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Papiamento

Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 4544
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp” (193 reviews)
“casserole” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The 4 of us arrived and were promptly seated. We ordered different appetizers: tuna tartare, onion soup, and snails. All of it very good. For the entrees, I had the grouper Romenesco & the others had the surf & turf which consisted of a lobster...More

Thank shellyf
Reviewed 2 days ago

Get there early and make reservations. One of our very favorites. The "keishia yena" is outstanding. Many of the meals are served on hot stones and you can "cook" the meal to your personal taste. Had the surf and turf (filet and lobster) - excellent....More

Thank Roland B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Papiamento has such lovely local dishes to offer. The keshi yena is very authentic Aruban, and it was delicious. The restaurant is so beautiful, you eat dinner in or outside of an old Cunucu house. Definitely recommend going here. We even visited twice in two...More

Thank nancysvu
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Seems like it would have been a nice experience to sit outside by the pool. The weather, however, did not cooperate and we rushed inside. The house is very old and I would recommend sitting in the converted kitchen. The other rooms have a lot...More

Thank O6069ZXgaryw
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had hoped to eat outside last night but with the weather, we went inside. It was our first time inside and didn't realize how big it was. As usual, the food and service were excellent. I had the Keshi Yena which was different than others...More

Thank Stu C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a reservation for the restaurant in advance and was so excited based on the reviews. It was raining on the drive there, but had stopped before we arrived. Two bus loads of people were leaving as we walked in so I assumed that...More

2  Thank amber12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought friends to dinner and we had never been here before. When we mentioned we were taking them to Papiamento they were excited to return and their review telling us it was very good was correct. We started with a bottle of mascotto and...More

Thank SDDTravelFun
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lot of trouble finding Papiamento so it's a good place to go in a taxi. We were seated inside in a room that isn't used much. It was very dusty and had a mildew smell and the chairs were very uncomfortable. Despite...More

Thank Judie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here before and it's my wife's favorite. Tables around a pool outside under the stars is hard to beat. The staff is very friendly and extremely attentive from the moment you walk in. Here comes the hiccup, my wife ordered the filet...More

Thank johnny1944
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here during our annual February Aruba trip to Bucuti. We were not impressed. The pool is the center of the courtyard, yet it is filled with leaves and just plain dirty looking. It doesn’t seem that anyone uses it or cleans it. The...More

1  Thank Pam C
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Yorba
19 November 2017|
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Response from dtrottier2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you need to go to their reservation site, when you put the restaurant's name in Google, scroll down and you will see it. Enjoy.
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darumba
29 August 2017|
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Response from NJ_Travelerz | Reviewed this property |
I recommend beginning of June. Specify poolside if that is your preference (tables of 2 only)
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eepst
12 December 2016|
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Response from patschenectady | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely can buy a certificate. They present you with a beautiful gift certificate with name to whom it is going and from, very nicely done.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$45
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: +297 586 4544
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