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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (103 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
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Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great little beachside restaurant in a beautiful location. The staff are brilliant, friendly and really want you to have a great time. The ambiance is perfect and the food delicious. If you are on the beach in Aruba and looking for something great to eat...More

Thank Chivmeister
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to dinner their twice during our Aruba vacation. Food was excellent. Good size dinner menu. Location right on the beach. Staff were very helpful. Strongly recommend.

Thank WoodsBF
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Right on the beach in front of the Casa Del Mar hotel. The Grouper and chicken sandwiches are delish.. the bar atmosphere is real chilled with some Island vibe tunes. Our waiter, Jonathan, was very attentive and suggested the Strawberry lemonade with mint... soo Good...More

Thank Tasha W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came to this restro for lunch. We had the pulled ribs sandwich which we found very sweet-way too much honey bbq sauce!! The cocktails were okay. The service was nice but a bit slow.

Thank Kikinor
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went here for dinner & several happy hours, and the service was consistently outstanding. The bar & restaurant staff were friendly, competent, and attentive. Food and drink were good. The location was great, and the whole atmosphere was just lovely. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Sophia D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had eaten at Matthews last year while visiting Aruba and were very impressed, so when we scheduled our trip this year my husband wanted to celebrate his 60th birthday at Matthews. When we arrived, they couldn't find our reservation (which I had made 3...More

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was right on the beach and the service and food were excellent. Our waiter was very prompt and courteous

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our last meal in Aruba restaurant before leaving for home. We were warmly greeted as soon as we walked in, our table had a fantastic view of the ocean, the service was superb and the food great. We enjoyed our experience very much.

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A quick walk down the beach for a great breakfast when you want more than Dunkin’ Donuts. Try the sampler platters. Also had a nice dinner here watching the sunset

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Matthews is a fabulous beach side restaurant and bar attached to Casa Del Mar-the food is great, the 3x a day happy hour is the best!!!!! And service is top notch! Thank you Johnny and Camilia for all the good memories!

Thank Krista F
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Questions & Answers
Jessica B
11 October 2017|
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Response from Dman01780 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are available at the tables
25 March 2017|
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Response from Jennic71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - but would be a 20 min walk.
23 February 2017|
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Response from Craig K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do take reservations for rib night, and it is on Tuesday night, if you don't like ribs the regular menu is also available that night. Oh and by the way their ribs are excelent!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 7300
  • E-mail
Casual and chic, Matthew's is renowned as one of the best covered open-air beachfront restaurants in Aruba. Upscale Caribbean, International and seafood dishes are prepared using the freshest ingredients.Besides breakfast, lunch, dinner, we offer all you can eat spareribs on Tuesday's, Karaoke night after dinner party on Wednesdays, Italian night on Thursdays and of course our daily happy hours with live music at the bar on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. If you are a sports fan, you'll be happy to know that there are 3 flat screens at the bar that are always showing your favorite sport.
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