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Papiamento

61 Washington, Noord, Aruba
(297) 586-4544
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Ranked #4 of 26 restaurants in Noord
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Knoxville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed it so much, I went back the next night. A beautiful outdoor setting around a pool. Fabulous service with an exquisite meal. It's THE place to go to be a grown up for a while, yet in a laid back, comfortable environment. The wine list is commendable, and they carry HUGE selection of cigars, and they are happy... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Papiamento; first time in July 2014 and boy were we surprised at the beauty of this location; situated in a renovated house with the pool at the center of the garden; simply beautiful. Soft music playing in the background, lighting around the pool and seating areas, great selection for wines and cigars, the food is absolutely amazing; you can't go... More

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leslewis
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

What a delightful restaurant. We sat at a table by the pool and had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The atmosphere is second to none " not for children". The food and service were excellent. We ordered a $150 bottle of wine and the waiter suggested something else. We took it and it was excellent. When the bill came it was... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

My husband and I came here for our one year anniversary and absolutely loved it! It's in a lush tropical setting and the tables are situated around a pool. Since we had been eating seafood all week, my husband decided to get the ribeye. It was cooked perfectly and had a nice char on it. I had the fish with... More

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Plano, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Just a beautiful restaurant that is actually the backyard of the owner's house. Lush tropical trees and plants built around a pool. Atmosphere is romantic with all the lights in the trees and the beautiful plants. You have to get reservations for this one because it is so popular. The food was fabulous. The only thing that kept me from... More

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Worthington, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

My wife and I celebrated our 40th Anniversary and Papiamento. The experience was terrific. The entry way is covered with tropical trees. The base of the restaurant in an 1880s home that is decorated as it would have been in the 1880s. Each room has tables some seat two and some seat a few more, dining in the house is... More

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Orangeville, Ontario
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We ate at Papiamento during our stay in Aruba in April 2014. We did not have an all-inclusive resort so we took advantage of visiting several of the finer restaurants around the island. One of the restaurants we had selected from TripAdvisor was Papiamento. We did not have a reservation, but they managed to find a place for us. We... More

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Adamstown, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

This was another restaurant that was recommend to us by one of our taxi drivers and I'm so glad we tried it. The atmosphere was amazing, as was the food and service.

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allentown,pa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We had by far our best meal in Aruba tonight at papiamento. Our older son is a vegetarian. They were able to accommodate him with a wonderful meal. The veal chop, grouper and shrimp were all excellent. The meals come with a side salad. You may want to share an appetizer. Wine prices were average but they do have some... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Came to Aruba for our honeymoon with lots of suggestions on places to eat. We had a table by the pool, listened to live violin music, attentive servers and delicious food. I got shrimp on a stone and my husband had steak on a stone and every bite was amazing. Drinks and dessert were great too!

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