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Pinchos Grill & Bar

LG Smith Blvd 7 | Surfside Marina, Oranjestad, Aruba
2975832666
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Ranked #10 of 95 restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

First time dining at Pinchos in July 2014; we didn't have reservations but they graciously sat our party of 5 at the last available table. The service was outstanding; food was great, view was unbelievable, you are right on the pier on the water watching the beautiful sunset, you can't beat this view, it is gorgeous! We will return in... More

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Indianaplis
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75 reviews 75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This is one of my favorite restaurants..... Food is excellent and you can't beat the sunset view....... Food is priced from 20.00 to 35.00 US... Service is good...... I had the swordfish for 23.00 and it was excellent. Wife had the grouper for 24.00 and it too was excellent. My sons had the beef tenderloin, 32.00 and was very good....... More

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NYC
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

First time, after an expensive cab, we found that it was closed for a private event during normal business hours. Second time, with our rental car, it was closed during hours when normal restaurants are open. Don't visit without reservations. If you do, be prepared to check out the place Barefoot next door of it's closed.

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Lima, Ohio
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and I love dining on the beach or water while vacationing in Aruba. We had never tried Pinchos before but I decided to make a reservation based on the great reviews. We were not disappointed! The restaurant is set out on a pier with a great view of the sunset. The food was fabulous! I had the seafood... More

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Dublin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was one of our favourite meals. The service was fantastic and the food was really tasty - the snickers cheesecake for dessert was exceptional! We had dinner here just before the sun set and it was beautiful.

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Richmond, VA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We make a point to visit Pincho's during each visit we make to Aruba. Each visit has been a wonderful experience! The meals are some of the best on the island and the view of the sunset is spectacular! Service is always great and the atmosphere is wonderful. Reservations are highly recommended as there are limited tables. Ladies, you may... More

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Beautiful, beautiful setting, very, very good food. Owner was very nice. We had our rehearsal dinner here. Service was great. Great ambience, live music. I had not realized the music was live until one of my family members pointed it out, it was a very relaxing type of music, one man band playing an instrument (cant remember which instrument). so... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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73 reviews 73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

During the first couple of days on Aruba after chatting with different people (locals and returning tourists) everyone kept recommending Pincho's Bar & Grill. I booked a reservation at sunset, and luckily we were seated at a wonderful table with a great view. The food was pretty good (the rice was especially memorable for me. Just incredible!!). However, the service... More

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Richmond
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96 reviews 96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

First time to dine here and was so wonderful went back for a second visit during my time in Aruba. Location at the Marina between the airport and Oranjestad made for a great sunset setting. When I visited was just breezy enough to be comfortable. Some light jazz was playing with a live sax player. Now to the food -... More

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Monroe
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The sunset was very beautiful and the food matched the setting. We also enjoyed the music, the host and waiters were very friendly .

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