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Barefoot Restaurant

L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 9824
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (344 reviews)
“mango cream” (30 reviews)
“beef tips” (30 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
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1 - 10 of 2,929 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We love barefood! We have been going there since 2010. Their carpaccio, salmon appetizers and fish entrees are really good. Thanks to Nikki and all their staff we always enjoy Barefood!

Thank CC D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant doesn't look appealing from the outside. However, the inside and outside ambiance was good. The service was phenomenal. The food was great and the sunrise set our evening off...

Thank treanesel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The bartender at Manchebo recommended Barefoot, as well as a fellow person on the beach. They could not have made a better recommendation, spot on the beach was perfect for dinner and sunset. Our waiter was awesome and food equally. The rack of lamb my...More

1  Thank SCh2ofowler
Reviewed 4 days ago

Back again for a 3rd time to Barefoot and wouldn't miss it in the future either. Great beachfront dinner with a spectacular sunset. Food is always excellent and service is always top notch. Worth the visit.

Thank NJ-Traveler-Monmouth
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Most seating on the beach, which technically is public, so if it's on a Sunday, a lot of disruption from people swimming, especially early. We chose a window in the hut, and still got to see everything. Good service and food. Good quality food displayed...More

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for our 30th Wedding Anniversary meal and I have to say it was ok , for what we paid it was very expensive for ok food , however restaurants in Aruba do tend to be expensive. We arrived and was welcomed with...More

Thank sharon l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told by our rep about Barefoot, as we wanted somewhere special yo celebrate our Silver Wedding Anniversary, and this was just magical, we had a table at the edge of the beach, the food was fabulous, the wine was fabulous and the whole...More

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd time in this restaurant, came back for the sunset toes-in-the-sand experience, and it was amazing. But the food is just okay, for the price, i think you pay more for the ambiance than for the food itself.

Thank PinayEyes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From start to finish, everything about this restaurant was terrific. We had 6:30 reservation so we had a great table on the beach. Atmosphere is beyond relaxing. Servers were excellent. I had a delicious salad with fried Camembert and delicious snapper. My husband had stuffed...More

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing dinner with the most amazing ambience from sitting on the beach with a sunset to make any couple happy! We had the tuna steak, grilled shrimp and grand dessert - the staff goes all out to make it an evening to remember...More

Thank cruiser911
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nyoung133
30 May 2017|
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Response from Clairewalecka | Reviewed this property |
American money
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20 May 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
as far as i know, they never close. but go online and make them
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cviverito
21 April 2017|
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Response from jande59 | Reviewed this property |
Very good restrauant great food and service. Since its popular reservations are suggested for larger groups but Usually you would get seated without in a reasonable time. Seasfood seems to be the most popular choice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, 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
  • E-mail
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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