We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 28 Noord Restaurants

Old Cunucu House

Palm Beach 150, Noord, Aruba
(297) 586-1666
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #12 of 28 Restaurants in Noord
Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 am
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Write a Review

302 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    149
    81
    40
    17
    15
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My husband and I ate here while on our honeymoon. It's a little off the beaten path, so make sure you get good directions beforehand. The menu is all about traditional Aruban dishes. We tried the goat stew and conch and both were very good. At the beginning the service was great and everyone was very friendly, but at the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Irvine, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Delicious beyond words, from me and my two guests, all eating different meals. Very nice interior not expected as I drove up. Very nice and personal service, wasn't crowded the night we were there. Excellent value.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We tried this restaurant this visit and specifically went on the night with the Frank Sinatra entertainer. Unfortunately, that was a mistake. Although he was a nice man, his singing left much to be desired. Definitely not entertaining. Also quite loud for the small room. The staff at the restaurant were very welcoming and courteous. The food was adequate but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Orange, Massachusetts
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I booked this evening of dinner & music prior to our arrival. We looked forward to trying an authentic Arubian restaurant and finding one with some Sinatra along with it really intrigued us. The restaurant is in a delightful Arubian home with a very extensive Menu. I opted for a local dish and ordered Keeshie Yenna. To... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Awesome Aruban home-style food. Freshly made, inexpensive and delicious. The entire staff were friendly and made you feel at home.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Pequannock, New Jersey
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local who said it is the best place for real Aruban cooking. Our meal was excellent, and our waitress Jasmine was wonderful. If you want to have a real traditional island meal, this is the place to go!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Zionsville, Pennsylvania
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you like to experience local food, this is the place to go in Aruba. A menu that includes iguana soup and conch fricasee can't be passed up. Plenty of standard choices for those not interested in local food. A bar menu would be a nice addition here though.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
new jersey
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We visited this restaurant twice on our 2 1/2 week vacation. Very good food and attentive staff. We had the Kesha Yeni (sp) and it was very good. Pumpkin soup was delish. We also went to the Frank Sinatra show and had a very good time. We will see you next year!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Usolye-Sibirskoe, Russia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A very cute and amiable setting for a quiet dinner. Old Canucu house nurtures home grown aruban spirit with great emphasis on local food grown by the brothers who own the restaurant. The cashew liquer is unique and tasty. Service is earnest and does its best to be friendly and accomodate each diner. Stick to the traditional dishes - stoba... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Fairfield, Maine
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Maybe it was the drinks, maybe it was the music, maybe it was the food or maybe it was the service. Actually, it was all four of those reasons that caused me to fall in love with the Old Cunucu House Restaurant in Aruba. We were not even planning to eat here until our tour guide Madi (from Madi Magical... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Old Cunucu House also viewed

 

Been to Old Cunucu House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing