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Gostoso

Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0053
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“goat stew” (47 reviews)
“tres leches” (48 reviews)
“sushi” (87 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am on Aruba for a week and decided to visit this place. Great choice it was. The owner is friendly and advises you on daily specials. The food is just superb; very delicate tastes. Great meal.

Thank Frank N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our fifth time at the restaurant and I truly believe that the menu that they have is bottomless. Besides already amazing dishes on the menu they constantly have chef’s specials, different every time, finger licking delicious every time. THE SPECIALS ARE TRULY WORKS...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are here on a weeknight, and initially felt let down by the ghost-town vibe (there was hardly anyone there). That only lasted a few minutes, until we started eating — by the end we were glad we’d skipped the appetizers and gone straight for...More

Thank Umair M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have eaten at Gostoso's for several years. The one thing that stands out about this out of the way restaurant is that it never waivers. We have never had a bad meal here. I can also say we've had some of...More

Thank Ozgard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gostoso is about off the beaten path but worth the trip. Highly recommend starting with their sushi. Instead of traditional seaweed and rice, they substitute thinly sliced plantain, which was unique and delicious.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, so happy we came here! The staff was beyond friendly and helpful! And the food was one of the best we had on our trip to Aruba. The "Aruban sushi" was unbelievable! Jose Do Nascimento is running one of the best restaurants in town!I...More

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely outstanding food and service! My wife had the beef medallions and my daughter and I had the grouper. Both were great. The homemade beef vegetable soup was terrific as well. The chef/owner was very friendly and came out to speak to all of the...More

Thank irishrifle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Oranjestad, off the beaten path is this fine restaurant. We had never dined here in previous trips and had a bit of trouble finding it in dark but well worth it. It was great service and excellent food in a small restaurant that almost...More

Thank dan p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gostoso’s was my first dinner on the Island and it was the start of a week of great meals! The restaurant is a small, family owed restaurant in a neighborhood. The wait staff was terrific, especially our waiter Rocky, who recommended dishes and helped with...More

Thank Gayle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I haven’t been here in a couple of months and clearly forgot how good the food is. This is a combination of Portuguese, Aruban and international cuisine. We had the 3-course lunch menu with a set price of afl. 40,- It was absolutely delicious. For...More

Thank Countess3TL
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Shelleyre
4 December 2017|
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Response from Shelleyre | Reviewed this property |
The Concierege in my hotel gave me the answer. It’s a Christmas prix fix she Did not know why it wasn’t told to us. She printed it up so i now know what it is.
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KarGustaf
17 February 2017|
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While in Aruba in February, we had dinner at Gostoso. First, it was hard to find and we got lost a couple times. Unfortunately, it was not worth the struggle to get there. The decor is cluttered, the food was overpriced... More
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Cheryl S
3 December 2016|
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We went early so didn't need them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 0053
  • E-mail
Description
Gostoso a local favorite restaurant, that serve a blend of both Portuguese and Aruban Cuisine, which is designed to delight even the most discriminating Palate. With our cozy and small atmosphere and impeccable service at a reasonable price “Gostoso Restaurante” will be your next favorite neighborhood Restaurant.
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