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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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Caribbean, Seafood, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided to shop in town and have an early dinner. We booked Yemanja for a 6:00 dinner and did notice a few flies before being seated, but did not let it bother us. Once our hot food was served the fly situation was a...More

Thank Carol-From-NJ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went here for my husbands birthday and it was a great experience. We had good service throughout our meal, the only bad thing was the waiter forgot to go over the specials (every other table they brought a board over to the table and...More

Thank englishgirl2012
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being in Aruba about 6 months a year, I've tried so many restaurants on Aruba. If you're looking for a fairly responsible priced restaurant with a ton of different selections on the menu, this restaurant is a must try! It's my all time FAVORITE restaurant...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You know when something is so good and you build it up in your head and when you go back it isn't as good...not the case at Yemanja! Delicious!!! We were a party of 13 and we all agreed, the food was incredible. Everyone had...More

Thank vanessamom
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the first restaurant we ate at when arriving in Aruba and definitely set the bar high for the rest of the trip. Service was good, the food was amazing! Highly recommend having dinner here, totally worth it! We even came back a second...More

Thank Wordlytravelers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service here was immaculate and the food amazing. We ate inside and it was nice ambiance and nice to eat in cooler temps. There's also outdoor and open air seating.

Thank FitHol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here tonight, our last evening in Aruba. The food, service and atmosphere were all excellent! The best meal we've had in Aruba. I enjoyed the seafood chowder appetizer and it was amazing! Daughter had quinoa salad appetizer and grilled portabello mushroom for entree. Her...More

Thank Shellygirl741
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment of stepping inside until having the manager line up the wonderful wait staff to say "good night". dining at Yemanja was one of the best experiences I have ever had in Aruba. Every dish I had which included escargots & mushrooms with...More

Thank FranB55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the ambience and the food...a total package!!! Friendly staff. Situated in the middle of the center of Oranjestad.

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the cold pad thai, tuna poke and grouper fillet, with special fruit dessert, everything was amazing. The entire waitstaff from Robert the manager to the bar staff were excellent, professional and a pleasure. Can't wait to go back!!!

Thank Jon S
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Questions & Answers
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
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
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 4711
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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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