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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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Sponsored by: Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Visit every year!! Must go
1. Visit every year!! Must go
"Planning on returning next year."
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2. Love the ocean view
2. Love the ocean view
"The sunset views are incredible and the food was phenomenal!"
Kathleen D
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3. Hidden gem
3. Hidden gem
"The view is awesome, but Matthews Staff of what makes this place shine"
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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, Italian night on Thursdays and of course our daily happy hours with live music at the bar on Mondays and Tuesdays. 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.
US$25 - US$100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family has been coming to Aruba for years and Matthew's is a staple for our vacation. The staff there puts in a tremendous effort to uphold the quality and service Aruba is known for. For breakfast and lunch you have servers such as Sara...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Taylor E
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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

Date of visit: September 2018
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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 4 days ago

When in Aruba, we make it a habit to walk up the beach for lunch and happy hour at Mathews. The food is tasty and they offer a variety of tropical drinks. Be sure to look for Semi behind the bar. She's awesome!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tradewinds1251N
Reviewed 5 days ago

We truly enjoyed the food. The view of the sunset while sitting outside enjoying our drinks and dinner was wonderful. Our service was excellent as well. I highly recommend Matthew's!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DeenaL16
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was are second time eating at Matthews, sunsets are incredible, food was fantastic but 3 hours to eat dinner was too much to take. Wait staff was pleasant but saying they were slow is being too kind. I think they were milking the cows...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cfanaras125
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had heard a lot about Matthew’s and wasn’t buying into the hype after being disappointed with other hyped restaurants in Aruba. But it was our last night and my wife really wanted to have dinner watching the sunset, so I have in and went...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dino758
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first trip to Aruba and Matthew’s was probably our favorite meal. It was so good and we were right on the beach in time to watch the sunset. Jarlins was our waiter. He was great and so friendly. If you want to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jacob P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location right on the beach. We heard many rave reviews so we figured let’s try it. They have themed nights and on Tuesday, it is all you can eat ribs. They do a 6pm and an 8pm seating. When we got there the place...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank L1198IWjohnd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Matthew's is a must visit on our annual trips to Aruba. Excellent service, food, and beach location. Kids menu has options besides the traditional chicken fingers and pizza. We will be back next year.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kelly E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for their Valentine's Day Dinner. Everything was superb, decor, service and above all the food. This is a can't miss experience whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Drea M
22 January 2019|
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Response from ZaylonPantophlet | Reviewed this property |
From my point of view I could've seen the sky. But I ate after the sunset. I was sitting just at the edge by the rails close to the beach. I cant remember paying 175$ for a seat.
6 January 2019|
Response from pudge2028 | Reviewed this property |
we ate there 2 times and it was always late with no reservations. If you have a larger party, you may want to call....
6 January 2019|
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Response from atyourserviceagent | Property representative |
Hi Donna, thank you, please call us 5887300. Regards,
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