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Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 4711
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday

This is hands down one of the best restaurants in Aruba. Great food, cocktails and romantic ambiance. You cant go wrong. We had a wonderful time!

Thank ccorrea72
Reviewed yesterday

Food was extremely good. Prices are high (and in US$ on the menu). Cocktails are strong. Wine recommendations with every entree.

Thank Martinili
Reviewed yesterday

Third time a yemanja, food and service is always excellent. I love that they have a different take on their preparation of the the fish choices you find all over the island. We tried the soup and sea bass this time both excellent. Also had...More

Thank frag81
Reviewed 2 days ago

First, be sure to have a reservation. We didn't. Our fault. Waited about 30 minutes at bar. Just one bartender who was only focused on making drinks for waiters, not waiting guests. Because of no reservation (again, our fault) we got seated outside (closed area...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Seafood selections are excellent,black bean dishes are good,quantity of food served with an entree is very good.Eat here every year when we go to Aruba.Restaurant is a short walk from the Oranjestad marina parking lot,right next to the Renaissance...nice wine selection,wait stafff are good at...More

Thank knobbie50
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just go here!!! Amazing HEALTHY FRESH options. Too many to decide. Short walk from Renaissance or cruise port area. ADORABLE decor, like eating in a romantic little jungle. Extremely intimate (ie small too so get reservations). I only took off one star because service was...More

Thank ski_bum5423
Reviewed 4 days ago

I dinned here on my trip in Sep 2017 after hearing great things about this rest. I had the bacon herbed crusted chilean sea bass with a Manhattan. The service was very good with a very attentive staff. I thought it was strange that they...More

Thank E-man2063
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was recommend by the hotel we stayed at and we went out every night so we had a good sampling. This was the best food we had the entire week. Every meal was delicious both fish and meat. Best Mahi Mahi I have ever...More

Thank ljulian2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So happy we found this place. The food is amazing, we had the chicken and swordfish and highly recommend!

Thank Lindsey L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went back to eat after having eaten there twice last year. Still love their menu and once again enjoyed the Limoncello Martini. My pork chop was cooked just right. And I ended the night by drinking my dessert...a Snickers Chocolate Martini!!! Need we say more?...More

Thank Kyriaki08
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Questions & Answers
david46602
20 April 2017|
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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
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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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clo616
12 January 2017|
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Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
No we are open for dinner only, start serving at 5:30pm till 10:30pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
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
Description
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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