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Aruba Beach Cafe

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1 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3601
+1 954-776-0001
9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Miami, Florida
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In a hot sunny day it's great to be near the sea, better if you can be in a place with air conditioning! If you prefer melting on the sun there is outside seating! The place is cozy with low and high seating, good music and waiters who are very good! The food was good! Starting with a delicious shrimp... More 

Thank DeniseEhl
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food right on the beach. Great atmosphere and good music. Love the goat cheese and apinach salad.

Thank Deborah P
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great location! It's right on beach, back door opens to sand. Lots frozen drinks and a good side/house salad with the house dressing. Casual and reasonably priced. View of beach.

Thank Michelle M
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am not a seafood person...minute I walked in I was a bit overwhelmed by the fish smell.it's South Florida..lots of fish on the menu..to be expected. Food was ok...I had a cheeseburger..serving size good..

Thank nancyo924
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate at Aruba Beach Cafe for a late lunch. It is a fun restaurant with a wonderful Happy Hour! We ordered chicken wings, bread, salad and coconut shrimps. The coconut shrimps are outrageously good! I ordered a Sour Apple Martini, it was very good. It was a very busy restaurant and the service was great. It was amazing to... More 

Thank Karen B
Madrid, Spain
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went for a celebration with 10 other people. The staff was very helpful and friendly and willing to seat us in an area that was quieter than the section with louder music. There was a nice variety of food to choose from, although I think any in the fish section were the best.

Thank Kathleen K
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had coconut encrusted shimp appetizer and it was delicious. Staff were very attentive and service was good. All 3 meals were served and received well. Love the live music playing inside. Lovely atmosphere. Reasonable prices.

Thank Laura F
San Antonio, Texas
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168 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at Aruba for a late lunch and the place was very busy. Our server came by and we ordered waters to start while we perished the menu. He was gone forever!! He finally showed back up and we ordered. The hibachi chicken was wonderful! Portions are huge so it's good to share. It comes over white rice, but... More 

Thank Deb B
Sarasota, Florida
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went over to Ft. Lauderdale for the weekend with a friend, and we decided to might a former work place friend at Aruba's. We sat at the Bar, they had good drink specials, $4.00 for a Margarita. The Bartender gave us each a wristband for free food, that night it was pork and rice, very tasty! They also had... More 

Thank MissMuffet1234
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

view of the ocean, food was tasty and arrived quickly, great for people watching on the promenade, classic beach town fare

Thank Cary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3601
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Lauderdale by the Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 954-776-0001
Located Directly on the beach in Lauderdale by the Sea flAward- winning Chef brings you the true taste of the Caribbean, along with American Favorites Fresh Seafood Prime Steaks, Gourmet Salads and burgers and much more. Three Tropical Bars await to quench your thirst. Aruba Starts Jumping island style with live music daily. Causal Dress with seating inside or on the outside deck provides a picturesque view of the ocean. serving lunch and dinner late night dining. One Happy Restuarant!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?