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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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Philadelphia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We visit Aruba annually. The first time we had dinner at barefoot was July 2013 and we all loved it. My 3 year old son especially loved it because he could play in the sand, while the adults enjoyed a nice dinner. He also LOVED watching the airplanes land near the airport. I booked his 3rd birthday party at the... More

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Langenthal
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is located near the airport. But it's cool to see the airplanes landing and it doesn't disturb at all. We spent a very nice evening at the barefoot restaurant. You can either get a table under the tiki hut or outside, directly on the beach. You can get of your shoes and feel the sand while sitting on... More

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Porto Alegre, RS
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The food is amazing, nice prices, the place itself is marvelous, but the portions are a little small.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

My wife and I visited Barefoots for dinner and it was a very enjoyable evening. We went late (8:30) so we did not get to see the sunset but it was still a beautiful restaurant. We sat outside on a small beach overlooking the water. Very serene and peaceful. The service at the restaurant was excellent - attentive but not... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Visited barefoot last night for a 60th birthday celebration. Not my first time there and not my last. The ambiance is the best on the island what with the sand, ocean and boats in the background and a perfect sunset what else could you ask for. However, the service in the beautiful restaurant is also perfection. From the hostess who... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

My daughter and I had dinner at Barefoot while we were on vacation on the island and all I can say is everything without exception was excellent, the food, the atmosphere, the service, the scenery. Thank you again for such memorable evening.

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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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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We celebrated our 5th anniversary here on 8/21/09. We got there at 630, the started setting at about 645.the staff took our pictures while the sun was setting. The food was delicious, I had the Caesar salad (I didn't like) and pineapple chicken it was great. My husband had the escargots and coconut shrimp. He loved it. The entire evening... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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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