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“Great seaside bar”
Review of Aruba Beach Cafe

Aruba Beach Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Located Directly on the beach in Lauderdale by the Sea flAward- winning Chef brings you the true taste of the Caribbean, along with American Favorites Fresh Seafood Prime Steaks, Gourmet Salads and burgers and much more. Three Tropical Bars await to quench your thirst. Aruba Starts Jumping island style with live music daily. Causal Dress with seating inside or on the outside deck provides a picturesque view of the ocean. serving lunch and dinner late night dining. One Happy Restuarant!
Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Great seaside bar”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

This place rocks. It is very noisy with people everywhere. Lots of bars and live music and dancing. Ideal for the young crowd but also older folk who have good memories! The food was great with a varied menu and the Pizza was very good. Very good value

  • Visited March 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Fun and lively”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

I have been to Aruba Beach many times. It's a great place for a casual lunch or dinner or just a drink at happy hour. It's right on the beach and when the weather is nice, you can sit outside on their deck. The atmosphere is classic Florida~ that is if you're into shorts, fip flops and a laid back scene. This is the perfect place to go to listen to some music, kick back and have a good meal. It's certainly not gourmet, but the food is good enough. There is also a great ice cream place just up the street, and it's fun to walk there after dinner. Enjoy!

  • Visited March 2013
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“You can't miss with this one”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

When we arrived, the place was buzzing - really nice day. Ton's of peeple. Seated immediately. Great service - our waiter brought us his best suggestions for food and drink (the blue Floridian is a good bet) and the mussels in white wine or marinara were excellent and fresh. Quick parking valet! Great job. Great value. Nice location. Great job to the managers and staff!

Visited March 2013
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Prescott, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
82 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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“Great Location, Terrible Hostess”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

It looks like such a fun place, right on the beach with outdoor seating but when you enter and find the hostess, everything changes. No smile greeted us, very rude when we asked for a table outside, just started walking off and we didn't know she was leading us to a table. The wind came up and it got quite chilly for the two kids so we asked to move inside. She told her that since we had ordered our food she could not move us inside. We decided to find the waiter and talk to him. We didn't want him to lose our business...he gladly offered to find us a table inside, we made sure he was compensated.

The food was okay, nothing special. It was very crowded but it's that type of restaurant. The atmosphere was good, everyone there was in a party mood. Our waiter and waitress were great, friendly and very accommodating. Would not go there again and would recommend friends check out other restaurants in the area.

  • Visited March 2013
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New York City, New York
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
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“One Good experience, one Bad experience”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

We went here twice, each time was completely different. It's totally inconsistent, so I'm hesitant to make a call one way or the other. We went for dinner one night and had a great time. The server was on top of everything, the food was delicious, only compliments! This review would have been great if we hadn't gone again. Ugh, totally cold food, it took forever to come, and our server had the nastiest attitude. It was awful. So, I don't know if I would go there again. It it right on the beach, clearly a tourist spot, and hit or miss.

Visited March 2013
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