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Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 4711
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Ranked #5 of 151 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $35
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian, Caribbean, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Yemanja is relaxing and welcoming, with a passion for tradition and excellence. Serving innovative Caribbean cuisine. Seating is either inside (air-conditioned) or outside on a cozy terrace.
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Absolutely awesome and super delicious food! They have supertasty veggie and vegan food too for fair prices. We'll definitely go back!

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montreal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Went to Yemanja twice during my week, food was delicious and service was fantastic!! Doreen and Luis were a pleasure, they served us like royalty ,unlike some of the other restaurants on the island ! Definitely would recommend ,

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Baltimore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We had been to this restaurant in 2011 and we didn't remember it being as good as our recent experience. The food was fresh and creative. It's a restaurant that seems to attract a good deal of local people. The chef creates a wide variety of inspired dishes. The truffle risotto is a must as a side dish if it's... More

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We dined at Yemanja several times when it first opened and chose not to return. We tried it again recently and had a really nice dinner. The menu has been expanded and the food improved. I had the pork chops and they were excellent. The service was very good as well, which was a huge improvement from our prior experiences.... More

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Naples, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Having never been to Yemanja, we were not expecting a lot from a wood fired grill place. Wow, were we shocked! Our food was phenomenal! The onion soup is to die for! Great snapper, wonderful stuffed pork tenderloin, fabulous grouper, and a delicious steak was enjoyed by our group! Service was off the hook - just the best ever! Ask... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The food at Yemanja is fantastic. I got the salad with grilled tuna once, salmon a different time, both were plentiful and delicious. The entrees are served with an array of side dishes which I got to share, fun to have so many sides to sample from, all very tasty! The menu is modern and eclectic, stands out from other... More

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Rowley, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

For a location with many "seafood" restaurants, Yemanja offers a delicious Brazilian twist. Though we had fish, the steaks look equally delicious. Staff was attentive and friendly. Although not on the beach, the "in town" location is hidden with palm trees, tikis and a fence. Only 12 or so tables provides a nice intimate feel.

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Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went to this restaurant based on trip advisor reviews. Arrived early about 6PM, was seated right away. Food was excellent and presentation was very gourmet.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We chose this restaurant as this is really close with our stay and we want grill food for our 2 night stay. We didn't make any reservation and we arrived around 6h30pm. The tables are fully booked but the reception lady helped us to find a table - if we can make it before 8pm when the reserved table people... More

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Spring, Texas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This place delivers outstanding food. Sea Bass was very good. I would not recommend the stir fry. Service is good and the scent of the wood grill is awesome.

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Additional Information about Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Address: Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 588 4711
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
Cuisine: Brazilian, Caribbean, Seafood, Steakhouse

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