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Barefoot Restaurant

L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 9824
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a special place to have a romantic dinner that wasn’t too fancy while in Aruba so we decided to try Barefoot. What a great decision that was! We made 6:00pm reservations so we could enjoy the sunset and...More

Thank Cheryl F
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have just celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary last week at Barefoot. They granted us with two glass of champangne..everything was perfect: delicious food, great service, the view, the moon, the ocean breeze. Just a perfect night at the most amazing restaurant in Aruba. Thanks...More

1  Thank rebasile
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are looking for exceptional customer service and great food, this place is a must, we have been coming to Aruba for years and found our way here. The staff is very attentive and helpful without hovering. The meal selection is extensive and well...More

1  Thank tireguychatt
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great food,attentive servers, good atmosphere, and laid back.Try to plan on going for sunset, very nice, you are on the beach with feet in the sand and water feet away. Dinner for 2 between $100/$150 depending on drinks appetizers and deserts but worth it.

Thank jtsvideo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were at the beach during the day and the Barefoot looked very unspectacular. That changed when we came back in the evening. We were placed directly on the beach. Staff was very friendly and food very good. Go there for sunset! It is worth...More

Thank olmo0000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit Barefoot for our first anniversary. Everything about it was great. We made reservations for beach dining. Food & drinks were delicious. The view couldn't be beat!

Thank Peaches2009
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always go for a week and Barefoot is on our list for at least 2 nights!. The food is excellent and the mashed potatoes are to die for but the portion is small. The setting is spectacular! You sit on the beach and bare...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Barefoot for my birthday. The dinner and dessert was delicious. I had the grouper and shrimp for dinner and the apple strudel for dessert. The service was a little slow. We had to remind the waitress several times about items we requested....More

Thank AVHudnall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would like to start my review by saying the service is outstanding. It was our first time there so we had no idea that the restaurant is right next to a public beach. There were people in the water, and runnng along the beach...More

Thank Sue Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without a doubt, one of the most fantastic dining experiences ever. 10 feet from the ocean, on the beach. Food very good also.

Thank Snev67
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18 September 2017|
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Response from scottfromerie | Reviewed this property |
It's not in walking distance if that's what your asking. You would need to take a cab because it's on the other side of downtown. Cab would take 15-20 minutes. Get there before sunset tho!!!
29 August 2017|
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Response from dewildlions | Reviewed this property |
We took taxi and can't remember how much but it didn't seem very expensive. We found taxis there in general to be very regulated and reasonable.
28 August 2017|
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Response from mark v | Reviewed this property |
it isn't an entertainment bar. the surf, sand and sunset was what we wnet there for. love surfside beach also. reflexions bar, next door, is great for after dinner fun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 9824
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Aruba is all about the fabulous beaches during the day, and the many great restaurants at night. It is only logical that these two unique things of Aruba are combined into one! Luc & Gerco found the perfect spot to synergize great food, and a beautiful setting to create an experience almost unique on our island. When listening to the ocean caressing the shore, while wiggling your toes through the pearly white sand, why not let yourself be pampered by a gourmet dinner? Chef Gerco & Maitre d' Luc had a shared dream of opening up a restaurant here, but wanted something in line with what they enjoy on Aruba: the nearly perfect climate, the possibility to always be outside, the tropical feel... When opening their restaurant, they had these ideas in their heads, and it worked like a charm! Tables under a large palapa on a wooden deck with a view of the ocean, or outside under the Aruban nights sky, on the pristine beach... An original menu was created by Gerco and team, with some of the old school favorites as well as locally influenced dishes. With the help of the local wine suppliers, Luc made an extensive wine list, with wines from all over the world, and is always ready to pair a wine with your dinner. The experienced service team is friendly yet professional, ready to wow you from the moment you walk in, to make a fabulous evening into a great memory on Aruba!
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