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Cuba's Cookin'

Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0627
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ropa vieja” (77 reviews)
“alfredo” (144 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (65 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We come to Aruba every year and always make a point to visit Cuba's Cookin. Great food and Alfredo V. Is an awesome waiter.

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved our experience at Cuba's Cookin'!! The food and ambiance were lovely- and our waiter was fantastic!! We ordered guac with came with plantain chips! OMG- I could have eaten that all night long! I also ordered Chicken Mofungo (did I spell that right?!?)...More

1  Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I went to dinner here because we love Cuban food anyways, but we were very happy to find the food fresh and tasty and well presented. Alfredo was our server and was accommodating and professional yet very friendly. They also had live...More

1  Thank allene c
Reviewed 5 days ago

Waiter Alfredo V. was charming. Good food but a little pricey but it seems like many of the restaurants in the area are.

1  Thank R4804JEwaynes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must when visiting Aruba. Good great, music very lively, and our waiter Alfredo was prompt and attentive.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Chaotic service. No fresh plantains apparently so many of the menu items out of stock! VERY expensive for what it was.

Thank Irene L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this place hoping to get some good cuba food. Drink order and appetizer were very good. (Ceviche was very good.) but then they seem to forgot all about us dinners never came and when we asked the server she said she would check...More

Thank mjd923
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Cuban food at a reasonable price. Indoor and outdoor seating. Friendly attentive staff. You won't go broke eating here and you a satisfying portion.

Thank George M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I waited 45 minutes for dry chicken and pineapples. Server kept telling me the food was on the way, while he continued to bring other guests their orders. Then somehow i was charged $65 U.S. for two entrees that should have been $50 U.S. He...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a small group of 3. Staff were very friendly. There was a live latin band playing good collection of old and new music. Cocktails were on the small side and starters were tasty. Main course was excellent. Portions were good size. No...More

Thank Arvindnc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$20 - US$35
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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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 0627
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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