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Chalet Suisse

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J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 246, Oranjestad, Aruba
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 439
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  • 127
    Very good
  • 63
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 20
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Definate a "do over" next year!!

We have driven by this establishment many times on our way to another restaurant. After reading and hearing great reviews we made reservations for this years vacation. Glad we did - excellent meal. I had the Arugula Salad with roasted goat cheese and the Lobster Thermidore. DH had the grouper... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
WCPAgirl
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West Chester, PA
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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West Chester, PA
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100 reviews 100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

We have driven by this establishment many times on our way to another restaurant. After reading and hearing great reviews we made reservations for this years vacation. Glad we did - excellent meal. I had the Arugula Salad with roasted goat cheese and the Lobster Thermidore. DH had the grouper medallions with crabmeat. Our servers, Jairo and Ivana were very... More 

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Wisconsin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

My friends and I returned to Chalet Suisse after dining there in 1995 and 1996. It was nice to see that some things don't change, like the quality of the food and service at this restaurant. One thing that had changed was they now offered an early bird special until 6:30PM and this was even on a Saturday night. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

never dissatisfied, my wife and I had the chicken cordon blue succulent tasty. we ended our vacation here for a great neal

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Yes, and it was quite good. The size of this restaurant is disconcerting (really big). Despite being very big and very busy, the staff was attentive and efficient, and the food came out quickly. The portions were large enough to feed us lunch the next day. Try the pork cordon bleu!

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

We had dinner at Chalet Suisse last night. Benny greeted us with a warm friendly smile. He worked the room all night long talking with people whom he seemed to know. The grouper medallions, which my husband and I had were out of this world. The wait staff were very hurried and did not return to ask us how our... More 

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

This place seemed like a tourist trap. The maître d' kept coming to the table making comments/jokes. He didn't realize that he wasn't welcomed and that we just wanted to enjoy our meal in peace. It was crowded and noisy. The lamb chops were tasty though.

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

It was so good the first time, we went back for a second visit on our last night. Food was terrific and service was pretty solid. Nice setting, somewhat old fashion and very comfortable.

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Millville, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

This place is large and lovely, with wonderful experienced wait staff. Food is great, they are known for their French Onion Soup. They have early bird specials this time of year, we really enjoyed this restaurant, you can see that it is a favorite with visitors. Enjoyed the seafood very much here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Go to Aruba annually and this restaurant without fail is GREAT! I have never had a bad meal or bad service in over 10 years!! It is pricey but we love it here.

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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We have been hearing great things about this restaurant for a couple of years. We finally tried it this last trip. We had a great experience. The service was professional and attentive. The food was outstanding- I had the veal chop, and my lady had the salmon. The wine selection is great. You can get a nice bottle of wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 246, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?