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Marriott Surf Club Captain's Galley

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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L. G. Smith Boulevard 103 | Marriott Surf Club, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 586 9000
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Wayne, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food and open area by the pool. Staff is always attentive. Menu has plenty of selections for everyone.

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Thank Wingman2000
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Galley has Happy Hour and snacks, next to the Buffet. Great selection of local fish, salads, breads, Caribbean vegs and desserts. Good place to start an Aruba vacation before unpacking at your vacation club. Island drinks followed by Caribbean meal

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Thank g6shill
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not like the food here. We ate here on the first day because it was convenient, but thought it was an over-priced buffet with mediocre food, and a little salty. The rest of our stay, we ate out because there are a lot of good restaurants in Aruba.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually eat here every day while on vacation! It's a great place to grab something quick and the breakfast buffet is really good! Drinks at the bar are also fantastic! Try the slippery monkey! :)

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Thank Renee D
Massapequa, New York
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently updated with a food service bar, we went here for breakfast multiple times during our trip. The breakfast buffet was the better deal with many options including an omelette station, pastries, yogurts, fruits, cereals, juices, etc. Food is excellent. Also a great spot for lunch. Located at the Marriott Surf Club by the blue umbrella pool area.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We usually don't order from the Captain's Galley until late in our stay when we've run out of breakfast and lunch foods from our kitchen. We had heard about the rotisserie chicken on FB and forgot all about it until the waiter came by the pool and we needed to order lunch. For $25.00 total we got a whole rotisserie... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We booked an Italian buffet here in advance of our stay at thru Marriott Surf Club based on an email from Marriott. The email promised a buffet meal with music and dancing. the music was one lame violin with recorded music. Nothing played was danceable. The guy would play 4 songs then sit for 30 minutes. the food was bland... More 

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Thank MomoADV
Pennsylvania
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here the evening before having to leave to go home. Just enough to satiate the appetite and enjoy some cocktails before leaving. Had the fish n chips and personal cheese pizza for dinner. Plentiful and the pizza made for a good leftover snack. With 3 drinks and the above mentioned dinners, the bill came to $53 and change... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Made reservations for the Carnival Dinner before even getting to Aruba, thought it would be a wonderful show and dinner (like in Hawaii). Unless you have small children you might want to reconsider. The costumes were nothing like the picture they advertise, the dancing lasted 5-10 minutes at best, which was right in front of the buffet line, so there... More 

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Thank Kimberly S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great drink specials and you don't have to leave the pool. Service was excellent and the food was reasonably priced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L. G. Smith Boulevard 103 | Marriott Surf Club, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 9000

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