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The West Deck

L.G. Smith Blvd. | At the Governors Bay Linear Park, Oranjestad 0000, Aruba
+297 587 2667
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“grouper fingers” (122 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (108 reviews)
“bread basket” (49 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Bahamian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
L.G. Smith Blvd. | At the Governors Bay Linear Park, Oranjestad 0000, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

By far the best value for your money in Aruba to dine above the water. To the exception of the rude Maitre D. who doesn't make you feel welcome, everything was perfect. Maybe this guy needs to retire to some cave...

Thank drrong
Reviewed 5 days ago

When we get off the plane and get our rental car, we immediatly head over to the West Deck located just a half mile west of the airport for a delicious lunch and refreshing cocktails to start our vacation! Warm friendly servers, cool atmosphere, delicious...More

Thank JOHN G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We loved our dinner with friends at West Deck this summer. This is a great, casual restaurant with beautiful ocean views, a local vibe and tasty food. The restaurant is on a deck right on the beach and offers a great menu featuring several local...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved this place so much that we ate here three times! Okay, specifically, we came twice on our own accord and once during a culinary tour. And we loved EVERYTHING here. The staff is amazing--especially Harlem! Our server was awesome, too, but I don't...More

Thank x_audrey
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dinner was excellent. Wahoo fish is wonderful as were the coconut shrimp. Our server, Francisco, was attentive and kind. Thank you for a memorable dinner.

Thank mdsK7956CJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the West Deck from the Renaissance ferry boat out to the island and thought it looked like a good dinner option. We were blown away by how right we were. Francisco was our server and gave us a wonderful experience. We tried a...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, food, and drinks!!! Has a great view as well. Shout out to Harlem for taking such great care of us...

Thank Chelsey P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cold beer, good food, friendly staff, nice view on outside deck. Nice change of pace from more formal dining options. Went for dinner, but open for lunch as well.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our fourth visit to the West Deck restaurant. We love bringing family and friends here because of the casual, relaxed atmosphere and the consistently great food. Francisco, our waiter, took great care of us and was equal parts efficient and entertaining, adding to...More

Thank RB K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our favorite dinner thus far on our honeymoon! Half the price of other restaurants we chose to go to earlier in the week and we enjoyed the casual feel and the food more. It was friendly, relaxing, and yummy. The coconut shrimp were...More

Thank ericdeshong95
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June 25, 2018|
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Response from Stuart P | Reviewed this property |
Your best landmark is the Renaissance Hotel as it is almost directly across the street from the West Deck. Its approx 2 miles or so. Depending on the time of day or week will determine how long it will take to get there... More
June 25, 2018|
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Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, 10-12 minutes away unless there is a backup in Oranjestad on the main road through town. Good spot, good food at reasonable prices. Best make a reservation and go around 7:00 pm and hang out for the sunset.
June 23, 2018|
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Response from LPM418 | Reviewed this property |
Short walk along the main road direction of airport
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Blvd. | At the Governors Bay Linear Park, Oranjestad 0000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 587 2667
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