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Kamini's Kitchen, Costa Riba

Njhoffstraat 5, San Nicolas 00000, Aruba
+297 584 0403
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Hi folks, am sorry to inform you that I, Kamini Kurvink, is no longer at the Costa Riba. Please give me a call, you can still have the Caribbean Food Experience on your holiday. Kamini's Kitchen coming in 2015.
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English first
San Nicolas, Aruba
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband and I have been on the island for four days now and this is by far the best meal we have had. Not only did we have a delicious meal (goat stew and chicken stew), we had great conversation with Kamini and her daughter. Not to mention, the dogs are beautiful and fun. Without a doubt I suggest... More 

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Blountville, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Kamini is amazing! She welcomed us into her home and prepared a wonderful dinner for us. We talked and ate for a couple of hours and heard all about plans to open her new restaurant in Oranjestad. She's an amazing woman and a fantastic cook. Send her an email and pay her a visit. One of the most memorable nights... More 

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Commerce, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

So here's the story. Kamini is of Indian/West Indian descent. She used to own Costa Riba restaurant but that closed some time back. She is in the process of starting her own new restaurant in San Nicolas. In the meantime, you can eat at her kitchen, as in at a table in her backyard where she brings out freshly cooked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had the most fantastic meals at Kamini's Kitchen with Kamini,Pietr, and their lovely daughters.The spices and preparation of the curried goat made my wife very pleasantly surprised to really enjoy a dish that she usually does not like,the duck was farm fresh and truly succulent.The salads,beans,soup and freshly made bread(roti) were also excellent.The passion she has for cooking really... More 

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New York City, New York
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47 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We were blessed by Kamini as she is an angel in the kitchen. She graciously opened her home to us and it was by far the best night in Aruba. She cooked for us the most amazing soup I have ever tasted. I didn't even need more than that, I was fully satisfied and could have left it at that.... More 

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Flushing, New York, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My wife and I along with 3 of our good friends came to Aruba on vacation from October 16 to 23 (2014). As this was already our 5th trip to Aruba, we had created our own list of MUST GO restaurants. Since we had never stayed more than 4 days, we had used up our list by the end of... More 

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La Porte, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Let me tell y'all this family opens the doors to there house kitchen to friends and tourist just to give these people they don,t even know a good home cooked meal. that the heart of a true good care more for you than herself, Kamini's kitchen best food around , then of all things we got invited to a birthday... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

We read the reviews before coming to Aruba last week. Emailed Kamini, she sent us a message to call her when we got here. We arranged for lunch at her house. A fabulous chicken soup led off, followed by chicken, goat, and grouper curries. The grouper could have been served with a garlic sauce. Kamini goes out of her way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Kamini makes the best Grouper on the island. We called to make reservation and discovered that the restaurant is now closed. However Kamini invited us to her home where we enjoyed her hospitality, stories and cooking. She is a vibrant colorful person and this manifest itself in her amazing food. We had mutton curry, fish in a thick flavorful sauce... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had read many great reviews regarding Kamini`s home cooking. But what set this experience apart from any other is the hospitality we received. Kamini is a character on her own. Strong willed and tenacious, she shared many inspirational stories with us while preparing her delicious meal. She was even generous to share her secret recipe for her Chicken soup... More 

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Address: Njhoffstraat 5, San Nicolas 00000, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 584 0403
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  San Nicolas
Cuisine: Caribbean

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