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Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 4711
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“triple tail” (65 reviews)
“truffle risotto” (40 reviews)
“picanha” (32 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best dinners in Aruba. Incredible fish. We had the triple tail and the BBQ Mahi Mahi. Both dishes were outstanding.

Thank Jack D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Make sure you make a reservation for this amazing restaurant during your stay at Aruba. Such an amazing selection of menu items and the food itself did not disappoint. I had the goat cheese with fig and honey pastry on top of a bed of...More

Thank kellytucker2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The ambiance was great and they offered a good selection of surf and turf. We enjoyed the ahi tuna but the calamri trio and seafood melody left room for improvement. We thought it would be more grilled but it tasted pan fried. The staff were...More

Thank Lewis C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The ambiance here is amazing. The food is served in a very delicate and modern European fashion, but with Carribean cuisine. The waiter attended to our every need, it was our anniversary and he surprised us with a special dessert. Try the shrimp appetizer with...More

Thank worldtraveler77077
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We didn't get a chance to dine here during last year's visit so we made it a point to do it this year. What a great spot. They do a great job with all the local seafood. Not a lot of heavy sauces. Steak was...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I had an excellent meal at Yemanja. The potato soup was so good I am still thinking about it! My husband had the bbq mahi and he thought it was the best of the week, and we had a lot of mahi....More

Thank mb192017
Reviewed 6 days ago

Yemanja has been on our to go list for ages and we finally made it there. My only regret is not going earlier as we could have been enjoying it. Relaxed and casual but the meal was definitely fine dining. Tenderloin steak on top of...More

Thank Peg T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great Caribbean cuisine, relax atmosphere and friendly staff. Nearby the Reinassance Hotel and walking distance from the Cruise marina. Closed on Mondays.

Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place for local seafood varieties and appetizers. The smell of the wood fired grill alone is enough to lure you in. I had a dish called triple tail, I don't know what it was, but it was delicious. I really enjoyed dinner here, worth...More

Thank X5640JFstephenc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again Yemanja out did them selves , my wife and I went there for our anniversary dinner and the staff at Yemanja made it a special occasion. They made my wife’s special meal that wasn’t even on the menu, treated us like we were...More

Thank mbrad2016
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BruceBearChicago
19 November 2017|
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Response from Consultant6393 | Reviewed this property |
We went casual. The only thing I've seen regarding dress on the island was "no jeans" at restaurants.
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david46602
20 April 2017|
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Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
Hi, you can make a reservation anytime. What i would recommend to do is to make it as early as possible for you to have more options in timeslots. as the longer you wait, less possibility there will be that we will have the... More
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Linda F
21 March 2017|
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Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are very close to the rennaisance. Our kitchen is open from 5.30 pm. Walk by anytime to make your reservation or give us a call at +297 588 4711. Yemanja Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 4711
  • E-mail
Description
Yemanja is relaxing and welcoming with a passion for tradition and excellence. Serving international food with strong Caribbean influences prepared on our wood fired grill. Also, offering healthy foods with an extensive vegetarian menu and catering to all your dietary needs, such as vegan and gluten-free. Seating is either inside (air-conditioned) or outside on a cozy terrace. Both inside & outside seating are non-smoking.
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