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Gostoso

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Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0053
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Today
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Staten Island, New York
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a really nice local food family restaurant! The food is delicious! The people friendly and the service is good!! However, the owner, trying to be helpful, is distracting because all night when new diners come in, he comes to their table and in a deep voice repeats the LONG LIST OF THE NIGHTS SPECIAL MENU! It would be... More 

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Thank NYPOODLE
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We remembered this place from our last visit to Aruba; the wonderful food, the good conversation and service, and the homey feel...and decided we had to go back. Tucked away on a residential street not far from downtown Oranjestad... Food: started with the calamari with Aruban Creole sauce...the sauce was SO delicious we had to order extra garlic bread to... More 

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Vineland, New Jersey
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248 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped in for dinner and as in the past, weren't disappointed. Jose does a great job with this place. I usually get the goat, but this time decided to try something else. My wife loved her Chicken Caprese special. I enjoyed my Stuffed Chicken Gostoso, although I think I would have liked it better with some more spinach and cheese... More 

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Thank Stu C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty, gourmet Italian food. Delicious drinks, great ambiance. I would definitely recommend for foodies, honeymooners and date night restaurants

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Thank Maaria A
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on a recommendation from a friend. We have been coming to Aruba for the past 18 years, but this was our first visit to Gostoso. All I can say is wow! This restaurant instantly jumped near the top of our list of must stop restaurants during our stay. José is one of the friendliest owners we have... More 

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Thank KGApple
Whitestone, New York
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food,good waitstaff,owner involved and informative,reasonably priced,well diversified menu

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Thank 19steve19
Aruba
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we walked into Gostoso, we were "family"......The conch appetizer was good, the soup was outstanding the entrees were better and we thought, wow, the desserts were incredible..... I only can give 5 stars? :-)

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Thank steveduarte
Durham, North Carolina
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Though our hotel had a special "Aruba cuisine" night we opted to try Gostoso and we are SO happy we did! The menu is extensive and interesting. A wide selection of seafood, beef, chicken and the many, many evening specials were in addition to the tempting regular offerings. With a little encouragement from our waiter, I ordered the Espetada a... More 

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Thank Linda R
Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just drove by and stopped spontaneously. We were positively surprised. Nice owner who sat down with us to talk and give recommendations. We tried the goat which was great.

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Thank Anna-Karin A
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellently served. Amazing fusion of international cuisine. Would definitely visit again when given the chance

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 0053
Description
Gostoso a local favorite restaurant, that serve a blend of both Portuguese and Aruban Cuisine, which is designed to delight even the most discriminating Palate. With our cozy and small atmosphere and impeccable service at a reasonable price “Gostoso Restaurante” will be your next favorite neighborhood Restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?