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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
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Putnam, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Food , service , atmosphere can't be beat . Had salmon on a stone and it was super. Call a few days ahead . It's still a hard get for a reservation at a reasonable time .

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Papiamento is a different dining experience... You can sit right alongside the pool. My fiancé suggested they run a filter or still vacuum the pool however as we had a direct view of algae and other things growing in the pool. Aside from that it was an amazing experience! The staff were all very attentive and pleasant. Their signature martini... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Beautiful restaurant,amazing sea food soup,sea food dish(fresh fish from Aruba market),Excellent Services,good for couple,for everyone,you much make reservation,can drive from hotel about 15 minutes,or taxi.(Check your front desk).One order from $20 to $30,tip very low included.I think the best of seafood in town with one glass Moscato D'Asti ($12).You will love this Elegant Place,the only thing I didn't like the... More

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I was pleasantly surprised by the lush setting outside surrounding a pool (although it seemed only couples can sit directly by the pool). The food was good if not memorable; the staff pleasant if a bit scattered (at least two waiters came by to take our drink order). The only off-putting note was a photographer who went around to the... More

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Montclair, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

My husband is a food director. He has been responsible for eateries and very upscale catering; think movie premiers, magazine events and cosmetic empires. He has worked in France, England, Africa the Caribbean and the US. He knows food. I have just a little experience in the food industry but have eaten quite a bit :-) in France, Amsterdam, the... More

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Oakville, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

When we asked locals what restaurant they recommended everyone said Papimento. Excellent food and authentic atmosphere. Liked it so much we are going back tomorrow

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Vienna, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel for a romantic dinner for two. It turned out to be a great recommendation. We sat right by the pool and had a quiet dinner. The food was fantastic and the staff was very attentive. We will be back when in Aruba again.

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Boston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

This restaurant came highly recommended by tourists and locals and both were right! The food was absolutely delicious - our only problem was ordering 2 appetizers, not knowing we would also get salad and the bread was delicious! By the time our amazing entrees came out, we were almost full already. Atmosphere was beautiful, very romantic setting sitting around the... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We came here last minute since we hadn't made reservations anywhere - all the locals kept recommending it. Best decision we made!! When you enter you feel as if you are transferred into a secret garden. The grounds are beautiful and all the tables are surrounding the pool. The restaurant is a 150 year old dutch mansion that has been... More

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New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Traveling with young children is never easy but when you love food like my wife and I you have to hope that the really nice places will treat your kids well. They were friendly and kind. The service was so good that it felt that if I took a sip of water they refilled it. The food was great, good... More

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