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Carte Blanche Restaurant

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L.G. Smith Blvd. 55-B | Bucuti Beach resort, Palm - Eagle Beach 00000, Aruba
+297 586 3339
Sun 6:30 am - 7:30 am
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Massapequa, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Glen and Dennis never disappoint. In a highly social gathering, you feel like special guests at someone's very elegant home. All courses are prepared in front of you, plated while you watch and explained in great detail so you never have to guess what it is. Five courses can be paired with wine, chosen for the specific course and is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I booked our reservation several months ago and it was well worth the wait! Such a high level dining experience and one that should not be missed. We were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary and Glen and Dennis made certain it was an excellent evening, starting with gorgeous fresh rose petals surrounding our area. The concept is... More 

Thank patj0hn
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky to get reservations as they only seat 16 people each night. The food was inventive and delicious. The wine pairings were superb. All in all, a great experience we'd like to repeat.

Thank walterharryd
Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Carte Blanche while staying at the Bucuti and Tara during our honeymoon. This was hands-down THE BEST meal we had in Aruba and I'd go so far to say the best we've had at home in Nashville. The experience is unforgettable, the food was insanely delicious and the ambience is fun as you get to... More 

Thank Arubabride2016
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carte Blache is as good as it gets. The food was out of this world and the wine pairing was extremely well thought out. It costs around $400 for two people and the wine pairing, but it's the best money you will spend on your trip. You aren't getting a nice dinner for two people that drink wine in Aruba... More 

Thank Alex K
New York
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting this restaurant a couple of months ago, and telling EVERYONE about it, I forgot to review it! This restaurant is, by far, the best meal I have ever had. And we have been to top restaurants throughout the US/Hawaii/Carribean. It's worth the price, early booking, and effort required to get a reservation here. You won't be disappointed!

Thank joyce m
New Hudson, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a waiting list while we were staying at Bucuti. We didn't think we'd get in, but there was a no- show. We were beyond excited to get in. Chef Dennis and Glen are true masters of their craft. The food was as beautifully presented as it was delicious. The wine pairings were perfect compliments to each dish.... More 

Thank joshedunn
Columbus, Ohio
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything you've read in the other reviews is true. The food is incredible, the chef and sommelier are wonderful hosts, and it's a very intimate, unique dining experience. They were generous with the wine and very attentive in every way. I had the wine pairings, my husband had a few martinis, and after tip, our bill was $400. Great for... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best dinner we had in Aruba by far! Not only was the food incredible, but Dennis and Glen are amazing hosts and create a fun, intimate atmosphere. Make sure to book (up to months) in advance!

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Michigan, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful dinner and company on our honeymoon. We did not do the wine pairing but ordered a few drinks each- came in under $100 extra so if you are not a wine person, still reasonable. The food as beyond phenomenal. As I said, worth every penny.

Thank Kaitlyn B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
European, International
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 am - 7:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Blvd. 55-B | Bucuti Beach resort, Palm - Eagle Beach 00000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 3339
Carte Blanche is a restaurant for foodies, people who are open minded for an exquisite fine dinning experience, without limitations. Carte Blanche features a 14-seat elegant bar in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. The highlight of the restaurant is Chef Dennis van Daatselaar cooking right in front of you a 5-course Carte Blanche dinner known as a “chef surprise”. Alongside him is Maitre d’ Glen Bonset pairing wines and mixing premium drinks

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