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Aruba Beach Cafe

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1 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
+1 954-776-0001
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Description: Located Directly on the beach in Lauderdale by the Sea flAward- winning...
Located Directly on the beach in Lauderdale by the Sea flAward- winning Chef brings you the true taste of the Caribbean, along with American Favorites Fresh Seafood Prime Steaks, Gourmet Salads and burgers and much more. Three Tropical Bars await to quench your thirst. Aruba Starts Jumping island style with live music daily. Causal Dress with seating inside or on the outside deck provides a picturesque view of the ocean. serving lunch and dinner late night dining. One Happy Restuarant!
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  • 53
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One happy, but noisy restaurant!

We found the restaurant crowded, but were seated quickly and near a window with a lovely view of the moon over the beach. The food was good, but not spectacular, for the price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Marcus4
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albuquerque n.m. 87120
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albuquerque n.m. 87120
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100 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found the restaurant crowded, but were seated quickly and near a window with a lovely view of the moon over the beach. The food was good, but not spectacular, for the price.

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Thank Marcus4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location and view are great. The restaurant is right on the beach. Prices are moderate and food is delicious.

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Thank Kayril K
Pennsylvania
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is right on the ocean at the end of Commercial Blvd off A1A. Happy hours are busy so valet parking was the ticket - $5.00 and well worth it. Good band but so busy could hardly hear them. Reduced priced drinks and good selection of $4.95 appetizers. We had shrimp; pizza; scallop appetizers and everyone enjoyed them. Friends... More 

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Thank mariePennsylvania
Tabernacle, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Aruba Beach Cafe is a fun location on the beach with all that Commercial Blvd has to offer. The food is always good, fresh and tasty. The fish tacos are EXCELLENT !!! The entire place is too noisy and add the nightly musical entertainment into the mix it is difficult for good conversation with dinner but I it is worth... More 

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Thank Annette Z
Montreal, Canada
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179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the only restaurant I have ever been to that's right on the beach. Just take Commercial east to the end , valet parking is $5 or nearby meters. This is a huge very noisy bar/ restaurant with either piped in or live music. So we 6 took a table at the far end where we could converse. I... More 

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Thank Andrew T
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to stop here for lunch since it was on the beach. They do have a good size deck for outdoor seating. It's a shame that only a small area of the deck is actually facing the ocean. So only a few table actually get a good water view. We were lucky enough to be seated close to the... More 

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Thank Julie T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in the Lauderdale-by-the-sea area for a weekend getaway, and Aruba Beach Cafe was awesome!! They had great live music every night, and the fish dip and drinks were fantastic!! The cafe is right on the beach, and has amazing views! Parking can be a bit tricky but they do offer valet parking. The staff was very nice. We... More 

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Thank Meloveulongtime
Newton, MA
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282 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location and view are great, right on the beach. The lunch menu is fairly extensive, but also expensive. Most lunch items are in the $13-$20 range. You are paying fofr the location. However, portions are large and the food is good. Do not go for a fast lunch. Food is a little slow coming out of the kitchen. Otherwise... More 

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Thank Mark S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time we have dinner here it's delicious. The wait staff is great and the food is always fresh and good. The restaurant has great ombiance too. Definitely will go back.

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Thank Lill K
North Augusta, South Carolina
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first time visiting this restaurant and would definitely go back. Right on the beach at Commercial Blvd and close to our hotel. Our food was excellent. I was a bit disappointed in the conch fritters as for the money they should have been bigger. I would definitely return there the next time I am in that area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lauderdale by the Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 954-776-0001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Caribbean, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups

Description

Located Directly on the beach in Lauderdale by the Sea flAward- winning Chef brings you the true taste of the Caribbean, along with American Favorites Fresh Seafood Prime Steaks, Gourmet Salads and burgers and much more. Three Tropical Bars await to quench your thirst. Aruba Starts Jumping island style with live music daily. Causal Dress with seating inside or on the outside deck provides a picturesque view of the ocean. serving lunch and dinner late night dining. One Happy Restuarant!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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