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“Unforgettable”

Barefoot Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 222 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $40
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Aruba is all about the fabulous beaches during the day, and the many great restaurants at night. It is only logical that these two unique things of Aruba are combined into one! Luc & Gerco found the perfect spot to synergize great food, and a beautiful setting to create an experience almost unique on our island. When listening to the ocean caressing the shore, while wiggling your toes through the pearly white sand, why not let yourself be pampered by a gourmet dinner? Chef Gerco & Maitre d' Luc had a shared dream of opening up a restaurant here, but wanted something in line with what they enjoy on Aruba: the nearly perfect climate, the possibility to always be outside, the tropical feel... When opening their restaurant, they had these ideas in their heads, and it worked like a charm! Tables under a large palapa on a wooden deck with a view of the ocean, or outside under the Aruban nights sky, on the pristine beach... An original menu was created by Gerco and team, with some of the old school favorites as well as locally influenced dishes. With the help of the local wine suppliers, Luc made an extensive wine list, with wines from all over the world, and is always ready to pair a wine with your dinner. The experienced service team is friendly yet professional, ready to wow you from the moment you walk in, to make a fabulous evening into a great memory on Aruba!
navarre, fl
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209 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Unforgettable”
Reviewed August 22, 2014

Location, location, location. Food was 5 star and service was great. Full bar and table by water with sunset views is breathtaking. Unforgettable experience.

Visited May 2014
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Orlando, Florida, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing Everything!”
Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited here August 20th 2014, and EVERYTHING about this place was amazing! If you are looking for great food, great staff, with an AMAZING view, Barefoot is the place for you!

  • Visited August 2014
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New York City, New York, USA
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118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Nice Eating On The Beach”
Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This was a really nice place to relax with an excellent meal right on the beach if you choose (we did) or you can sit on a patio. We went after sunset and the ocean was very nice. The tuna two way app was amazing. Also recommend any of the fresh fish entrees or the vegetable penne (enough to share). Finally we had the Grand dessert to share with a little taste of a variety of items. Glad we went based on tripadvisor reviews.

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106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We came here solely on the advice of tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed.

The setting and ambience of eating with your feet in the sand and by candlelight gets you off on the right foot. Food choices were fairly vast and all seemed very good. We settled on the crab cakes and vanilla scallops and were not disappointed. For entrees we had the chicken and pineapple which was very good and well sized and the mahi mahi which was well done.

If we're looking for somewhere to go a 2nd time, this would be it. Enjoy!

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“anniversary meal”
Reviewed August 21, 2014

arrived to be met with champayne, given a choice of where to sit, we chose on the beach as it not often you eat like that. waitress was pleasent, husband had a starter of calamari followed by steak I had shrimp curry and banana misu. all in all lovely night. gets busy booked in uk 2 months before.

Visited August 2014
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