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Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0053
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (87 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 3 July 2009

We wanted to try this place after reading all the great reviews of the restaurant. We had no idea where it was but stumbled across it on one of our last days in Aruba. We are so glad we went in. As soon as we...More

1  Thank Koko522
Reviewed 3 July 2009

My wife and I have been to Aruba a few times and love Madame Janette. On our recent trip, we tried Gostoso and were surprised to find a hidden gem in terms of restaurants. It is a bit hard find b/c it is mixed in...More

1  Thank gaitman
Reviewed 18 June 2009

This is my husband's and my 6th trip to Aruba, and was not aware of this restaurant until this time. I had read reviews on the internet and we decided to try it. It is a small, and very cozy type atmosphere, with extremely friendly...More

3  Thank jjjabe05
Reviewed 2 June 2009

Jose (owner/chef) greets you, seats you, welcomes you, and then serves you wonderful Portuguese food! The avocado with bacalau is just wonderful. The fish of the day is a must eat....and the homemade mustard sauce you will want to steal to take home!! Everything is...More

3  Thank MFMaven53
Reviewed 17 May 2009

We had been looking for the perfect Aruban restaurant the entire trip. We've gotten good service with lowsy food, we got great food with poor service. Finally on our final night, we met Gostoso. Yes this place is off the beaten path, yes it is...More

5  Thank GoogleEarther
Reviewed 15 May 2009

My husband and I went to this restaurant because of the reviews I read. We ventured out one day to try and find it during daylight hours so we could go back and eat dinner and not get lost. We found it with a little...More

5  Thank lfuhrman
Reviewed 24 April 2009

I almost hate to share what a wonderful dining experience I had for fear of it becoming over crowded for next year! The food was fabulous -- sushi appetizer was amazing using a mango-based paper instead of seaweed. Very authentic cuisine -- a place where...More

3  Thank sle20
Reviewed 21 April 2009

It's a bit off the beaten track (near the Paradera Road traffic circle, the one with the Texaco station on the hill) but well worth it. It's a nice mix of Portuguese and native Aruban dishes--and many local people eat there, so you know it's...More

2  Thank motorfietsdc
Reviewed 19 April 2009

This was our favorite dinner of the trip. The food was fantastic, especially the sushi roll (not raw) appetizer. That was the best thing we ate the entire trip. Fantastic. And the service is the best on the island. We were treated like roalty with...More

3  Thank NewYork5family
Reviewed 18 April 2009

We visited this restaraunt based on previous revivews and we were not disappointed. Our dinner was on a wednesday night so it was not too busy. Jose, the owner, was very inviting and reviewed the menu for us and his recommendations were excellent. The creole...More

3  Thank PeterG15
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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.
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
Cheryl S
3 December 2016|
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Response from RB K | Reviewed this property |
We went early so didn't need them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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