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Papagayo Bar & Grill

L G Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 583 6000
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (16 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
“salads” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, International, Pub
$$ - $$$
L G Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 5 days ago

had the American in the Caribbean it was great and the chicken pitas were so fresh. Beware that at certain times of the day you will have to fight the flies for your food :)

Thank antierox
Reviewed 5 days ago

On private island with flamingos and iguanas. Great experience, wonderful food, especially shrimp and has some outstanding staff - Alexander and Edgar. Has Alexander Two years now - simply outstanding.

Thank Cheryl N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bar is accessible via boat that is in the Aruba Renaissance Marina Resort. It is a private island for adults only. Beautiful place to enjoy the beach with refreshments ranging from fruit juices to adult beverages.

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This newly rebuilt (after a fire) restaurant is on the Renaissance Aruba Resort's private island. The island itself is breath-taking. The new restaurant is beautiful and supremely convenient. I wish there were more healthy food choices available, but it is on an island afterall!. I...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We came here for breakfast and it was just okay. The service was fine but the limited food options were not great and the price seemed a bit high for the size of the plates. I would only go here for the views and the...More

Thank AJCC1
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Located on the Renaissance private island. We were on all inclusive so anything on the menu was available to us for lunch. We found that sometimes they were slower to serve us even if they were not busy.

Thank Maya Z
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Such an amazing place to relax, have some lunch and a few drinks! The pizza was fabulous and drinks awesome! Highly recommended

Thank timbucto
Reviewed 27 January 2017

For those lucky enough to enjoy the Renaissance Aruba Resort and their island, the associated restaurant on the island will not disappoint. For being in such a secluded area, we were pleasantly surprised at the variety and taste of their many menu items. My husband...More

2  Thank Linda G
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The flies and birds were constantly on your food and all over the bar supplies. We stuck to cans and decided to eat before heading to the island after seeing this ..we didn't agree with the 'service charge' being added to your bill but then...More

Thank L P
Reviewed 5 December 2016

On the Iguana Beach (private island) is a great place to order good food and drinks. There is also a place to order on the Flamingo Beach next door. Always good food and a convenient place to get food and snacks while enjoying the beach....More

Thank Gary And Linda Y
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Hi from Iowa! Can I ask, are the drinks quite expensive on the private island? I understand that we aren't allowed to bring food and drink with us. Thanks! Shelly
25 October 2016|
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Response from hairybear007 | Reviewed this property |
As above nobody checks your bags. But the island is so fantastic and worth it, ideal to get there early to get decent shade
Dawne D
How much is it for a pizza?
17 October 2016|
What is your answer?
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There were reports of a fire at the Papagayo Bar & Grill in the Fall of 2015 causing extensive damage to the restaurant. Has it been fully rebuilt? Any details are appreciated.
19 July 2016|
Response from Davida R | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has. I dined there twice in April.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L G Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583 6000