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Iguana Joe's Caribbean Bar & Grill

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Mexican, Barbecue
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Royal Plaza Mall | L.G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba
(297) 583-9373
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9:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 pm - 4:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 pm - 5:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 35
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food, great service

While walking downtown, we came across Iguana Joe's which is located in the upper level of the outdoor mall. It overlooks the main streets of Aruba, full of shoppers, locals, and tourist. It also overlooks the cruise port - what an awesome view! Everything is excellent, especially the ribs. It's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Danni531
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Barnegat, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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Aruba
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11 reviews 11 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

We were on Aruba's downtown enjoying the celebrations for King's day!! It was a beautiful day, but so hot!! We choose Iguana Joe's for some drinks and snacks. They were light and good. I will recommend to visit this place if you are looking for a place to calm your thirst and have something light. The view was awesome. Service... More 

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St. Marys, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

When we go shopping downtown we always have lunch at Iguana Joe's. Super atmosphere and lunch choices galore. Great sangria if you like wine.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Our server was excellent. Chill spot downtown on the mall second floor. Open air. Nice drinks and good, not great, appetizers. Black bean and tortilla soups led the way. Prices a little high for the quality. Paying for the location and really a place for cruise ship visitors. Doubt we'll return next trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food and ambiance was OK to good and the servings were huge. I got the taco salad. It was tasty but just a taco salad. Not the best meal or the worst we had while on the island.

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

While walking downtown, we came across Iguana Joe's which is located in the upper level of the outdoor mall. It overlooks the main streets of Aruba, full of shoppers, locals, and tourist. It also overlooks the cruise port - what an awesome view! Everything is excellent, especially the ribs. It's a fun atmosphere with awesome friendly staff and great food..

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The drinks will make you very happy! LOL The food is great here! I always come back here for good food and amazing drinks! You have to try the native dishes. They have caribbean flavor with a Dutch influence. OUTSTANDING!!

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Greenville, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We loved the casual atmosphere. Our service was very good. We order the special 3 course meal for $25. Our grouper was perfect, as we are very particular about our fish. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

A very popular place to have lunch or dinner. There was a waiting line, because of the many cruise ships passengers. No problem when there is no cruise ship. Theservice is fast en meals are nothinhg special, despite that it is okay to sit down and enjoy. You are sitting on a terrace and have a nice look at thesurroundings.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Iguana Joe's is located in the upper level of an outdoor mall. It overlooks the main streets of Aruba, full of shoppers, locals, and tourist. It also overlooks the cruise port - what an awesome view! Everything I've eaten there (and I've eaten a lot!) is excellent, especially the ribs. It's a fun atmosphere with awesome staff and great food.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Ate lunch here while in port in Aruba. The burgers are pretty good but a lil overpriced but it's next to the port. The service was good and the view is great. Very close to all the shopping!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Royal Plaza Mall | L.G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: (297) 583-9373

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 pm - 4:00 am
Monday
9:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday
9:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
9:00 pm - 5:00 am
Saturday
9:00 pm - 5:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?