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Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 4544
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Ranked #6 of 31 Restaurants in Noord
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $45
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We have been here many times. The drinks are not watered down, excellent! Thank you! We love the guitar player on Wednesday night. Ernesto Ferro! The mood is Not as special during his absence. He turns this restaurant into romantic elegance! His playing, romantic beautiful music is magical. The ambiance is like nothing else on the island! Neptune Platter is... More 

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Voorhees, New Jersey
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Wow. we had a fabulous dinner here. This had an elegant but relaxed natural setting with food, wine and unbelievably great service to complete the experience. The menu features well prepared fresh seafood served by a knowledgeable staff. I enjoyed a stone grilled lobster, snapper and grouper dish. Everyone was quite happy at the table with their choices for dinner... More 

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Boston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Papiamento is one of the top 3 choices in Aruba. The prices are a little higher, but worth it.Be sure to book early, maybe even before you leave home.Service is average.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

My vacation was filled with wonderful meals, in truly great restaurants. When looking back at this trip, Papiamento stood out as my favorite dining experience. The food was excellent, not unlike many other fine restaurants on the island. The service was spot on, and superbly friendly (again like many other experiences). What stood out as exceptional was the overall environment.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Since Papiamento has, and should have, the ambition to be one of the best restaurants on Aruba I will give my feedback from that ambition: It's no doubt that the atmosphere and setting is romantic, relaxing and fantastic! On the way there you pass through what best can be described as a regular carribean suburb but the moment you enter... More 

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Greater Cincinnati
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We went to Papiamento on our last night out and it was an incredible experience. The restaurant is in an old manor house. You are seated outside around the pool with mature trees that have lanterns hanging done. It was one of the most romantic settings I have ever been to in a restaurant. My wife and I both had... More 

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Albany, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We sat next to the pool behind the house that is filled with antiques. Staff is very attentive. Food is excellent with many local seafood selections. Don't miss if you are in Aruba.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our hotel had suggested Papiamento, which is at a very old house with tables outside around a pool and among some trees. We loved this setting. They have a good menu of Carribean food, and we enjoyed our food a lot.

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Marathon, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Wow, this was surprising how wonderful the staff, food, and setting were. We heard about this restaurant and didn't know what to expect, it went above and beyond. Ordered filet, and a chicken dish. The dessert was delicious too!

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long Island
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The ambience at Papiamento is off the hook. it is beautiful and full of charm. the food is mediocre as is the service The prices are very expensive. If the food was good then you would not mind paying the price. the bottom line is that you can't eat atmosphere

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Additional Information about Papiamento

Address: Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 586 4544
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 45

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