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La Trattoria El Faro Blanco Restaurant

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California Lighthouse Z/N, Noord 0000, Aruba
+297 586-0786
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8:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 134
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  • 84
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  • 68
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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A nice Italian restaurant nestled on top of the hill by the Lighthouse. If you are going to visit the lighthouse then its a great stop for a meal. Recommend to come late afternoon sit on the terrace with a drink and enjoy the sunset view, then have dinner. The night view of the High Rise and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Calypso050
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Succasunna, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Scenery and view beautiful. Our dinners of steak with Gorgonzola was terrible. Steak did not taste good, hardly any Gorgonzola. Pasta hard and rubbery. Will not return to or recommend.

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We were here 13 years ago and i ordered the Veal ossobuca and i never forgot how delicious it was so when we just returned I ordered it again and wow it was awesome again! This it the most romantic picture perfect restaurant on the island.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

So driving to visit the lighthouse we decided to stop for a light and quick bite and a refreshing beverage at the only restaurant around there. What we got instead was noisy chairs and unbalanced tables that made dining VERY annoying. The wine was decent, the Pina colada was watery. Don't expect to come here and cool off if you're... More 

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Thorndale, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

To say I was disappointed in this restaurant is the understatement of the year. I made a reservation for dinner for 3 people on a Tuesday night at sunset 3 weeks in advance letting them know that we would be celebrating my sister's graduation from college and acceptance to Clemson University for graduate school. This dinner was her last night... More 

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Ridgefield, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I have dine sat this restaurant 3 times prior to my experience on 8/9/15. I have also recommended it to other because of the beautiful view. Being from New Jersey with many Italian restaurant options I have always thought the food was just okay, but the view was and still is simply amazing. Upon arriving on 8/9/15 I was with... More 

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Oakland, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This restaurant never disappoints the food is as good as the beautiful sunsets that can be seen from there. Service is good and portions are substantial.

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Norwalk, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We went for my birthday dinner, BEAUTIFUL location, excellent food and staff, pretty restaurant, reasonable price..definitely recommend

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Out of the way but wonderfully so. Next to an historic lighthouse. Overlooks much of Aruba. Great sunset location. Excellent Italian food with excellent service

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The location is one of the best in Aruba. The main course is huge but tasty, the winelist is good! We were not very impressed with the quality of the starters. We recommend ordering a half portion main course.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A nice Italian restaurant nestled on top of the hill by the Lighthouse. If you are going to visit the lighthouse then its a great stop for a meal. Recommend to come late afternoon sit on the terrace with a drink and enjoy the sunset view, then have dinner. The night view of the High Rise and Oranjestad below are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: California Lighthouse Z/N, Noord 0000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: +297 586-0786

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Romantic
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?