From mouth-watering seafood specialties and Caribbean cuisine to the finest in European and international fare, Aruba satisfies the most demanding culinary souls with an unforgettable offering of fine dining, Caribbean casual cooking, and lounge cuisine.
Popular local dishes include the very best in fresh seafood like grouper, mahi-mahi, and snapper. You’ll also find Aruban specialties like keshi yena, bolos, and funchi. Whether you seek fine gourmet food, a romantic dinner for two or an affordable meal for the whole family, Aruba has a full gamut of dining experiences to satisfy any taste.
For detailed information on Aruba’s best restaurants, pick up your free copy of Island Gourmet - a magazine dedicated to orienting visitors about the island’s countless culinary treasures and the top places to dine on Aruba.
And upgrade your vacation experience by visiting the Aruba Wine and Dine members online. Lauded for their emphasis on the freshest foods, spirits, extensive wine lists, great entertainment, and impeccable service, the Wine and Dine group is passionate in their goal to provide their guests with great value, top quality, and freshly prepared food, served by a friendly and professional staff in a relaxing, comfortable establishment.
The US tipping custom is applicable on Aruba. Although many restaurants add a service charge of 15% to the bill, this is often shared among the service and kitchen staff as part of their salary. In this event, an additional gratuity in recognition of good service is appreciated, though not obligatory.
Explore this section to discover the tastes and flavors of Aruba’s best restaurants and eateries.