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Barefoot Restaurant

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L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 9824
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17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Once again we went to this delightful restaurant at sunset. Such a pleasure to put your feet in the cool sand and have a nice meal. My grand daughter loved watching the planes land and the nearby boats. Our foot was excellent, however the wait staff could have been a little more friendly. No one smiled, they all seemed too... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Aruba by cruise ship on 6 April for an overnight stay. Four of us pre-booked an early evening table at Barefoot and walked to the restaurant from the port, a level walk of just over a mile. The restaurant does not look very inspiring from the street … don’t let this put you off, the dining areas are... More 

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New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My favorite restaurant on the island. You seriously can get beautiful views while being served a fabulous dinner. I would highly recommend Barefoot. *Ladies- Don't wear your heels here!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food was excellent, service was better. We had great views of the setting sun. The tuna tartare was one of the best appetizers I have ever eaten.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service and atmosphere, very relaxed feeling. The food was fresh and delicious, and very good cocktails. Nice photo ops at sunset.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for a delicious mean, amazing atmosphere, and outstanding service, Barefoot is the place to go. From the appetizer to desert every bite was delightful. Best meal thus far.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great dinner at Barefoot. You really dine on the beach. The sunset was great and very romantic. The setting is surpassed by the service and food. Mario was our waiter. He was very friendly and attentive. The food was fresh and well prepared. Great wine service - it amazes me on how many restaurants can't do a... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had made reservation a few weeks in advance as we wanted to ensure we were able to eat but especially to see the sunset. Wow, quite a view and as the restaurant's name Barefoot, you actually eat barefoot in the sand, a white sand, no bugs just amazing. I would suggest you reserve for 6:00 pm if you want... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There is NOTHING I would change about Barefoot. The food was absolutely delicious and portions quite generous. The ambiance is very modern and romantic. The service very friendly and attentive. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely restaurant right on the beach ! Went with friends and all 4 dishes were so good ! Great sunset dining ! Great service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 9824
Description
Aruba is all about the fabulous beaches during the day, and the many great restaurants at night. It is only logical that these two unique things of Aruba are combined into one! Luc & Gerco found the perfect spot to synergize great food, and a beautiful setting to create an experience almost unique on our island. When listening to the ocean caressing the shore, while wiggling your toes through the pearly white sand, why not let yourself be pampered by a gourmet dinner? Chef Gerco & Maitre d' Luc had a shared dream of opening up a restaurant here, but wanted something in line with what they enjoy on Aruba: the nearly perfect climate, the possibility to always be outside, the tropical feel... When opening their restaurant, they had these ideas in their heads, and it worked like a charm! Tables under a large palapa on a wooden deck with a view of the ocean, or outside under the Aruban nights sky, on the pristine beach... An original menu was created by Gerco and team, with some of the old school favorites as well as locally influenced dishes. With the help of the local wine suppliers, Luc made an extensive wine list, with wines from all over the world, and is always ready to pair a wine with your dinner. The experienced service team is friendly yet professional, ready to wow you from the moment you walk in, to make a fabulous evening into a great memory on Aruba!

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