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“Beautiful at sunset”
Review of Marandi - CLOSED

Marandi
Price range: $23 - $50
Cuisines: Diner, Seafood, International
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Marandi is Aruba's Sunset restaurant, one of the islands hidden treasures…Dine in a fabulous ambiance right above the turquoise waters on the “Laguna Pier”, either under a giant palapa hut or with the sky as your rooftop. Enjoy a majestic view of the Laguna Bay no matter where you are seated at Marandi, take in Aruba’s breathtaking sunset, totally surrounded by fishes, and later on the sparkling stars right above you… The sinfully delicious international flavored food, with a touch of the Caribbean combined with our attentive and friendly staff makes your dining experience second to none. You may also take a look into our ‘open’ kitchen, to see for yourself how our Chef and his kitchen crew are preparing the most outstanding dishes.The Marandi crew invites you to come, see and taste for yourself Aruba’s Sunset Restaurant, treat yourself to a not to miss dining experience!
Reviewed July 17, 2013

Marandi's is a fabulous restaurant located directly on the water. Be certain to make a reservation around sunset and enjoy the beauty of the sky as it becomes painted with color. You won't be disappointed. I enjoyed triple tail fish which was delicious. My husband had filet which he also enjoyed. Fantastic food, spectacular location. It just doesn't get any better!

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Thank Helene B
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

We always eat here once when we go to Aruba. The water setting is gorgeous and very relaxing. Be sure to go about 30 minutes before sunset. Had the fresh catch (swordfish) and it was great. We also enjoyed the desserts and salads. It can be a challenge to find but it is worth the drive.

Thank NebraskaFan71
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

Great spot for a couple, try to get a table at the edge of the dock.

One note - as New Yorkers we are used to eating at 8/8:30 - I would recommend eating at this location around 7pm. The ocean front setting on the dock loses some of its luster after dark.

Food was sophisticated and delicious. Worth the 30 minute ride from the beachfront hotel area.

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Thank Emily H
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

This is one of the restaurants that we make a point of visiting when we are in Aruba. My wife made the reservation for us on Sunday via Facebook. We love the view from the almost any area in the seating arrangement, but the absolute best tables are the closest to the water. This is a great restaurant for a romantic evening. everything is perfect, terrific sunset view, great lighting, quiet location, great menu..terrific service..very nice wine list. We spent 10 days in Aruba and this is the restaurant we chose for romantic night out. You can order any of the seafood dishes and not be disappointed, very fresh...wonderfully presented and perfectly prepared. After the sun goes down, there are lights over the water that attract small fish that attract Tarpon...great fun to watch. The managers name is "Susie"?.(hope I got that right!)..she made a point of coming by our table and making sure everything was perfect with the meal...it was..We wouldn't change a thing. We cant wait to go back.

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Thank Texas_Phil
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

We have eaten at Marandi's every time we come to Aruba and we are never disappointed.
A little weary of fish I had the most fabulous lamb chops ever! Everyone in our party enjoyed the bellini's and the warm welcome as well as the serene view! It is a bit of a drive from the high rises but definitely worth is as it is a true island experience.

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Thank luvtogogirl
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