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Chalet Suisse

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J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 246, Oranjestad, Aruba
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Freehold, New Jersey
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167 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All year we look forward to dining here, and we are never disappointed. This year we ate with friends and were delighted to discover that the size of the group - six of us, as opposed to just my husband and me - made no difference in the quality of service. We were immediately greeted by Benny with the familiar... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Chalet Suisse has become a family favorite. Fantastic steaks, but don't overlook the chicken or duck. Wonderful service, a bit of old school dining style (captain, waiter, table side service), but the formula works and works well. All meats cooked and seasoned perfectly and the sauces are equally perfect. Dishes we had were Chateaubriand for two, New York Sirloin Steak,... More 

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Thank BLKNJ
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were seated in a window seat with a beautiful view of Eagle Beach. The wine steward was very knowledgeable, she recommended a wonderful Argentinian Malbec and she was totally in charge of the process. Great evening for our last night on Aruba.

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Thank Rick K
Oranjestad, Aruba
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were there yesterday with a group of 8. Service and attention is excellent. THe place wa full and had a nice ambiance. It should be noted that this restaurant you have to make reservation and they do not make any advertising!! Very good place. Ample parking for free

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Kings Park, New York
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a very reliable restaurant that we go to every year. We usually, as was the case this year go for the early bird - must be seated by 6:30. They have four dinner choices on it - sirloin steak, wiener schnitzel, stuffed chicken, and grouper. All are excellent. It includes soup or salad, entree, and coffee and dessert.... More 

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every visit to Aruba includes dinner at Chalet Suisse. The restaurant exudes old world charm. You are greeted by the Maitre'D Benny, who is always friendly and welcoming. We began with appetizers of arugula and baked goat cheese and Seafood Chalet Suisse (a mixture of lobster, shrimp, scallops and fish baked in a delicious sauce). Entrees were a perfectly broiled... More 

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Thank arubaphil
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was professional, prompt, courteous and welcoming. Soups were tasty and served piping hot. My dinner was a steak, cooked to perfection. My wife had the grouper and is still talking about how delicious it was. The Irish coffee was a nice ending to the evening. Don't miss this treat. It's more affordable than Aqua Grill and the food was... More 

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Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you first walk in Benny is there to greet you. Very beautiful inside. The food and service were very good. We had the Wiener Schnitzel, Filet, and Lobster. And all were cook perfectly. Don't forget the Hot Kiss for dessert

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Thank KATHI T
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went based on these reviews; very old world feel in a nice unexpected way; very nice service staff...overall good, tasty food; wiener schnitzel crispy & tasty, but side of potatoes & veggies not anything special; wine was well priced even for a whole bottle; MINUS stars due to: (1) rack of lamb ordered medium-well was mostly well-done when served (2)chocolate... More 

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Connellsville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best restaurants on the island! Reservations recommended as even in the off season it is busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, German, Dutch, Swiss, European, Central European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 246, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad

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