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Gasparito 11 C | Noord, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba (Formerly Buccaneer)
+297 586 6172
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17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice seafood themed restaurant with a very large and cool live fish tank. Perfect for our big group on a Saturday night last minute. Everyone loved their dinners but the red snapper was over cooked a bit for all 3 that oredered it. My fish & chips dinner was close to the best I've ever had. Very attentive service, we... More 

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Thank Dave S
Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has slipped somewhat since the owner/chef passed away a few years ago. Last year was very good this year not as good .The escargot was very chewy ,the fish a little dry, the vegetables were ok. Perhaps we hit an off night I hope so as we've been going here for at least 15 years and overall it... More 

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Portland, Maine, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A tropical fish tank along one wall, a decor that simulates the bottom of the sea, friendly wait staff and good food made Buccaneer's one of the more memorable dining experiences that we had during our visit to Aruba.

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Thank Karen M
Nebraska
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Buccaneer Restaurant again because we had such a great experience about two years ago. As we rated the restaurants that we ate at during our trip, this one was on our top three. We had sea bass and grouper that eventually got, as well as fish and chips. The soup was "to die for".

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Thank Bre D
Armonk, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went back again and liked it so much we went back a second time while we were in Aruba. very pleased both times with different dishes. all excellent. reasonable prices for food and drink. the waiter Buchi is the best. will definitely go back again.

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Thank Steve K
Erts, Andorra
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been coming here several times since it opened and Buchi still amazes me with his great service. He is always smiling! And a thanks to the the owner for checking on us! I will be back again for sure, love the food!!

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Thank 23avc
Bucharest, Romania
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95 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I think we had the best seafood ever in this place. Let alone that the interior is just great (fish tanks all over the place), the food is stunning. The service was also great...

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Thank gutzanu
Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
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95 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

We were recommened to eat here from ABC Tours (9hrs). It was very close to our rental house. Nautical theme as though you were under the sea and swimming with the fish. and fish was excellent. We compared it favorably from Aqua Grill, where we ate a few days ago, The food was comparable, but the atmosphere was much more... More 

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Gilbert, AZ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

First let me say this restaurant's interior is very unique. It is filled with built in fish tanks which were very entertaining. The food was about average. The Flan was delicious, my favorite part of the meal. Service was very good.

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Thank roses8
Central Florida, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have always gone to this restaurant but this time we were a little disappointed in our meal, The steak was not as good as it had been in years past and the service was a little lax. We will go again next time to see if it has improved. This is a nice restaurant and we hate to see... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Caribbean, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gasparito 11 C | Noord, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba (Formerly Buccaneer)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 6172
Description
Buccaneer Aruba, over 36-years of tradition, a landmark where the locals love to dine. Buccaneer Restaurant provides Seafood and International dishes The Buccaneer has an undeniable ship-like nautical feel with a menu to match. The 36 year swashbuckling establishment is known for its entrees and reasonable prices, specializes in fresh fish and seafood as well as tender steaks, lamb, duck, pastas, poultry and has a kids menu. The dining area is an underwater cavern and the man made restaurant by late father and son (owner) impress with their version of under the sea pirate style with 18,000 gallon wall aquarium filled with tropical fishes and also provides a cozy booths section with individual aquariums. Buccaneer's commitment & passion for freshness as a way of life - a pledge that everything is 100% fresh. All of the above combined with the warm welcome and service of the staff and the chef always willing to come out for a chat upon request makes this a true memorable experience you can't miss out on. - ONLY 5 MINUTES AWAY FROM THE HIGH RISE AREA -

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