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The Queen's Caribbean Restaurant

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Palm Beach Plaza Mall First Floor | L.G. Smith Blvd 95, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba (Formerly Queen's Bar and Restaurant)
+297 586 0606
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Queen's Caribbean Restaurant is one of the best-kept secrets in...
The Queen's Caribbean Restaurant is one of the best-kept secrets in Aruba—well, we can't keep this a secret any longer.Unquestionably Original and Delicious
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 107
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dining before a Movie

While this is not in the best location, authentic Arubian food and service was good. We decided to go to the movies located on the same floor--that was a surprised as the movie theater was clean, had comfortable chairs, and good security.Will return on our next visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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177 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Weston, Connecticut, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

It was an okay experience. The wait staff was very attentive and on top of everything, but the most important part, the food, was mediocre. The pricing was not worth the portion sizes on both the entree's and deserts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

While this is not in the best location, authentic Arubian food and service was good. We decided to go to the movies located on the same floor--that was a surprised as the movie theater was clean, had comfortable chairs, and good security.Will return on our next visit.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

When we arrived at 730 for dinner, we were the only ones there, so we were a bit concerned. According to our hotel concierge, Queen's serves the most authentic Aruban cuisine, so we decided to try it. It's in the Palm Beach shopping plaza, near the end of the high rise area. The waitstaff were very friendly and helpful in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was our second visit. The staff is very friendly and happy to describe the dishes. I had Keshi Yena and my husband had Grandma's Stewed Chicken. The location in the mall near the high rise hotels is an easy walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

The best authentic food I have ever tried. The service was amazing. Definitely coming back here next time in Aruba.

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82 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I really wanted to write a great review for this restaurant. The people were so nice. But the food simply is not there. Attentive service, Aruban cuisine. Nice decor. Ordered red snapper, came out like rubber, unable to cut with knife, sent back. Got grouper, ok but too salty, veges and sides ok. Dry meal. Kitchen needs to cook fish... More 

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New Jersey
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43 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Poor location on the second floor rear of the Palm Beach Mall BUT worth seeking out. Have been going here every since it opened in downtown and then moved to Palm Beach. Very friendly staff and owner. Really home cooked specialties worth experiencing. Good prices. Can walk from the high rise hotels.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Ate there yesterday evening and food was amazing. Had the shrimp in garlic sauce. Presentation was picture perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

When we arrived our waitress told us she had put in an order of their local pancake appetizer. It was a unique and tasty preparation of a corn and wheat flour cake served with an onion and vinegar relish. This started our evening nicely, but the main courses were very good as well. Our party enjoyed a combination of different... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I went to dinner with my sister and my Aruban friend, we walked in and the maitre d greeted us and took us to be seated, he sat us down in a table for 2 people and proceed to set up another placement at the side for us (I was confused and sat down, I looked around and there were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Palm Beach Plaza Mall First Floor | L.G. Smith Blvd 95, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba (Formerly Queen's Bar and Restaurant)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 0606

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 30
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

Description

The Queen's Caribbean Restaurant is one of the best-kept secrets in Aruba—well, we can't keep this a secret any longer.Unquestionably Original and Delicious

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