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“Bargain lunch” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Kitchen

The Kitchen
L.G. Smith Boulevard 150, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 3004
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Ranked #22 of 158 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Price range: $10 - $17
Cuisines: Brazilian, Caribbean, Latin
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Aruba's only "Por Kilo" Latin Wood Fired Grill restaurant serving a buffet style lunch "by the pound". The number 1 lunch experience on Aruba. Lot's of slowly cooked and roasted latin comfort food. Mesquite fired grilling of prime beef, seafood, chicken, chorizo's. And well over 30 options of sides and salads. Pick anything you like and pay only for the weight of your food. Average spending $12.
North Stonington, Connecticut
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61 restaurant reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Bargain lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This is a great place to go to get good food to go. You can eat in or fill a container with your choice of entrees that are weighed. Basically, most of the meals are around 10 to 12 dollars. Many locals frequent this restaurant which is located in a strip mall.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Franksville, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“A lunch favorite”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Two years ago The Kitchen was one of our favorite restaurants. With their new buffet they are now a favorite for lunch as their hours are 11:30 to 3. I think we ate there 8 or 9 times in the month we were in Aruba. The variety is very good with a lot of seafood which I really enjoy. You pay by weight and we paid between 9 and14 dollars per plate. It's a deal and by the number of locals having lunch there they consider it one also.

Visited March 2014
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Waunakee, WI
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“Great variety”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stopped in at the Kitchen to get food to take back to our vacation rental. We discovered a gem with an extensive selection to meet the many dietary needs in our group of 8. Everything was very fresh and tasty.

Visited March 2014
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New Jersey
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20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Miss ordering dinner from a menu”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We were so disappointed that The Kitchen no longer has a dinner menu. It's a buffet now and the cost is $2.00 per 100 grams. The only exception is that you can order pizza. The service for drinks was slow. The servers were very friendly. We really miss their escargot in a bread bowl. The food was still very good, but we like the way it used to be better.

Visited January 2014
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new jersey
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“Walking distance from Divi”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Went to restaurant based on trip advisor reviews. Dinner was acceptable . Service was very slow. Best part was that we didn't have to pay for a cab ride.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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