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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (101 reviews)
“tiramisu” (19 reviews)
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Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok we wanted breakfast but they said no but all the other people where eating breakfast and thats what we wanted also. That is what the place in known for but I wouldn't know because they wouldn't serve us breakfast?

Thank kevtwells0363
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for breakfast twice even though we were not at this resort. The food was great and the staff very friendly. View was nice as well

Thank Duqu5
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited Matthews for a Saturday morning breakfast, what a treat! Excellent cappuccino...really wonderful food. Service was great as well! Setting Is truly seaside, this place is a must! Next time we visit will go for lunch or dinner, I would expect it to be just...More

Thank daughesl17
Reviewed 1 week ago

large menu plenty of choices........pasta, seafood, meat dishes, salads. Prices are not crazy. Service is very friendly.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed another great meal at Matthews last night. We try to go every time we are at Eagle Beach in Aruba. They have a very good selection of choices, a great drink menu and the service is always first class. And remember, leave room for...More

Thank Judy T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love ribs? Then Matthews is the place for you on Tuesdays! Be sure to get there early as it fills up fast. Ribs are delicious and fall off the bone!

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being so close to the water gives a great atmosphere for dinner. The service was very good and all our dishes came out hot and tasted good. The all you can eat ribs tasted great.

Thank bruceb1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to start out with we were excited to go to matthew's it had great reviews and never had a chance to go last year, we ordered tenderloin skewers, filet mignon, lasaga and veal parmigiana. Everything looked wonderful when it was brought to the...More

Thank beachbronsons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been there for ribs several years in a row - excellent and give the white sangria a try - very good!

Thank Barb1937
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matthews is one of those restaurants we look forward to every trip! You sit steps away from the Ocean and the food is excellent. Nothing better then a good mean and the sound of the Ocean to truly make you feel like your on vacation!

Thank Dottydmb
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25 March 2017|
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Response from Jennic71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - but would be a 20 min walk.
24 February 2017|
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Response from Craig K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do take reservations for rib night, and it is on Tuesday night, if you don't like ribs the regular menu is also available that night. Oh and by the way their ribs are excelent!
25 September 2016|
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Response from Barbie M | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 7300
  • E-mail
Casual and chic, Matthew's is renowned as one of the best covered open-air beachfront restaurants in Aruba. Upscale Caribbean, International and seafood dishes are prepared using the freshest ingredients.Besides breakfast, lunch, dinner, we offer all you can eat spareribs on Tuesday's, Karaoke night after dinner party on Wednesdays, Italian night on Thursdays and of course our daily happy hours with live music at the bar on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. If you are a sports fan, you'll be happy to know that there are 3 flat screens at the bar that are always showing your favorite sport.
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