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The Dutch Pancake House

L.G. Smith Blvd 9 | Rennaisance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 583 7180
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“poffertjes” (145 reviews)
“pancakes” (598 reviews)
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8:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Dutch, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
L.G. Smith Blvd 9 | Rennaisance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Opens at 8am daily and be prepared to be 4th /5th in line... Sweet + Savoury loaded pancakes are there specialty. Massive portions which you don't be able to leave behind, Yummy!!! Located in the market place mall 50yards from Starbucks

Thank royclarke61
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here most days for breakfast and dinner one night. The food is incredible, perfect breakfast and delicious dinners. The crepes and profiteroles are mouth-watering good. As for dinner, equally tasty, authentic and flavourful! The service is top notch! Be sure to arrive early...More

Thank Dawn Q
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife, daughter and I are on vacation in Aruba and decided to eat out for breakfast. We ordered strawberry/blueberry pancakes, apple pancakes and scrambled eggs w/sausages. Firstly, these are Dutch pancakes, more like French crepes than perhaps American pancakes. They were great - very...More

Thank lplk170
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived by taxi around 8:30am and had to stand in line for about 15 minutes for a table. We never would have found this place if the taxi driver didn't know how to get there! It was definitely worth the wait! What they call...More

Thank Phyllis R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the Milan pancake - yummy! Don't just think of sweet pancakes- they are just as good with meat and veggies

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just a few steps from Renaissance Aruba Ocean Suites. Open and cozy dinning. Popular (you may have to wait). Appealing Breakfast menu. Friendly and professional staff. A fine choice for a great Breakfast in Aruba!

Thank itsyourbiz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went for an early dinner (with three young kids we eat fairly early) and were seated immediately. Everyone loved their meals!! The kids ordered pancakes and my husband and I each got a schnitzel dish. The portions were HUGE. We probably could have split...More

Thank keightstravels
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were staying at the Renaissance right next-door to the marketplace. We visited on the second day of our trip and our meal was amazing. I had the chocolate delight and it was so good!! The Nutella and strawberries/ banana with the light fluffy Dutch...More

Thank acharos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well we visited here for breakfast but you can go breakfast, lunch and dinner !! They make the famous poffertjies small pancakes a little bigger than a dollar coin with powdered sugar on top and you can put either regular Aunt Jemima or a Dutch...More

Thank Ana D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this place before heading out on an excursion. This place did no disappoint! We both absolutely loved what we ordered. I got the chocolate delight (Dutch pancake covered with Nutella and topped with fresh bananas and strawberries) and he got...More

Thank Kristi S
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February 4, 2017|
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Response from PBL1960 | Reviewed this property |
Only one location and arrive early! There is always a line - but WELL worth the wait!
Viviana V
January 18, 2017|
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Response from Twentyfifteen | Reviewed this property |
You can find their menu at their website. Prices aren't listed, but as I remember breakfast for two was about $25 without tip.
December 13, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Blvd 9 | Rennaisance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583 7180
  • E-mail
In May 2003, The Dutch Pancakehouse opened its doors at the beautiful Renaissance Marketplace,downtown Oranjestad. This family friendly restaurant is ideal for breakfast, lunch and dinner with your whole family. The Dutch Pancakehouse offers a wide selection of Dutch pancakes, poffertjes, eggs and other delicious menu items such as special dinner pancakes, schnitzels, and desserts. Their authentic Dutch pancakes are all handmade and baked with only the best fresh ingredients available on the island. They proudly received Aruba's first 'Best Breakfast in Aruba' award. The Dutch Pancakehouse crew is looking forward to welcome you and your family in their recently renovated restaurant for a wonderful and unique dining experience.
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