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J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 246, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Ranked #17 of 164 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The restaurant was highly recommended. Very pretty inside and great service. The food was average and not worth the price.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Had an excellent dinner here while staying near Eagle Beach on Aruba. I got the chicken cordon bleu which was delicious, and also saw some mouth-watering steaks go by. The stand out for me was the dessert, which was prepared so artfully and tasted so wonderful that I have to commend them for that. It was called the "Chocolate Marquise."... More 

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Levittown, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We been going to Aruba in December for the last 20 years. We always save the Chalet Suisse for our last night. The restaurant is right next to our timeshare. First the positive. They do a great job of decorating for the holidays . It's a beautiful restaurant to begin with , natural wood everywhere. We they decorate for Christmas... More 

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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56 reviews 56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I have dined at Chalet Suisse many many times and always enjoy the experience. I also hosted a large birthday party there in 2013 in their private room. I always feel welcomed here--the maitre d' Benny is fixture at the restaurant--and I enjoy the all Arubian staff. For people who have been coming to the island for a long time... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

The food came out quickly; however, that's where the compliments end. A few people ordered the grouper special. It was supposedly stuffed with crab. I guess crab in papamiento translates to breadcrumbs in English. Another person ordered the shrimp scampi. The shrimp and the pasta were both over cooked. Over cooked contined to be a theme of the night with... More 

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Akron, OH
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We went to dinner at Chalet Suisse for two reason. We were in Switzerland several years ago and had some enjoyable dining experiences there. Perhaps more importantly, it happened to be directly across the street from the condo where we were staying and it proved to be the course of least resistance. It turns out that other than the exterior... More 

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Smithtown, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I liked this restaurant a lot. More of a steakhouse and the steaks were very good. Traditional onion soup was divine! Service was exceptional and I would go back there. Kind of romantic too.

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massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Service was impeccable! We have to Aruba several times previously and this was our first visit to this restaurant. Read reviews that the lamb was excellent which is why we chose it. The restaurant was very nice and the wait staff extremely attentive. The lamb was as good as the reviews indicated. Very pleased that it was served with mint... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is a wonderful restaurant for dining in groups or as a romantic evening. It is well laid out with soft lights and plenty of ambience. Some of the dishes we had and shared included the escargot, porterhouse and Wiener Schnitzel. All were perfectly cooked and delicious. Our waitress was a delight.

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Walpole, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We saved the best for last! The dining experience at Chalet Suisse was superb. The service was five star from the moment that we were seated. I ordered the weiner schnitzel, which was absolutely delicious. My entree was cooked perfectly, others enjoyed the rack of lamb. The restaurant atmosphere was lovely and festive. Definitely worth a return visit as number... More 

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