We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
07:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

1,238 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 1,163: English reviews
Charlton, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't beat this, we got a Table right in front of the Ocean, ordered the BBQ Ribs, the meat fell off the bone, sauce was very good, the service was good, lots of refills of water from waitress, it was a Beautiful night if your a BBQ Rib Lover, Heaven on Earth ! Matthew's has other different dinners every night

Thank Ann Marie L
Vineland, New Jersey
Level Contributor
252 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Finally stopped in for dinner tonight. Location is great, right on the water. I wanted the grouper but with a the pina colada sauce instead of the shrimp sauce. They accommodated me and it was delicious!! Thoroughly enjoyed it and the veggies were not over cooked. My wife ordered the Chicken Parm and it was OK. To be fair, we... More 

Thank Stu C
Staten Island, New York
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful, shady but outdoor dining right on the beach! Great choices and assortment for every taste! Service is ALWAYS happy and friendly!! Lives up to Arubas reputation of ""one friendly island"!

Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a speedy and great breakfast this spot is for you. Great view of the beach and you can order an American breakfast. Scrambled eggs,sausage,bacon and let's not forget the Bloody Mary's. They also provide lunch and dinner.

Thank Marie F
Ruidoso, New Mexico
Level Contributor
57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to Matthew's on their weekly Italian night. My wife has a tomato based pasta that she loved. I had the Veal Parmigiana which was so tender I was able to cut it with a fork. The complimentary Taramasu was without question the very best I have ever had. Service was excellent and prices reasonalble

Thank bobby1436
Waterbury, Vermont
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the food was excellent. I have eaten here many times before, its right by the beach. very nice, service great

Thank bignick20082016
Rochester, New York
Level Contributor
63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in Aruba for 15 days and this was one of our finest meals. The food, staff and atmosphere were by far fantastic.

Thank Karen E
Staten Island, New York
Level Contributor
57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We drive to Matthews almost every morning for breakfast. The breakfast is cooked to order. The specials are $7.95- 15.95 usd. We usually get the Caribbean breakfast. Eggs, toast, or bagel with cream cheese, bacon, fruit dish, coffee or tea for $9.95. You can' t bsat it! In Casa Del Mar Resort, with an ocean front view!

Thank Lisa M
Level Contributor
28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here several times and unfortunately it continues to go down hill Had ribs the other night and one of the couples had asked for half a portion was told could not be done when addressed with a supervisor later were told they could have? Not consistent There are so many choices on the island and I believe two... More 

Thank tondicke
Trumbull, Connecticut, USA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I planned my parents 50th Anniversary party at Matthew's and was not disappointed at all!! Catty the party planner emailed me back and forth and made me feel so comfortable about planning such a large event from so far away. She Skype's and calls and is very accommodating with menu choices. I met with Catty and the manager Jonnique 2... More 

Thank danac1972

Travellers who viewed Matthew's Beachside Restaurant also viewed


Been to Matthew's Beachside Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 7300
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.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Matthew's Beachside Restaurant and other visitors
13 questions
Ask a question
Hamilton, New Jersey
Newtown, Pennsylvania
over a year ago
Naples, Florida, United States
Detroit, Michigan

See all questions (13)

Questions? Get answers from Matthew's Beachside Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?