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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (127 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Matthew's Beachside Restaurant
1. Visit every year!! Must go
"Planning on returning next year."
pugslee123
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2. Love the ocean view
"The sunset views are incredible and the food was phenomenal!"
Kathleen D
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3. Hidden gem
"The view is awesome, but Matthews Staff of what makes this place shine"
TomMcDonald
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1 - 10 of 1,773 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All you can eat ribs for about $22.95 pp usd.They were great! Service was really good too, very friendly and attentive! We all had ribs so don’t know about the other foods but so glad we stopped in. On the beach so also very nice...More

Thank julesb727
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I didn’t think much of this place prior to our arrival. Turns out it was one of our favorite restaurants on the island. If you’re going to Matthew’s, I highly recommend going for dinner. The food was fantastic, the waiter was superb, the music was...More

1  Thank Francesca C
atyourserviceagent, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's Beachside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for your review, it made our day! Your message turned out to be what we were not expecting :) See you soon,

Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our anniversary at Matthew's and loved it as much as always. This was our 4th trip to Aruba and we have eaten at Matthew's each time. My wife's favorite dish is the pina colada shrimp, which she had for the 4th time. We...More

1  Thank Tucats56
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaraunt has excellent food but the best part was the service by Marcos. He was efficient, friendly, responsive without being overbearing. Just a pleasure.

Thank Buddy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfast and lunch here several times during our stay in Aruba. The view is really nice and the service is very good. I always got the Aruba breakfast, love the raison toast. Prices is not bad for Aruba but view is beautiful. Go...More

Thank Sharon E
atyourserviceagent, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's Beachside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your visit and hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food, the service, the ocean setting, the desserts, the drinks are all great. We come each year to celebrate my birthday, and get away from the rain at home, and each year we are reminded of why we keep returning. You can tell the...More

Thank Judy T
atyourserviceagent, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's Beachside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Judy, Nice to hear about your dinner experience, we remain at your service.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went for an early morning walk on the beach and stumbled on Matthews at the Del Mar Resort. Great service, AMAZING VIEWS, and great breakfast food. French toast, fruit bowl, and an Aruba breakfast sampler.

Thank Wander257586
atyourserviceagent, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's Beachside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

A nice way to start the day, thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service were ok and (for Aruba) in a decent price range. A nice view of the beach (only some tables).

Thank sbe_000
atyourserviceagent, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's Beachside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are surprise to read your comments and hope you will give us another chance in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

When I am in Aruba, I love to eat outdoors as much as possible. This was my second visit to Matthews Beachside for dinner and it was delightful. Our table was on the sand (but under cover), had a delightful breeze, food was delicious and...More

Thank Gina C
atyourserviceagent, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's Beachside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for the all you can eat ribs every Tuesday night. Every year they are amazing!! Marcos was our server for our special wedding anniversary meal. He was very courteous and attentive to our needs. He brought out a dessert with special writing along...More

Thank Frank W
atyourserviceagent, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's Beachside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you, we will congratulate Marcos on your behalf. See you soon.

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Questions & Answers
S0C0Girl
14 October 2018|
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Response from danieloW7812SH | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve food all day, including breakfast, as do many of the restaurants.
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C G
31 May 2018|
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Response from atyourserviceagent | Property representative |
We would recommend around 6.30 pm.
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Brian C
31 March 2018|
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Response from zenmag28 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember seeing on their menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 7300
  • E-mail
Description
Casual and chic, Matthew's is renowned as one of the best covered open-air beachfront restaurants in Aruba. Upscale Caribbean, International and seafood dishes are prepared using the freshest ingredients.Besides breakfast, lunch, dinner, we offer all you can eat spareribs on Tuesday's, Karaoke night after dinner party on Wednesdays, Italian night on Thursdays and of course our daily happy hours with live music at the bar on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. If you are a sports fan, you'll be happy to know that there are 3 flat screens at the bar that are always showing your favorite sport.
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