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Ruinas del Mar

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J.E. Irausquin Blvd 85, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba (Hyatt Regency Aruba)
+297 586 1234
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Grand Junction
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere, delicious food and good service. Top both Sangrias! Highly recommend it. We went there specifically for lobster night. Started off with some delicious crab cakes. We each got different lobster- grilled, broiled and Tanquilut (I might be misspelling it) but we were all impressed. Their bread was to die for! Worth every penny! Tip is already included!

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Thank Ugne A
Tracey N, Sales Executive at Ruinas del Mar, responded to this review

Bon dia Ugne A! We have received the wonderful comments you entered on TripAdvisor and want to thank you for sharing your positive dinner experience with us. Our Lobster Theme Night is definitely a hit with a selection of Steamed Lobster, Grilled Lobster, Roasted Lobster and Thermidor Lobster. We totally agree the bread is delicious!! We look forward to welcoming... More 

New York City, New York
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here 13 years ago and I remember a wonderful dinner in a very cool atmosphere (we weren't staying at the hotel at the time), so I couldn't wait to bring my family back. If you are staying at the Hyatt (which we did this time), this is where they serve breakfast, so it kind of... More 

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Thank AMY17
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week in Aruba and ate at many of the highly touted restaurants on the island - although a bit pricey, the meal we had at Ruinas del Mar was by far the best we ate all week -- you get what you pay for!

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Westfield, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we always sit outside, by the lagoon. Beautiful and peaceful. Surrounded by swans, koi, and turtles. Food always well done and staff always accommodating. My wife always orders a non-menu item(veggie plate)and has never been a problem. Steak very tender and bread are small loafs, usually warm from the oven

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Hamburg, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the Hyatt this restaurant has great food and a very cool atmosphere. Ask to sit outside by the water.

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CHICAGOLAND, USA
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm, pleasant atmosphere and super-attentive service. Menu selection is outstanding, including fresh seafood choices! Food was prepared superbly and tasted heavenly! A wonderful dinner experience for sure!

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Morton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Aruba, we generally avoid hotel restaurants since there are so many other available choices, but I would make an exception for Ruinas. We tried this place specifically for the lobster tail, and were not disappointed - the single tail was huge (I would guess at least 12 ounces). Prices are not cheap, but nothing in Aruba is. They do... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great ambiance for a night time dinner....wait staff was extremely attentive and fun to have wait on....food was excellent...a lil pricey but delish!! Would highly recommend a nice dinner here!

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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first night in Aruba, and we wanted to have a nice dinner. We went downstairs inside the Hyatt, and ended up in this place. The waitress at the Palms Bar told us they had good food and we could get a good steak there. We walked in right at 6 pm, and were seated quickly. After being... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always have Sunday brunch here when in Aruba. High quality food, great staff and nice location at the Hyatt. Pricey, but all good brunches are nowadays. Usual breakfast fare along with carving stations and raw bar with sushi. Better than any other place that we've been too in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J.E. Irausquin Blvd 85, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
    (Hyatt Regency Aruba)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 1234

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