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The Kitchen

L.G. Smith Boulevard 150, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 3004
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
L.G. Smith Boulevard 150, Oranjestad, Aruba
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to grab something to eat before boarding our flight home.You have to try this place everything under the sun is available to eat.A perfect way to end a vacation.

Thank ArubaRick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive for lunch so be warned We have visited a few times and it was always very busy, this time we were there earlier (12pm) and was almost empty, we thought we were lucky and got there before the crowds! but very few customers arrived...More

Thank cuckoo
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Been going there for a couple of years and like the food. However prices have steadily increased and are very high right now to a point for me to cut down on my visits. Also charging for little things like a little bit milk for...More

Thank WJBPhoto
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This place is great when you are not sure what you want for lunch. No Menu, you just go and pick , weight, eat and pay. There is always something for everyone, which means whole group will be happy. Oww and the food is amazing.

Thank CaffeineJumper
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We went as a group of 10 (3 generations age range). Chose this place because the buffet style spread made it easier...no menu, just pick what you want and surely you'll find something for everyone. These 'pay by weight' buffet concepts can get really pricey...More

Thank FoodyReviewer
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Great food at this hidden gem (Locals know it is not hidden). This is a pay by your plate (weighed at the end) with various selections. The meat is at the end of the line, so don't fill up with salad and other distractions (salad...More

1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I can not even begin to explain how amazing the food is... From the extended salad bar, all the way to their fresh made drinks... The food tastes so fresh, just like it is homemade. It is a really good and clean eat. The whole...More

Thank Srishti A
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Kitchen had a buffet that served salads, beef, chicken, fish and it is weighed and thats how you pay. You can take food home you can't finish. My wife and I paid $28 and took food home.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 17 March 2017

the options to chose from are extensive and you pay by the pound, there are choices for every lifestyle, vegetarian, meat lovers, so yo will surely find things in the buffet that you can fulfill your eating needs.

Thank sergej
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

An interesting lunch buffet restaurant in Italiestraat, on the western outskirts of Oranjestaad. Open from 11 until 3 except on Sundays. You pay for your buffet food by weight. Very good selection of food and good value for Aruba. As well as salads, there are...More

Thank Neil C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$17
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Boulevard 150, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 582 3004
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Description
Aruba's only "Por Kilo" Latin Wood Fired Grill restaurant serving a buffet style lunch "by the pound". The number 1 lunch experience on Aruba. Lot's of slowly cooked and roasted latin comfort food. Mesquite fired grilling of prime beef, seafood, chicken, chorizo's. And well over 30 options of sides and salads. Pick anything you like and pay only for the weight of your food. Average spending $12.
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