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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (104 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
7:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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 yesterday via mobile

This place was right on the beach and the service and food were excellent. Our waiter was very prompt and courteous

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our last meal in Aruba restaurant before leaving for home. We were warmly greeted as soon as we walked in, our table had a fantastic view of the ocean, the service was superb and the food great. We enjoyed our experience very much.

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A quick walk down the beach for a great breakfast when you want more than Dunkin’ Donuts. Try the sampler platters. Also had a nice dinner here watching the sunset

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Matthews is a fabulous beach side restaurant and bar attached to Casa Del Mar-the food is great, the 3x a day happy hour is the best!!!!! And service is top notch! Thank you Johnny and Camilia for all the good memories!

Thank Krista F
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's rare that I would eat at the same restaurant at the place I'm staying but this was an unexpected surprise. It's located on the beach at the Casa Del Mar, an old school time share establishment. We ate at the bar because we came...More

Thank ML7915
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visit Matthews every year on Tuesdays for their All You Can Eat Ribs. We have never asked for another portion lol since a rack is more than enough but if you want another rack they will happily give you another. It comes with cole...More

Thank Vacationlover1508
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thank you Victoria, Camilla, Humphrey, Dana and Johnny! The service was great. The food was delicious! The prices were great for Aruba! Smiles and hugs when we left💗. Give them all a raise!!!

Thank Jules A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here numerous times during our stay on the island. Great view of the water while eating delicious food. 2 for 1 happy hour from 12 to 1 pm on certain drinks.

Thank LoveToTravel4X
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Matthews is always good for lunch. Salads, hamburger or a sandwich always dependable. However aside from all you can eat rib nite not a great place to have a dinner. Food not hot, warm at best. Rice that was served with main course, seemed like...More

Thank donroquefort
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really want to complement Jonathan. Occasionally you go to a restaurant and they make a mistake. While they forgot my husbands soup and then put dressing on his salad and he asked for it on the side. Instead of marking us as fussy, Jonathan...More

1  Thank Gaylerx
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Questions & Answers
Jessica B
12 October 2017|
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Response from Dman01780 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are available at the tables
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!
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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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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