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Gostoso

Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
(297)-588-0053
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Ranked #2 of 96 restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Caribbean, Portuguese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Gostoso a local favorite restaurant, that serve a blend of both Portuguese and Aruban Cuisine, which is designed to delight even the most discriminating Palate. With our cozy and small atmosphere and impeccable service at a reasonable price “Gostoso Restaurante” will be your next favorite neighborhood Restaurant.
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

we had the restaurant to ourselves at 830pm and of course had incredible service. The dishes also were excellent. we usually like to share split the advocado appetizer and seafood soup which was also fantastic. The main course was fresh and coffee was well made. Overall a great experience for this restaurant which is a great change of pace from... More

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our lunch at Gostoso. I had the beef tongue. Since I never had beef tongue, at first I did not want to try it. However, since this was a new experience, I finally got the courage to try it. Wow, once I tasted the meal, beef tongue was very soft, juicy with the perfect sauce. It was really... More

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Dordrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

I've been visiting Gostoso restaurant for several years now and I can say with certainty that the cuisine offered at Gostoso is excellent. I have ordered my usual favorite, Espetada Portuguese Style with the Pasteis de Bacalhau as a starter. It took me back to vacations on Madeira and Portugal where I've enjoyed these meals. It is a must visit... More

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Robbinsville, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Just got back from Aruba and a Friend recommended Gostoso. We had two families 4 Adults and four kids 9 to 16. Jose the owner and his Staff were excellent. Restraurant was very nice and clean inside. The place is on a back street and even are cab driver wasn't sure where it was. All I can say is over... More

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My family was suggested this restaurant by our concierge. It was worth the walk. The restaurant is in a side neighborhood so you have to either take a cab or walk a bit, but once there you are happy you went. The staff is very friendly, led by Jose, the owner who's topped by a few times. The food was... More

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Exton, Pennsylvania, United States
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112 reviews 112 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This restaurant is downtown, back in the neighborhood a bit. We had a great meal there for lunch on our last full day in Aruba. The Balashis were nice and cold and the food was plentiful. I had the Carni Stoba and loved it. We had the crab sushi roll and the shrimp sushi roll for an appetizer. They are... More

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Pebble Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

There is nothing bad about this restaurant everything was excellent. We had several local friends recommend this place to us and since we were in town we decided to try it for lunch. In the evenings reservations are recommended as it is a small restaurant. There were so many things we wanted to try on the menu that we had... More

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Kralendijk, Bonaire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Service good, decoration interesting and different, food perfect a and worth the price. Its a little expensive but you will not mind the price after the very good food you have eaten this authentic delicioud food :D

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were greeted by Jose the owner when we walked in. He makes you feel right at home! The food was delicious!! Our appetizer was sushi made with plantains, cream cheese, avocado, cooked salmon and crab. It was soooo good! Our main course was just as good. We had the specials. One was a seafood medley with coconut milk, shrimp,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had dinner tonight and every single bite was better than the one before... From the appetizers to the desserts... Truly delicious! Jose and his staff are so charming!! LOVED it!

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