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J.E.Irausquin Boulevard 64 | Eagle, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
297 587-6695
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 153
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    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Unfortunately the place was empty! And they had a tv screen playing 70 and 80's music videos which we found very amusing. So we were a little skeptical at first. We were treated very nicely. Very attentive staff! The food was very good and presented very nicely. You got the feeling a lot of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Weston, Connecticut, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I had the most amazing meal. It is my 15th time in Aruba and this restaurant continuously is unbelievable. I had the catch of the day with the curry sauce. Boy was it delicious. I also had the french toast a la mode. It was a desert special made by a young cook from the U.S. who was interning. It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Do not get early bird special if you like chicken Alfredo very garlicky not Italian style Desert wast not cheese cake as advertised it was moose or something way to sweet to eat Properly wouldn't return

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Unfortunately the place was empty! And they had a tv screen playing 70 and 80's music videos which we found very amusing. So we were a little skeptical at first. We were treated very nicely. Very attentive staff! The food was very good and presented very nicely. You got the feeling a lot of care was put into it! We... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Grouper was recommended with the butter and lemon sauce and was excellent. So was the seafood pasta, spicy enough without burning a hole in your stomach. Nice elegant atmosphere in the indoors section and a surprise - on a big screen are showing "ancient" videos from the 60s and 70s! Outdoors section is under a big gazebo and also very... More 

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Mass.
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86 reviews 86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Stopped in for an early dinner. I had the shrimp fra d'alvo that was very good. My wife had an app for her entre', the cheese & spinach ravioli. She found this dish too cheesy. for a desert I tried the creme de boulet. It was very poor. It was almost a liquid!

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A cute little spot with average food and average prices. I have gotten a lot more food at better prices in other restaurants. Nice if you want a small casual dinner.

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Niskayuna, New York
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152 reviews 152 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I feel like this is a recurring theme, but the seafood in Aruba is simply to die for. I had a seafood stew at Carambola when we were here on a previous visit, and my wife had a piece of fish that would put any piece of fish in the USA to shame. There is, quite simply, no comparison between... More 

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boston,ma
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Like most restaurants in the low-rise area, Carambola has both in and outside tables. The night we were there everyone was in the inside area, which is nicely decorated. I had the best single dish, a superb bouillabaisse, that I ate during a 12 night stay in Aruba. The menu is varied and thus their are items that are attractive... More 

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Try the bakki it is a goat cheese appetizer good wind selection and service is good fish is fresh and prepared the way you want it they really go out of their way to satisfy your pallet .

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Situated in the low rise area next to paradise beach villas. Opened in late 2013. Something on the Menu to suit everyone and not as expensive as some restaurants. On our list for next year

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: J.E.Irausquin Boulevard 64 | Eagle, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: 297 587-6695

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 44
  • Cuisine: International

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