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Iguana Joe's Caribbean Bar & Grill

Royal Plaza Mall | L.G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 583 9373
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (107 reviews)
“jambalaya” (31 reviews)
“burrito” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Caribbean, Bar, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Royal Plaza Mall | L.G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday

We always make this an island lunch stop when shopping in downtown Oranjestad. We love their chicken nachos and jalapeño poppers with a cold brew or the most amazing, hand made mojito on the island. The staff are friendly and helpful. We mentioned it was...More

Thank Texas055
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We expected Mexican, just because of the name, but it's more like Aruban fusion cuisine. I tried the native dish (the one with cheese, chicken, and olives that combines Dutch, Spanish, Creole, and Caribbean influences) and it was one of the best dishes we had...More

Thank Telly M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We always go here when downtown after shopping. Couple appetizers. A couple drinks. Great atmosphere outside. Real reasonable pricing for being downtown.Sometimes service is slow but it's Aruba just go with it. Enjoy

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I'm in the islands, like anywhere else, I like to seek out experiences that give me a taste of what makes this place any different than the last island. What makes Aruba unique? I didn't find my answer at Iguana Joe's. I wasn't familiar...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying on Eagle beach so we took the bus to the high rise hotels. We were looking for a place for drinks and dinner. Iguana joes is a great location and view. Had the steak Burrito which was huge and saved half for lunch the...More

Thank Mexicanspartan
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I had already planned to eat lunch here again when our Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Aruba for the day. We had been to this Bar & Grill previously & found it "outstanding" in customer service, location & food service. THIS...More

Thank CarolinaNurse323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was just average in food and service quality. More of a quick eat, get a drink place for the cruise ship crowd.

Thank GHMH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to eat and have drinks.! Overlooks the water and street. The food is amazing. The day we stopped in there was 3 cruise ships so it was a mad house. Could be busy or not. Pending on the ports. Be...More

Thank Jamie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great meal and even better drinks at this establishment. We love the Sangria and the Blue Caribbean! You can have either apps or dinner and everything is great. Sometimes its just nice to have a drink and a nice snack. Their homemade...More

Thank dianehoffm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not fine dinning, but a very nice place to get a reasonable meal. Overlooks downtown and the sea. Good selection and reasonably priced. We were thare in the evening, and it was fairly quiet. Sure the are busy during the day when the cruise ships...More

Thank tom s
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Danielle C
6 June 2017|
Response from NPT1975 | Reviewed this property |
31 March 2017|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
Mine was about the same. Good beer though. The place was expensive altogether.
28 March 2017|
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Response from TSiblo | Reviewed this property |
In dollars...all restaurants are now in dollars...in my experiences, the only places that show their products in florins are the small local merchants
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Plaza Mall | L.G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583 9373
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