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Barefoot Restaurant

L.G. Smith Blvd 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
297-588-9824
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Ranked #2 of 96 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Chef Gerco and maitre d’ Luc opened up their own beautiful outdoor restaurant! It is called Barefoot Restaurant “Elegant dining in flipflops”. A name that reflects their idea for dining on Aruba, in the breeze on the sand, while enjoying great food, and friendly, yet professional service. Gerco and Luc met a few years ago and quickly became close friends through sharing the same passion for enjoyable outdoor dining.
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English first
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

It was the last night of our honeymoon trip so we wanted to have a dinner that we would never forget. I was looking for beautiful setting and romance; my husband wanted delicious food. At Barefoot we got BOTH!!!! The staff was incredible - offering to take our pictures when the sun started setting and they welcome us with complimentary... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Barefoot has all the aspects that make a perfect location to dine. Location: on the beach with option of tables on sand or under cover on a deck/patio, wear sandals. Atmosphere: simple and elegant, attractive bar, interesting and romantic lighting, wonderful hearing the waves come in, the only minor draw back was how close it is to the airport. Food:... More

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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Visited here twice! Food was a little expensive but excellent! They have a 3 couse special for $44 that is worth it! I had the stuffed grouper! Sit on the beach or inside the big Tiki hut (we liked it insde!) Reservation policy is strange! The first night the said they didn't have anything before 8 but we got there... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Music too loud and clubby. Cant get table on 2nd story facing ocean, easily. Mosquitos were biting me everywhere! Wish it was quieter.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We came here on 8/21/14, to celebrate our 5yr wedding anniversary. The restaurant was beautiful, the scenery was amazing. We watched the sunset it was beautiful. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food was to die for. My husband had the escargot, and coconut shrimps. I had the pineapple chicken it was delicious. Everything about this place was beautiful.... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife and I ate here for our 2nd time and it was just as amazing as the first time. The ambiance is just incredible. We ate on the beach with our feet in the sand. It was romantically lit. The staff were extremely friendly and very attentive. The food was excellent. I had the Mahi Mahi and my wife... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I was not so impressed with the food, however I must say that the service was impeccable and friendly. The music plus the sunset made this outing an awesome experience. It was like in the movies.....great music...not shoes ( yes you dont have to wear shoes in this restaurant)...great wine.....an excellent appetizers. Would I do it again, Yes!!! I Would... More

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navarre, fl
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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Location, location, location. Food was 5 star and service was great. Full bar and table by water with sunset views is breathtaking. Unforgettable experience.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited here August 20th 2014, and EVERYTHING about this place was amazing! If you are looking for great food, great staff, with an AMAZING view, Barefoot is the place for you!

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New York City, New York, USA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This was a really nice place to relax with an excellent meal right on the beach if you choose (we did) or you can sit on a patio. We went after sunset and the ocean was very nice. The tuna two way app was amazing. Also recommend any of the fresh fish entrees or the vegetable penne (enough to share).... More

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