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Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 4711
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time there this week. Had so many different choices!! Had the wedge which I shared with my husband. It was the best wedge I had ever had!! And big enough to share!! The Grouper Italiana was awesome. We also shared the peach cobbler cheesecake...More

Thank paainpa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a fantastic dinner and evening at Yemanja. Admittedly the location is in a strange place but once you're inside their decorated area, you'll be so glad you came. It started off with very friendly service. The hostess was very nice...More

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don't miss this awesome restaurant. The food and service are out of this world. I had lamb chops and my wife had sea bass. Truffle rizzoto omg.

Thank silver0514
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was very excited to try Yemenja based on all the good reviews. But it just feel short in my opinion. It's right in the center of town so the view isn't really much to see. The back side of The Renaissance. Our service was...More

Thank aruba11344
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited Aruba for our 25th Wedding Anniversary and visited Yemanja! Our waitress was Gracia and she was fabulous!!!! The service was great, the atmosphere is fabulous and the food is superb! A must do if visiting Aruba! Thank you for the great service...More

Thank jmsugden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to Aruba for the last 3 yrs. never been to Yemanja until a local suggested. We were delighted, not with the service that was a hit and miss, but the food was creative and exquisite. It has a large menu, and...More

Thank BlueBsAs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yemanja was recommended as a go to restaurant close to the hotel. It is the #1 restaurant, the service drinks and the food was AMAZING. My friend and I had the calamari to start the breading was nice and light. For dinner I went with...More

Thank Alethea B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far one of the best dinners we have had in Aruba. We can't wait to return next year. Shazim (our waiter) was fantastic. Highly recommend the peach cobbler cheesecake!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although driving in Oranjestad was a little confusing at first, the effort was definitely rewarding by the dining experience. The food was outstanding and well remembered 6 months later. The pork dishes were delicious and wine selection great.

Thank TabbTiger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard about this restaurant from several people but dismissed it because it was not on the beach. I regret trying this restaurant our last night here in Aruba, I wished we had experienced it sooner so we could have visited it again. We...More

Thank William M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We will be in Aruba early July. How early can we make a reservation to be sure we can have dinner at your restaurant?
20 April 2017|
Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
Hi, you can make a reservation anytime. What i would recommend to do is to make it as early as possible for you to have more options in timeslots. as the longer you wait, less possibility there will be that we will have the... More
Linda F
Is it walkable from Renaissance?
21 March 2017|
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Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are very close to the rennaisance. Our kitchen is open from 5.30 pm. Walk by anytime to make your reservation or give us a call at +297 588 4711. Yemanja Team
Is it open for lunch!
12 January 2017|
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Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
No we are open for dinner only, start serving at 5:30pm till 10:30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 4711
  • E-mail
Yemanja is relaxing and welcoming with a passion for tradition and excellence. Serving international food with strong Caribbean influences prepared on our wood fired grill. Also, offering healthy foods with an extensive vegetarian menu and catering to all your dietary needs, such as vegan and gluten-free. Seating is either inside (air-conditioned) or outside on a cozy terrace. Both inside & outside seating are non-smoking.
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