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Old Cunucu House

Palm Beach 150, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 1666
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“iguana soup” (60 reviews)
“goat stew” (64 reviews)
“chicken” (64 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Palm Beach 150, Noord, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is amazing! The ambience is perfect and you will get the feel of local dining! This old home has a small kitchen where the dishes that are prepared are done with thought and heart, We returned here twice in one week!

Thank Shmee98
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a local gem, set in an old cunucu house in the middle of a residential neighborhood. The ambiance is quaint & the food is delicious. Be ready for some unusual offerings on the menu. My husband tried Iguana soup & goat stew,...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved eating outside on the porch. Thankfully we are animal lovers, as a stray dog and a stray kitten wandered around the dining room. It added to the charm for us, but some people may be turned off by that. The service was friendly...More

Thank LisaHallWall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went her twice on honeymoon , we were in Aruba 2 weeks, once I had the whole fried fish and once chicken. Both were good but I recommend the seafood. The seafood was marvelous! Restaurant is off the tourist path but safe. We sat...More

Thank Vshan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Mom and Pop Aruba restaurant did not disappoint. From a warm greeting at the door to a fond goodbye at dinner's end, Old Cucunu proved delightful. We ate cod, carni stoba, snapper, and a seafood medley - all were flavorful and delicious. For dessert,...More

Thank Rab T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We each tried a different dish. I tried the traditional Keeshi Yena (chicken, cheese, onions, peppers, cashews and raisins). My friend tried Higra Hasa, (Liver and Onions). My husband had skewers with large hunks of meat on it that was delicious. We got a free...More

Thank flgrays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to try good local food so we made a reservation at this restaurant for dinner at 7:00 but when we arrived, the restaurant was empty. However, a few people came later. I don’t know if the place is not really popular, too expensive...More

Thank marienat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. It's an old farmhouse. Staff was very friendly. We enjoyed the typical local food. It's located near the hotel area.

Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the bacalao (cod fish) and it was delicious. The flan was ok and the coffee was good. But it took forever to get the waitress to come back. She was the only waitress and there was the manager/owner male. He was not too...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice local food restaurant. Pleasant staff, good food and a true taste of the Island. Well worth the trip and a nice break from all the other main stream places.

Thank Mv6020
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Johan D
9 August 2015|
Response from automrga64 |
We come to eat fish on the gril not fried When you are offering fish tell us it's fried also If you want to improve offer fish on the gril no one in the island. except big Resturant offering fish on the gril I can change... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Beach 150, Noord, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: +297 586 1666
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