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“Best meal experience!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carte Blanche Restaurant

Carte Blanche Restaurant
L.G. Smith Blvd. 55-B | Bucuti Beach resort, Palm - Eagle Beach 00000, Aruba
+297 586 3339
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $95
Cuisines: European, International
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Carte Blanche is a restaurant for foodies, people who are open minded for an exquisite fine dinning experience, without limitations. Carte Blanche features a 14-seat elegant bar in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. The highlight of the restaurant is Chef Dennis van Daatselaar cooking right in front of you a 5-course Carte Blanche dinner known as a “chef surprise”. Alongside him is Maitre d’ Glen Bonset pairing wines and mixing premium drinks
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best meal experience!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

It's truly a culinary experience you will never forget! The best meal we had on the island! It is a bit more formal then 2 Fools, but just as relaxed and comfortable! Food- exceptional!!! It is hard not to pick your own meal, but if you open your mind and trust Dennis and Glen you will truly enjoy it all!
Great nite, awesome food and wine, wonderful experience! What else can you ask for?!
Reserve online early, you don't want to miss this!!!

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Aruba's Best Cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We received a call the before asking us about restrictions in our diets which has never happened to us in manhattan. Needless to say Glenn and Dennis exceeded our expectations. The setting was magnificent and the food and presentation was as good as any manhattan three star restaurant for half the cost. We were treated to great service and excellent food. Don't miss,

  • Visited January 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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New York
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Out of this world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

The mood is set by Dennis and Glen the two owners. Dennis assembles and cooks all dishes right in front of your eyes; Glen is the sommelier and together they create a fantastic evening. Be prepared for a 4 hour wonderful feast. The food and service are over the top and a good time is had by all. This is our third year visiting Carte Blanche and I heartily recommend it for anyone who likes gourmet food and is adventurous.

  • Visited January 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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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Do not miss! Carte Blanche is the best of Aruba!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We were lucky enough to get a reservation last March and I've been meaning to write a review ever since. As foodies we are always seeking out the best of any destination and this is it! One of the best meals we've ever had. Be sure you call to confirm when you arrive on the island. We saw a few guests who failed to do so and lost there reservations. The meal is creative, fresh, and beautifully prepared. The charm and ambience are perfect. It is not cheap, but it is absolutely worth the cost if you value a food experience of this caliber. Outstanding, and enough of a reason, alone, for us to return to Aruba!

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Maine
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“Fun Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed the "show" and the meal was fantastic. We only left our hotel property once........glad we did. We had a great time. Truely a must.

Visited July 2012
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