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La Trattoria El Faro Blanco Restaurant

California Lighthouse Z/N, Noord 0000, Aruba
+297 586-0786
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Ranked #15 of 31 Restaurants in Noord
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Okay, so you don't go to Aruba to eat Italian food. Faro Blanco will have you bend that rule. The food is delicious (more on that later) but the view is spectacular. On California Point, the northern tip of the island, the restaurant is on very high ground, easily accessible by car or taxi, and close to the resorts at... More 

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West Hartford, CT
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Come here for lunch or a before dinner drink but don't bother to stay for dinner which is expensive and mediocre. I had veal and mushrooms, veal was tough and lukewarm for $42.00 US. My husbands veal parm was OK but again not worth the exorbitant price. The staff is friendly and willing to please the prices and chef need... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Very nice location polite service, great food, and quiet place to watch the sunset while having dinner!

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Buffalo, New York
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visited this place on a tour of the island, and went back for dinner. The breathtaking view is heavenly. You can see for hundreds of miles around the island. The service, food, and atmosphere are perfect, heart-filled, and personal. The perfect spot to be with someone you love.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner at El Faro Blanco. The setting is very unique and being there for sunset added a little something special. Gorgeous view of the ocean and the rest of the island and a beautiful Aruba sunset! We were slightly thrown off by the bartender while we were waiting for our table. My husband asked him for the... More 

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Miamisburg, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

very unique setting over looking the ocean. Lovely open patio area, live music, great food! Prices were what you'd expect for all of this. Love to go back someday.

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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 17, 2015

We had a reservation for about half an hour before sunset. The highlight was the sunset, which was great. The restaurant is up on a cliff above the water, providing a great view of the sun setting. The food was just good, but overall the dinner was very enjoyable. We arrived early for the reservation, which I recommend. It gave... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My wife and I had an almost pleasant lunch here. She enjoyed her vegetable soup and I liked my panini with sautéed eggplant, peppers, onions. What we couldn't understand was their policy against refills of iced tea. $2.50 for a glass of tea and no refill? Cheap.

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Elkins Park , PA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Adjacent to the lighthouse. Secluded but food was fantastic. Excellent service. Fantastic views. A classic must when in Aruba.

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Houston, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a special occasion restaurant. Yes it's expensive, but you will quickly see the incredible location from high on the lighthouse hill overlooking the ocean & shore line from arashi all the way south to palm & eagle beach. Dinner with a sunset with the Italian design will remind you of dining overlooking the Med. The service skills demonstrated... More 

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Additional Information about La Trattoria El Faro Blanco Restaurant

Address: California Lighthouse Z/N, Noord 0000, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 586-0786
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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