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The Old Fisherman

LG Smith Blvd 100 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 3648
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“cornbread” (42 reviews)
“rice” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (77 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
LG Smith Blvd 100 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casual place but wonderful local food. Downtown but tucked away. We asked some locals and were sent there. Think they were going to move soon? Fun and friendly! Would definitely go again and recommend.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came on the recommendation of a cabbie described as a “local favorite “. True that! A little pricey - expected- but local dishes We weren’t that hungry so got ceviche and fish cakes and just so yummy. Best yet was the margarita plain no salt....More

Thank Cindy E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a cruise, docked in Oranjestad until midnight, so our group of 6 decided to eat a local dinner. The Old Fisherman was recommended to us, it's located just outside the cruise port gates. Excellent food, we all had different seafood dishes and...More

Thank Henry W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Old Fisherman last night. Had the whole Red Snapper grilled. It was delicious. For dessert I had the home made flan. Overall it was a great experience.

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I went here for lunch in August 2018. Lunch was spectacular. The prices were excellent as well as the seafood selection. If you are in the downtown area, make this a MUST STOP AND EAT.

Thank Herman M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Our group went to this restaurant as a taxi driver had recommended it. Yes it is more like a local feel. Our dinners were delicious. The fish was so fresh, and we would come back. You can take a taxi or bus and just be...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place just looking for local places to eat and figured we’d give it a try. We were not disappointed! Everything we ordered was amazing. We started with fried corn bread - HIGHLY recommend. It was so good. I had the shrimp...More

Thank J0anna_AP
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The new location is really convenient! Food is very tasty and presentation is top notch!! We had some great cocktails! The service is average, not many interactions but still very attentive ! The only thing missing is Wi-Fi !

Thank Shaydeejs96
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

On August 17th, 2018, my wife and I went to the Old Fisherman in their new location. We were warmly greeted as soon as we entered the restaurant. Our server suggested a variety of catch of the day items. We selected the Red Snapper because...More

1  Thank FellowTraveler40866
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

love the new place great location, top service very friendly and attentive,food was great very tasty, love the fish soup and the Conch was simply the best, overal a great ambience,would defenitly return soon!

Thank Roddery
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Pamela G
October 1, 2017|
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We are closed on Sundayz Thnk you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: LG Smith Blvd 100 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 3648
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