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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
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Sun 6:30 am - 7:30 am
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I and my parents visited Carte Blanche on Sept 14th and what an amazing dining experience we had!! The food was to die for and there was plenty of it. Every course we had was amazing and the portions were large. The decor was beautiful and intimate, the conversation was so entertaining, and the wine was delicious.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As other reviews have mentioned, you have to book at least three months in advance but it is DEFINITELY worth it. I'd go again in a heartbeat. My boyfriend and I saved the best for last and booked our last meal in Aruba here and we were not disappointed. Carte Blanche definitely lives up to all the glowing reviews. Dennis... More 

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Niskayuna, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After an evening with Chef Dennis and Sommelier Glen, my wife and I completely agreed; it was worth every penny! A fantastic time was had by all with lots of laughs and lots of super delicious foods and wines. The chemistry between the duo works flawlessly and they take time to chat with each of their guests while working their... More 

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Fishkill, NY
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

AMAZING experience at Carte Blanche. We opted for the wine pairing which I highly recommend. Everything was unique and wonderfully presented. Glen and Dennis were a delight. This is a must do in Aruba. Make sure to make reservations way in advance.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I can say is Dennis and Glenn were amazing! The food was delicious, the wine they paired was out of this world, it was our anniversary and gosh did they make our night super special

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week we visited Carte Blanche again, they (Dennis, Glenn & Hector) did it again. Food was amazing, every time we visit we get different dishes to try and they are all excellent and perfectly paired with wines. Glenn and Dennis are really fun and great hosts. Every-time a good experience, we have our reservations for January already confirmed!!

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Clayton, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you plan to visit Aruba in the near future, you must make reservations at Carte Blanche. It was a unique experience for us but we absolutely loved it! Chef Dennis is a true genius and I loved watching him in the kitchen....superb food! The intimate setting was great and you get to meet some new people. We had a... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and nice experience. Only recommendation would be to allow the guests to mingle a bit. A little pricy for what you get.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$95
Cuisine
European, International
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
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
Description
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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