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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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07:00 - 23:00All 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 5 days ago via mobile

Always visit here during a trip to Aruba. Never disappoints. Food and atmosphere are welcoming and delicious.

Thank 4myadventures
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food is very good and freshly done. You will get a good amount of food on your plate and the prices are good. You have life music in the evenings that really adds to the environment.

Thank mizRuiz
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the pulled skirt steak with rice and beans which was very tastey. Alfredo was our attentive server who kept our glass filled. Located across the street from the Renaissance mall and is an outdoor and indoor restaurant.

Thank Suesal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That place is located nearby to Renaissance hotel. Were absolutely surprised after we ordered meat set. It was enormous and too enough for two persons only for 25$. Staff is friendly.

Thank Gektor C
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all the place is very inviting and in a great location. It might be a good place for a drink and nightly entertainment but the food is so sub-par. Oranjestad has some of the best food options in a small location, unfortunately this...More

Thank DieHardRamsFan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I normally don't eat chicken out but I had to try the dish with pulled chicken in mashed potatoes. I have to say it was very good. Service was ok, a little warm eating outside, limited amount of food on menu is the reason I...More

Thank FAS64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to a taste of some authentic ethnic food and stumbled upon Cuba's Cookin while strolling through downtown. Boy oh boy am I glad that we took a chance! I love cuban food in general but this place has created a new benchmark for...More

Thank fredscott77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cuban sandwich, fish wrap, plantains and fries good. There version of Cafe cubana very good. 1 Balashi beer. <$30 US

Thank PaintedAxe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had never really eaten traditional Cuban food outside of Cuba, but I must say this restaurant was excellent. I would recommend to book in advance as this is very popular The food selection was excellent even for a vegetarian selection probably the best selection...More

Thank Daza1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of four and each ordered something different. I had the grilled grouper and it was the tastiest I have ever had. The steak and pork entrees were also delicious. Service was attentive and accommodating. Our waitress answered all of our questions...More

Thank Misslinda5
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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
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
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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