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One Happy Bar

Bar, American, Pub
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Aruba Airport, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Mojave California
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209 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once you have checked in and gone through security/customs for US flights, there are not may choices for food and drinks at the airport in Aruba. Our flight our was delayed 5 hours so I had plenty of time to check out the One Happy Bar. They pour a good drink; USD8 is not too bad compared to some other... More 

Thank jerjon
Ashland, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

About the food - super expensive, paninis are made on about the size of a hot dog bun and they ran out of grilled chicken by dinnertime. Not worth what you pay $7-9 per sandwich without fries or chips or drink ($3.50 soda or water) but it is maybe a little healthier than Sbarro's or pretzels. Atmosphere was super loud... More 

Thank Savannah N
Decorah, Iowa
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151 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Short menu and drinks. Our server was Lea. Very pleasant and efficient. When she waits on you and serves you she has a very pleasant smile. Tuna sandwich and ham and cheese sandwich were very good

Thank DaveFmIA
Cleveland, Ohio
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Once you pass US customs, there is a limited selection of food and drink. This bar is a mainstay for us every year. They have a limited menu of hot paninis, but they are good and reliable. The drinks are great. I see the same familiar faces every year. Only negative for us is we have a toddler and there... More 

Thank ERIN L
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great food, right at the airport, great place to grab some drinks before you depart, Ziiggy the waiter is awesome

Thank James D
Bristol, Rhode Island
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Service was very good. Prices reasonable for Aruba/airport. They have a few tables in front of the counter and a few high tops across the hallway. We did not find any rude employees that others have mentioned. The person we dealt with was extremely friendly and we bantered back and forth the whole time we were there.

Thank redcrown71
Massapequa, New York
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96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We were at he airport and needed a meal before boarding the plane. The airport has several fast food sources and places were yu can get some pre-prepared sandwiches. Finally we found this place that prepares hot and cold wraps, along with other things. Compared to the other selections, this place was a godsend. The prices were ok as well.... More 

Thank Occams_Hammer
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This by far is the worst place ever. The bartender, manager and waitress were the rudest people. As I waited to attempt to get change the waitress got in a womens face and spoke very rudely to her. So she got up and left without ordering. Then a couple decided cancel their order because they were waiting too long and... More 

Thank Berlymac23
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This bar is in the airport between gates 6-7 . It's drinks and fm food are really good . I had the chicken panini and a Mia Tia both were great. If you passing thru airport hit them up ...

Thank Bob L
Sunnyvale, California, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Worst bartenders ever. VERY RUDE - they make you feel you're doing then a favor by ordering from them. Overpriced drinks. Bad food. Not happy at all. AVOID AT ALL COSTS.

Thank Charlie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, American, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aruba Airport, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?