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Cafe La Terraza

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L.g. Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 583 6046
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New England
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

After a long day of travel from Boston our party of 6 arrived at this restaurant. We were seated by hostess/waitress at a table for 6, deadcenter of location outside. Menus were handed to us, we all picked out what we wanted to eat. The waitress approached our table and it looked like she was ready to take our order........ More 

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Somers, New York
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48 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I sure hate to write negative reviews, but we were disappointed with our experience at La Terraza. After reading many good reviews, we were anticipating having a great meal. I had read that the service was slow, so that didn't bother me. DW ordered the Shrimp Putanesca with spaghetti as a side - she got 6 shrimp in a red... More 

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Thank majormantle
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2 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

As a New York Italian I am quite critical of Italian restaurants. Mimma, the owner, is from Bologna and has made this small restaurant, with spectacular sunsets, a great place to dine in Aruba. Food was delicious, service impeccable and Mimma's attention to each dish and customer request made it all the more enjoyable!

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Thank Cathy8269
North Wildwood, New Jersey
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The food was OK. I had a portion of shrimp creole and NO shrimp/ I told the waitress and she said "I will have to tell the chef"'. The beers weren't cold, Couldn't give us water because they had to wait for the ice.

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Thank Florentine1901
Belding MI
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Thank you I had read about excellent reviews from TripAdvisor about Cafe La Terraza, before my trip to Aruba. But after a long trip from Michigan, I was tired, hungry, and was really just looking for someplace to fill my hungry tummy. What a nice surprise to walk into such a wonderful place to enjoy a delicious meal. Eating out... More 

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Thank Theking2000
Rochelle Park, New Jersey
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Food is Great and the view in the evening is lovely. Situated on the 3rd floor of Paradise Villas overlooking the ocean. Very romantic

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Thank dec245
Glen Echo, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The owner is from Italy and she pays attention the detail of the ingredients that are so fresh. The risotto is the best I have had. S

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Thank James B
North Haven, Connecticut
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Prices are reasonable and food is good. A band plays every night and you can watch people dancing. Fun night.

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Thank Lango2
Grimsby, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2014

The atmosphere is soooo romantic. You are eating by the sea,with torches for lighting. You hear the waves coming in.The white table cloths,your feet in the white sand,beautiful sunset. It is absolute breath taking.

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Thank Lise L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2013

We had a lovely lunch here after driving around the island. The food and service were very good but the view is incredible. Definitely will return but this time at sunset.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.g. Smith Boulevard 82, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583 6046

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