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Carte Blanche Restaurant

Wilhelminastraat 74, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
+297 586 3339
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (65 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (17 reviews)
“tasting menu” (12 reviews)
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European, International
Wilhelminastraat 74, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You need to try out Carte Blanche. From start to finish it was simply amazing. Dennis and Glen made this experience more than we could have ever expected. Incredible food and awesome conversation. Wine pairing was perfection. Worth every penny.

1  Thank kellychristy55
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dennis and Glen create a family atmosphere and a tremendous menu cooked and prepared in front of you. Add the wine pairing touch by Glen and you have it all. We would highly recommend Carte Blanche. We also ate at Wilhelmina two days later and...More

Thank lm0rill0
Reviewed 6 days ago

The dynamic duo of Dennis and Glen makes this restaurant a must go to when visiting Aruba. Only 14 people are eating with you, gathered in a bar setting where you watching Dennis and Glen do their thing. Reservations should be made well in advance...More

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No doubt the best tasting menu-restaurant on the island. Hands down the best experience we’ve had. The great service provided by Glenn and Dennis accompany some of the best food you’ll ever have. No questions asked a must try.

Thank jaregs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Knowing we would be arriving in Aruba during peak season, I had confirmed reservations 6 months in advance (yes 6 months) to celebrate my wife's birthday. I confirmed 24 hours prior to our reservation as instructed because of the long waiting list. Well guess what...More

Thank DomenicoS408
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming to Aruba for 20 years and have watched the food scene only get better and better as it has evolved. Carte Blanche which is now housed at its new location along with its sister restaurants, Wilhelmina and Maroc, is the originator...More

1  Thank Steven R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding experience. The energy. The food. The pairings. The people. A hidden gem. Each and every course was prepared with the utmost creativity. Chef Dennis does a great job preparing each course.

Thank Michelle I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had the opportunity to have dinner at Carte Blanche several weeks ago when we were visiting Aruba. We had a wonderful experience. It is part restaurant, part theater. We ended up with 14 other people from various parts of the globe...More

1  Thank Cadillacjay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to say here...except the meal, the service and 'entertainment', and the wine were all fabulous! We would dine again in a heart beat! Worth every penny and more :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful, fun, delicious food experience. The chef was both exceptional and entertaining. We enjoyed the wine pairings and overall atmosphere!

Thank Keog212
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Kristina D
15 January 2018|
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Response from Nida H | Reviewed this property |
You can’t go wrong with either! But Carey Blanche was amazing! Two fools is pretty amazing too! If you can get both I would do both, both are different in certain ways. At Cart Blanche they are hilarious and the food is... More
Lee F
17 April 2017|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept both. US dollars are accepted everywhere in Aruba. Amex and Discover are often not accepted outside the US.
2 February 2017|
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Response from 2foodiesRus | Reviewed this property |
Carte Blanche is on the Bucuti property about 10-15 minutes tops from the Marriott. Have fun !!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 74, Oranjestad 00000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 586 3339
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Carte Blanche is a restaurant for foodies, people who are open minded for an exquisite fine dinning experience, without limitations. Carte Blanche features a 14-seat elegant bar in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. The highlight of the restaurant is Chef Dennis van Daatselaar cooking right in front of you a 5-course Carte Blanche dinner known as a “chef surprise”. Alongside him is Maitre d’ Glen Bonset pairing wines and mixing premium drinks
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