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Carte Blanche Restaurant

L.G. Smith Blvd. 55-B | Bucuti Beach resort, Palm - Eagle Beach 00000, Aruba
+297 586 3339
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $95
Cuisines: European, International
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Carte Blanche is a restaurant for foodies, people who are open minded for an exquisite fine dinning experience, without limitations. Carte Blanche features a 14-seat elegant bar in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. The highlight of the restaurant is Chef Dennis van Daatselaar cooking right in front of you a 5-course Carte Blanche dinner known as a “chef surprise”. Alongside him is Maitre d’ Glen Bonset pairing wines and mixing premium drinks
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had our first visit to Carte Blanche last week. We both had such an amazing time. Dennis and Glen are wonderful hosts who make sure everyone enjoys themselves. The food is one of a kind and prepared right in front of you. Highly recommend a visit hear. It will be one you won't forget.

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Northport, New York, United States
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143 reviews 143 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

As I typically do, I must start with the following disclaimer: I am a food snob foodie, a fine dining fanatic, and my husband is not much different. We are the types who travel around Michelin start rated restaurants, and have a hard time enjoying any place that does not offer a Chef's tasting menu with carefully crafted and perfectly... More 

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Griswold, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had to book months in advance to eat here, and I'm glad we did. This wasn't just a meal, it was an experience provided by Dennis and Glen. The meal was a chef's choice five course meal along with wine pairings for each course. I'm definitely going to come back here.

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Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Dinner at Carte Blanche is a social evening with the other guests. It is more an "event" rather than a special dinner out. Not much more we can say about this wonderful restaurant than my previous reviews haven't already declared, or everyone else's reviews actually. As always, dinner was simply perfect except for one minor disappointment this time. Dennis no... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Dennis and Glen have created a venue any foodie will enjoy. The atmosphere is relaxed, the presentations of the food and beverage the best I have experienced. We enjoyed ceviche, halibut, pork shoulder, shrimp and two desserts..a chocolate creation and an apple tart. The wine pairings were excellent and added to the enjoyment of the various dishes. Entertaining, relaxing and... More 

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Lewes, DE
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98 reviews 98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

There is not much new to add except that there is never a question in our mind or even a hesitation about booking our reservation at the same time as we book our Aruba flight. We are repeat customers (originally visited Old Windmill location) and the food continues to amaze. Dennis and Glenn just complete the overall experience--they were FIRST... More 

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The Villages
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Chef Dennis and Wine Sommelier Glen were very professional and really enjoyed sharing their talent. It was a very intimate dining experience with only twelve couples sitting in a semi-circle around the Chef's kitchen. We would highly recommend this restaurant but you must secure reservations early at holiday time.

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CT
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9 reviews 9 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

An absolutely outstanding experience! This was our top choice for mommy-daddy night out, while family watched our daughter. It did not disappoint. The food is exquisite, the menu a complete surprise and it was great to just go with the flow. Fellow guests were lovely, and key to go in with an all inclusive friendly approach. What truly stands this... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Wow. This was an experience I will never forget. The whole vibe - so cool, so delicious, so different. Wow. Save your money and do this. I'm skipping Starbucks and chipotle all year long so I can justify going back next year.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Best part of our trip. Make reservations 4 months in advance. Stay near Manchebo so you can walk home and do the wine pairing.

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Address: L.G. Smith Blvd. 55-B | Bucuti Beach resort, Palm - Eagle Beach 00000, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 586 3339
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
Average Prices: USD 0 - 95
Cuisine: European, International

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