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Soenchi's Aruban Cuisine - CLOSED

J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 348-A, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 586 5649
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
Nov 9, 2013
“LOVED it !!”
Jan 1, 2013
“Delicious Authentic Cuisine”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 348-A, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed November 9, 2013

We wanted to try authentic Aruban food so my family stopped here. It was pretty much empty except for us. The service was good, they were very friendly, and the food was great! My mom, dad, brother, and I tried different items from the menu...More

Thank Kelsey K
Reviewed January 1, 2013

When I go to another country, I don't want to eat American food. I sought out Soenchi's and open air restaurant one evening when looking for something else to do. In spite of the loud 'town center' area where the restaurant is located, the ambiance...More

1  Thank CS_traveler298
Reviewed September 10, 2012

I don't know how this place gets any good reviews. We were attracted by the nearby location and interesting menu. I ordered the shrimp cocktail. The shrimp were stringy and flavorless. I had to send it back. The lobster carpaccio was joke. Three tiny lump...More

Thank sam2300
Reviewed September 4, 2012

Service was very good and the atmosphere relaxed and comfortable. We arrived a little after 6:30PM on a Tuesday evening and took advantage of a 3 course fixed price ($29@) dinner. We each also had a complimentary Mojito. Advertised as authentic Aruban cuisine, so we...More

Thank plummer_rj
Reviewed September 3, 2012

We were there for dinner tonight and our experience all around was horrible. Our first clue should've been that the place was empty. There were eight of us in our party and no one was happy with their meal. Once we sat down and ordered...More

Thank MHall1961
Reviewed August 31, 2012

We went to this restaurant on our final night in Aruba. We decided to go early so that we could order the three course prix fixe. My wife and I had a complimentary mojito. I normally am not a fan of mojitos but enjoyed this...More

Thank OConnors7274
Reviewed August 18, 2012

I cannot imagine what usually eat at their place people who titled amazing their reviews of this restaurant. Service is so slow that you can forget what you ate before the next plate arrive. I had a shrimp cocktail ( poor ) and a lobster...More

Thank Giacomo V
Reviewed August 6, 2012

Aug 3, 2012 - On an island where there are so many good restaurants, dining at Soenchis is a waste of time and money. The restaurant sat mostly empty while the others around were buzzing with diners. We thought we'd give it a try as...More

Thank Antonio D
Reviewed July 26, 2012

Our service was really slow. Our waitress or chef forgot to include an important part of the dish, so I complained and it came out later on a separate plate by itself after I finished the plate. The food was average not worth the price.

Thank jasonp208
Reviewed July 23, 2012

The whole grilled red snapper was excellent and I loved that I was encouraged to eat with my fingers "Aruban Style". Unfortunately, the poor service ruined the effect of the delicious food. Although we were seated promptly it took over 30 minutes for a server...More

Thank lacatt
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$20 - $35
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 348-A, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 5649
  • E-mail
Description
"Soenchi’s Aruban Cuisine is all about healthy, flavorful dining choices, with a wink at Aruba and the Caribbean region. We offer a menu that is full of tasty, fresh produce and combine traditional dishes with new recipes." Chef Harmen GieskeSoenchi's is a trendy new and welcoming restaurant/coffee house on the high-rise strip right across from the Radisson Aruba Resort. Open-air seating under the long canopy is comfortable and the ambiance is delightful. There is an extensive wine list with selections from the world's finest vineyards. A family-owned and operated restaurant, Daniela (Hostess) and Harmen Gieske (Chef) are always at your service. A dream come true for this beautiful couple who put their love in every detail you experience while dining at Soenchi's.
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