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Carte Blanche Restaurant

Wilhelminastraat 74, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
+297 586 3339
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (67 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (18 reviews)
“tasting menu” (13 reviews)
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European, International
Wilhelminastraat 74, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the best meals I have ever eaten. Every course was delicious and beautifully presented. Lots of fun! I would highly recommend.

Thank Suzette W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here last night during our honeymoon and both agreed it was one of the best dinners of our life's. The food will make you rethink what food should actually taste like. I am not a big seafood fan and I...More

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This has so far been the highlight of our Aruba vacay! We love the two guys who put this on, and they encourage everyone to talk and get to know the other guests. The food was FANTASTIC, everything was impeccable. We loved watching the chef...More

Thank Ceceziller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chef Dennis and Host Glen make a fantastic team and deliver a memorable experience! They provide truly delicious, approachable food prepared with the finest ingredients and skill, and deliver it with generous pours and plenty of humor. Service was exceptional without being stuffy. They't take...More

Thank District-Dawg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef Glen and Dennis do not disappoint at this amazing restaurant. We just got back from dinner tonight and our cheeks hurt from laughing so much. The food is absolutely amazing. We brought two new friends with us to Aruba this time and I warned...More

Thank carrbtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carte Blanche just celebrated 8 years in business last weekend. We have tried to visit this restaurant for those eight years, but never made reservations prior to coming to Aruba. Make your reservations early. It is worth it. We were not let down. Everything was...More

Thank Arnold D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aruba has a lot of fine dining options, but only one Carte Blanche. My wife and I didn't know what to expect when we made the reservation. We understood there was a bar, a host, a chef. Other than that we figured there would be...More

Thank Pavan T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Calling all foodies to experience a sublime show of artistry. Chef Dennis shows off his talent in front of a group of 12 patrons sitting front and center watching him and his sidekick Glen creating magic in their kitchen at a bar exquisitely set with...More

Thank audreylebowitz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the evening that we visited Chef Dennis was unavailable so we were treated to an evening with Chef Ard! He was absolutely awesome! The meal consisted of: Ceviche of grouper with lemon lime cilantro peppers and ginger Scallop with cauliflower puree, roasted hazelnuts, frisee...More

1  Thank AmandaCochran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to dine here when in Aruba. It was by far the best meal, best dining experience I have ever had! We arrived early and were seated in a lovely outdoor patio area and given sparkling wine. As the other guests arrived, we mingled...More

Thank Linda P
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September 15, 2018|
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Response from Beth P | Reviewed this property |
Yes smart shorts would be fine for men. My husband wore a button down shirt with his and nice loafer shoes.
Joe R
September 5, 2018|
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Response from charltonwalsh | Reviewed this property |
No menu but you certainly wont be disappointed! The best eating experience ever!
Kristina D
January 15, 2018|
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Response from skenny1234 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely Carte Blanche. It is a much better overall experience and the food was of a higher quality. I have been to Aruba a number of times and Carte Blanche is my favorite restaurant on the island, hands down. Dennis and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 74, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 586 3339
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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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