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The Old Fisherman Restaurant

Havenstraat 36 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 3648
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“rice” (58 reviews)
“seafood” (66 reviews)
“cornbread” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Soups
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Havenstraat 36 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I love to support local businesses while on vacation and we were craving some really good seafood. The Old Fisherman came highly recommended by the locals and seemed to have pretty good reviews online, so we went for dinner. We both ordered...More

Thank sassational
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my partner and I arrived in Aruba we asked the taxi driver, taking us to our hotel, where the best food places were on the island. The Old Fisherman came up first and was truly amazing, that being hospitality and food we just had...More

Thank kosafrii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little place has great food. The fish cakes were an excellent appetizer. The owner is a very nice guy. Treated us well.

Thank Sappdaddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Asked several people where to eat (all Locals) said to eat here. The food was ok-not great-but the service was terrible! It was crowded and the waitress could not handle it. Our check was wrong 2 times-finally just paid it! The service along with just...More

Thank brewColumbus_Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service is a little slow but we are here twice in a week. Portions were very filling. Seafood was great !

Thank Vshan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a restaurant used by the locals always a good sign. Staff are extremely friendly and the food is delicious. Would recommend fish cakes, seafood linguini with marinara sauce and fish of the day meal.

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were so excited to eat here as everyone we spoke to recommended it. We got there and the interior was AWESOME. So cool. My husband isn't much of a seafood eater so her got the chicken linguine which was so good! I ended up...More

Thank Temperance M
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We asked our cab driver where the best place for lunch was- and he recommended the Old Fisherman. We were not disappointed. My husband said that the fish tacos that he had were the best he ever had. I got the special of the day,...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ventured off our hotel grounds on our vacation and boy did we pick the wrong place. The drinks were ok, but they were out of a lot (no lobster) and we were told no frozen drinks were available as the machine...More

Thank Claire P
Reviewed September 9, 2017

The food was fantastic. If you are staying or passing by in Aruba this is a must. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We recommend trying the sharing platter which comes with assorted fish. They also serve a local type of bread which is...More

Thank LuIs F
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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
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Havenstraat 36 | Downtown, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 3648
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