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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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“triple tail” (69 reviews)
“truffle risotto” (41 reviews)
“picanha” (33 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caribbean grille. Wonderful food. Great service. Sit at the bar and eat. See through window into the kitchen. Watch the chef prepare wonderful dishes right before your eyes. Very clean. Try the Tuna Poke. It’s amazing. We also had the Salmon and the Triple Tail...More

1  Thank VincentIoia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here twice during our recent trip to Aruba. Yemanja is wonderful! It's now one of our must go to when we visit Aruba. The service was good and the food was delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank hopeful74
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at Yemanja with high hopes for a great meal. It is a very lively place with lots of activity. We were seated in a back room that wasn't the best spot and away from the vibe of the place. The menu had many...More

1  Thank wvcellars
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We never get tired of the atmosphere,menu,service that Yemanja offers.Parking can be A problem unless you know your way around.

1  Thank _mburt12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We will definetly comme back. The food is just delicious. Service is great and our table was ready on time. Group of eight with teenagers and everyone loved their plates. Serving are generous so an entry and a principal was plenty, so we did not...More

Thank Maxime R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Yemanja during our trip in December 2017. The atmosphere, food and service are outstanding. The menu is full of wonderful meals but we chose the surf and turf which is not what you might think and it was excellent. We highly recommend...More

Thank _mshields1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood medley was divine! Our party also enjoyed the cocktails, ahi tuna and picanha steak. Great place, great time.

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a menu that offers a variety of dishes, the most difficult part of the dining experience is choosing what to order. The goat cheese in filo dough appetizer and the parrotfish entree were unique and tasty. Had we decided to visit Yemanja earlier in...More

1  Thank R_Lubin11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has some delicious, healthful options. Parking is tough, restaurant is small, service is ok but food is just delicious. Try it!

Thank motheroftwodivas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weekending on our neighboring island Aruba from Curacao is always a great pleasure. Visiting friends and enjoying the many fine eateries Aruba has to offer is a real plus. We choose Yemanja's this time and were not disappointed at all. Their vegetarian options are simply...More

Thank yvonne w
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peter r
18 December 2017|
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Response from FranB55 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is very limited. Take a cab.
peter r
18 December 2017|
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Response from stuart m | Reviewed this property |
yes but not easy to find street spots. try the parking lot at the pier. and then a short walk
19 November 2017|
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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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