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The Kitchen

L.G. Smith Boulevard 150, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 3004
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (15 reviews)
“grouper” (15 reviews)
“beef” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
L.G. Smith Boulevard 150, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviews (183)
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11 - 20 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2016

Got taken here by a work colleague and was pleasantly surprised by the food and service. You can choose exactly what you want and how much you want of it - a refreshing idea. Food was lovely and a really great choice available. Service was...More

Thank 85JonathanP
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place clean and friendly staff. Your food gets weighed and it can add up very quickly. Not sure we would return

Thank Arubaman2016
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

What a great concept. They mimic the 90% of the menu if TofB and created a buffet by the pound. The food was good and nice variety. I had the grouper, salmon, churrasco, chorizo, ceviche, curry chicken, salad, rice and peas and many other things....More

Thank Erick J
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went here last week for lunch, we have been here before and liked it. It was busy and that is a good sign. We got our food from the buffet, there is a nice selection but when we had to weigh our food I was...More

Thank Toine S
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

They have a wide variety of salads, meats and fish. There are also different stews and veggies to choose from. The self-serve buffet is great so you can pick out what you want to eat. After that, you weigh the food and the price is...More

Thank Nammiesuriname
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

First day on island and The Kitchen was highly recommended to us. It is clean, nice and staff very friendly. I chose a variety of meat, chicken, salad and my daughter chose other items. Once seated, we tried the food. It was good but the...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It is a buffet style restaurant, with delicious Brazilian food cooking, and everything is super fresh. After you pick what you want, you weigh the food and get it ticket with the price on it, you sit wherever you please and enjoy your meal with...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a typical brazilian restaurante where you can eat by the weight. They have excellent and different choices of food - big salad bar, fish, meat, lots of options. its a bit expensive for a lunch menu... take care on your choices, they must...More

Thank Ana paula E
Reviewed 14 June 2016

You are given a very large plate, to encourage large appetites, as they charge by the weight, so don't load up on salad, (sorry Mom), & don't just take what you know & are comfortable with - try some new stuff too!

Thank Ross_in_Indy
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Loved, loved, loved the food! The buffet is fresh and varied; a lot of options. We're vegans and there was a lot of options to choose from. Our meat eating friends also had a variety of options. Everything was great - food, service, atmosphere. So...More

Thank Cocoloves2travel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 17
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Boulevard 150, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 582 3004
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Aruba's only "Por Kilo" Latin Wood Fired Grill restaurant serving a buffet style lunch "by the pound". The number 1 lunch experience on Aruba.
Lot's of slowly cooked and roasted latin comfort food.
Mesquite fired grilling of prime beef, seafood, chicken, chorizo's.
And well over 30 options of sides and salads.
Pick anything you like and pay only for the weight of your food.
Average spending $12.
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