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“fine location super food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

Matthew's Beachside Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 220 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Casual and chic, Matthew's is renowned as one of the best covered open-air beachfront restaurants in Aruba. Upscale Caribbean, International and seafood dishes are prepared using the freshest ingredients.Besides breakfast, lunch, dinner, we offer all you can eat spareribs on Tuesday's, Karaoke night after dinner party on Wednesdays, Italian night on Thursdays and of course our daily happy hours with live music at the bar on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. If you are a sports fan, you'll be happy to know that there are 3 flat screens at the bar that are always showing your favorite sport.
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“fine location super food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2013

Excellent food altough they partly offer "all yoy can eat"' Friendly service nice athmosphre with torches , our table was by the beach 5 m from the sea, Felt safe at windforce 7 in the evening

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great evening by the beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2013

We've been here a few times before and always enjoy it. The service is always excellent and the food is very good, particularly for the price. You can sit close to the water on the terrace and watch the sunset or the moon on the water. Will definitely return.

Visited March 2013
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Owings Mills, Maryland
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Dinner by the beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

Our party of 8 went here on a Wednesday night. The restaurant was not crowded and that may have been since it was a Wednesday night. Evidently that is party night at the bar and one can expect a pretty noisy night. The staff was courteous and friendly. We all got different items, meat and seafood, and everyone was satisfied. It did start to rain that night, and the canopy we were under leaked, so we had to move in the middle of the meal. No one ordered drinks; however, most of us got coffee and some desserts. With the service charge, the bill for two came to $86.00.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Walnut Creek, California
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

The all you can eat ribs on Wednesday was a great experience.
The seafood on another occassion was excellent.
Service was friendly and effricient.

Visited March 2013
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Seattle
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118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Perfect Lunch at Matthew's Beachside”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

We were staying at the Bucuti resort and wanted to try something different for lunch, so we walked over to Matthews. We were quickly seated and ordered a bottle of white wine, french fries, and a chicken wrap. All were very good and quickly delivered. Wait staff was extremely friendly and efficient. The restaurant manager even came over to say hello and to make sure we enjoyed our meal. She was lovely and very funny. The setting under a large rustic terrace. It was nice to get out of the sun for a little bit and there was a breeze coming through the place. The view was great and we really enjoyed our lunch. I would definitely recommend giving it a try for lunch. I can't comment on how their dinner menu or service is like. We will be back for lunch on our next trip to Aruba.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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