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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (127 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
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."
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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"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food here was great! The Argentinian steak sandwich was delicious! The ambiance is absolutely lovely and the staff there are so friendly and wonderful! Great experience all around. Big shout out to our waiter, Marcos! He made our dinner even more enjoyable with his...More

Thank annimi938
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Francesca C
atyourserviceagent, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's Beachside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 days ago

First, let me say that Jarlins is one of the best and most professional waiters we have ever experienced in all of our travels. His suggestions were spot on and he cares that you are enjoying the experience. The food choices were very nice and...More

Thank pudge2028
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful and romantic but the food was average - nothing spectacular. The views are absolutely amazing!

Thank Elaine A
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was delicious..we both had the grouper! Our waiter, Jarlins, was professional and courteous.. His recommendation for food was superb. Atmosphere was delightful. We had a wonderful dining experience. Will definitely go back!

Thank Trip747796
Reviewed 3 days ago

The view here was amazing. We had a table right by the beach, which we needed a reservation for. The food was just ok, although the service was pretty good. I hear breakfast is amazing here...dinner was just ok for us.

Thank Jay D
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was delicious - we were all very happy. The fresh squeezed juices are worth the visit. I had the mixed fruit because we arrived late morning and they were out of fresh squeezed o.j. The mixed fruit juice was amazing ($5.) They don't...More

Thank wedaway1
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the very few affordable restaurants with ocean waves breaking in front of you. Excellent choice for breakfast for couples and families as well as romantic evening dining accompanied by the incoming and outgoing ocean waters. Sit outside under torch lights and candle lit...More

Thank kbtm2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We Had decided to eat in Mathews resturant but after sitting at the bar waiting for a couple of drinks & looking through the menu the bar waitress seemed totally uninterested & couldn't even explain the menu so we left . This Resturant may serve...More

Thank RH657
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For our 35th anniversary we decided to splurge and do the dinner on the beach. It was fantastic!! The food was delicious, Doreen our server was great. We felt like we had the beach to ourselves. Worth every penny. Highly recommend it.

Thank Exploration72628
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Questions & Answers
31 May 2018|
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Response from atyourserviceagent | Property representative |
We would recommend around 6.30 pm.
Brian C
31 March 2018|
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Response from zenmag28 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember seeing on their menu
Jessica B
12 October 2017|
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Response from Dman01780 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are available at the tables
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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