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Chalet Suisse

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J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 246, Oranjestad, Aruba
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17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Birmingham, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even though we dropped in on a busy night we were greeted promptly and did not have to wait for a table. Excellent - happy - attentive service by the entire waitstaff. We had the lobster tail very good and the lamb chops.....outstanding! Our third visit and we will be back again.

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pa
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I had our valentines day dinner here and it was lovely. The place was busy because of the holiday; but the staff was excellent even though they were busy. We had a small ocean view from our table. The server took time to take our pictures. The meal was very good. I had grouper stuffed with crab... More 

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Bellaire, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love this restaurant. It's like casual-fine dining! You would feel like maybe you should dress up but even the host will tell you...... you're on vacation......relax! And the food...... delicious!

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Waldorf, Maryland, United States
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the top three places to eat in Aruba, food is fantastic, and the service is beyond reproach. This is a must eat establishment!

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Thank Visitor-Waldorf
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had very high expectations for this restaurant after speaking with many locals and looking at some online reviews. The food was by no means bad...however, it missed that umph that we've experienced at other restaurants in Aruba. Perhaps it was the European gist which meant the flavours weren't as impactful. The duck was so salty on the skin it... More 

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Boston
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went to Chalet Suisse based upon the reviews, as did CS041, we heard a nice review from someone staying at our hotel and we were glad that our taxi driver said that it is where he goes for special dinners. What we experienced though was slow service, a bar that didn't know what a daiquiri was, very average and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here is excellent! I recommend the pea soup, shrimp cocktail, lobster thermidore, almond encrusted grouper and chocolate mousse. The service is excellent and your water glass is always full. Benny - the maitre de is a wonderful character - ask him to roll his "R's" for you when he speaks.✈ 🌴☀🍹🍴

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Reserved based on glowing reviews. Seated promptly. Assistant waiter immediately poured tap water without asking if we want sparkling or still. Head waiter dropped off bread without saying anything, dropped off dessert at an adjacent table, and walked away. We left. While waiting for the taxi, the head waiter came out and asked if we were staying. After saying "No",... More 

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Cotuit, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service was fantastic. Ambiance was very nice. It was so good we went twice for dinner - both times the food and service was superb.

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be misled by the name and location of this restaurant, it will measure up to all the rave reviews you will hear. This restaurant bustles with activity and was totally filled when our party of 14 arrived. They operated like a well oiled machine starting with the cocktail waitress who was well seasoned and most efficient. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, German, Dutch, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard 246, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad

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