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Old Cunucu House

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Palm Beach 150, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 1666
17:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun 17:30 - 11:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Excellent local food. Great service. Wonderful atmosphere. Definitely check it out.

Thank a_simple_song
New Jersey
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went here because the taxi cab driver suggested it. The food was delicious. It is a restaurant where many of the locals go to and a few tourists. I had the chicken casserole and my husband had the coconut shrimp. The shrimp were big. we also enjoyed the Iguana soup. Sounds crazy since you see them running around the... More 

Thank valeriemabel
Random Lake, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Tucked into the neighborhood is this wonderful restaurant. You canno find any more authentic food indicative of Aruba and/or the Caribbean. The menu is very diverse. I had the goat stew, which was creamy and very flavorful. I will go here again the next vacation.

Thank MsFixItKAW
The Hague
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At only three blocks from Palm Beach in a quiete place, this restaurant is a traditional house where traditional local cuisine is served. Food is authentic, unique and delicious such as the garlic shrimps, or cocunut fried shrimps. Service was a bit slow, but this is part of the caribbean atmosphere, it did not bother me. Recommended!

Thank NicolMor
St. Michaels, Maryland
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner but in an island with fantastic restaurants, we won't be back. Service was slow despite the fact that there were few diners. Keesha Yena was good but not as good as Papiamento's. Grouper was good but again, in Aruba it's always good. Nice staff. Briefly lost our credit card but after a few minutes (!)... More 

1 Thank RosemaryKF
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got there right before the dinner rush. The server was very nice and friendly. Unfortunately she got swamped with the dinner crowd right after we arrived. Didn't get our appetizer until after our dinner so that is the reason for the four star rating. Food was great and we were able to have a nice piece of fish and... More 

Thank Jessica L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant came recommended by a family member who had visited years ago. After reading reviews, I was mixed on whether we should go - I am glad that we went. The food was unique and delicious. Yes - the service was a bit slow but the meal was worth the wait. We walked here from the Holiday Inn. It's... More 

Thank Michelle V
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Literally in a neighborhood, and it really is a house. The food was very good and the staff were very friendly. We beat the rush, but if you're staying in the hotel area, make reservations. Fortunately, we were within walking distance and beat the constant flow of taxis dropping people off for dinner.

Thank IndianaMadmax
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would give this place five stars if not for the slow service. But if you're OK with that… You're in for some great authentic food. I had the garlic shrimp and my buddy had their house specialty which is a dish consisting of chicken, cashews raisins and Gouda cheese. Both were excellent and my buddy said he would eagerly... More 

Thank ROBB H
Ludington, Michigan
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small place off the beaten path, but excellent, authentic Aruban food. Nice atmosphere, lots of outdoor seating. Live guitar playing during dinner. The conch and goat and beef stews are great. Wonderful home-made coconut cake.

Thank BKSchmidt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Beach 150, Noord, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: +297 586 1666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?