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Klipstraat 12, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
+297 583-2515
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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macon, ga
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I ate here one night while on vacation. The food and the atmosphere was great. The staff is very friendly

Thank ttweety75
Portstewart, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My son and I had a successful morning on Driftwood fishing charter and so I booked their restaurant to sample the Mahi Mahi & barracuda we caught. (actually my 10 year old son caught a 25lb Mahi Mahi) The staff were fantastic when they found out my son had caught the fish of the day and we were able to... More 

Thank Jonny M
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on 7/19/2016. I had the whole snapper blacked, and my fiancee had the driftwood special. It was one of the best steaks I have ever had. The snapper (blackened) was spectacular. The restaurant looks a little questionable from the outside, but it is nice inside. Highly recommend!

Thank Tiffany C
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely atmosphere, good food but a bit fast with the service, once you have finished your starter, the main dish is with you very quickly.(only fault)

Thank therese868
Powell, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate our catch, so I can't really comment on the prices; however, from glancing at the menu, I didn't notice the prices to be any pricier than the other restaurants we visited. We had great service (the restaurant was packed), and great food. I would have liked to go back, but we simply ran out of time. It doesn't... More 

Thank levyfan190
Gruver, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great food!!! A little pricey, so come prepared to pay. Worth the money!! We ended up sharing a few plates, which allowed us to sample more food!

Thank Callaway_Clan
Monroe, NJ
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79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After going on the Driftwood Fishing Charter earlier today, we went to the Driftwood Restaurant, where our fish had been sent, to have dinner this evening. We had Wahoo with a Wine sauce and Creole Style and Barracuda Breaded and Deep Fried and prepared Aruban Style. Everyone had as much fish as they wanted and it was delicious. We were... More 

Thank Gary L
West Haven, Connecticut
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was a little slow, but I ordered the surf and turf and my lobster tail was out of this world!!

Thank Witfame
Winter Park, Florida
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, great food with a fun atmosphere. We had the whole snapper fried the aruba sauce! The desserts were so-so.

Thank btran321
Toronto, Canada
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited once during our stay at Eagle Beach and loved our experience. We booked for a relatively early hour - 6 or 6:30 PM and the place was not full but gradually filled up while we were there. We could see that the restaurant is very popular. The service was good and prompts. We had a crab cake and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $36
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Klipstraat 12, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583-2515
We are located in the heart of characteristic downtown Oranjestad and offer you a unique dining experience. Enjoy the freshest fish, biggest shrimp, or the most succulent Caribbean lobster amid the rustic ambience of the natural driftwood dining room. Our menu includes a large variety of typically Aruban delicacies including our three star fish soup and our mouth-watering filet of fish served with a mild Aruban Creole sauce... A seafood lovers dream come true. Furthermore all dishes are prepared with an Aruban touch and accompanied by Pan Bati, our famous Aruban corn bread. We welcome you to our intimate and comfortable Aruban seafood restaurant where we will do our utmost to make your dining experience a most pleasant and enjoyable one. Welcome to Driftwood!

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