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Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
(297)-588-0053
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Ranked #1 of 154 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Portuguese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Loved the food and service!! Recommend this restaurant.. great to bring your friends and family.. enjoy their specialties at affordable prices.. the staff is friendly... I'll definitely be back.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Great, locally owned little restaurant. Excellent food and service. Had the steak/fish combo. Yum...

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

My husband and I were on our babymoon in Aruba, and our last night, we tried Gostoso. We wish we had tried it earlier because we definitely would've returned! The owner, Juan, is incredibly personable and friendly. He goes around to each table and chats with all the guests. He said he likes to create an atmosphere of family. My... More

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BETHEL,NC
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93 reviews 93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Just as promised, Jose the owner greets you, takes care of everything from provided an awesome staff to arranging a cab ride. The conch and it's sauce was absolutely the best we have ever had. Could have picked up the bowl and drank the sauce!. The homemade hot sauce was perfect with it. The heat was nice but the flavor... More

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New York
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We are from New York City and are foodies. Food in Aruba was ok, but not as good as we had hoped. This place was great, and the owner was very friendly. It's kind of hard to find, so you might just want to get a taxi.

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pittsburgh, PA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The plantain sushi is amazing! The seafood chowder is delicious! The Peruvian cod is good but a bit heavy on the salt. We had lunch here and really liked the whole atmosphere plus the owner was super friendly.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Very good stake and you have to try their Sangria :) the service is great and the atmosphare at the restaurant is great.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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172 reviews 172 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Gostoso, TripAdvisor told me, is a Portuguese restaurant. That was, for me, the first good reason to go there: I love Portuguese food. Now I know his owner, and also the Chef, was born in Madeira, an Atlantic island colonized by Portugal; that’s why Portuguese food is really what you will essentially find there. It’s also worth mentioning, the word... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is a very good restaurant, and the owner could not be more pleasant. I chose the stuffed avocado with the bacalhau vinaigrette, but I wouldn't choose the bacalhau again. The house salads are excellent, with the house made vinaigrette. My husband had the "Carni Stoba" for his entree (he is allergic to all seafood, sadly enough) and he still... More

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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Who says there is not treasure yet to be discovered on One Happy Island? We found it at Gostoso's! We pulled in and not one car in the parking lot. I got the LOOK from the group like here we go again with one of her big ideas to try a new place...not good. We walk in and are greeted... More

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Additional Information about Gostoso

Address: Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: (297)-588-0053
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Caribbean, Portuguese

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