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Old Cunucu House

Palm Beach 150, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 1666
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“iguana soup” (67 reviews)
“goat stew” (71 reviews)
“chicken” (72 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Palm Beach 150, Noord, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was our first time trying both red snapper and iguana soup, so the two star rating might be more of a lack of our acquired taste for iguana meat and those dishes. The broth was good even if you didn’t want to try the...More

Thank BrandonP191
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Friendly relaxed setting serving amazing local cuisine. The goat stew was tender and savory and the conch stew was fresh with a slight spicy kick. The way you would expect these types of dishes to taste. Perfectly prepared. I recommend this restaurant for those who...More

Thank TimeOff4Chuck
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a cool experience! This is what you would call a truly traditional restaurant and experience. We stopped in for quick bite and tried their goat stew and tres leches. The goat stew was so tender, delicate and delicious. The flavors wowed me immediately. The...More

Thank 672jerryy
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We came here for dinner and the food and service was excellent. We had a some problems with our Canadian credit cards, but the staff was helpful and understanding, and we would definitely return.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The Old Cunucu House was our favorite restaurant in Aruba as it was out of the typical touristy areas. The restaurant itself sits back from the road and has so many beautiful lights and in combination with the old house architecture, creates a beautiful ambiance....More

1  Thank tatel756
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner with exceptional service by Jasmine. She made great suggestions on dinner; food was superb. Definitely will be back next yeat

Thank MrsCL8
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Aruba! We had the conch and lobster dish. Both were delicious and authentic. This is real fresh food and you can tell there wasn’t any preservatives like many other restaurants. Wish we found this place sooner! This is a...More

Thank Briana M
Reviewed September 20, 2018

If you want authentic Arubian food, this is the place to go. The service, Jasmine, was very personable and helpful. The food was very good and the Tres Leche cake was absolutely the best we've ever had.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant to try the local cuisine. It‘s a small restaurant off the touristic mile with lovely lighting and atmosphere. The waiters were attentive and very nice, the food was extraordinarily good. We tried Kesha Yeni, a local dish, and veal scallops prepared...More

1  Thank Annie B
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my experience here at Old Cunucu House very much. I went on my first night in Aruba and had the pleasure of an authentic, Arabian meal. The food was very good. I can’t remember the name of the dish, but the waitress described...More

Thank ruthrh
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Johan D
August 8, 2015|
Response from automrga64 |
We come to eat fish on the gril not fried When you are offering fish tell us it's fried also If you want to improve offer fish on the gril no one in the island. except big Resturant offering fish on the gril I can change... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 AM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Beach 150, Noord, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: +297 586 1666
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