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Wacky Wahoo's

33B Palm Beach, Noord The address is OK but The position on the map is wrong, Aruba
586 7333
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Ranked #2 of 24 restaurants in Noord
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Near all the high rise hotels, just up the street from a Wendy's
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

This place serves very good food compared to most of the Aruba restaurants we went to, which are overpriced and mediocre at best. The fish was fresh, the roasted chicken and pasta were excellent. A busy place, I recommend reservations. A nice escape from the high-rise scene, and within walking distance.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We found out about Wacky Wahoo from a friend back home that recommended it to us. I'm so glad, it turned out to be a great spot. We were a little put off when we arrived, it was before the dinner crowd (maybe around 4:45) and the restaurant was less than half full. We weren't greeted by either of the... More

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Smithfield, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We stumbled upon the Wacky completely by accident. Our plan was to dine at another nearby restaurant but it was not open when we arrived. Rather than wait 1/2 hour in the parking lot, our cab driver took us to the Wacky for drinks. We planned to walk back to the other establishment but he suggested that we try to... More

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Went to dinner for the first time here last night. I can tell you that it was perhaps the best food we have eaten this trip in sunny Aruba. I started with the Fish Soup, and it was incredible. Small pieces of white fish in a nice seafood broth of mixed vegetables. My wife had the Corn and Crab chowder,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Setting is very simple, not very cosy. Certainly not suitable for a romantic evening. Expect just honest fresh food, nothing more. It is a good restaurant to enjoy nice fresh fish.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Wacky Wahoo's is one of the best restaurants on the entire island of Aruba. You are not going to Wacky Wahoo's for the view. You are going there for the food. Specifically the FISH! If you love fresh fish, you will love this restaurant. Extremely fresh fish excellently prepared. Wacky Wahoo's is a very small restaurant so do yourself a... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I had tried for a couple of years to get a reservation at Wacky Wahoo's with no luck. This time around we were lucky and I was able to get us reservations not only for one night but for two. This was by far one of the best places I have been to in Aruba and I have been going... More

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Lowell
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

So glad we got a reservation - this place is a tiny storefront, but they have the best service and the best seafood on the island!! Unique flavors - Aruban flair - not overpowered by spices, but interesting flavors presented in a fabulous variety of dishes! Will definately go again!! Difficult to catch them on the phone to make a... More

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Wacky Wahoo is a small, quaint primarily seafood restaurant in Noord. There are only a small number of tables and it has been busy according to the Marriott concierge. Therefore, reservations are recommended. It is casual in atmosphere with a full bar. The food was excellent!! I began with a crab and corn chowder which was very tasty with chunks... More

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New Jersey
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21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We've been in Aruba for 6 nights now and of all the restaurants we've been, I would rank Wacky Wahoo #1 for the money. It's a no non-sense kind of place. Service was great and prompt, The seafood is really fresh and very well prepared. My husband loved the Cerviche, and I loved the conch and squid over black bean... More

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