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Papagayo Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
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L G Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 583 6000
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the Renaissance private island. We were on all inclusive so anything on the menu was available to us for lunch. We found that sometimes they were slower to serve us even if they were not busy.

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Thank Maya Z
Thunder Bay Ontario
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Such an amazing place to relax, have some lunch and a few drinks! The pizza was fabulous and drinks awesome! Highly recommended

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

For those lucky enough to enjoy the Renaissance Aruba Resort and their island, the associated restaurant on the island will not disappoint. For being in such a secluded area, we were pleasantly surprised at the variety and taste of their many menu items. My husband had their chicken burger and I had the flamingo wrap. Both were very good and... More 

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London, Canada
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The flies and birds were constantly on your food and all over the bar supplies. We stuck to cans and decided to eat before heading to the island after seeing this ..we didn't agree with the 'service charge' being added to your bill but then when we asked the staff they said it wasn't part of the tip and we... More 

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Richmond
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

On the Iguana Beach (private island) is a great place to order good food and drinks. There is also a place to order on the Flamingo Beach next door. Always good food and a convenient place to get food and snacks while enjoying the beach. Chicken is good and as well as many other menu menu items. GO FOR IT!

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Thank Gary And Linda Y
Hickory, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The food is always great. The service is always with a smile. Melushka and Gladys have always been great to talk to and order from. Would not want to go anywhere else!!

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Thank dicekim61
Belleville, New Jersey
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153 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent lunch and private island food and drinks while staying at the Renaissance Marriott. Only accessible by boat ⛵️

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1 Thank MrAruba
Netherlands
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

On the island of the Renaissance resort, we had several lunches with nice and good food (try the crabcake) and excellent cocktails (Bushwacker). Here work some of the best staff, I don't want to mention names because I'm affraid to forget someone, but these ladies know Service!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We could not believe it that they had GF pizza on the Renaissance Private Island but they did and it was so delicious! It's not worth going out there JUST to dine if you aren't a guest at the Renaissance Aruba, but is probably worth staying a night in the hotel so you can go to the Private Island for... More 

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Thank Kristin M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Margareth made us feel like my spouse and I had known her for years. She is genuine, loving and kind. She was one of the best parts of our trip. We both miss her daily smiles and hugs! When you dine at Papagayo on the Renaissance Island, be sure to sit at her table! Plus, the food there was fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Caribbean, International, Pub
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L G Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583 6000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?