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Kamini's Kitchen, Costa Riba

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Njhoffstraat 5, San Nicolas 00000, Aruba
+297 584 0403
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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...
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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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great time great experience

we with Kamini two years ago at cosa RIBA and loved it. Missed it last year , but found she was cooking at her home. We booked a reservation and had a great meal and lovely time with Kamini. We are looking. Forward to opening her new place soon.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
David K
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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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  • Reservations
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  • Late Night
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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

we with Kamini two years ago at cosa RIBA and loved it. Missed it last year , but found she was cooking at her home. We booked a reservation and had a great meal and lovely time with Kamini. We are looking. Forward to opening her new place soon.

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Glen Rose, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Kamini used to own a restaurant but the building was sold and she had to close.. She is in the process of opening a new one but in the meantime she will serve you a home cooked meal at a picnic table in her home. A great experience. Kamini herself is a breath of fresh air. Her daughters also, couldn't... More 

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Brevard, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

thus is day five on the island and we have enjoyed some very good dining experiences,BUT tonight was the best surprise . Dinner at the home of Kamini. Grouper like you have never tasted in a wonderful garlic curry sauce .forget what you think Curry should taste like ,this is nothing short of smashing. Sitting and sharing cooking experiences with... More 

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San Nicolas, Aruba
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
4 helpful votes 4 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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pittsburgh
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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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78 reviews 78 reviews
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
1 review
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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154 reviews 154 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

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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