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“Was expecting more and slightly disappointed.”
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Ranked #12 of 232 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Allthough the name Que Pasa is a familiar Mexican phrase, we are not a Mexican restaurant. Situated in a 100 year old, traditional Aruban building, in downtown Oranjestad. We offer an international menu. There is something for everybody. Besides our menu we are known for our daily changing specials. Our chefs make sure to create unique dinners every night and our attentive wait staff is there to make your evening special. We can accomodate everybody from families to large groups. You have a choice of dinning upstairs open air or downstairs a/c. The que pasa crew hopes to welcome you soon!
Reviewed February 24, 2013

We have been going to the island every year for the last 15 years and had never tried Que Pasa. We went with others who had already been there the previous week and raved about how good it was. We were ready for an exemplary meal and were somewhat disappointed. We had very good appetizers. The menu is somewhat small and there was no Grouper, which is a surprise because it is typically at every other restaurant on the island. The special was a fish called Triple Tail which is similar to grouper. However, the servings were very small. In addition, my side never came out. The servers were very nice, but overworked. It appeared that they were attempting a team service approach, but it seemed like one server assumed the other server was going to take care of something at your table and in the end, nobody did. I have heard from others that they had a wonderful meal here. I believe the restaurant just needs some fine tuning and a somewhat more expanded menu and it will be around for a very, very long time. As a side note, the Banana Fritters for dessert were wonderful!!!!!

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Thank OrangeYellowJacket
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

My husband and I visited Que Pasa after a few people had recommended it. The food was absolutely amazing and on par with Manhattan quality. We had the peppered tuna steak and tuna tartar and would highly recommend both. The potato side of the day was pan fried potatoes with onions and mushrooms, which was heavenly.

Get off the beaten path and try this restaurant out! It's a few minutes from the Renaissance hotel and right across from the cinema.

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Thank Stekumar
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

All of the staff is so nice!! We ate dinner there and also sat at the bar and hung out. The Tomato Soup and Sangria are really good!! All of the food we had was delicious!! We also bought some of the fun art from the walls. Again, Marvin, Suzi, Marlotte were awesome!!

Thank MelissaMcInnisBlack
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

We have been going to Que Pasa for over 10 years now and know that our meal will be good. They have several specials and a menu with a good assortment of items. Their tomato soup is the best anywhere in the world. Actually everything is very good! Service is excellent and everyone is friendly and make you feel most welcome. Sit upstairs on the terrace and watch the bustle of downtown.

Thank Marlene W
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Reviewed February 12, 2013

Que Pasa has a relatively short menu, which to me is a good thing! The choices they offer are all very tempting. Steak, fish, or chicken. What to choose? We both went for the hanger steak and we're glad we did. The steak was cooked perfectly and topped with mushrooms and a delicious truffle steak sauce. Very tasty. I recommend this dish. I've been to Que Pasa several times and the food quality is impressively consistent. Friendly service and great atmosphere.

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Thank PinMtl
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