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Gasparito

Gasparito 3, Aruba
+297 593 6245
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Ranked #38 of 357 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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English first
Washington, DC
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

The food was good but I don't think that we had the greatest food. We were in search of delicious local food and we found better elsewhere. The service was very good. Go early!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Chicken Gasparito, the super secret recipe that keeps me wanting to go back to Gasparito's Restaurant when in Aruba. Delicious entree, friendly owner who greets you at the door and serves you while his son is the chef extraordinaire. We took our friends there and they loved it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We loved Gasparito--a bit hard to find, especially at night, but not uncommon for Aruba. The food was worth the trip! The owner was our waiter and his son cooks all the food--we had the homemade ravioli (chef recommended), my fiance had goat (he LOVED it!), and I had the mahi mahi (fresh catch). Everything was great--the service, the atmosphere,... More

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Every time we come to Aruba we can't leave with out going to Gasparito's at least once. The keshi yena and Gasparito's chicken are must try dishes. If you can get one of the combo meals that features a few dishes that is even better. The owners are lovely people and keep us wanting more!

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Bedminster, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My friend and I enjoyed an excellent dinner at Gasparito on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The restaurant is also set up as an art gallery and is located in a neighborhood not far from the high rise hotels. I actually felt like I was dining in someone's home. The owner, Dan Barros serves as host and server and his son... More

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Lincolnshire
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309 reviews 309 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

What a find! Sadly due to being off the main highway near Noord this is true Aruban eating. The owner is the perfect hoste with his son doing the cooking. Great local dishes.Sadly when we went we ate outide and we were the only people eating outside so it lacked atmosphere, but the food made up for it. After our... More

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York, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We booked at Gasparito as it's part of the AGA's Dine Around scheme, as we wanted to try some of the local cuisine. Gasparito is a family run restaurant, with the owner waiting on the customers and his son cooking. The restaurant only takes a small number of reservations per evening in the low season (15 covers when we visited).... More

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New Phila., OHio
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99 reviews 99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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