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Big Mama Grill Bar

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Baby Beach | Seroe Colorado, San Nicolas, Aruba
+297 568 5688
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

On this great beach, prices that are a little bit higher than elsewhere, are not bad. But what happens at Restaurant Big Mama is complete insane. $50 for a really small plate of some pieces of fish (they tasted ok), that doesn't even happen at the restaurants at the hotel strip. And drinks are very expensive as well, while the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For $25 that had better be the best oxtails my wife ever ate - but no - just OK. If you are not thinking ahead to bring your own picnic (we did but she had a hankering for oxtails) then you should be ready to pay $50-75 to feed your family lunch or dinner. The place is open-air so no... More 

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Thank GringoLoco2
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Maybe it was because they were about to close. Is that an excuse to be rude to paying customers? I just wanted a drink. Anyway, there were decent smells coming from the kitchen and it was on Baby Beach. Other than that, I can't tell you much of anything except they were rude.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok place for lunch if you haven't brought your own picknick to Baby Beach. But they have a "restroom".

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Big Mamma is beachside on baby beach. We came in the afternoon. The place is themed after the Flintstones. The wait staff wore the Fred and barney cover ups. It took a long time to get the food once ordered. They ran out of the curry. The wait staff was not very accommodating when they messed up.

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Thank Jeri S
Niagara Falls, Canada
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94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place isn't very good at all. You have no other options so your stuck if your hungry. Grab a sub and bring it with you.

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Thank Arubaman2016
The Villages, Florida
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419 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Mama's is a large open-air eating area under cover of a thatched roof, serving good burgers, chicken and fish (large variety). Plus soda, beer and alcoholic beverages. Good and friendly service. Ask for Aldwin - he will take very good care of you!

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East Peoria, Illinois, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Excellent sandwiches, cold beer, great drinks and good service. We spent the better part of the day at Baby Beach and had a nice, leisurely lunch here. We've also eaten here on our last two trips to Aruba and literally watched them build the place. The first time we were here - in August 2015 - they had it about... More 

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Thank Jim Z
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at Big Moma's a couple of days ago. We remember when this place was just a shed with a few tables in front of it on the edge of Baby Beach. Now it has a large covered deck with a full bar. Servers wear uniforms. What is surprising is that the food is good. We ordered a... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Hamburger taste was unfamiliar. Edible but very different. The beer was cold. The view was excellent located at Baby Beach. The prices are higher then average. This is a tourist spot for sure.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baby Beach | Seroe Colorado, San Nicolas, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  San Nicolas
  • Phone Number: +297 568 5688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?