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Cuba's Cookin'

Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0627
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ropa vieja” (78 reviews)
“alfredo” (164 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (58 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
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1 - 10 of 1,341 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had dinner here while staying at the Renaissance ocean view hotel. I’m not familiar with Cuban food but I did enjoy my meal here. Server Alfredo was very helpful and knew the menu well. He even offered to get us a cab after dinner, which...More

Thank kayleighm21
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place to eat if staying at the Renaissance hotel in Aruba. Excellent cuban food; the sampler plate which offered a little bit of 3 favorites is highly recomended. THe portions are quite large.

Thank funtotravel1009
Reviewed 3 days ago

Every one of our trips to Aruba has included at least one meal at this restaurant. This trip there are three. Everything in my 2012 review is still true. The staff recognizes and welcomes us like it has been a lot less than a year...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dinner was fantastic. Best grouper that I have had on the island. My husband had the stuffed pork and he said it was delicious. Entertainment was nice and service was good. A must place to eat!

Thank Marlene W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As this was my first time in Aruba my brother and I wanted to grab a bite to eat. It was literally 2 restaurant's right by Cuba's Cooking and we chose this place. I'm a very picky eater so I chose something safe for my...More

Thank Mel L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day and great time in this happy island of Aruba !! Great food and great atmosphere and ambiance and best place to relax in Aruba .. nice live music and very fast WiFi !! .. yummy food and excellent service ..

Thank midhun_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Cuban food. Ropa Vieja and the empanadas were my favorites. Patio has live music in the evening and just a generally relaxed atmosphere. Great location near the marina in the Renaissance Plaza. Would definitely recommend if you like Cuban food.

Thank atuck2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good tasting Cuban food, the mojitos were great, nice live music entertainment. Waitress was very nice .

Thank Antonio B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three if us went. Two had the grouper and said it was very good. I went with the barbecue ribs recommended by the waitress. They were tasty but weren’t the easiest to get off the bone. Service was very good.

Thank ALLEN K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was told by the guy who sat me that the ceviche was fresh and that I should try it. He said it was the best he’s ever had and that it was clean healthy protein. After talking with him for a minute I found...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 0627
Description
Newly located in the Renaissance Marketplace downtown, Cuba's Cookin' has moved with the times just as when Fidel began his march on Havana in 1959. This is what Havana would have looked & felt like.... and when the live music starts up nightly....this is exactly what you would have heard & seen back then. A moment in history brought out in Cuba's food, mojitos, art, culture and dance. A real authentic dinning experience you will take home forever from your trip to Aruba.
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