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“Great food for value” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Old Fisherman

The Old Fisherman
Havenstraat 36 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Ranked #67 of 167 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great food for value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Fish is fresh and well prepared. Very authentic. Great value for money. Service tended to be slow. Coveinient downtown location

Visited January 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
New York, NY
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good authentic food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

The service was a little slow but the food and drinks were reasonably priced and very good. It was definitely the best food we had on the island, although we only ate out a few times. If I return to the island I would definitely go back.

Visited December 2013
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Weston, Massachusetts
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96 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 63 cities Reviews in 63 cities
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
“A popular local eatery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Stopped by for a light lunch since we had a coupon for a free glass of wine. Only one of us got a free glass. The seafood soup was excellent. The fish soup was good, but was filled with potatoes. The fried calamari was very good. This small place was packed with locals having lunch.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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NJ
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
“average local food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Very average local food, nothing special .Located in Down town next to bus station. I will not go back to this restaurant.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Expensive for lunch”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Lunch cost as much as dinner at other restaurants. Fresh fish, but much better values are available.

Visited December 2013
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