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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

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Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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doylestown
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Normally, I prefer to dine at restaurants that are NOT affiliated with a hotel. When the taxi pulled up to Matthew's, my family was certain I would say we should go elsewhere. I decided to surprise them by not saying anything. Once seated, they told us it was "All you can eat Rib night". My husband and oldest son ordered... More 

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Thank branzach3
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food and staff. Love Bing! Great views of the ocean, right on the beach. We ate there either in the restaurant or at the bar during our entire stay.

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Thank Lori O
Oranjestad, Aruba
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They had a italian night special and the dishes were amazing, we had a table almost on the beach, and the staff was really attentive.

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Thank YurFel
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food was delicious. It's wide open and practically on the beach. The portions are huge and the staff was nice. We did Karaoke after dinner, well, at least the teenagers did. Kids also took pics on the beach at night. Very cool place.

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Thank JoeHer
Secaucus, New Jersey
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good the service is good, but the view is breathtaking. We've only had lunch here, but it's worth a try.

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Lansing, Michigan
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the resort where Matthew's is located, Casa del Mar, so we had a breakfast and a lunch here. The seaside locale can't be beat, the service was attentive and helpful (including accommodations for my vegetarian daughter), and the prices were reasonable by island standards. We also stopped by for the entertainment a couple of times and enjoyed... More 

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Thank elscoot57
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located at Casa del Mar resort on Eagle Beach, we stopped in for lunch while on our way back from Baby Beach. Service was quick, food good, location right on beach, and drink special was 2 for 1. While visiting Sands Eatery at the Marriott, the waiter was ok bringing 1 drink to me first, then my second (so not... More 

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Hapeville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to head back to Matthews for our date night after such a wonderful experience last year. We made reservations online and the process was flawless--they gave us the exact table we requested. Although the host/manager was very solicitous, the service was very slow. It was a good 10 minutes before he even came over for... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Matthews last week and really enjoyed sitting close to the beach. The view is beautiful and the sound of the waves is a perfect touch for a quiet, romantic dinner. Our food was delicious and the service was very good!

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dianeandjohn
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was absolutely fantastic! Our server, Ashley was very attentive and personable! The food was delicious. The sunset was beautiful. It was the perfect setting for our first night in Aruba!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 7300
Description
Casual and chic, Matthew's is renowned as one of the best covered open-air beachfront restaurants in Aruba. Upscale Caribbean, International and seafood dishes are prepared using the freshest ingredients.Besides breakfast, lunch, dinner, we offer all you can eat spareribs on Tuesday's, Karaoke night after dinner party on Wednesdays, Italian night on Thursdays and of course our daily happy hours with live music at the bar on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. If you are a sports fan, you'll be happy to know that there are 3 flat screens at the bar that are always showing your favorite sport.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?