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Universal Restaurant

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Wilhelminastraat 73, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
+297 582 3111
11:00 - 23:00
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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For 40 years I visit the "Universal Family" for their hospitality and Chinese oriented food. It inspires me to see this family having the ability to make it every time an special experience. In the center of Oranjestad with their own parking place, and public transportation in the neighborhood, it is convenient to get there and enjoy the food.

Thank AJW-nl
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Very good chinese food. Portions are huge. Normally not too packed as they have a large restaurant. Very good for take outs!

Thank nickvarde
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Universal is home for us! The best Roast Duck on the island. Very clean food and super friendly staff! Beside the duck we had Cantonese noodle as well. Delicious!! No long waiting. Free parking after after 3:00 pm during the week and sunday all day free parking.

1 Thank Ly'sah L
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My kids were hungry last night, and they love the Chinese Steak at Universal Restaurant. The kids sat and had dinner a the table by themselves, as I didn't eat. I had already eaten. We always feel right at home here. The service is great!

Thank Tamarah C
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Good value, good friendly and flexible service, nice elegant interior for casual dinning and very good food.

Thank Paul A
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My kids' favorite restaurant! They love the Chinese steak. We all love having a nice family dinner at Universal. We feel right at home. The service is great. Our 5 Star Restaurant ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank Tamarah C
Oranjestad, Aruba
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We recently ate in this restaurant as the reviews were no bad. The service recieved wasn't bad at all, even better as most places in Aruba, the food was way below average and I've seen 2 small roaches crawling up the walls in our 1 hour visit, which definitely made us lose all apetite. After payin a huge bill made... More 

Thank S B
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Waited a long time to get food, which wasn't worth the wait since the roast chicken wasn't cooked to perfection. After we got our food, the waitress didn't even return to check to see how we were doing or if we needed something else. At the end of the meal, it seemed like another forever waiting for the check to... More 

1 Thank cutiepoo9
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The universal roast duck was fabulous! Everything else was good too. Service was good. We were very happy to have found this place.

Thank ZLawson
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is the best Chinese restaurant on the island. They offer a homey service and several good chines dishes

Thank stanlo2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 73, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 582 3111
We invite you to experience a true Cantonese meal with amicable service, or even enjoy one of our delightful dishes in the comfort of your own home by ordering in. We look forward to sharing our traditional Cantonese meals with you.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?