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Papiamento

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Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 4544
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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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Litchfield, Connecticut
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155 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found a new place to try while staying in Aruba. This was off the main area in which we usually go to. Great menu along with good service.

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Thank Chris H
New Jersey
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Off the beaten track. This is a beautiful setting with great ambieance. We sat outside and had a wonderful meal.

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Thank dnehmad
Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The ambiance, the food, the servers, the drinks. Every single thing was phenomenal. Hands down the best place we ate in Aruba!

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Baldwin, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Atmosphere was incredible and food delicious. I would highly recommend this restaurant. Service was very professional

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The restaurant is set in a beautiful garden surrounding a pool. The night we were there was particularly hot with no breeze add to that the sizzling heat from the fish cooked in front of you on a hot stone, let's just say that it's a good thing the food was delicious. Even the kids menu was great (so tired... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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162 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Last time, in Aruba for only one day on the way to South America, chose this restaurant and wanted to return this time.The restaurant in a former Aruban estaate homed, creates a classy setting for a meal.We sat on the outdoor terrace by the beautifully illuminated pool. We started out with the Aruban specialty "keshi yena"made with fresh fish or... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The best atmosphere of anywhere not on the beach. The food is always top notch and this trip our service was excellent. When we were here in July we had another couple with us which meant 4 kids under the age of 9 and the meal took almost 3.5 hours. It took almost an hour to put our order in... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been going to Papiamento for many years. This year was so-so, bordering on poor. I ordered the steak with wine sauce. I ordered it medium rare. It came out completely raw, so I sent it back. It came back cooked slightly better - but still not medium rare. However, at least I wasn't eating carpaccio, and the rest... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant in a garden by a pol and a 150 year old house. Sweet little bar and everything we had from the 152 week cheese with truffle honey to the amazing huge shrimp and drinks were excellent. If you only go out one night go here

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Miami, Florida
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite restaurant on the island. There is a large menu. The dinner on the hot stones are a treat. The staff is very friendly. I come here every time I am in Aruba

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $45
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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: Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: +297 586 4544

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