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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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Metro Detroit
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here our last night at the hotel. We sat outside on the patio. It was lovely and set a great mood for dinner. The food was pricey but delicious and the service was wonderful. Definitely, check it out if you're staying there.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a romantic atmosphere with great service. We felt waited on all the time. The prices are high and I wouldn't say that the fish or meat was perfect, but it was good! Therefor a 4. I would recommend this restaurant for those who wants a quite, romantic night with great service and are willing to spend a... More 

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

Bon dia Tiffany N! Thank you for your review and for dining at Ruinas del Mar. We are happy that you enjoyed our romantic and relaxing atmosphere and great service. We hope you will join us for diner again in the future. Tracey Nicolaas Sales Executive Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort, Spa & Casino More 

Grand Junction
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 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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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
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

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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119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

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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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 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
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

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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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

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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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
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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?