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The Paddock

$$ - $$$
American, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
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Oranjestad, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 583 2334
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is limited and beer selection even less. Nice outdoor setting on the water in the city but I wouldn't suggest the "famous ribs" bc I thought they were terrible. My family didn't mind their burgers and fries though.

Thank kdundas
Clifton Park, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient for shopping or waiting to catch your flight out. Good size portions. Friendly wait staff.

Thank twelch6
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215 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you drive, make sure you have Aruban coins for the meters. Once you get there you'll like the easy seaside style. Today's special for lunch was Chicken tostadas and they were good. Many choices from sandwiches to entrees.

Thank 1econ
Savaneta, Aruba
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dutch and English orientaded menu. Crew is exeptionally good and entertaining. Direct on the harbour. Menu in 2 languages.

Thank josgillissen
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We exoerienced their Wednesday night all you can eat ribs. We also had a coupon for a free drink. Dinner was served in a tiny manner. Nice presentation and was an ample portion that non of us in our party of five ordered extra ribs. They were very tasty!

Thank cher480
Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our first Rib Night so much we are doing back for seconds. Lovely restaurant right on the pier. Beautiful views of the cruise ships and sunsets.

Thank Janeta1188
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great dinner at the water, the food was good and fast, nice waiters. I will definitly recomment it and will come here again!!

Thank Aranka v
Chicago, Illinois
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I say just average, as 2 of us ordered grouper filet sandwich. All sandwiches come on what I call French bread. Must say you can choose Between white or wheat. I preferred deep fried grouper, but it game grilled. Wasn't sure completely cooked,so picked around at it. Other 2 sisters enjoyed theirs. One had the grouper also and the other... More 

Thank mschris1
Massapequa, NY
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53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came in for an evening snack, looking for burgers. The waiter, owner, was upset we didn't want their over priced dinners. The crappy tables by the water front were dirty and the place looked disgusting. Walked out before we got roped in for a crappy meal with lousy serve. Do yourself a favor and go down the block to Iguana... More 

Thank RVMarkVIII
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a light snack before going to dinner. The restaurant sits in an inlet right next to the cruise ship docks. We ordered the nasigorange which is an Indonesian dish. It's a rice dish with peanut sauce and a chuck of chicken and a fried egg. Very good. Whenever in Aruba try the Chill beer. So good. Best part... More 

Thank jthorn47

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oranjestad, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583 2334

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