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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard #51, Oranjestad, Aruba
00297 588-7300
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Ranked #25 of 156 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Casual and chic, Matthew’s is renowned as one of the best covered open-air beachfront restaurants in Aruba. Upscale Caribbean, International and seafood dishes are prepared using the freshest ingredients.Besides breakfast, lunch, dinner, we offer all you can eat spareribs on Tuesday’s, Champagne brunch on Sunday’s and of course our daily happy hours with live music at the bar. If you are a sports fan, you'll be happy to know that there are 3 flat screens at the bar that are always showing your favorite sport.
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NH
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The grouper sandwich is great. The cheese sticks are full of cheese not all batter. Happy hour was not that good, the drinks were not strong at all but if that is what you like than go for happy hour. The waitress at the bar was not very friendly, didn't even smile. Will be back for the food but not... More 

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NJ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We almost cancelled our reservation after reading reviews. So glad we didn't. Matthews must have read and corrected their problems . Lovely ambiance. Food and service were excellent. Prices were average for aruba. The menu is somewhat limited. Pins colada shrimp was the table favorite. Definately go to Matthews.

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Columbus, Ohio
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119 reviews 119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a great spot for lunch and maybe even dinner too. The service was good and the people are friendly. We started with the mozzarella sticks and then I had the cheesy chicken sandwich which was good but only half the breading is needed. My husband had the hot dogs which I think I'll have tomorrow. The onion rings... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Tucked at the end of a street is Matthews. A gorgeous spot with crashing waves just feet away. I honestly remember more about the ambiance than the actual food. It was good though..It took 15 minutes to get our bill after we were done eating.

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connecticut
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98 reviews 98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Had lunch for a second time in 4 years in Aruba. The place is just dirty, straw papers and sugar packets on the floor, dirty feeling tables and chairs, food was OK, but when it is brought you need to fend for your life from the flies, gross. Idea: put out a dish of sugar water at 9 am, kill... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Mathew's has fantastic service and an unbeatable ambiance right on the beach. The meal was good for everyone in our group, not the best we have ever had, but very good quality, and a great value for the price and atmosphere. I would highly recommend for anyone visiting Aruba.

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Salem,NH
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been lax in not writing my review of this very good restaurant. We've been going to Matthews, which is located at Casa Del Mar, for at least five years. Each meal has been very good from the steak, seafood and pasta dishes. You also get a free tiramisu for everyone with a coupon or even the mention of the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Just hAd breAkfast and although we are on holidays , had to be the slowest service ever no one seems no one really cares Guess we just have to try another place

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Think we would have had a better time with a different server. Ours had no personality and we seemed to be a bother to her. We almost left. Food & drink was average. Disappointed.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for a quick breakfast. French toast was good. Fresh squeezed OJ in the mimosas was killer. Definitely an affordable stop.

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Address: Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard #51, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: 00297 588-7300
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: International

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