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Island Eats in Aruba

March 28, 2018 0 Comments
In Aruba, the beaches are king. But close behind the beaches, is the astonishing food of Aruba. With so many offerings, it’s hard to decide where to go when venturing away from your resort in Aruba, but it is a must when looking for some of the most authentic foods in Aruba. We’ve rounded up our favorite island eats in Aruba, and we’re sharing them with you!
Where to eat in Aruba

Flying Fishbone Restaurant (Photo by: @scubalot)

Where to eat in Aruba

Flying Fishbone Restaurant (Photo by: @rlbellomy)








Flying Fishbone
Could there possibly be anything better than dining with the waves at your feet? At Flying Fishbone (formerly Matthew’s Beachside Restaurant), you can do just that! You have to try their Unicorn Fish and for dessert, the flaming Baked Alaska or the chocolate ravioli will be the perfect ending to a fantastic meal. Seats fill up fast, so be sure to make reservations as early as you can.

Where to eat in Aruba

Eduardo’s Beach Shack (Photo by:

Where to eat in Aruba

Eduardo’s Beach Shack (Photo by: @hungry4travel)

Where to eat in Aruba

Eduardo’s Beach Shack (Photo by: @nyclikestoeat)


Eduardo’s Beach Shack
Whether you need breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just a snack, Eduardo’s Beach Shack has something for you. The smoothie bowls are delicious and SO Instagram-Worthy!


Where to eat in Aruba

Zeerovers Restaurant (Photo by: @streacharters_aruba)

Where to eat in Aruba

Zeerovers Restaurant (Photo by: @katira__)










Grab a spot on their wooden deck and enjoy a cold beer and some delicious, freshly caught, seafood while you watch the waves roll by. Zeerovers in Aruba has some of the freshest seafood around, and an awesome atmosphere to enjoy it in.

Where to eat in Aruba

Linda’s Dutch Pancakes (Photo by: @alexadawgz)

Linda’s Dutch Pancakes
No beach day should ever start without a delicious breakfast. Linda’s Dutch Pancakes in Aruba is sure to get your day off on the right foot. We suggest getting one of the Dutch Pancakes, also known as crepes. You can build your own or choose one of the pre-designed creations.

Where to eat in Aruba

Papiamento Restaurant (Photo by: @bushidok9)

Where to eat in Aruba

Papiamento Restaurant (Photo by: @akovs824)









Papiamento Restaurant

Papiamento in Aruba is a true gem. Located in an old mansion, where the owners of the restaurant grew up, you’ll find an intimate dining experience with exquisite food to match. The champagne casserole is absolutely to die for and goes great with the onion soup. If you’re up for something even more unique, they also have a selection of meals that come on a hot stone.

Where to eat in Aruba

The West Deck (Photo by: @cherylbarens)

Where to eat in Aruba

The West Deck (Photo by: @saraguy32)









The West Deck

The West Deck is best known for their tasty cocktail in square glasses, but today, we’re dishing all about their food! Most of us are accustomed to chicken fingers, but The West Deck landed a spot on our island eats in Aruba for their grouper fingers! They are a crowd favorite and a must try when in Aruba.

Where to eat in Aruba

Gelatissimo dessert (Photo by: @yulienna)


If you’re in the mood for a post-dinner treat, one of the two Gelatissimo gelato shops is your spot. These gelato shops have a plethora of flavors and we definitely recommend trying out the lemon cookie crunch, you wont be disappointed!

Now that you have all of the best spots for island eats in Aruba, you’re ready to great some great shots for your ‘gram! Be sure to check out our 10 Instagram-worthy spots in Aruba for even more great spots to get your Instagram shot!


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