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Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 4544
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had hoped to eat outside last night but with the weather, we went inside. It was our first time inside and didn't realize how big it was. As usual, the food and service were excellent. I had the Keshi Yena which was different than others...More

Thank Stu C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I made a reservation for the restaurant in advance and was so excited based on the reviews. It was raining on the drive there, but had stopped before we arrived. Two bus loads of people were leaving as we walked in so I assumed that...More

1  Thank amber12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought friends to dinner and we had never been here before. When we mentioned we were taking them to Papiamento they were excited to return and their review telling us it was very good was correct. We started with a bottle of mascotto and...More

Thank SDDTravelFun
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lot of trouble finding Papiamento so it's a good place to go in a taxi. We were seated inside in a room that isn't used much. It was very dusty and had a mildew smell and the chairs were very uncomfortable. Despite...More

Thank Judie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here before and it's my wife's favorite. Tables around a pool outside under the stars is hard to beat. The staff is very friendly and extremely attentive from the moment you walk in. Here comes the hiccup, my wife ordered the filet...More

Thank johnny1944
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here during our annual February Aruba trip to Bucuti. We were not impressed. The pool is the center of the courtyard, yet it is filled with leaves and just plain dirty looking. It doesn’t seem that anyone uses it or cleans it. The...More

1  Thank Pam C
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing dining experience. We had requested a table around the pool when we made our reservation and that is exactly what we had. (Only tables of 2 around the pool so if you are two request this). The food was freakin fabulous- an...More

Thank kmc1021
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance at Papiamento was very pleasing and relaxing. The food was excellent as was the presentation. The Wait Staff was professional and not obtrusive, but were available when needed. We have eaten at Papiamento previously and will continue to upon our return.

Thank nevnab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our best Aruban meal in this restaurant, located not far from the high rise hotels- a very short cab ride. Both the appetizers and the entrees were excellent, perfectly cooked and seasoned, and the prices were reasonable for a high quality restaurant

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always visit when we’re on the island. Beautiful venue. Old home from the late 1800’s with a central pool in a courtyard. Many of the tables are placed around the edge of the pool. Night dining under the stars in a fabulous setting! They also...More

Thank Ray and Jan H
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19 November 2017|
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Response from dtrottier2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you need to go to their reservation site, when you put the restaurant's name in Google, scroll down and you will see it. Enjoy.
28 August 2017|
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Response from NJ_Travelerz | Reviewed this property |
I recommend beginning of June. Specify poolside if that is your preference (tables of 2 only)
11 December 2016|
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Response from patschenectady | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely can buy a certificate. They present you with a beautiful gift certificate with name to whom it is going and from, very nicely done.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Washington 61, Noord, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: +297 586 4544
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