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Carte Blanche Restaurant

L.G. Smith Blvd. 55-B | Bucuti Beach resort, Palm - Eagle Beach 00000, Aruba
+297 586 3339
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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L.G. Smith Blvd. 55-B | Bucuti Beach resort, Palm - Eagle Beach 00000, Aruba
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

By far the best meal we had on the island. The atmosphere was awesome and the staff very attentive. I highly recommend this experience when visiting Aruba.

Thank michelewaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a previous tasting experience we were a little anxious, but we thoroughly enjoyed the dinner and the experience. The atmosphere was casual and comfortable between the chef from Wilhelmina and the sommelier/manager. The food was amazing from start to finish. And no matter what...More

Thank pbteach
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an excellent meal. Fantastic food, terrific wine pairings and personable service. Best dinner we have had in Aruba hands down.

Thank curranml
Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant opens at 7pm sharp. As you enter the restaurant, you are asked to take a seat at the only table in the room, which seats 16. The chef and sommelier are your hosts for the evening. We chose to sit at the end closest...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful meal. Beat i have had in Aruba. Chef and host are awesome. Would recommend it to anyone who travels to aruba. Every course was spectacular.

Thank Rose5_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superior service, excellent food, and great atmosphere! Many diverse courses are served, one at a time, and can be paired with a fine wine to enjoy them even more. A must for the tourist with who appreciates fine cuisine!

Thank arubajan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was top notch. The food was amazing and the wine pairing was great. Glenn was a great host and we had a good time meeting and talking to everyone that was there. If you’re a picky eater and not into social settings this...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was perfect. My husband even at the tuna (he didn't know what it was as he wasn't listening) and loved it! Each course was better than the previous. The filet mignon was fantastic, and the chocolate dessert was truly a chocolate-lover's delight. Glen and...More

Thank Gingerbrook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot say how amazing this restaurant is. I have been there a few times and they ALWAYS make the evening remarkable. Treat yourself and go! Plan ahead as their reservations book up in advance.

Thank chgobuzz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our sixth visit to this restaurant. It has become our favorite dining experience on our yearly anniversary trip to Aruba. Chef Dennis and his sommelier, Glenn, do an outstanding job interacting with their guests while serving up mouth-watering food and wonderful wine pairings.This...More

Thank Rosemarie D
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Lee F
18 April 2017|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept both. US dollars are accepted everywhere in Aruba. Amex and Discover are often not accepted outside the US.
3 February 2017|
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Response from 2foodiesRus | Reviewed this property |
Carte Blanche is on the Bucuti property about 10-15 minutes tops from the Marriott. Have fun !!
31 January 2017|
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Response from Heidi F | Reviewed this property |
You can try but I usually reserve our spot 5 months ahead of our visit. We go to Aruba every year and dinner is a highlight with friends. Sometimes they have lat minute cancelations so get on their waitlist
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 95
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Blvd. 55-B | Bucuti Beach resort, Palm - Eagle Beach 00000, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 3339
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Carte Blanche is a restaurant for foodies, people who are open minded for an exquisite fine dinning experience, without limitations. Carte Blanche features a 14-seat elegant bar in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. The highlight of the restaurant is Chef Dennis van Daatselaar cooking right in front of you a 5-course Carte Blanche dinner known as a “chef surprise”. Alongside him is Maitre d’ Glen Bonset pairing wines and mixing premium drinks
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