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Barefoot Restaurant

L.G. Smith Blvd 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Ranked #2 of 154 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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
Berkley, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

My must have on our first trip to Aruba was Barefoot and it was everything I thought it would be. Dining on the ocean with the sand in my toes with wonderful food and drinks while watching the sun set. Perfection. Service was wonderful! Would absolutely return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

The view was excellent, the service was good en de food was very nice. Not much more to say. When visiting Aruba, eating here is a must on my list. Will definitely visit again.

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Newtown, Pennsylvania, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

This was the first time we went to Barefoot and it was great. Ate outside in the sand by the water. Lots of great food for our party of six. Service was very good with Dutch servers. Interesting airplanes flying over the water and landing at nearby airport. We will certainly go back next year.

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West Milford, New Jersey, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I read great reviews about the Barefoot so we gave it a try. The It's beautiful place with a great location. You can sit in the sand or in the pavilion bot are excellent dining experience. Now the BUT the service was good but very HURRIED. They gave us no time to enjoy our time there. It was RUSH RUSH... More

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Fairfield, Ohio, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

One of our best dinners during our three week stay. Grouper prepared in "Old Amsterdam" style. Excellent food and the best service on Aruba. Suzanne is an awesome host and must be commended for her attention to detail. Sitting on the beach, eating exquisitely prepared food and enjoying outstanding service. This is a must in Aruba!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

If you go to Aruba, you simply must eat at least once at the Barefoot - "elegant dining in flip flops" aptly describes the atmosphere. You are literally on the beach and outdoors my friend. This is a lifetime experience a real treat if you want superb food and service. Our waiter was Rod and he was terrific: not too... More

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Swansboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Our table was on the beach, feet in the sand. Another great place to watch the sunset. Food is excellent and service is excellent. Fish items on the menu are prepared to perfection, and other items are excellent also. My husband actually ordered prime rib and enjoyed it very much. I ordered blackened Mahi Mahi in a mango salsa. Very... More

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Staten Island, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Barefoot is one of the best restaurants we ate at in Aruba and we will be going back every time we visit the Island. My wife and I went to Barefoot based on recommendations from Trip Advisor and when we got into cabs, we asked the drivers what there favorite place to eat at, and they all mentioned Barefoot in... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We love going to Barefoot, the the atmosphere, the food is. amazing. They are very attentive To your needs and want you to have a wonderful dining experience,how can you not with The sand and water at your Barefeet.........

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We booked this restaurant many months ago to make sure we had a table next to the sea, we were not disappointed. The staff were extremely pleasant and welcoming showing us to our table just about 15 feet from the sea. Witnessing a sunset whilst enjoying wine and food was something we will always remember. The food was excellent, I... More

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Additional Information about Barefoot Restaurant

Address: L.G. Smith Blvd 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: 297-588-9824
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood, International

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