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Carte Blanche Restaurant

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L.G. Smith Blvd. 55-B | Bucuti Beach resort, Palm - Eagle Beach 00000, Aruba
+297 586 3339
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Sun 06:30 - 07:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went with friends last night and it was nothing short of amazing! The best experience we've had on the island so far. You are greeted at the door the chef and Glen. After a brief introduction of themselves and the other guests the experience begins. There is no rushing through dinner or trying to flip the table as there... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is very delicious. the drinks are good and the attention is first class. the waitresses are very nice

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Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our seventh, and definitely not our last, visit to this fantastic restaurant. It is located at the Bucuti Beach Resort. Dennis, Glen and Hector are entertaining friendly hosts of this amazing experience. There is no menu and Chef Dennis creates the surprise meal of several amazing courses for the guests. Every menu we have ever had has been... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the fantastic dining experience we had on our last evening in Aruba. A must do in Aruba, 6 courses of pure heaven. Dennis is an amazing chef and Glen the Sommelier is so funny and personable. Highly recommend and an absolutely perfect evening.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

An exclusive chef table experience with an amazing tasting menu and fantastic wine pairings. The chef and his partner are very welcoming and entertaining. You will leave extremely satisfied.

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Thank Dan T
Kissimmee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great new take on the old "chef's table" concept. Excellent food, great wine, and stimulating company make for a very different dining experience but one that should not be missed when visiting Aruba. Be prepared to spend top dollar but it is worth it. Make sure you do the regular wine pairing (and not the minimal version). You will want... More 

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Thank Andy S
Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As everyone else has stated in their reviews - exceptional food, great service. Have been to similar concept restaurants in Aruba, each unique in their own way, all of them are fantastic dining experiences. Love watching the Chef cook and he explains everything he is making and plating. Great wines selected for each course if you wish to participate, also... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of a kind restaurant compared to many places I have been in the world. Fantastic food and wine with small intimate atmosphere. Chef cooks in front of you! Words cannot describe the once in a lifetime experience this gives you! I would highly recommend this dinner!!

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the last years we visited Carte Blanche several times per year and we keep on coming back because of the unique experience, amazing food and superior service. Dennis, Glen & Hector are amazing hosts, Dennis and Glen are having a lot of fun in their work and they show that. I uploaded some pictures of the food so you... More 

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Lewes, DE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure what else I can add but.... this place continues to amaze! Has never lost the WOW factor and is consistently amazing. We have dined around the world and this spot really is our favorite. Quality has not slipped over the years--despite Dennis opening two new ventures downtown. These guys are masters of cuisine, "real life" wine and entertainment.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$95
Cuisine
European, International
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 07:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Blvd. 55-B | Bucuti Beach resort, Palm - Eagle Beach 00000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 3339
Description
Carte Blanche is a restaurant for foodies, people who are open minded for an exquisite fine dinning experience, without limitations. Carte Blanche features a 14-seat elegant bar in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. The highlight of the restaurant is Chef Dennis van Daatselaar cooking right in front of you a 5-course Carte Blanche dinner known as a “chef surprise”. Alongside him is Maitre d’ Glen Bonset pairing wines and mixing premium drinks

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