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Gostoso

Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0053
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday

Gostoso is consistently some of the best food as there is on the island. We consider it a must every year. The menu is diverse and I have had so many things that were excellent. There is always a nice mix of tourists and locals....More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Last night we ventured to this little treasure of a restaurant...the staff was very friendly & the food was superb...this will be our yearly go to place when we visit every year...well worth it, would highly recommend it to all

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved that they served the real local food. And the green vegetable sauce they put on the table before you get your dish. YUM!!

Thank Saskia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I go to Aruba every year, and this year we decided to try a few restaurants we haven't been to before. She discovered this restaurant and we couldn't have been more happy with the choice. Small and intimate. The service was excellent....More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife based on hotel recommendation. So glad we did! This little restaurant is tucked away in downtown Oranjestad but no problem if taking a taxi. This is not where you go for a view or expect some dramatic restaurant design and decor....More

Thank atltravelerfinicky
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

We are devoted foodies and went back to Gostoso after skipping it our last few trips based on the high ratings on TA. We’ve been coming to Aruba for 10 years and usually eat at Carte Blanche, Fred, 2Fools, etc. Good part first - service...More

Thank M123R
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Besides the fact that it's a little hard to find, the food and service were impeccable. Anuar was a lovely server and we enjoyed our meals.

Thank Diana G
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We dined at Gostosos, which was a very good neighborhood restaurant far away from the touristy areas. Atmosphere isn’t a romantic atmosphere, but more of a neighborhood feel. Service was attentive and knowledgeable. We started with Pumpkin Soup and Calamari with Aruban Creole Sauce. Calamari...More

Thank MojitoNC
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We ate here at the suggestion of a friend...the best grouper I ever ate...the service was great...Go ..you won't be disappointed

Thank nursedoctor
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Amazing food, amazing atmosphere, only down side is parking, but we took taxis. Great food, speaking with the owner/chef was fantastic! There was 6 in our party, every persons food was amazing, the specials which several of us ordered were well done, will definitely go...More

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Shelleyre
December 3, 2017|
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Response from Shelleyre | Reviewed this property |
The Concierege in my hotel gave me the answer. It’s a Christmas prix fix she Did not know why it wasn’t told to us. She printed it up so i now know what it is.
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KarGustaf
February 16, 2017|
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While in Aruba in February, we had dinner at Gostoso. First, it was hard to find and we got lost a couple times. Unfortunately, it was not worth the struggle to get there. The decor is cluttered, the food was overpriced... More
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Cheryl S
December 2, 2016|
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We went early so didn't need them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 0053
  • E-mail
Description
Gostoso a local favorite restaurant, that serve a blend of both Portuguese and Aruban Cuisine, which is designed to delight even the most discriminating Palate. With our cozy and small atmosphere and impeccable service at a reasonable price “Gostoso Restaurante” will be your next favorite neighborhood Restaurant.
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