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Kambal Bar and Restaurant

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Haavenstraat 26, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Can't quite figure out this place. Was in town several times and some days they are open some days they are not, I had lunch and asked them what time they were closing they said around 6 to 7 pm. At 4:30 went back to have some halo halo they were closed already. Waste of time to figure it out,... More 

Thank rgeulen
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

We ended up having lunch in this place because we were close and other trip advisor reviews. The food was very good as and the attention was very good and kind. Fare priced and tasty.

Thank TaCa1002
Mableton, Georgia
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

The family who runs this restaurant is very kind and will accommodate special requests from the menu. We have had a pleasant meal or two every year we return. This is a hidden gem just behind Main Street.

2 Thank chris1976ga
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

We come to Aruba every year and eat here at least once during our trip! The place is not your 5 star place by the resort area so don't expect cushion seats and a/c! It's located on a second floor with open air and great authentic food! The owner is very accommodating and his daughters are always willing to suggest... More 

2 Thank Cbarrantes2
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2014

I went to Kambal with my two teens January 2, 2013. The restaurant was open although the owner claim they had nothing but noodles $15, fish soup $12, and spring rolls $12 because it was a holiday and their supplier/supermarket was not open. I should have taken this as a sign and left except there were two other Filipinos eating... More 

1 Thank cntower
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Came in for dinner, apparently later than usual business hours. First impression was a bit rough, as it was extremely hot in the restaurant, most lights were off, and the workers were playing cards and drinking. Turns out they were pretty much closed, but when our party of four came in they immediately greeted us with open arms and the... More 

1 Thank jfc131
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

Came here on advise from tripadvisor( not disappointed yet..) decided to come with my family while in Aruba! The minute we walked in we were greeted and the choices were well explained by staff! The place is upstairs from main st( entrance around the corner) and the menu written on wall on a chalkboard! Food is awesome can't be disappointed!... More 

1 Thank Cbarrantes2
Pittsford, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

During our recent trip to Aruba, while wandering through Oranjestad, we happened to see a sidewalk sign advertising pansit. My husband is Filipino, so I knew this was a noodle dish. We looked up and saw a Filipino flag flying on the second floor balcony. We were looking for something different for lunch, that we were sure our teenage children... More 

1 Thank EK S
Normal, Illinois
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522 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Brings you back to local etnic food and customs. Two block south from the cruise port. Climb one set of stairs to the second floor and has inside and outdoor sitting. Fast and friendly service with tasty local food.

Thank nenf
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2013

I really enjoyed coming to the restaurant during the New Years with my family. Great food and atmosphere. Everyone is friendly and professional! I give this place five stars!!!

Thank Porshe G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Philippine, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haavenstraat 26, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?