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$10 - $35
International, Caribbean, Latin, Colombian
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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Reviewed July 25, 2020

I ate there recently with a couple of friends and I have to say that the service that we received from a server called Dwight Maduro was absolutely perfect. For example the way he approached the table, the way he stands and holds the tray...and takes his orders very professional. He can work at any other and better restaurants on the island. The food was delicious and on time. One advice I can give the owners is that if they can hire more servers that can do the job like Dwight smile like him and that can speak english at least basic...This place will rock.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed March 15, 2020

we have driven by this place a million times and never stopped in......well.....we finally made it and it was an excellent meal we were wondering why we hadnt stopped in earlier in our yearly visits to this one happy island menu choices were extensive....and tough...to decide what to order...it is all so good we went with a steak off the grill and weren't disappointed....plenty of sides and we were able to share one meal and still be stuffed service is fast and friendly and we really enjoyed our meal hereMore

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

Don Jacinto’s was a few minutes walk from my AIRBNB villa and came highly recommended by the owner. The irony was that I’d almost travelled to Colombia instead of Aruba but found a much cheaper flight to Aruba. I already love Colombian food, but let...me tell you...the empanadas were the best I’ve ever had!!! And their spicy sauce was magnificent!! Everything was very reasonably priced...will definitely go back every time I’m in Aruba!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Our first time having Columbian food - and we absolutely loved it. It was delicious. I would love to share which dish I had, but cannot get the menu to pull up on their website. Very good - fresh, just delicious. Was like a stew...with tomatoes and green peppers and then rice and arepas on the side - hoping to find something similar here at home... SO GOOD!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 1, 2020 via mobile

We have been going to Don Jacintos for many years and have always enjoyed our meal. Last year the food was so so. We gave it another shot this year and were very disapointed. My wife's steak was tough and my fish was just so...so. Service isn't what it used to be. Oh well....More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 16, 2020

We went by the establishment just prior to it opening and the owner invited us in for a free cappucino and went over the menu with us. Offers traditional Colombian food in an attractive setting with wait staff wearing traditional clothing from Colombia. We were...offered a free drink after our meal which was excellent! You will enjoy yourself at this establishmeny.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 3, 2019

Let me start by saying out apitizers tasting like it was burned the patacon with cheese was like reheated in the microwave..the bandeja paisas didnt have any taste so basicly stay away theres alot more places that serve better food on aruba.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Don Jacintho is a must do when going for lunch. They have lunch specials which are a great deal. The service was great.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 1, 2019

The food, service and atmosphere was truly amazing. Everything was seasoned perfectly!! Will go again!!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

The food was okay. Grilled meat with large portions but nothing special flavor wise. We ordered two entrees, but I think we could have just shared one. The service was friendly and prompt.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Response from YvonneS386 | Reviewed this property |
We paid cash, but looks like someone said they do. Was delicious.
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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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