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Gasparito Restaurant

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Gasparito 3, Noord 000, Aruba
2975942550
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6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great meal with all the personal touches of a family owned restaurant. Our host walked us through the menu, local history and must sees. We totally enjoyed his description of the family's plans for the property and sustainable agriculture. Order the local dishes; we tried all! But they had all the standard fare for less adventurous eaters.... More 

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New York City, New York
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our guests wanted to sample local Aruban fare so we took her to this family run - father and son- restaurant in quiet neighborhood. Not heavily advertised, and not heavily frequented, you did get nice personal service. We had a variety of dishes and everyone enjoyed their choices. There is an early bird special before 6:30 which we... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Gasparito based on a recommendation from friends who visited years ago...they were very correct about the experience we would have…from the moment we walked through the door and met by the owner, Raymond, we had an amazing time as he entertained us throughout the meal...3 of us had authentic Aruban dishes superbly prepared by the chef who is... More 

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Avon, Ohio
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I visited for honeymoon dinner tonight to get some real Aruban food and were not disappointed. Owner greeted us at door and took personal care of us. Highly recommend the warm ravioli appetizer, and one of the special Aruban dishes. Thank you for your impressive hospitality, including the greeter kitty outside.

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Thank Brad C
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Should have known the meal would have been below average when we were the only car in the lot. It's a quaint family owned restaurant - owner is host and sever, son the chef. French onion soup was delicious but the meat was tough, and over cooked- haphazard presentation of a special- even the bread was flavor less. Cheesecake was... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my meal here... The restaurant is not like many of the restaurants in the high rise areas... It's like you are eating at someone's house, so the ambience may not be a fancy as other places, but the food and staff were wonderful. My son had the Gasparito Chicken and I had the Yemi (I think that's... More 

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San Ramon, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This family-owned restaurant is amazing! Food was traditional Aruban home-cooked fare and was fantastic ~ Shrimp and mahi mahi perfectly cooked, wonderful spices and flavored in traditional Aruban dishes - keshi yana, Kerry Kerry, funchi, goat stew, etc....And the service is awesome -- the owner is wonderful at anticipating needs and tells entertaining and engaging stories....and being located in an... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

A little difficult to find, follow the neon arrow to the Buccaneer and it is next door. Small family restaurant, personal attention by the owner. All food is individually cooked and prepared (real home cooking), we all thoroughly enjoyed what we had chosen and if we were not going home so soon we would definitely return.

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Colorado
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121 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Food alone may not have been 5 star on its own but the overall dining experience was great. The food is definitely good. Fish a tad overcooked, but our entire group enjoyed their meals. And the owner, Raymond, entertained us with his riddles. If you want a quiet romantic dinner he'll leave you alone but my family enjoyed his attention.... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

It is difficult to rate this restaurant because of its nature. It is not a high class fancy restaurant so it would be hard to call it excellent relative to some other restaurants on the island. However, this small family run establishment does an excellent job of what it is doing. It serves Aruban cuisine with all its flavours. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $32
Cuisine
Caribbean
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gasparito 3, Noord 000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: 2975942550
Description
We are a small family business located in a historic location. We only do 20 seating's a night in order to provide comfort and personal attention. We pride ourselves in providing the best of traditional Aruban cuisine as well as real neighborhood ambiance. We serve great wines at reasonable prices. We also provide apartment vacation rentals with gated parking for rental cars. Visit our website for more information. Bon Probecho!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?