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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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“triple tail” (65 reviews)
“truffle risotto” (40 reviews)
“picanha” (32 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is one of the best on the island. They take great care in their dishes and they are delicious.

1  Thank Jon S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was an excellent dining experience at Yemanja. From the service to the food , they get 5 stars for it all ! I had the triple tail and the potato truffle soup and my boyfriend had the stuffed pork tenderloin onion soup. It was...More

2  Thank 1961Mil
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there on the recommendation of a friend and dinner was great. Everyone ordered something different which was prepared perfectly and the service was excellent too. We will definitely be going back!

2  Thank klfdc55
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I didn't remember how good this restaurant was. Eating on the outdoor garden was fantastic. The services was extremely attentive. The best part was fresh and superbly prepared dishes., from salad ,entree and desert. A foodies delight.

Thank stuart m
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the best dinners in Aruba. Incredible fish. We had the triple tail and the BBQ Mahi Mahi. Both dishes were outstanding.

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. One of the best restaurants in Aruba. Need reservations. Suggest sitting inside.

Thank jimmydef1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you make a reservation for this amazing restaurant during your stay at Aruba. Such an amazing selection of menu items and the food itself did not disappoint. I had the goat cheese with fig and honey pastry on top of a bed of...More

Thank kellytucker2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambiance was great and they offered a good selection of surf and turf. We enjoyed the ahi tuna but the calamri trio and seafood melody left room for improvement. We thought it would be more grilled but it tasted pan fried. The staff were...More

Thank Lewis C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance here is amazing. The food is served in a very delicate and modern European fashion, but with Carribean cuisine. The waiter attended to our every need, it was our anniversary and he surprised us with a special dessert. Try the shrimp appetizer with...More

Thank worldtraveler77077
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't get a chance to dine here during last year's visit so we made it a point to do it this year. What a great spot. They do a great job with all the local seafood. Not a lot of heavy sauces. Steak was...More

Thank Brian D
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Questions & Answers
18 November 2017|
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Response from Consultant6393 | Reviewed this property |
We went casual. The only thing I've seen regarding dress on the island was "no jeans" at restaurants.
20 April 2017|
Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
Hi, you can make a reservation anytime. What i would recommend to do is to make it as early as possible for you to have more options in timeslots. as the longer you wait, less possibility there will be that we will have the... More
Linda F
20 March 2017|
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Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are very close to the rennaisance. Our kitchen is open from 5.30 pm. Walk by anytime to make your reservation or give us a call at +297 588 4711. Yemanja Team
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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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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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