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Aruba Beach Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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SOUPS
$6.99
Caribbean Conch Chowder
Spicy tomato based with conch, vegetables and corn.
$14.99
Florida Seafood Soup
Shrimp, calamari, scallops, mussels, fish and fresh spinach in a tomato fennel broth.
BIMINI BREAD
Half Loaf $2.0
Full Loaf $4.0
Our Famous Bimini Bread with Aruba Glaze
Baked fresh daily 'til we run out! With whipped honey butter.
APPETIZERS
$9.99
Baked Escargots
Tomato, garlic and pernod, crusty french bread.
$10.99
Grilled Jamaican Jerk Wings
Marinated in jerk spices, oven roasted and finished on the chargrill.
$13.99
Coconut Fried Shrimp
With cool yogurt lime dipping sauce.
$10.99
Caicos Conch Fritters
Cocktail and tequila remoulade sauces.
$11.99
Scallop Rumaki
Scallops wrapped in applewood bacon with a spicy teriyaki sauce.
$13.99
Baked Blue Crab Dip
Cheesy crab fondue, tortilla chips.
$13.99
PEI Mussels
Prince Edward Island mussels sauteed with garlic, white wine and fine herbs in cream or marinara sauce.
$10.99
Pot Stickers
Crispy pork and vegetable dumplings with ponzu sauce.
$12.99
Pizza San Remo
Thin white cheese pizza with mozzarella, pecorino cheese and roma tomatoes.
$9.99
Vegetable Spring Rolls
With a sweet chili sauce.
RAW BAR
Mkt
Oysters on the Half Shell
Freshest in town! 1/2-dozen or full dozen.
$14.99
Seared Sesame Ahi Tuna
Seared rare — with wakame, soy sauce, wasabi and pickled ginger.
$13.99
Peel and Eat Spiced Shrimp
1/2-pound old bay spiced shrimp in the shell.
$13.99
Seaside Ceviche
White fish, marinated in fresh lime juice citrus juice, red onions, bell peppers, jalapeños and cilantro.
$14.99
Shrimp Cocktail
With traditional cocktail sauce.
$10.99
Smoked Wahoo Dip
With crackers and toast points.
SALADS
$12.99
"Strawberry Fields" Salad
Mixed greens, strawberries, asparagus, feta, honey pecans, light balsamic dressing.
$13.99
California Chicken Cobb
Romaine lettuce, chopped eggs, tomatoes, bacon, avocado and crumbled blue cheese.
$11.99
Tomato Stack Caprese
Vine ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil with a balsamic glaze.
$9.99
Classic Caesar Salad
Romaine, shredded pecorino cheese and crunchy croutons.
$12.99
Goat Cheese Salad
Mixed greens, honey pecans, tomatoes, red onions, pimentos with balsamic vinaigrette.
$11.99
W/ Seared Sesame Ahi Tuna (Rare) $17.99
W/ Topless Angus Burger $14.99
Athens Greek Salad
Mixed greens, tomatoes, onions, peppers, olives, feta cheese with red wine vinaigrette.
$15.99
Seafood Louie
Shrimp, baby field lobster, and surimi krab in a creamy dill ranch dressing.
$14.99
Tuscan Salad
Romaine, ripe tomatoes, peppers, olives, cucumber, red onions, garbonzo beans, gorgonzola cheese with red wine vinaigrette.
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Salmon
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Mahi Mahi
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Ahi Tuna (Rare)
$11.99
Scallops
$11.99
Shrimp Brochette
$9.99
Shrimp Skewer
$6.99
Chicken
SANDWICHES
$14.99
Twin Cabo Fish Tacos
Grilled cod in a flour tortilla, tomatoes, jack, cheddar cheese, cilantro, chipotle sauce and salsa.
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Fresh Catch of the Day
Grilled, blackened, fried or jerked, with fries.
$14.99
Italian Combo
Capicola, ham, salami, provolone, peppers, tomatoes, sweet onions, mixed greens, oil & vinegar with fries.
$15.99
Chesapeake Crab Cake
Lettuce, tomato, red onion, tartar sauce and fries.
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Lobster Salad Club
Triple decker spicy lobster salad, lettuce, tomatoes on honey wheat with fries.
$13.99
Traditional Turkey Club
Triple decker on honey wheat with cole slaw.
BURGERS & STEAKS
$12.99
Classic Burger
Angus burger with fries.
$14.99
Bistro Bleu Cheeseburger
Angus burger, applewood bacon, crumbled bleu cheese and fries.
$13.99
"Aruba" Teriyaki Burger
Angus burger, grilled pineapple, monterey jack and fries.
$14.99
Portobello Angus Burger
Topped with grilled portobello mushroom, mozzarella and fries.
$30.99
NY Strip Steak — 14oz.
Angus beef, baked potato, and fresh vegetables.
$29.99
Sirloin Steak & Shrimp Scampi
Grilled sirloin, with baked garlic shrimp, vegetable and baked potato.
ENTREES
$13.99
Chicken Quesadilla
Flour tortilla, grilled chicken, jack and cheddar cheese, with guacamole, sour cream and salsa.
$15.99
Seafood Quesadilla
Flour tortilla, fresh fish, shrimp, scallops, jack and cheddar cheese, with guacamole, sour cream and salsa.
$15.99
Chicken Pesto Pasta
Creamy parmesan with fresh basil pesto sauce, penne pasta.
$23.95
Seafood Alfredo
Fresh fish, scallops and shrimp in a creamy parmesan sauce over fettucine.
$22.99
Key West Fried Shrimp
Corn on the cob, french fries and cole slaw.
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Fresh Florida Mahi-Mahi
Broiled or blackened with a roasted red pepper, beurre blanc, tropical vegetables, rice and beans.
$23.99
Sesame Crusted Salmon
Topped with a teriyaki soy glaze, white rice, tropical vegetables, wakame, wasabi and pickled ginger.
$22.99
Shrimp Scampi
Sauteed shrimp, white wine, lemon garlic butter, fine herbs, island rice and tropical vegetables.
$29.99
Blackened Seafood Trio
Scallops, shrimp & fresh catch of the day sautéed with spicy cajun seasoning, rice, black beans and vegetables.
$38.99
Broiled Seafood Platter
Catch of the day, Atlantic salmon, lobster tail, shrimp, scallops with tropical vegetables and baked potato.
Sponsored by: Aruba Beach Cafe

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Best ocean-view and dining!
1. Best ocean-view and dining!
"The ocean view is incredible!"
Sarah B
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2. Wonderful Dinner
2. Wonderful Dinner
"I had salmon cooked to perfection."
David P
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3. Nice Lunch
3. Nice Lunch
"This was such a fun place."
Hank W
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About
Located Directly on the beach in Lauderdale by the Sea fl Award- 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!
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $15
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today via mobile

Just needed a quick bite .. peel and eat shrimp soooo fresh and tasty.. also Aruba’s famous Strawberry field salad with amazing strawberries and candied pecans.. another Fabulous meal

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on a Thursday night and was told it would be a 15-20 minute wait. We waited just under an hour before getting our table. The hostesses were rude. Our waiter did his job but not much more. No one took the obnoxious balloon they...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank TinyDunkel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was horrible! Felt sick all night. I wouldn’t go there again. The athmosfere was okay, but the food... was one of the worst I had.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank PRAGMATRAX C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The place was loud, noisy, entertaining! Had a great time. The dinners were excellent seafood, the staff excellent, location perfect to people watch.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank drrbona
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant offers a great view of a beautiful beach with palm trees and good food. We found our lunch selections (seafood quesadilla and salad) to be just OK, but the view and music was amazing.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank austina862
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had dinner and drinks at Aruba on our last night of vacation. Food was good, great music (live band), and friendly people. Love the location - right on the beach.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank stephanie a
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for happy hour. Not sure how a single gin tall is $10 during happy hour when it was on the happy hour menu for $6? I would avoid the happy hour menu here. Below par food, small portions and our female bartender was not...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JasonWwood
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beach side dinning, good food, loud atmosphere and crowded. Not a place for a quiet date and too loud for a business dinner. All people in your party must be present to get a table. Local street parking is cheaper than their parking.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lynda D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whenever We are in the FtLauderdale area we make Aruba Beach Cafe in Lauderdale by the Sea a must. Located right on the beach a block off of A1A, it easy easy to find. Parking can be a problem, however valet parking is available. Food...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Fullimit
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there for lunch on St. Patrick's Day and the bar was rocking. It's a fun location and we really enjoyed the outside "boardwalk" feel of being at the beach. The food was good (I had the Seafood Quesadilla) and everyone around us appeared...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 236Trip
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I believe so. I was busy watching the ocean
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they do for dinner
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Plunge Hotel or Beachside village resort or high noon
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