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"Anna-Maria's Autentico Ristorante Italiano".


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This relatively new restaurant is situated in a private house and has quite limited seating; reservations in advance are a necessity and credit cards are requested when reservations are made. The menu offers an interesting "caribe-italiano" selection and our party of six each had very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Bob R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is in the backyard of a private home and the setting is gorgeous. When we entered, my friend said, “I don’t care what the food is like, I love this place.” This is true Southern Italian - Sicilian - cooking. If you’re looking...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank David M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been hearing about this jewel of a restaurant where you enter a family’s backyard and immediately feel like home. Christian and his wife Anna Maria have a delectable menu of wonderful home made dishes. We had the carbonara and it was a wonderful...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Anastasia1010
Reviewed 4 days ago

I hesitate to write this based upon the owner’s often overly defensive commentary to anything short of positive..... Overall, the garden setting is lovely though a bit off-putting when you have to be buzzed in AND out of the locked front gate. Despite the fact...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank SunnydaysLewes_DE
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love this place. We go every year and now feel like family. The restaurant is situated in the courtyard of a lovely home. While eating you enjoy the ambiance and beauty of a water fountain surrounded by a flower garden. We have always enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Charming venue set in back patio of the Chef’s home. One must ring the bell to gain entry. After a short wait, we were led through lovely garden with plants and water features to the dining area. The capacity was larger than I expected, perhaps...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Noreen L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to Aruba 22 times but had never been to this restaurant. we booked a reservation and were very excited to dine here. the place is off the the beaten path so we thought we had found a gem. you need to be...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank 66corvette
Saponara, Owner at "Anna-Maria's Autentico Ristorante Italiano"., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago
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Different folks different strokes!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friends and I made reservations over 5 months ago to try this place for the first time. We got a great recommendation from other friends who tried it last year. The place is elegant and I’m not going to degrade the food since we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
4  Thank ginad547
Saponara, Owner at "Anna-Maria's Autentico Ristorante Italiano"., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

All I'll add is that I took that same bottle of Brunello to the distributor 2 days after you visited and it was search in all different possible ways by two professionals and the result was that this wine was "perfect" which I knew from...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was just 10/10. Got there without a reservation. A bit lucky we got a table for 2. Outside it looks like an ordinary home. In the back ‘garden’ it is a small cozy family restaurant. The food was made with love and the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank keithlY2582TA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not have been happier. Ambiance is lovely. Novelty finding the restaurant. Large menu all prepared fresh and delicious!! This is our second year coming here and it was every bit as good as the year before. We were a party of 8. Reservations...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Connector611283
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January 20, 2019|
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Response from Jennifer V | Reviewed this property |
We really enjoyed our meal and our dinner. Not sure why people are so rude about the food. We can’t wait to return.
August 19, 2018|
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Response from I4459IJroberts | Reviewed this property |
5-10 min I don’t remember but cheap
July 1, 2018|
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Response from rachelina | Reviewed this property |
I never brought insect repellent to Aruba! Everything is clean and not too much vegetation, rather dry and sandy!
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