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Iguana Joe's Caribbean Bar & Grill

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Mexican, American, Caribbean, Bar, Central American, South American
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Royal Plaza Mall | L.G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba
(297) 583-9373
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The lunch was OK and nothing more. I would not say bad, but great is a big leap from what we experienced. Just a regular place for a regular bite. The staff was friendly and the ambiance was like you would expect from a place like this.

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Thank Alvin B
Leeds, UK
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bog standard affair. Overpriced and pretty poor quality. 24 oz steak more like 8 oz. Wouldn't recommend or use again. Staff seemed like a miserable bunch.

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While in Aruba, you will probably do some shopping in the downtown area or be there to see one of the tourist attractions such as the submarine or the casino. Iguana Joe's is within an easy walk of these places. The restaurant is two stories, open air with ceiling fans. The menu is what you would expect: Caribbean, Latino and... More 

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neosho falls ks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was excellent. Had grouper blt and jerk chicken sandwiches. Was a bit warm and service could have been a bit better but hey its island time. Would go again.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food ok but far too much, but if you are with Thomson and do get Dine around vouchers worth 50 dollars each excluding drinks please be aware you give this restaurant your 2 vouchers worth 100 dollars but you Do Not spend this amount in the restaurant ( our food cost 54.00 dollars then we had to pay for drinks!... More 

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Thank therese868
Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I were in town with a teenaged daughter, shopping mostly at the local jewelry stores, when we decided to try Iguana Joes for a late lunch. We got right in, the service was prompt, the food was good and the drinks were cold. Open air atmosphere, and elevated for people watching. Not fancy, but fancy wasn't what... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have vistas Aruba twice now, and we have visited Iguana's on both occasions. This second visit was nothing short of appalling. Our waiter was completely disinterested, with little or no manners and really wasn't bothered about us at all. When you are so used to the perfectly polite, friendly way of Arubian people it was a bit of a... More 

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Thank AlanJ2510
Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been here almost every time we have visited Aruba. Good food, nice view and laid back atmosphere. If you like spicy get the jerk ribs. A little sweet with some good heat. I will be back!!!

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Thank Kirk J
Sioux City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went here for dinner. I had a chicken burrito. It was huge and very good. I also enjoyed a margarita. And your meal starts with chips and salsa. It is a fun open air atmosphere. I recommend going before 7:00. After that I guess it gets busy.

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Thank Suzy T
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I ate dinner there one evening. He had the burger and loved it. I had the chicken skewers and rice.

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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 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Bar, Central American, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?