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Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 4711
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“triple tail” (74 reviews)
“truffle risotto” (45 reviews)
“superfood salad” (32 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We celebrated my husband’s birthday at Yemanja. The service was excellent and so was the food. Their appetizers’ quality and presentation were a piece of culinary art. The grilled shrimp and scallops salad with papaya, avocado and mixed greens is amazing. Greek salad appetizer presentation...More

Thank belochka25
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant was an excellent choice. we had a mixed fish / seafood dish that was excellent. It included parrotfish, mah Mahdi, mussels, shrimp and calamari. Each different fish / shellfish was cooked perfectly. The service was attentive and helpful. We very much enjoyed our...More

Thank Amie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are staying in Aruba make sure you check this place out! Food is amazing...probably the best we had so far on our trip. My husband and I shared the mushroom soup and wedge salad. For our entree we had the stuffed pork tenderloin...More

Thank aqkenley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Restaurant staff was super friendly. The Di parma salad amazing, my daughter order the Ahi Tuna Poke and it was deliciuos . The sea bass and the herb risotto was very fresh and beautifully prepared . All the vegetables are fresh and grilled. One...More

Thank Maribel R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second meal at Yemanja - we chose to come back here on our last night on the island. As before the food was absolutely delicious and the service excellent- just the right balance of attentive but unobtrusive. The Dutch hostess (sorry but...More

Thank HJH74
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food in a nice and cosy restaurant! You get a lot of (healty) food for a good price. Try the local Mahi-Mahi-fish. Highly recommended.

Thank Sarah Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited Yemanja acompanied by a close friend of ours Maria , who casually works there ... Well for starters all the Food was Mouth Blasting Delicious all the combination of different spices mixed with each other created a explosive taste.....thank you for a...More

Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure why we put off trying Yemanja, perhaps because it was downtown. However, parking was plentiful and easy, and traffic was light. What a wonderful find, from start to finish. The onion soup appetizer was one of the best I've ever had, and...More

Thank RhysOrd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here last time we were in Aruba and enjoyed it so we decided to eat here again this trip. The food is very good and the presentation is excellent. From what I see they take a lot of pride in their food and...More

Thank Valerie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the food. Excellent presentation. Had the stuffed pork tenderloin. It s nice and tender and the tomato sauce on the side was extra good. The Apple desert was excellent as well. Yum!

Thank Mark H
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peter r
December 17, 2017|
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Response from FranB55 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is very limited. Take a cab.
peter r
December 17, 2017|
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Response from stuart m | Reviewed this property |
yes but not easy to find street spots. try the parking lot at the pier. and then a short walk
November 18, 2017|
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Response from NonnaB21 | Reviewed this property |
Casual no dress code
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 4711
  • E-mail
Yemanja is relaxing and welcoming with a passion for tradition and excellence. Serving international food with strong Caribbean influences prepared on our wood fired grill. Also, offering healthy foods with an extensive vegetarian menu and catering to all your dietary needs, such as vegan and gluten-free. Seating is either inside (air-conditioned) or outside on a cozy terrace. Both inside & outside seating are non-smoking.
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