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Renaissance Marketplace | L.G. Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
(297) 583-9982
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 10
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not bad, but good is another thing.

I recently went to this restaurant. I am a local and I am a foodie who leans towards the fine dinning side. The Wakame salad was delicious (^.^) , I also had a "Sauteed Filet Mignon Thingy" that tasted like old beef kept in a soy sauce vinegar solution (-.-) , and a very delicious Shrimp Shumai... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
Ias0nas
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Oranjestad, Aruba
Good for:
  • Romantic
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58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Marlboro, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great food, excellent service . Julia was a pleasure and so helpful and caring. We will go back again

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Oranjestad, Aruba
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I recently went to this restaurant. I am a local and I am a foodie who leans towards the fine dinning side. The Wakame salad was delicious (^.^) , I also had a "Sauteed Filet Mignon Thingy" that tasted like old beef kept in a soy sauce vinegar solution (-.-) , and a very delicious Shrimp Shumai (^.^). O, and... More 

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Madison, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

At one time Sushi Ya had decent food and decent service. Those days are gone. It's expensive, the sushi is so-so, and the staff is confused and incompetent. No Uni ever, no quail eggs ever, no toro, just a standard menu of mediocre offerings at New York City prices. The outdoor seating area is dark (they're only open at night)... More 

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Aruba
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This small sushi restaurant is located in the heart of downtown in the sea port area...close proximity to Renaissance Hotel...the sushi menu is very limited...and the sushi did not have the waow factor...average quality and average service

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Toronto
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This was not a great sushi place at all. I guess since I have eaten at many sushi places in Toronto, this restaurant is no where close to the caliber I am used to. If you are in the mood for mediocre sushi or food, then this might be a stopping point for you. We order 7 dishes and all... More 

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Last week we went to Sushi-ya for an early dinner. We were not that hungry so we only took the sushi-sashimi combo for round $30,-. Afterwards we were happy that we did'nt chose more from the menu. The taste of the tuna was awfull, so I spitted it out in my napkin. The other fish was like it just came... More 

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Noord, Aruba
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Been there several times, best place to sit is at the sushi bar itself, food is nice, and service is nothing to brag about, the menu and decor is very out dated! They have had the same menu as 5 years ago no new items nothing has changed, all they did is paste the new prices just on the menu... More 

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Nieuwendijk, The Netherlands
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301 reviews 301 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The restaurant is nicely furnished and from the terrace there is a nice view of the marina. The sushi is rolled really well, but just has very little flavor. The salmon sashimi was reasonable.

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Charlotte
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

if you really love sushi, do not go to this place. You would leave disappointed. My girlfriend ate fried noodles and she said there were ok. Our server was nice and friendly but I cannot say the service was very good. Eat inside. If you stay outside and too close to the road you will smell quite a bit of... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The sushi and shrimp fried rice were both very good, we would go back. They are very busy at night, so its not for people in a hurry. This was a very good, relaxing dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Renaissance Marketplace | L.G. Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: (297) 583-9982

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?