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The Old Fisherman

LG Smith Blvd 100 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 3648
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“cornbread” (42 reviews)
“rice” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (76 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
LG Smith Blvd 100 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The new location is really convenient! Food is very tasty and presentation is top notch!! We had some great cocktails! The service is average, not many interactions but still very attentive ! The only thing missing is Wi-Fi !

Thank Shaydeejs96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On August 17th, 2018, my wife and I went to the Old Fisherman in their new location. We were warmly greeted as soon as we entered the restaurant. Our server suggested a variety of catch of the day items. We selected the Red Snapper because...More

1  Thank FellowTraveler40866
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

love the new place great location, top service very friendly and attentive,food was great very tasty, love the fish soup and the Conch was simply the best, overal a great ambience,would defenitly return soon!

Thank Roddery
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I went to Aruba on a solo trip back in late March/early April. I had asked some locals where to eat great seafood, and they told me to try The Old Fisherman. This place didn’t disappoint. I got the catch of the day (Mahi Mahi)...More

1  Thank April Z
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent chance to try the local cuisine- multiple locals told us to go here. They were right!! Great choice.

1  Thank PamBF
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Seems like they have a tourist menu and local menu which is much cheaper. The food we received was tasty but they attempted to substitute a fish for one of our orders without telling us. Said they ran out. Gave meal for free but a...More

1  Thank Joe C
Piero P, Owner at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Hi We are sry you did not njoy your dinner But to bring false testimony is shady about your expercience The Old Fisherman has 1 menu and ill post it Have a good one

Reviewed 9 July 2018

I feel like there are much better places to spend your money in Aruba. This place was very expensive and the food was not great at all. We were a large group of 9 of us. Our bill totaled over 500 dollars. They tacked on...More

1  Thank RandJ W
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We visit The Old Fisherman whenever we get to Oranjestad. They have the best local food, always good, always fresh!

1  Thank djonathan72
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The value for the money here was exceptionally low. It was hard to find something gluten-free for my son to eat and what we did get was fishy-tasting fried fish chunks. I expected from the reviews that the fish would be fresh and tasty, but...More

1  Thank perry227
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The food was local and tasty. Seafood was, as expected, great as well as the plantains and other side dishes. However, make sure you give yourself plenty of time as the service is poor to terrible. They take forever to serve you and we had...More

Thank greensboro71
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Pamela G
1 October 2017|
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Response from Piero P | Property representative |
We are closed on Sundayz Thnk you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: LG Smith Blvd 100 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 3648
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