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Kamini's Kitchen

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Njhoffstraat 5, San Nicolas 00000, Aruba
+297 584 0403
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First, I want to thank the community of travelers on Trip Advisor for the great reviews for Kamini and making me aware that I could just pick up the phone and just call Kamini while she and her husband Peter are transitioning to their new location. We had the opportunity to spend the evening at Kamini and Peter's house where... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kaminis Kitchen is so close to being finished, but i took the advice of others and wrote and asked if she had was able to cook at home for a food loving Australian family of 3 who live in Chile, holidaying in Aruba..... Well we won a golden ticket and were invite to join Kamini and her husband at home........ More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to almost every 5 star restaurant on the island over the course of 3 visits and Kamini is the most impressive chef we've had yet. If you want an authentic Aruba experience provided by the most welcoming and friendly host than Kamini's place is for you. She was kind enough to show us her new restaurant prior to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Kamini makes you feel as if you are part of her family and have know her for years! Her food is amazing, so flavorful it just melts in your mouth! I had the grouper and man was it delicious! I look forward to our next trip to Aruba and yes we will be visiting Kamini again! Kamini thanks for taking... More 

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Thank Kurlilox
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

As Kamini's current restaurant is under construction and will not be open for at least another month, we emailed her to see if we could come over her house for dinner (she's that cool, yeah). She had us over and made us goat roti (picture) and a curried grouper, as well as some chicken stew for an appetizer. The food... More 

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1 Thank Steve D
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

After having been to Kamini's restaurant four years earlier we were so looking forward to her food again. Costa Riba was no longer there and we were so sad. After a few calls around we found her though. She is now serving her wonderful food through her home because her fabulous new restaurant is being built. She took us through... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Kamini was kind enough to cook for us on Easter Sunday (March 27, 2016). She anticipates that her new restaurant will open in about 2 months (June 2016), so until then you will have to message her via FaceBook, email (kamini-kurvink[at]hotmail.com), or call her (297-564-2303). She only does 1 sitting per day so you will need to plan ahead if... More 

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Thank Jeff K
Yorktown, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I tried to find the restaurant only to find it out of business. We contacted Kamini and met her at her house. She made lunch for us the next day: red snapper in curry sauce and lamb in a curry sauce. Phenomenal! Afterword she took us on a tour of her new restaurant which will be ready... More 

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Franksville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We dined with Kamini tonight. The food was fantastic. We had grouper, one curry and one with garlic sauce. Both were great but I liked the garlic sauce the best. The soup was the best I've had in Aruba. Almost licked the bowl clean. A plus is chatting with Kamini and her husband Peter. Kamini gave us a tour of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

This has to be the best food I've eaten on the island not to mention the best prices. Kamini and her staff are very welcoming and every dish I have tried is superb. My favorite item on her menu is the Bami!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Njhoffstraat 5, San Nicolas 00000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  San Nicolas
  • Phone Number: +297 584 0403
Description
Come and dine where everyone is like family... A once in a lifetime experience!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?