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Barefoot Restaurant

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L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 9824
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17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Maryland
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Both the food and the service are top notch. This was our 2nd visit and I'm sure we'll be back next time we're on Aruba.

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a perfect diner. Grouper was excellent. Location is very nice towards sunset. People and staff very friendly. Quality of the food is really worth the price.Surely come back.

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Tampa
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this restaurant a year ago and were blown away by the service, food, and atmosphere. We were not nearly as impressed this year with a number of things. The atmosphere has not changed at all and is even better than I remembered. I will complain a little about the mosquito problem this year and I think the restaurant... More 

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love Barefoot. We have visited three times now. You cannot beat the setting with your toes in the sand. Service always good.

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Thank tishj51
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a treat to be able to dine on the beach. Add to that tasty food and stellar service, and you won't go wrong. Good Mojitos too!

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Thank Twentyfifteen
Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to celebrate a special occasion. you can eat n the patio or in the sand. Food is excellent as well as the service.

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Thank Theresa238238
North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Barefoot and it did not disappoint. We were seated promptly and greeted by our server who was a sweetheart. (I'm sorry, don't remember her name) It was a beautiful night and we were looking at the sunset over the water on the beach. The food was delicious and we were not rushed at all,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the better places on the island to eat. They say you need a reservation but they got us in without one. Kinda pricey but worth every penny. Dine on a pier with a view of beautiful sunset

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our FAVORITE dining experience in Aruba. Do not miss it. Directly on the beach. Excellent white glove service. Exquisite food. Privacy appreciated.

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long beach,NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my all around favorite restaurant during our week in Aruba. As everyone mentions, go early for the sunset.I loved sitting on the beach barefooted, so close to the water. The sunset and the view was amazing. Service was excellent,and, so was the food. Everything we had was superb. We shared a ceasar salad (great) and then Escargot with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, European, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Boulevard 1, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 9824
Description
Aruba is all about the fabulous beaches during the day, and the many great restaurants at night. It is only logical that these two unique things of Aruba are combined into one! Luc & Gerco found the perfect spot to synergize great food, and a beautiful setting to create an experience almost unique on our island. When listening to the ocean caressing the shore, while wiggling your toes through the pearly white sand, why not let yourself be pampered by a gourmet dinner? Chef Gerco & Maitre d' Luc had a shared dream of opening up a restaurant here, but wanted something in line with what they enjoy on Aruba: the nearly perfect climate, the possibility to always be outside, the tropical feel... When opening their restaurant, they had these ideas in their heads, and it worked like a charm! Tables under a large palapa on a wooden deck with a view of the ocean, or outside under the Aruban nights sky, on the pristine beach... An original menu was created by Gerco and Justin, with some of the old school favorites (sirloin with bearnaise, or tuna steak with teriyaki) as well as some original dishes not found anywhere, with unique combinations (smoked salmon & shrimp, grouper & mango or leg & rack of lamb) and wonderful vegetarian dishes. With the help of the local wine suppliers, Luc made an extensive wine list, with wines from all over the world, and is always ready to pair a wine with your dinner. The experienced service team is friendly yet professional, ready to wow you from the moment you walk in, to make a fabulous evening into a great memory on Aruba!

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