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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (128 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Matthew's Beachside Restaurant
1. Visit every year!! Must go
"Planning on returning next year."
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2. Love the ocean view
"The sunset views are incredible and the food was phenomenal!"
Kathleen D
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3. Hidden gem
"The view is awesome, but Matthews Staff of what makes this place shine"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Looking for a place with a view and atmosphere for dinner! Matthews did not disappoint.. had the lasagna and beef tips and both were delicious. Friendly staff and great service. Happy hour was also worth being there for!

Thank PamSB1
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t think much of this place prior to our arrival. Turns out it was one of our favorite restaurants on the island. If you’re going to Matthew’s, I highly recommend going for dinner. The food was fantastic, the waiter was superb, the music was...More

1  Thank Francesca C
atyourserviceagent, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's Beachside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you for your review, it made our day! Your message turned out to be what we were not expecting :) See you soon,

Reviewed yesterday

We ate here earlier in the evening. Marcos was our server and he was exceptional - friendly and attentive to our needs. If we ate here every night our choice would be the coconut shrimp. Delicious!! We’re looking forward to our next vacation in Aruba...More

Thank Mary Ellen D
Reviewed 3 days ago

I just had a great conversation with my favorite bartender.He was very attentive and personal. I will go here again.

Thank Patti B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were stopping local and part of our package was dine around, you got vouchers which you can use at participating restaurants. We book this because of the reviews. First of all I was getting cold feet as we entered via the hotel, it would...More

Thank fredp521
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was fantastic, the food was great, and the drinks were cold! If you’re ever here, ask for Dana and ask him how he ended up in Aruba. We hope to be back next year.

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best service for dinner and the food was excellent. We went right after sunset two of us. We walked in with out a reservation and asked for next to the water. Our waiter was so nice and helpful. He seated us in...More

Thank kemflo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed delicious breakfasts in the airy open deck facing the beach. Fruit smoothies are fabulous. Very reasonable as well. highly recommend!

Thank _jeas07
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always enjoy Matthews especially the happy hours. The staff is always friendly and helpful. The food is very good. My fiancé and I enjoyed the all you can eat ribs and if you go early enough you can enjoy a great sunset. Looking forward to...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best bar in restaurant on the island. Right on the beach. Fantastic food and an even better staff!!!

1  Thank Mark N
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Questions & Answers
October 13, 2018|
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Response from Liv2theMax76 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do! Watch the sunset, then enjoy dining by torch lighting as you hear the waves roll on to the beach. My Sisters and I DID try other places to dine out, but kept coming back. The staff is so welcoming, the food was... More
May 30, 2018|
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Response from atyourserviceagent | Property representative |
We would recommend around 6.30 pm.
March 31, 2018|
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Response from zenmag28 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember seeing on their menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 7300
  • E-mail
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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