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Waka Waka Safari Restaurant

Schotlandstraat 61 | Lok. 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 5600
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (82 reviews)
“bbq chicken” (30 reviews)
“rice” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
Schotlandstraat 61 | Lok. 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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1 - 10 of 431 reviews

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We got to eat here in the middle of our ultimate island tour. With the tour you get certain items for free and you get to upgrade for others. We got 1 BBQ chicken and upgraded to 1 burger. The chicken was actually very good,...More

Thank Lovemybirds
Reviewed June 12, 2018

We took the ABC tour & this was the last stop for lunch, which was included in our tour, with drinks @ your expense. We had 2 beers @ $4/each. We sat outside on a shaded patio & it was most comfortable with a breeze....More

Thank redundantecho
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Had BBQ Specials the good and reasonably price. Had A guy playing a piano who was very good. Had a big stuff tiger sit in the bar stool.

Thank Metro J
Reviewed April 29, 2018

ABC Jeep Tours included lunch in our excursion in Aruba. At the end of the tour lunch was included at this restaurant. Most in the group had bbq chicken, hamburger or hot dogs. Food was well prepared and hit the spot after our tour.

Thank Debby S
Reviewed December 13, 2017

We ate at Waka Waka after a jeep tour and were pleasantly surprised that the food was very good. The owners were very nice.

Thank Debb607
Reviewed September 29, 2017

BBQ Chicken and Rice & beans - yum. Sat outside under the awning with beautiful trade winds blowing and chickens roaming around the tables and bushes. Very quaint & memorable.

1  Thank Laura O
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Tried to make a reservation here during my vacation and was told they were no longer open. We had eaten here during a previous visit to the island and wanted to go back but unable to at this time.

Thank sglenn2503
Reviewed August 21, 2017

this place had a great vibe and the food was absolutely excellent. Great place for refuel after an awesome adventure

Thank Debra N
Reviewed June 18, 2017

We enjoyed our special evening out at Waka Waka! The food, drinks and the enviornment was nice. Even the boys found something they liked!

Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Went here when we were on ABC tours (next door). Had a light lunch before a jeep tour. You don't want to have anything heavy before 4 wheeling through the country. Hit the spot for us.

Thank alandiamond2003
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $60
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schotlandstraat 61 | Lok. 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 582 5600
  • E-mail
Description
A small, family-owned restaurant serving hearty portions of local, home-style family cuisine as well as international. "Machi" (Grandma) Betty shares her traditional recipesresulting in excellent meals for any occasion delectable local dishes served with outstanding Aruban hospitality makes for a memorable dining experience at Waka Waka. Eat like an Aruban, and discover why we are "one happy island." There is limited seating, so please call for a reservation. We are locate 5 minutes away from all the major hotel.
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