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The Old Fisherman Restaurant

) #28 of 176 Restaurants in Oranjestad ₱₱ - ₱₱₱ Caribbean, Seafood, Soups
Havenstraat 36 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 3648
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“cornbread” (40 reviews)
“rice” (49 reviews)
“seafood” (68 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Havenstraat 36 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The mixed seafood plate at this restaurant is delicious! We also had cocktails, which were good but do safe a little space for food coz they are big sized.

Thank Shagoefta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped by for dinner, and ordered the fish ceviche, shrimp linguini, and a bone in red snapper. The ceviche was wicked fresh, and had a perfect amount of zing. The shrimp was fresh and you got your money's worth. It was...More

Thank Connor G
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find by my father who only searches for places that are unwalkable on Aruba. This is our 10th visit and I'd say that this is a top 3 restaurant I've been to on the island. First note, the hospitality and knowledge of the...More

Thank evpoll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One thing the Aruban people tell you is that there isn't much that they can call their own but the Aruban cornbread was delicious! It was like they took corn bread (kind of sweet), cubed it, fried it and then put melted cheese on it....More

Thank jaqstrt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us by friends. The Ceviche was incredible, second only to the Ceviche served in Colobmia. Two of us had the Grouper special and were very happy with it. The Shrimp Linguine was also fantastic. Service was good as well! The...More

1  Thank mbaumgartl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got recommended this place by a shop keeper in town. Seems where the locals go is the way to go! We had a light lunch, the crevice was fantastic. The added bonus is that they sell Ballast Point US craft beer. The big eye ipa...More

Thank Darryl C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has delicious food served by capable staff. The servers were friendly and very patient. It is often overlooked for dinner due to its downtown location, but it is worth a visit.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had dinner at The Old Fisherman and we loved it! Our server Juan was friendly and gave knowledgeable suggestions about menu items. Portions were generous, and prices were very reasonable compared to other restaurants on the island. There were good options for both...More

Thank Madeline O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch after an excursion based on the locals advise. The seafood was fresh, staff were friendly, and there were alot of local people there, so it has to be good.:-)

Thank Martinez98
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Located in town. Friendly staff and helpful recommending food. This place was recommended by the locals to us. Fresh seafood, excellent apps and drinks. Tvs on the walls. Food was delicious but not cheap. We were given a free app from a lady outside handing...More

Thank mikki84
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Havenstraat 36 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 3648
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