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“One of, if not THE BEST!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Madame Janette

Madame Janette
Cunucu Abao 37, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 587 0184
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $49
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“One of, if not THE BEST!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This place ha s it all. From the atmosphere to the food, service and attention to detail, this Madame Janette is just aces. We absolutely loved it, and cannot wait to go back to Aruba to go there again. This is a MUST for anyone in Aruba.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Southport, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Fabulous, Fabulous, Fabulous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We first went to Madam Janette during our initial visit to Aruba in 2000 and have gone back every year since, usually more than once per visit. It is our favorite restaurant, anywhere. The ambiance is lovely with all the twinkle lights and the lovely garden atmosphere. We always ask to sit near the musician, which makes for an even nicer experience. There is a guitar player who sings and sometimes there is also a woman singer. The service is exceptional. They are there when you need them, but are not hovering.

While the ambiance is wonderful, we really appreciate the food. First they deliver piping hot bread with herbed butter and marinated onions. Why use the butter when you can have the marinated onions? They are fabulous! We have to force ourselves to limit our bread intake as we enjoy it so much. The Caesar salad is huge - enough to share for more than two people. It was nicely presented and delicious. We love the pork dishes at Madam Janette. The portions are huge and we always take half or more back to our resort to have for dinner the next night. The pork is done to perfection and is scrumptious. Try the potatoes gratin.

Don't miss it! Reservations needed.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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boston
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“personal touch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Have been going to Madame Janette for about 15 years and the food is outstanding. This time was no different love the rack of lamb. We always go on our anniversary make reservation months ahead also explain that it was our 30th and explained it again when called to confirm. That night we did not even get a happy anniversary and it has been like that the past couple of years. At one time they would give you champagne toast or a desert and many congrats It just made the night a little personal. I suppose getting so big and popular it got to costly. The quality of the food is still great, they do have a new menu seems a little smaller and we will still go but not on Nov 12

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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16 restaurant reviews
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“Another wonderful experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

MJ again proved to be a winner. Almond grouper is amazing. Schnizel was fab. Shrimp delicious! Don't miss the spoon dessert. Enough food to take away for lunch the next day. So go early on your vacation if you have a frig in your room. No AC mostly outside so dress comfortably and enjoy. Live music too

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Noord, Aruba
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Our First Visit and Will Visit Again”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

Madame Janette's came highly recommended from others in our resort. We had a group of nine. The servers were adorable, so polite and very attentive to us. The food was outstanding. The atmosphere was great. Sitting outside under the big sky just added to the entire evening. Would recommend it to everyone.

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