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Barefoot Restaurant

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L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
(+297) 588 9824
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Waterford, Michigan
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried this out for the first time, we were more than presently surprised! The service was outstanding & the food as well as the prices were great😊 We will definitely be dining there again👍👍👍👍

Thank Patty P
Quincy, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a spectacular sunset dinner on the beach. We went early to make sure we got a table on the beach. We were greeted with glasses of champagne and enjoyed some of the best crab cakes for an appetizer. The sunset started beautiful and kept getting better and better. Not only was the food and service fantastic but the... More 

Thank olearys2016
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pretty neat place with an amazing setting. The wife and I just had an shrimp appetizer there and a few drinks. Didn't get a chance o try their main course entries. The waitress were bustling and the place was happing. You could eat up under cover, at the bar our grab some flip fops and get a table in the... More 

1 Thank Justin W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited Barefoot based off of the reviews we have read and it did not disappoint. Romantic setting having dinner on the beach, amazing place to watch the sunset, and you can watch the planes coming in. What a great sight. The service was very good and the food was great. The escargot was unbelievable, by far... More 

Thank ArubaEd E
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of those restaurants where you eat ON the beach, not next to it or elevated above it. The service, the food, the atmosphere was outstanding and was everything we came to expect from the TripAdvisor reviews. This restaurant is related to the Quinta Del Carmen restaurant- so if you like this one, try the other one as... More 

Thank John H
New York City, New York
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

really nice place out in the water. beautiful sunsets, great food and ambiance. close to town.a must try in aruba

Thank rht44
New York City, New York
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Want to see a great sunset and have a wonderful dinner - can't think of another place like Barefoot...the food is outstanding and the view of the sun setting is second to none on the Island...

Thank TSiblo
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The setting was beautiful. The food was delicious. Staff very attentive. Added perk of watching planes arrive.

Thank Martina W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed our dinner the staff was so professional and the food was amazing. My only critique was the music which was very 80's and I am not sure if that is cultural but we found ourselves giggling at the music.

Thank Leakytikki
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing night spent at this restaurant, very good atmosphere on the shore. kind staff and very good food

Thank Blondiezg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
Caribbean, Seafood, European, International, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: (+297) 588 9824
Aruba is all about the fabulous beaches during the day, and the many great restaurants at night. It is only logical that these two unique things of Aruba are combined into one! Luc & Gerco found the perfect spot to synergize great food, and a beautiful setting to create an experience almost unique on our island. When listening to the ocean caressing the shore, while wiggling your toes through the pearly white sand, why not let yourself be pampered by a gourmet dinner? Chef Gerco & Maitre d' Luc had a shared dream of opening up a restaurant here, but wanted something in line with what they enjoy on Aruba: the nearly perfect climate, the possibility to always be outside, the tropical feel... When opening their restaurant, they had these ideas in their heads, and it worked like a charm! Tables under a large palapa on a wooden deck with a view of the ocean, or outside under the Aruban nights sky, on the pristine beach... An original menu was created by Gerco and Justin, with some of the old school favorites (sirloin with bearnaise, or tuna steak with teriyaki) as well as some original dishes not found anywhere, with unique combinations (smoked salmon & shrimp, grouper & mango or leg & rack of lamb) and wonderful vegetarian dishes. With the help of the local wine suppliers, Luc made an extensive wine list, with wines from all over the world, and is always ready to pair a wine with your dinner. The experienced service team is friendly yet professional, ready to wow you from the moment you walk in, to make a fabulous evening into a great memory on Aruba!

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