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Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0053
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to dinner here based solely on Trip Advisor reviews. It was fantastic! From the greeting of Jose, the owner, to the food, to the service-everything was great! I had grouper and my husband had the conch stew. Both were delish....More

1  Thank DebbieV1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was better than expected. We went there for lunch and every single dish was delicious and it was only $10-$30 per dish.

1  Thank Nat L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here our first night in Aruba. Our waiter was awesome made great suggestions for what type of food we like. He even ask how spicy we liked it. I like spicy food and they certainly didn’t let me down. The owner greets every...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a little behind on this review. We were in Aruba the first week of October and we had dinner twice at Gostoso. The food was so fresh, so delicious and the owner and staff were fantastic. Make sure you have this one on...More

Thank glfwthu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this place again. It's a little out of the way- a long walk from town - but so worth it. $8 cab ride from Renaissance. The food and service are second to none. We had the carpaccio dish and oh wow - huge...More

1  Thank travelqueen15
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I came with the intention that i was going to have an amazing dinner based on previous reviews on trip advisor. We were let down in a big way. This is a Portuguese restaurant and we are both Portuguese and we have definitely had alot...More

Thank Marcio G
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great restaurant with great food and one of the cheaper ones. Locals go here. A little hard to find but well worth the cab ride.

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious place for dinner. Call ahead for reservations. You will be glad you made this one of your choices to eat. Very friendly and they take good care of you.

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We love to travel, and have collected a few really special restaurants in our travels. This is definitely one of those restaurants! Everything we ate was delicious and memorable! The grouper kabob was amazing!! We spent the rest of the vacation thinking about returning! We...More

Thank travelers97
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The perfect place if you'd like to try something really local. The dishes are very unique and creative. The banana sushi is just to die for! Very cozy place and the owner/chef is great!

Thank Mélyn D
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16 February 2017|
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Response from KarenGustaf |
While in Aruba in February, we had dinner at Gostoso. First, it was hard to find and we got lost a couple times. Unfortunately, it was not worth the struggle to get there. The decor is cluttered, the food was overpriced... More
Cheryl S
2 December 2016|
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Response from RB K | Reviewed this property |
We went early so didn't need them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 0053
  • E-mail
Gostoso a local favorite restaurant, that serve a blend of both Portuguese and Aruban Cuisine, which is designed to delight even the most discriminating Palate. With our cozy and small atmosphere and impeccable service at a reasonable price “Gostoso Restaurante” will be your next favorite neighborhood Restaurant.
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