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Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla

De la Sallestraat 26, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
+297 585 8769
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“bandeja paisa” (6 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
“rice” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
International, Caribbean, Latin, Colombian, South American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
De la Sallestraat 26, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every dish we orderd had great taste and the portions were even better. We had empanadas, shrimp cocktail, bandeja paisa and carne a la parrilla. Very affordable restaurtant, great for family dinners or even date nights, super cute decor. Excellent customer service.

Thank Gabby1513
ShermanMorrison, Public Relations Manager at Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and we hope you'll come back the next time you visit Aruba!

Reviewed September 10, 2018

I just got back from Aruba and give this restaurant a high rating. La Bandeja paisa gets an A+++++ rating. It’s even better than Pollo Mario in Jackson heights queens NY. Bandeja paisa is a dish which includes about 3 different meats, rice, beans, fried...More

Thank M M
ShermanMorrison, Public Relations Manager at Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write up such an extensive review of your experience eating at Don Jacinto's. We're especially glad to read that you came twice and love it that you highlighted our Bandeja Paisa, which is a very authentic...More

Reviewed July 20, 2018

We passed this restaurant in our taxi on the way to the hotel and thought it look like a nice place. The food was delicious, service very good, pricing was good so we will be back again this year.

Thank travelyn2
ShermanMorrison, Public Relations Manager at Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thanks for your brief but lovely review of eating at Don Jacinto! We're glad you discovered us by accident and found the food, service and pricing to your liking and we definitely look forward to serving you again when you come back to Aruba!

Reviewed July 18, 2018

This is my favorite Colombian restaurant. The food is delicious, the service is friendly and the prices are reasonable. The owner is usually at the door to greet guests. He will even allow you to make up your own menu, by choosing loose items from...More

Thank Johnfun4
ShermanMorrison, Public Relations Manager at Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the the time write a review about your experience eating at Don Jacinto! We pride ourselves not only on our authentic approach to Colombian cuisine, but also good service the puts the customer first! Glad you enjoyed it and we look...More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this after visiting the coffee house. It’s a great local place away from all of the touristy stuff. Food was good! And they have a daily special of soup, entree and juice for only 8.00 US!!More

Thank ashjamexplorer
ShermanMorrison, Public Relations Manager at Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

We love it when people discover us by accident and then end up really enjoying what we offer, which is authentic Colombian cuisine in an authentic environment at prices that are good for both locals and tourists. Thanks for sharing and we look forward to...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018

I love this place. Very Authentic including the clothes the servers wear. Food is always fresh and taste great.

Thank Mike P
ShermanMorrison, Public Relations Manager at Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you for your short but wonderful review that highlights wha we're all about here at Don Jacinto -- truly authentic Colombian cuisine served up in an authentic setting with good service and great prices! We hope you keep coming back!

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited for something new, Colombian food! We really enjoyed it! The service was okay, there does seem to be a lot of messing around by the workers. One lady, maybe the manager, came by and was pretty friendly, but wasn't impressed by the others....More

Thank DebN15
ShermanMorrison, Public Relations Manager at Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience eating at Don Jacinto! We're sorry to read that some of the wait staff appeared to be less attentive than is our usual standard, but are glad to read you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed June 13, 2018

This is the place that you have to visit to have breakfast, lunch or dinner, they have a big menu with a lot of options and a great staff, i'm a local and i recommend this restaurant 100%More

Thank fofexketal
ShermanMorrison, Public Relations Manager at Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you for your review of Don Jacinto! We're always happy to hear from locals, and it means a lot to us that you make such an enthusiastic recommendation for the world to see! We look forward to serving you many more times in the...More

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

What a great meal, first time ever having this kind of food. Was so good. Will go back again. I have never had this kind of sausage or meat was so tasty.

Thank Yvonne S
ShermanMorrison, Public Relations Manager at Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you for your review of Don Jacinto! We love introducing people to Colombian cuisine when they've never had it before, so we're very happy to read that you love it so much! We look forward to serving you again in the future!

Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

I used to visit don jacinto due to the great family atmosphere and great Colombia food. I don’t know what’s going on with the management and the staff have changed the way of their hospitality on a bad way . Seems that they feel that...More

Thank danyesid
ShermanMorrison, Public Relations Manager at Don Jacinto Restaurant and Parilla, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Oh my! It is always very disappointing when when we see a review like this because as you can see, most people have a really good experience here at Don Jacinto. Not knowing the particulars of what you experienced, we can only sincerely apologize and...More

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Response from Yvonne S | Reviewed this property |
We paid cash, but looks like someone said they do. Was delicious.
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Allison F
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Response from Raffy K | Reviewed this property |
The coffee shop is from the Smith and Dorlas Brand. The school is called Imelda Kleuterschool. The street is called La Sallestraat. The resaturant is the front unit of a larger building with alaundry and other small shops... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De la Sallestraat 26, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 585 8769
  • E-mail
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