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Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 4711
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Ranked #3 of 154 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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Orangeburg, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

I've visited Aruba four times since 2009 and have dined at Yemanja at least three times. The atmosphere, wood-fired aroma and delicious, creative food can't be beat. Although the roads around the restaurant were under construction when I visited Yemanja in mid-November, the restaurant remains easy to find and easy to reach, whether you arrive by taxi or park nearby... More

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Maybe we just had a great server, but Shazik? made us feel right at home. Food was prepared very well and our entire large party was totally satisfied. Even the coffee was terrific. Aruba is a little pricey when it comes to restaurants, but, we felt we received good value. I look forward to our next visit next year.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Popular in-town restaurant offering excellent sea food. With three diners ordering similar entres, side dishes of potatoes and vegetables for sharing were brought to the table. More than enough for all three of us. Food was well prepared. We sat in a nice dining room. Didn't like the outside dining area as well. No front door at street; you must... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

If you are a foodie -- and a foodie that also has to eat Gluten Free than this restaurant is dining heaven for all of you. And if you love wines than this is restaurant is a dream come true. So many options....you need to go back several times to enjoy them all. They have seafood, duck, steak, pork --... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I went here for my 30th birthday dinner and I'm so glad I chose this place. (I had made reservations online before arriving in Aruba). Appearances can be deceiving, if I hadn't seen this place online I never would've looked twice at it-- it's on a weird empty road with a big box light sign with an arrow pointing down... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The restaurant is just down the road from the back of the renaissance mall. The food was great and reasonable. The staff was very helpful in ordering and quite friendly. It is not very big and basically like being in a courtyard outside. They had plants around the area which gave it a nice feel. Would eat there again.

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Sarasota, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Thanks to Trip Advisor for helping find a frat spot near the Renaissance Mall. We had escargot, French onion soup and the seafood trio with an add on of the scallops. Our daughter had the beef tenderloin off the kids menu which was delicious but pricey at $20. Our food was outstanding as was the service. Highly recommend!

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Orangestadt
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Found parking in the exact same spot we did in January and walked along the alley into the side entrance door. Had a very nice reception and sat at a corner table inside this time. Anne had a Grouper wrapped around Boursin cheese. Absolutely AMAZING. I had their creamy FISH chowder and a salad with thinly sliced Ribeye. There wasn't... More

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New York City, New York
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98 reviews 98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We ate out for 14 nights during our recent visit to Aruba. We were pleasantly surprised to find that the quality of the food was just as high as we had remembered it to be. It turned out to be my personal favorite of the last visit. We dined indoors as it was very warm the night we were there... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Just a short walk from our hotel. We had a 6:30pm reservation but arrived a little early. The hostess seated us right away. The food is excellent and the service is great. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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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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