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The Old Man & The Sea Restaurant

Savaneta 356-A, Savaneta, Aruba
+297 584 3434
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good16%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (16 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Caribbean, International
Savaneta 356-A, Savaneta, Aruba
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1 - 10 of 244 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Hard to share a good story as this place is no longer open but five separate ocean villas worth a look. Gorgeous setting for a romantic getaway, not dinner.

Thank pschulzy
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

If it wasn't for the location I wouldn't rate this place at all. The restaurant's food and service are below any expectation. The ceviche was ok but still frozen in some parts. The menu was a selection between: lobster, steak and shrimp. No mention of...More

Thank rossihoney
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Great place to go for a great meal and a beautiful setting. Large portions make it easy to share a meal. The Bisque & Tiramisu are fantastic.

Thank t0mwells
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Went here with 8 people and we were almost alone. After being served dinner I understood why. Food was lackluster and the service was equally poor.More

Thank djv1954
Osyth H, Owner at The Old Man & The Sea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Dear Djv1954, We did not have a group of 8 people in the restaurant in the last weeks. If you are the table of feb 2nd, than you were not 8 people, you asked for eight changed to 7 and than became 4 pax. This...More

Reviewed 7 November 2016

Our wedding photographer recommended the Old Man & the Sea Restaurant. We went for a sunset dinner. From the moment we walked through the door this was an experience. It wasn't what we were expecting but it ended up being one of the most amazing,...More

Thank Mikalinds
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This restaurant was so good that I'm writing this review and we went there FOUR YEARS AGO! (The pull-down for when we went didn't go back to the actual date - October 2012 so I chose October 2015). I've been meaning to do this &...More

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Food was spectacular. Service very friendly. The rooms ............ WOW only 5 of them but the most romantic place on the island!!

2  Thank USDutchie
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Last time we ventured down to see the place there were indications that it had closed. Our understanding is that the place can still be rented for private affairs - we would not recommend doing so.

3  Thank WE- R
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Last night we went for a family diner as a stay-cation kind of vibe and even though we had reservations we came to a closed restaurant. WE asked the neighboring Flying Fishbone and the security there told us that the restaurant has closed it' doors...More

8  Thank DushiTera
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Was driving along with my mother when we both decided to try this place out. Heard much about it and it looked like a good place to try. Not being much of a fish person I choose it anyway was pleasantly surprised by how well...More

Thank Dexter L
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Is it open?
15 November 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Osyth H | Property representative |
hiii, yes we are only thru reservation, best regards osyth
Is this restaurant open to the public?
22 April 2016|
Response from Foodies297 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it will be again this coming june. Right now it is part of a huge production for the tv. The old man and the sea.
Hello, I would like to know if the seating is private or are you surrounded by other guests?
12 August 2015|
Response from Foodies297 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the seatings under the gazebos are private. They have to be booked in advance. Looking forward to serve you, The Old man and the sea
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Savaneta 356-A, Savaneta, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Savaneta
  • Phone Number: +297 584 3434
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