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Aruba Beach Cafe

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1 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
+1 954-776-0001
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09:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Lincoln, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My favorite place in Fort Lauderdale. Great raw bar and the mussels a 'la crème are the best mussels anywhere.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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371 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Aruba has many things going for it: Beach, food music and ambience. There's also a deck area, but one must get there early because Aruba is a very popular place. I ate inside by a large window which was opened because it was fairly windy. The beach goers where right outside on the sand. Kudos to the owner(s) for having... More 

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Maine
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate appetizers. They were ok but very noisy. Typical restaurant in tourist area. Liked the band playing.

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Thank MaineMaine
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a great location. Not great food. Met some old friends and one visiting from NY. Sat us in the back behind a pole. One friend had several food issues. They were not interested in modifying menu items.

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Miller Place, New York
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for quick bite, but ordered the seared ahi tuna. What a beautiful plate . Big slices of gorgeous tuna, seaweed salad etc. Even the people next to us were commenting on how nice it looked.. Tasted better

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Glace Bay, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this restaurant and was quite pleased with the service and food!! Kristin was our server and made us feel more than welcome!! I had the pasta fettuccine and it was delicious!! The Bimini bread is to die for!! Will definitely be back!!

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very professional staff, attentive bartenders, Great Live music. Affordable drinks and great menu. If you want to have a good time....right next to the beach and pier??? Aruba Cafe is the place to party.

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Thank Preston H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Been coming for many years, usually just for drinks but had lunch this time. Seafood Quesdilla was unique, yet really good. Also got the Lobster Salad Club that was big and pretty darn good.

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Thank Jimmy B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good food and drinks for a reasonable price. Also they have music on the weekends. Great views too! And we have had good service every time so far.

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Gettysburg PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I picked out this restaurant because I wanted to eat somewhere with a view of the ocean. My partner was very growly, for a number of reasons, but he recovered when our food arrived. He had the Hibachi Chicken Teriyaki and thought that the meal was very good and very reasonable. I had the Seafood Quesadilia which was delicious. Nothing... More 

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Thank Terri K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
09:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 02:00
Thursday
09:00 - 02:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Lauderdale by the Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 954-776-0001
Description
Located Directly on the beach in Lauderdale by the Sea flAward- winning Chef brings you the true taste of the Caribbean, along with American Favorites Fresh Seafood Prime Steaks, Gourmet Salads and burgers and much more. Three Tropical Bars await to quench your thirst. Aruba Starts Jumping island style with live music daily. Causal Dress with seating inside or on the outside deck provides a picturesque view of the ocean. serving lunch and dinner late night dining. One Happy Restuarant!

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