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Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 4544
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My Wife and I just had one of the best meals in all our trips to Aruba at Papiamento. As the title of this review says, think Madame Janette's, but a step above. The setting is just beautiful with tables set around a swimming pool...More

Thank CNTravel3365
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Professional and organized staff. Seating around the pool was elegant. Escargots, beet salad were excellent. Lobster and shrimp with coconut milk, filet of beef with shrimp were both excellent.

Thank favs2007
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pretty restaurant!! The service was stellar! BUT the food is French, so a lot of entrees have cream sauces or butter sauces. I wish there were more healthy options. I had a mushroom appetizer that was laden with cream and cheese and was...More

Thank Jill D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful setting, delicious food, lovely service A must go to in Aruba!!!!! Skip the Giannis, and all the touristy ones..... GREAT PLACE

Thank clyde6424
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Papiamento during every trip to Aruba and it has never disappointed! Hands down, the best restaurant on the island. Not only is the food spectacular, but you cannot ask for a more beautiful setting

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After being told to come here by numerous people on the island, we came for dinner last night. The empanadas were microwaved and had no taste. My children ordered pasta and it was hard as a rock. The tomato sauce was reheated jarred sauce. I...More

Thank dpcalo07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed next door at Costa Esmeralda and decided to dine at Papiamento on our last night in Aruba. I'd read the excellent reviews and it was referred to me by a friend. Not only was the restaurant conveniently located for us,...More

Thank Denice M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed Papiamento very much. The outside dining and atmosphere were special. The food was delicious. We had a garlic shrimp appetizer that was excellent. The grouper was very fresh and nicely cooked. The dessert was a cookie with raspberry ice cream. It was good...More

Thank jamaplus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of having dinner at Papiamento on our last evening in Aruba! Atmosphere very welcoming and quite a beautiful setting tucked behind the walls. Our server was wonderful, very personable. Food was AMAZING! I had read a few of the reviews beforehand and...More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An awesome up-scale restaurant. A little pricey, but I can't say it wasn't worth it. Service was was as excellent as the food!

Thank Ted J
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18 November 2017|
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Response from dtrottier2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you need to go to their reservation site, when you put the restaurant's name in Google, scroll down and you will see it. Enjoy.
28 August 2017|
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Response from NJ_Travelerz | Reviewed this property |
I recommend beginning of June. Specify poolside if that is your preference (tables of 2 only)
11 December 2016|
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Response from patschenectady | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely can buy a certificate. They present you with a beautiful gift certificate with name to whom it is going and from, very nicely done.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: +297 586 4544
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