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Iguana Joe's Caribbean Bar & Grill

Royal Plaza Mall | L.G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 583 9373
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“jambalaya” (29 reviews)
“burrito” (23 reviews)
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10:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Royal Plaza Mall | L.G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The grouper sandwiches and fish taco's were very good. Nice menu with plenty to choose from. Portions and service were good. Located downtown with a bunch of stairs to climb we found it average.

Thank bsk_10
Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I recently visited Iguana Joe's for dinner while on vacation. They are located on the second floor and have an open air dinning room overlooking the street below, very laid back/relaxing. They appeared to be slightly short handed the night we were...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Popped in this bar just for a drink. It was extremely busy as cruiseships has moored in Oranjestad that particularly morning and the whole town was very busy. We sat by the front watching the world go by and it was a lovely caribbean atmosphere....More

Thank MinnieMansfield
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Iguana Joes overlooks the Main Street of Oranjestad and features Mexican food "to die for." My wife and I have visited many times. For the first time, we tried the Keshi Yena, which is a traditional local dish. Exc ellent! The Aruba Arriba drinks were...More

Thank Galen L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our food was incredible and reasonably priced! The service was spot on. Loved the open air atmosphere with good music.

Thank Tara T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were seriously disappointed in this restaurant. The food was not prepared fresh; my husband's carnitas had canned pineapple; the pork was dry and oversalted. The chicken tacos weren't much better; the chicken tasted precooked and reheated. The service was good; our waitress was very...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for drinks, but didn't eat, although most customers were eating. Service was friendly and good despite the bar being very busy. This bar is popular with cruise ships, so sometimes it can be very busy, making it difficult to secure a table....More

Thank swampduckgy
Reviewed 1 week ago

over priced crappy bar food/crowded but not fun/slow slow serviceNow I have to find 20 more characters to say how crappy the food is

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For lunch, had Bon Bon shrimp (Bon means good in Papiamento so Bon Bin means very, very good!) along with Cubanbeans and rice - yummy!

Thank FranB55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the atmosphere of this place. Sitting out on the upper deck, drinking signature cocktails and people watching was fun. Their fish tacos were tasty -- not the best I've ever had, but certainly not the worst either. There was a huge cruise ship in...More

Thank kayemax
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Danielle C
June 6, 2017|
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March 30, 2017|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
Mine was about the same. Good beer though. The place was expensive altogether.
March 28, 2017|
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Response from TSiblo | Reviewed this property |
In dollars...all restaurants are now in dollars...in my experiences, the only places that show their products in florins are the small local merchants
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Plaza Mall | L.G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583 9373
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