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Carte Blanche is a restaurant for foodies, people who are open minded for an exquisite fine dinning experience, without limitations. Carte Blanche features a 14-seat elegant bar in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. The highlight of the restaurant is Chef Dennis van Daatselaar cooking right in front of you a 5-course Carte Blanche dinner known as a “chef surprise”. Alongside him is Maitre d’ Glen Bonset pairing wines and mixing premium drinks
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Dinner, Late Night
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International
FEATURES
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 27, 2020

Bring your appetite!! Even though we had no idea what to expect...each course was absolutely delicious and there wasn't a morsel left on any of our plates (we were a party of 4). We visited a lot of restaurants during our stay, but this was...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 19, 2020

Words can not describe what a great experience this was for us! From the first handshake of our gracious host to the superb courses that came out. First you sit in their lovely courtyard to meet the people you will be sitting with- they give...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 11, 2020 via mobile

With a different menu all the time, you could never get tired of eating at Carte Blanche. Chef Dennis and host/wine/bar guy Glen spend 3 hours of good times, laughs and great cuisine with you and your small group of fellow guests as you sit...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020

Both Denis and Glen do an excellent job at interacting with each person seated for dinner. The menu selections were just right for any type of restaurant goer. I would highly recommend this experience and can't wait to return the next time we visit the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

The original and still the best. Food & wine pairing beyond excellent and the interaction with chef Denis & Glen who pairs and pours the wine is heart warming and personal you don’t get this anywhere else. Top notch, Best on the island.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

This is my favorite restaurant of its kind in Aruba. I attended another restaurant with a similar dining experience, and I found Carte Blanche's presentation and quality superior.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

We have made a trip to Carte Blanche part of our yearly Aruban vacation. Dennis and Glen have never disappointed. Every year they continue to perfect their dining concept and our experience has gotten better and better. The food is fantastic and the presentation and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020

The food was great, the chef and host charming and knowledgeable. We met fun people and LOVED the wine pairing........overall a real standout experience. It would stand up to truly good restaurants in any major city - but be better because of the intimate nature...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

During my visit I was pleased with the overall set up and the energy of the two chefs. i find it was a nice dinner but still i would have loved if all was themed and not just random dishes... the portion of the servings...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2020 via mobile

We have eaten in fine restaurants all over the world, but Carte Blanche is our top culinary experience to date! From the moment we arrived the care of service, attention to detail and quality of food and wine was spectacular. Glen is an incredible host...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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debrahaggart
October 20, 2019|
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Response from Geoffrey F | Reviewed this property |
It's around $220 per person with the wine pairing option. Totally worth it even though it's steep!
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Response from William Randolp... W | Reviewed this property |
It is only $110 per person without the wine pairing, and you can order wine by the glass if you want it or any other cocktail. Don't come to Aruba and not come here!
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Response from surfway | Reviewed this property |
It is $109 per person plus wine pairing $89 pp. Plus tip. Worth every penny!
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