishes around you is beautiful . The main... More

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had dinner at sunset at the end of the pier, watching the fish flash silver in the moon light and tossing bits off the edge to feed them. The food was pretty good, but it was the outside dining that made this a hit.

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Greenland, New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Excellent floating dock over the water with lots of fish activity in the water. Good food, excellent service.

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Brick, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

In our two previous visits to Aruba we have loved this restaurant and were excited to share it with family and friends for dinner the day after our wedding (which was also everyone’s last night on the island). We had made a reservation for 7 people about a month in advance over the phone (an expensive international call). We drove... More

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Salem, NH
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We've been at this restaurant twice already, and it have to say that I never stop impressing me. The goods: The views of the sunset are just SPECTACULAR!! The atmosphere and ambience are super inviting, and not to mention that the place is also very different; you are literally sitting in a dock on top of the water. The service... More

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ellijay
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The best thing I can say about this place is the service was good but when you're the only table in there at dinner time it should be. Nothing stood out has being very good but it wasn't just terrible either. We were glad we went but happy to leave.

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Oranjestad, Aruba
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Love the fresh whole snapper. Also their escargot! Really good! Love the ambience of the restaurant, not too packed as other restaurant.

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Lyons-la-Foret, France
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

You want to go to this place for the setting, the location, the terrace. Go and have a drink and enjoy the deck, the fish that swim around it and the sunset. The food is average, food and drinks are overpriced.

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hollywood
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The best thing about this place was our departure. Everything from the service to the food was below average. We had great expectations, but the food just didn't measure up. The bread, which arrived 30 minutes after we arrived was oily and non-descript. The food, which took two hours, yes, you read that correctly, two hours, was similarly unimpressive, and... More

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