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Gasparito

Gasparito 3, Aruba
+297 593 6245
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Ranked #37 of 355 restaurants in Aruba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are a small family business located in a historic location. We only do 20 seating's a night in order to provide comfort and personal attention. We pride ourselves in providing the best of traditional Aruban cuisine as well as real neighborhood ambiance. We serve great wines at reasonable prices. We also provide apartment vacation rentals with gated parking for rental cars. Visit our website for more information. Bon Probecho!
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New Phila., OHio
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88 reviews 88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We enjoyed our meal here but it wasn't as good as I remember from the past. The owner is fun and joked with us but he is semi retired and his son is the chef. I think overall everything has slipped here recently.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Our family was treated to a wonderful experience due to both the food, including authentic Aruban cuisine, and the charms of the owner, Raimundo, who served and entertained us with some riddles.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We made an 8 pm reservation at this family-owned restaurant located just off L.G. Smith Boulevard on Gasparito Road. We showed up 5 minutes late and were given a very disapproving look by the host, who, it turned out, was the father of the chef. "I almost forgot you were coming," he said. We were escorted into the enclosed courtyard... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We read about this restaurant in two tourist guides and decided to go. It was an almost 15 minute stroll from The tourist area in Palm Beach and when The streetlights faded we decided to take a cab, which turned out to be a mear 200 m drive. This place is a hidden gem off The tourist area in Palm... More

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Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Gasparito's was our favorite dining experience in Aruba! After searching for "local" food, we finally had it at this delightfully pleasant restaurant. The family owners were exceptionally gracious and the food was "local" and very tasty! Of all the restaurants we went to in our 8 day visit, this is the one we'd go back to. Casual atmosphere, delicious food,... More

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Summit, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is our 3rd trip to Gasparito's & we weren't disappointed. Our children ordered a chicken dish & loved it. My husband & I tried a sample of Aruban foods such as Keshi Kena (not sure if I spelled that correctly). Everything was fantastic. Service was equally excellent--the wait staff was also wonderful with our children & provided them with... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A true Aruban food restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised. They only take 20 diners a night. Family run including the cooking. Will go there again next time in Aruba.

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Holland, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

When our party of six arrived, I realized that we hadn't made reservations. They informed us that they have down sized and only do 20 dinners a night. Since they were at 20, we said we would leave, but the owner said it was up to us, it may take a little to get our meal, but we were welcomed... More

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Moretown, Vermont
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

If don't know about you, but when I travel, I want to taste local flavors, eat local foods, and experience meals that are local and authentic to where I am. The food at Gasparitos is divine, delicious, and so flavorful. My family of four all agreed it was our favorite meal of our week in Aruba. The owners are on... More

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Savaneta, Aruba
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My dad wanted to take me and my grandmother who is visiting from Holland out for dinner and he asked me a good local restaurant where Aruban food was prepared in an oldfashioned way so that my grandmother could experience real traditional Aruban cuisine. I suggested Gasparito restaurant, seeing that this small family owned restaurant embodies the Aruban cuisine and... More

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