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Gostoso

Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0053
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“goat stew” (49 reviews)
“tres leches” (49 reviews)
“sushi” (89 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are devoted foodies and went back to Gostoso after skipping it our last few trips based on the high ratings on TA. We’ve been coming to Aruba for 10 years and usually eat at Carte Blanche, Fred, 2Fools, etc. Good part first - service...More

Thank M123R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Besides the fact that it's a little hard to find, the food and service were impeccable. Anuar was a lovely server and we enjoyed our meals.

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Gostosos, which was a very good neighborhood restaurant far away from the touristy areas. Atmosphere isn’t a romantic atmosphere, but more of a neighborhood feel. Service was attentive and knowledgeable. We started with Pumpkin Soup and Calamari with Aruban Creole Sauce. Calamari...More

Thank MojitoNC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here at the suggestion of a friend...the best grouper I ever ate...the service was great...Go ..you won't be disappointed

Thank nursedoctor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing food, amazing atmosphere, only down side is parking, but we took taxis. Great food, speaking with the owner/chef was fantastic! There was 6 in our party, every persons food was amazing, the specials which several of us ordered were well done, will definitely go...More

1  Thank sawka63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am on Aruba for a week and decided to visit this place. Great choice it was. The owner is friendly and advises you on daily specials. The food is just superb; very delicate tastes. Great meal.

Thank Frank N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our fifth time at the restaurant and I truly believe that the menu that they have is bottomless. Besides already amazing dishes on the menu they constantly have chef’s specials, different every time, finger licking delicious every time. THE SPECIALS ARE TRULY WORKS...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here on a weeknight, and initially felt let down by the ghost-town vibe (there was hardly anyone there). That only lasted a few minutes, until we started eating — by the end we were glad we’d skipped the appetizers and gone straight for...More

Thank Umair M
Reviewed May 13, 2018

My wife and I have eaten at Gostoso's for several years. The one thing that stands out about this out of the way restaurant is that it never waivers. We have never had a bad meal here. I can also say we've had some of...More

Thank Ozgard
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Gostoso is about off the beaten path but worth the trip. Highly recommend starting with their sushi. Instead of traditional seaweed and rice, they substitute thinly sliced plantain, which was unique and delicious.

Thank Michael C
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Shelleyre
December 3, 2017|
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Response from Shelleyre | Reviewed this property |
The Concierege in my hotel gave me the answer. It’s a Christmas prix fix she Did not know why it wasn’t told to us. She printed it up so i now know what it is.
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KarGustaf
February 16, 2017|
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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
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Cheryl S
December 2, 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 0053
  • E-mail
Description
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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