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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

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Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Cape Cod
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four of us stopped in for dinner with no reservation on a Tuesday evening. The pleasant host said it would be a 15 min wait, no problem. We went to the empty bar to wait. A young bartender approached us and took our order, 2 wines, 2 cocktails. Then we waited, and waited and waited for almost 12 min's watching... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We traveled with a family of 11, with two infants. The servers were keenly aware of the needs of children and treated them like family. I'd like to point out one thing they did well, but the fact is they did EVERYTHING well. The service was amazing, the atmosphere was beautiful, and the food was also very good. Granted, it's... More 

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Putnam CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go on Tuesday for all you can eat baby back ribs! Great views right on the ocean! Great prices and service

Thank scottpV8490NV
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good service, salads and sandwiches. Try the grouper sandwich and a few balashi's. right on the ocean.

Thank Dan T
Augusta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had diner here our first night in Aruba-we were staying next door at Casa Del Mar. Great location, right on the beach. We had seafood dish and it was prepared perfectly. We had lunch there several days later and again had the same experience. The wait staff was prompt and friendly. We would definitely return.

Thank jbag44
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My spouse had the Pina Colada shrimp which was excellent. Went downhill fro here The grouper and mixed seafood did not seen fresh and were not very tasty. My son ordered a Pizza Margaheritta (he should have know better being from New York). and we would have been better going to Super Foods and buying a frozen pizza. Doughy and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In Aruba, we stayed at Casa Del Mar so Matthew's was on our resort. We went New Year's week so January 2017. The atmosphere was great. Right off the beach and no reservations needed. They have happy hour everyday from 12-1pm, 4-6pm, and 9-10pm. The deal is always 2 for 1 which is nice when you are with a group.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much too say other than see the pictures and try it out. The staff is really warm and friendly and it has quickly become my breakfast favorite!

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on Christmas day because not many restaurants were opened on that day. We ordered an calamari for appetizer, 2 seafood dishes and 2 kids meals. The food was good. But when we paid our bill and my husband asked if the tips was included in the bill (we saw a 15% charge on the bill), the waiter... More 

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Hanson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here without reservations. There were 5 in our party. For some reason the guy at the desk was making this big stink about how he wasn't sure if he could accommodate us and if he did get us a table the service would be slow. They must have been short staffed that night because the place was empty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Italian, American, Bar, Seafood, Caribbean, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 7300
Casual and chic, Matthew's is renowned as one of the best covered open-air beachfront restaurants in Aruba. Upscale Caribbean, International and seafood dishes are prepared using the freshest ingredients.Besides breakfast, lunch, dinner, we offer all you can eat spareribs on Tuesday's, Karaoke night after dinner party on Wednesdays, Italian night on Thursdays and of course our daily happy hours with live music at the bar on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. If you are a sports fan, you'll be happy to know that there are 3 flat screens at the bar that are always showing your favorite sport.

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