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Renaissance Marketplace | L.G. Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 583 9982
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went Wednesday 11/16 @ 7:30pm. It was a super HOT night so, we opted to sit inside. The seating was very awkward. I think they are going for an authentic Japanese dining experience but, sadly miss the mark! Plus, it wasn't any cooler inside. The menus are so worn and water logged, mine practically fell apart.... More 

Thank Trish1479
Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

This restaurant is located in the Renaissance Hotel area of Oranjestad, Aruba. If you don't have a car and don't feel like taking a taxi this is your place. I'm actually surprised after having read all the reviews the owners haven't heeded the reviews of customers about their menus. They're just plain NASTY! Old, tattered and sticky the plastic coating... More 

Thank FtLaudDiner
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Sushi Ya is a place we often go to for sushi. The food is consistently good and its a relaxed place to eat. Nothing wrong there. My only complaint is that the menus are very old and tatty, i have mentioned it on several visits to the waitress, So i decided now to put it on trip advisor, hopefully the... More 

2 Thank happygoluckyaruba
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

The location is really good. Conveniently located near the Renaissance resort I go to often. You can hear music from Cuba's cooking if they don't have music of their own. Near the water, what could be wrong? Everything after you sit down is wrong. What I ordered was not well prepared and tasted like something wasn't right. When I told... More 

1 Thank F F
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

I.m a sushi lover. I eat it every chance I get. I was excited to try it in Aruba and Sushi-Ya was a huge dissapointment! Service was decent, nice music but sushi- horrible! No flavor, no taste, seaweed was so tough you actually cant brake it with your teeth! I mean seriously, they need to hire people who know how... More 

Thank Ania A
Kralendijk, Bonaire
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

The seatings are awkward and not comfortable at all. Felt like jumping hurdles to get seated.The soup at the beginning was ok but my sashimi had several spines in it. The rest was not bad, but neither could raise my spirits. Overall the quality was not according to prices asked for the meals..

1 Thank Mightymike1966
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

We visited Sushi-Ya. We went there to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The menu cards looked a little run down, could be renewed. The Staff knowledge on the food was very good. We where served promptly. we decided to sit inside at an table, which turned to be an challenge to get in, but comfortable to sit. Afterwards I would advice... More 

Thank alvin_71_08
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The sushi wasn't bad but it also wasn't memorable. The service was super slow. Several times we had to go find someone to serve us more drinks. We waited over an hour for our food while others around us got served. No one apologized or tried to expedite. Very disappointing.

Thank Tara B
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The sushi was of good quality, rolls are relatively small and pricey. It's decent sushi if you are not too picky. This is one of your only options for sushi near the Renaissance Hotel, the sushi at Aquarius is not good.

Thank Moi6
Brooklyn, New York
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

The catch of the day was salmon according to the waitress. That didn't make sense since no where in Aruba was salmone the catch if the day. So that was weird. Then i asked if I could get salmon with steamed vegetables. Waitress said no and the chef must sauté them what??? So I ask if they can go easy... More 

Thank jamiemarie_83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Renaissance Marketplace | L.G. Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583 9982

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?