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L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 9824
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with a large party for my birthday, everything was outstanding, food, staff and environment! The food was all on time and just delicious. One of our favorite spots!

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Thank Sandi K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a 8:45 reservation and we were seated ahead of schedule. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The food was excellent and we had seats right on the beach. The sounds of waves crashing while enjoying a great meal made the evening special. Definitely recommend this place for a romantic dinner , just make a later reservation to... More 

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cambridge ontario canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want speedy service and great food and atmosphere this is the place for you. Same owners as quinta del carmen but different menu and better price point. Everything was great here.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful dinner and an overall fabulous dining experience. We had 6:30 reservations which I thought would be too early but it turned out to be the perfect time. We arrived while it was still light out.....watched a plane coming in that felt like you could reach up and touch it (the airport somewhere close by the restaurant... More 

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Ansonia, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our fourth time at Barefoot and every time is great. No matter what you order it will be fantastic.. Also, have your picture taken with a beautiful sunset as your background. Make a point of having Barefoot as one of your dining experiences.

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Thank Kyle L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went to Barefoot with 5 of my girlfriends for dinner. It was by far the best meal we had on our trip. I had grouper pasta and one of my friends had grouper with risotto that was to die for. We made a reservation beforehand, waited 5 minutes at the bar, and then we were seated. The service was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arrived late to restaurant with no reservation...they squeezed us in and were so friendly! Service was great and the food was amazing! The wait staff really works hard and makes your experience enjoyable...

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Thank WMass
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the place you go to have your classic sunset dinner on the beach. We sat down at 5:30, drank our flirtinis which were delicious and ordered a handful of of appetizers and a tenderloin steak. (All the appetizers were great minus the crab cakes!) I highly recommend the escargot and the tenderloin. Soooo delicious! It gets crowded pretty... More 

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Thank spark000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was absolutely delicious and the service was delightful and on point. I went with a group of 13 ppl and it didn't matter what you ordered, everything was done to perfection.

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Thank Arlene Q
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After stay in Aruba for a few days in an all-inclusive hotel that was horrible!!, Barefoot was recommended and all 13 of us had dinner. The food & service was fantastic!!! Would definitely go there again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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