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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Matthew's Beachside Restaurant
1. Visit every year!! Must go
"Planning on returning next year."
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2. Love the ocean view
"The sunset views are incredible and the food was phenomenal!"
Kathleen D
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3. Hidden gem
"The view is awesome, but Matthews Staff of what makes this place shine"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are a family of 3 and had an excellent dinner here at Matthews. My husband had the steak and my daughter and I had the coconut shrimp. We will be back on our next visit.

Thank LaneyLou72
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Great food,Great staff,outdoor seating,Extremely clean,love this place, can accommodate large groups,just call ahead,wonderful margaritas two for one at happy hour was nice.

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We dined here to celebrate a birthday and they made us feel very special. We had a great table so close to the water. Service was excellent, the host was charming. Lots of choices and our food and desserts were very good. Will definitely return....More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 6 days ago

You have to go here on Tuesday nights> All you can eat the best ribs ever! My husband and I did a real good job on the ribs!!! We enjoyed Matthew"s so much that we went back again and had another incredible meal. You have...More

Thank sunshine838503
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Matthew's and were sat immediately. The atmosphere is gorgeous, open-air right on the beach so even if you aren't on the sand you can still see the ocean. We sat in the middle and were greeted by Marcos. We ordered our drinks...More

Thank MuellKat08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful evening. We are currently staying at the Tamarijn and I booked the table 3 months ago and am so glad that I did. The starters of goats cheese wrapped in prosciutto and spicy shrimps were simply stunning. Our mains were pina colada...More

Thank TheStreatfields
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Matthew's on a Tuesday for their unlimited ribs dinner. The restaurant is right by the beach and service was great. As we all had the ribs I can't comment on the rest of their food but the ribs were great and truly were...More

Thank 639russellp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant two years ago and the place was absolutely great: staff was friendly, food was great, and drinks were delicious. June 2018 the experience was the polar opposite. Didn’t have half the food that was on the menu, staff seemed disinterested in...More

Thank 201CaribbeanTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends have a time share at Costa Linda in Oranjestad and I've stayed with them several times. Matthew's Beachside Restaurant is always a must and we specifically ask for our favorite waiter, Marcos. There is outdoor seating within feet of the ocean that has always...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first thing, and main thing, about Matthew's is the view. Located on the beach at Costa Linda, our table was maybe 10-15 ft from the ocean. It was spectacular! As others have said, the menu is limited and frankly, pretty much the same as...More

Thank danieloW7812SH
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Questions & Answers
May 30, 2018|
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Response from atyourserviceagent | Property representative |
We would recommend around 6.30 pm.
Brian C
March 31, 2018|
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Response from zenmag28 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember seeing on their menu
Jessica B
October 11, 2017|
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Response from Dman01780 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are available at the tables
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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