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The Paddock

) #45 of 176 Restaurants in Oranjestad $$ - $$$ American, ,
Oranjestad, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 583 2334
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (82 reviews)
“burger” (59 reviews)
“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
All hours
American, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
Oranjestad, Oranjestad, Aruba
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1 - 10 of 705 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location reasonable price for ribs near the water and shopping near by... good happy hour... staff really busy at times

Thank Rochelle J
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here for lunch and enjoyed sitting at the harbour. The food is good - hamburgers and soup were tasty.

Thank isla H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch at the Paddock on our way to the airport. Burgers were very good as was the service and view. Great location!

Thank unclehummer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, menu and service. The portion sizes were quite large and the ambiance sitting overlooking the water was beautiful. Be sure to bring, sign and post a dollar bill on the wall inside. Very eclectic atmosphere!

Thank Dawn Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Oranjestad for a shopping day and site seeing we stopped off at the paddock for a drink when we walked in we was greeted with a warm welcome and noticed money all over the walls and ceilings from people all over the...More

Thank Mrs_rigelsford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned. Are very satisfied - spare ribs, all you can eat. A big portion, very good, french fries excellent, they needed to be a little bit salted, but better as if they would have been too salty, spare ribs - no claim -...More

Thank sunny-honeygolf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us stopped for lunch food was fair but the drinks and staff were great! We spent a couple of hours drinking and had a great time. Will be recommending to friends who travel to Aruba yearly

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was average at best, I am Dutch but reside in the Caribbean for almost 20 years. So coming here with high expectations for authentic Dutch food, fries made the Dutch way and Wiener Schnitzel. My husband had the seafood platter which was good,...More

Thank Jennefer P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch after hitting the nearby shops. There's a large outdoor seating area that overlooks the ocean and one can watch the boats coming and going. They have a slightly wider beer selection than the average restaurant in Aruba. I had the lunch...More

Thank TopherKC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sat round the back of this lovely bar overlooking the water. Friendly and helpful staff. Food was being served aswell which looked beautiful. Highly recommend this bar.

Thank MinnieMansfield
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
American, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oranjestad, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583 2334
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