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The Old Fisherman

Havenstraat 36 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 3648
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“cornbread” (43 reviews)
“seafood” (72 reviews)
“fish cakes” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Havenstraat 36 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good quality, variaty and prices, with a friendy service to match. This is an exellent choice to try local sea food and tipical cuisine. A must if you stay in Aruba. Enjoy

Thank Bernardo S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice lunch at The Old Fisherman in downtown Oranjestad. While this restaurant specializes in fish, the fettuccine alfredo was also very good. This is a comfortable place away from the bar scene on the main drag. A shout out to Marien,...More

Thank swgershon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old fisherman is a good place to eat fish for lunch. It is in the centre of Oranjestad and offers very good fresh fish. The service is friendly and professional.

Thank Piet K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant serves traditional Aruban foods. A little out of our comfort zone, but the food was all well-prepared and tasty. The Aruban fish cakes are NOTHING like McDonalds! Our wait staff split a salad and entree for us with no extra charge. Service was...More

Thank Ray and Jan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here after a recommendation from a local and it was excellent. Simple fresh dishes, good quality and good value. A very chilled out place, no pressure no loud music just good conversation.

Thank ShadySteve
Reviewed January 17, 2018

Good local food, huge portions, pleasant staff. We would definitely go there again. We went for lunch, but next time, I'll try dinner, too.

Thank karatelady2018
Reviewed January 16, 2018

A local, who had lived in Amsterdam and New York for years showed us to "The Old Fisherman" restaurant. The place was full in the middle of the afternoon and at one point there was even a line up to get in. The food and...More

2  Thank Wayne1949
Reviewed January 14, 2018

I dined at The Old Fisherman for the second consecutive year. I was surprised that there was only two other diners in the restaurant at 5:45 on Saturday night. Ledy S. the Manager greeted and seated me. The Catch of the Day was Mahi Mahi...More

Thank Cy2015
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch only to find there is no special lunch menu, same as dinner. Family dining atmosphere relaxed feel. Fish dinner $21, was a little less than most places. Food quality was fine but portions were small. They were out of shrimp!...More

Thank DrewLawrence1
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Great food, affordable. Fresh, satisfying to all big and small. Good place for seafood, excellent dessert

Thank yanovskaya2000
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Pamela G
October 1, 2017|
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We are closed on Sundayz Thnk you
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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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Havenstraat 36 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 3648
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