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Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 4711
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, International, Grill, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here for the first time this visit. We all enjoyed our dinners and will be back. I had the Power Salad for a "lighter" meal. It was great and very filling. Everyone enjoyed their fish entrees as well.

Thank sst1354
Reviewed 2 days ago

From the moment we walked up to the restaurant we could smell how good this was going to be. We were not disappointed. It was amazing from start to finish. Excellent and attentive service. The menu had so much to offer, from vegetarian to steak,...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The steak here is just the best. You absolutely will not be disappointed. Yemanja is way better than El Gaucho and very much worth going!

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and i are in Aruba and a friend recommended Yemanji to us as well as the stuffed parrot fish. We arrived there and were seated with about 6 other tables so it was some what slow but took It took over 30 minutes...More

Thank g_zzy6789
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just hours before, on our forth day in Aruba, someone asked where we had eaten that “knocked our socks off”. Nowhere, I replied. But that was before Yemanja. Service with a smile, A Extremely diverse menu for the vegans and plant based diets, A Presentation...More

Thank ShineEye10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food! Make reservations to get a nice table outside. The service is very good. We celebrated Valentine’s Day here

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We usually have dinner at Yemanja Woodfired Grill each time we travel to Aruba. The service and food are always excellent. I'm gluten free and there are many options on the menu for me to choose from. The garden area is a beautiful and comfortable...More

Thank Buttercup0321
Reviewed 6 days ago

Definitely the best service we had while in Aruba. The food was excellent and the restaurant was right behind our hotel - Renaissance Marina Hotel.

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We've dined at Yemanja during our previous Aruba trips and we didn't want to miss it this time around. When making reservation I accidentally confused the phone numbers and made a reservation at another restaurant. So when we showed up at Yemanja, of course our...More

Thank world_traveler_ct
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner once again. My husband and I both had the tuna. It was cooked to perfection and the presentation was beautiful. The staff was excellent and attentive. Highly recommend!

Thank Marlene W
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Questions & Answers
peter r
17 December 2017|
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Response from FranB55 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is very limited. Take a cab.
peter r
17 December 2017|
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Response from stuart m | Reviewed this property |
yes but not easy to find street spots. try the parking lot at the pier. and then a short walk
18 November 2017|
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Response from NonnaB21 | Reviewed this property |
Casual no dress code
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 4711
  • E-mail
Yemanja is relaxing and welcoming with a passion for tradition and excellence. Serving international food with strong Caribbean influences prepared on our wood fired grill. Also, offering healthy foods with an extensive vegetarian menu and catering to all your dietary needs, such as vegan and gluten-free. Seating is either inside (air-conditioned) or outside on a cozy terrace. Both inside & outside seating are non-smoking.
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