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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” (71 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (20 reviews)
“tasting menu” (15 reviews)
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European, International
Wilhelminastraat 74, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Every one of the five dishes chef Dennis prepares right in front of you is special in its own right. From the grouper ceviche I salad to the smoke sea bass salad to the duck plate to the flat iron steak and, finally, the chocolate...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank barry1230
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We just happen to luck out! While doing research on which restaurant we would like to eat during our trip to Aruba I came across Carte Blanche. I filled out the reservation request and there just happen to be availability for December 11th. We were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kaydarlin
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want to spend a fantastic evening and food sensation with 20 soon to be friends, this is the best in Aruba. Glen is a great host that keeps you engaged all evening. Dennis’ presentation and mixture of tastes and textures of the food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Super "lekker" cuisine. Elegant restaurant with just a minimum capacity especially if you like privacy. romantic dinner for a couple. My husband and were visiting on our wedding anniversary. Succulent food. We will visit again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Xiomara B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for an amazing experience and dinner and our expectations were exceeded. The atmosphere and ambience were perfect. Two of us are pescatarians and they were able to substitute meat dishes for us. The food was to die for and the best food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vald3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is something very special, and I realized that while confirming my reservation over the phone with Glen the day before. We were greeted with sparkling wine/Champagne from Glen while we waited for all of the guests to arrive. Once everyone was there we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AnthonyAntonius
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

IF you measure life experiences in a currency other than $, you will be rewarded!! My husband and I were delighted by the truly amazing, exceptional human beings we were privileged to interact with-if only for one night. Chef Dennis and slacker Glen (lol) turned...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mmcguireesq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was reluctant to go because of the price but it was truly the best culinary experience I’ve ever had. Every dish was more delicious than the next and Dennis and glen were so much fun!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rmadi08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic evening we had at Carte Blanche! The very intimate dining experience, the wonderful friends we made, the amazing chef and host, and truly the best 5 course meal we have EVER had, made the evening at Carte Blanche one to remember. It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DrDeanD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were fortunate enough to dine with Glen and Chef Dennis at the end of November and what a wonderful early Christmas present it was, Dennis was a Kitchen Wizard, and Glen was a gracious Host/ Sommelier/ MC who both made us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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September 15, 2018|
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Response from 810bethp | 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 Fox7122014 | Reviewed this property |
no menu. However, there are so many courses that if you did not like something offered, you can just move on to the next item
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
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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