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Chalet Suisse

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J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 246, Oranjestad, Aruba
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent wait staff. Food was very good. Rack of lamb was most popular dish. Apple strudel was good. Beef stroganoff average. Nice lobster tail.

Thank houjayhawker
Linden, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love Chalet Suisse! Been frequenting this establishment for years and usually eat dinner twice when in Aruba for 2 weeks. Staff is courteous, friendly and attentive. Never had a bad meal!

Thank barbarajvm
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always go here for the lamb chops. They're so good. The wine is very good too. It's more of a relaxed atmosphere. It is expensive but you get what you pay for. Best to make a reservation.

Thank SweetheartBabe
Birmingham, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even though we dropped in on a busy night we were greeted promptly and did not have to wait for a table. Excellent - happy - attentive service by the entire waitstaff. We had the lobster tail very good and the lamb chops.....outstanding! Our third visit and we will be back again.

Thank badpoodlesmom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I had our valentines day dinner here and it was lovely. The place was busy because of the holiday; but the staff was excellent even though they were busy. We had a small ocean view from our table. The server took time to take our pictures. The meal was very good. I had grouper stuffed with crab... More 

Thank luv2travel4funPa
Bellaire, Ohio
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this restaurant. It's like casual-fine dining! You would feel like maybe you should dress up but even the host will tell you...... you're on vacation......relax! And the food...... delicious!

Thank gaga003
Waldorf, Maryland, United States
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the top three places to eat in Aruba, food is fantastic, and the service is beyond reproach. This is a must eat establishment!

Thank Visitor-Waldorf
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had very high expectations for this restaurant after speaking with many locals and looking at some online reviews. The food was by no means bad...however, it missed that umph that we've experienced at other restaurants in Aruba. Perhaps it was the European gist which meant the flavours weren't as impactful. The duck was so salty on the skin it... More 

Thank Corinna B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Chalet Suisse based upon the reviews, as did CS041, we heard a nice review from someone staying at our hotel and we were glad that our taxi driver said that it is where he goes for special dinners. What we experienced though was slow service, a bar that didn't know what a daiquiri was, very average and... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is excellent! I recommend the pea soup, shrimp cocktail, lobster thermidore, almond encrusted grouper and chocolate mousse. The service is excellent and your water glass is always full. Benny - the maitre de is a wonderful character - ask him to roll his "R's" for you when he speaks.✈ 🌴☀🍹🍴

Thank Robin W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, German, Dutch, Swiss, Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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?