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“One of our best meals! EVER!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bingo! Cafe

Bingo! Cafe
Palm Beach 6-D, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 2818
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Ranked #10 of 31 Restaurants in Noord
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Dutch, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dalhousie, NB
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113 reviews 113 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“One of our best meals! EVER!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

We decided on this place after careful consideration of all the reviews for restaurants in Noords! We were looking for great food, but didn't feel like getting all dolled up for a night out. We finally chose this gem, and it was perfect! It's very casual, and the service was great, a lot of locals which is always a good sign! We started with the seared tuna and also the ceviche, the tuna portion was huge! This plate was better than what I've had at high end sushi restaurants. I had the grouper fillet with mashed potatoes, vegetables and mashed potatoes with a lobster sauce! Might be the best plate I've ever been served in a restaurant! My husband had the rib eye steak, he said it was a good steak. We shared the chocolate mousse for dessert! Unbelievable, but very very rich! All this with beers and wine for 99$ US.... I love getting surprised! This s an eclectic mix of ambiance, food and local!! A must for the adventurist type...

Visited November 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
South Glens Falls, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Nice Lunch before Airport Departure”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

After a very disappointing lunch the day before at El Gaucho (highly overrated), this was a nice change and a much better and cheaper lunch. Husband had the Bingo Burger, big burger on a nicely toasted sesame bun with all the fixings including a fried egg. He said it was very good. I had the Camenbert Salad with Honey Mustard dressing, just the right amount of dressing, one of the best salads I have ever had, the flavors were perfect. We sat on the patio with wooden loovers on the windows to enjoy the breeze and we had a little visitor. Check the pics. I would highly recommend this place. Very reasonable and very good.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bala Cynwyd, PA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great "Bistro"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

From burgers, schoama, and skewers to the freshest fish (beef, etc.) the whole family will find something to eat at every price! Almost everyone we have taken there loves the variety of food! Basically "Dutch" cuisine with international flair (and American burgers! for adults and kids!), we suggest reservations as they fill up nightly!!! Open for lunch too --- biggest and crunchiest fresh salads on the island!

The only downside is they still allow smoking; but the semi-enclosed porch is the place to sit and not a lot of smokers! They will try to accommodate you if you ask for a smoke-free table area when you make reservations!

In spite of that, we frequent BINGO for great food and full bar! Owners are always willing to speak with you and listen to suggestions! Ask for free wifi password !

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bristol, Rhode Island
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Not well known.........................yet!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

If you ask anyone about Bingo's, chances are they haven't been there, but this will not last for long. Word will get out soon that it has been a favorite of the islanders--there were quite a few tourists there the evening we went. It is a small venue, but big in personality. Although we have been to Aruba 15 times, we just learned of it's existence this year. We had their beef brochette which was tender as can be and it was ONLY $12.00. Our friend had the pork and it, too was delish. Most entrees were in the $20.'s which is on par for this island. Their flan is delightful. We look forward to returning to this great eatery. Just be careful in the parking lot, it is quite uneven.

  • Visited April 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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Lakeville, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Go for the service, stay for the food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

We were sent here by a local dive operator. I'm glad we asked. Great selection of food. The best thing we had was the escargot. Quality and quantity. I had the big pork shank that was just pretty good. A bit dry. I wouldn't necessarily recommend it. The service we had was the best on the island. I was starting to wonder why restaurants on the island cared so little about service, but this group made up for it. The two women who served us were both from The Netherlands and although maybe not important, they were stunning.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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