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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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1 - 10 of 980 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything was 5 star from beginning to end. Prepare to dine over a 4 hour period that actually goes by very quickly. Between meeting and talking with others at the long 16 person table and interacting both with the chef Dennis and Glen, time flies....More

Thank jaycap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Dennis and Glen provided the most delicious and memorable dining experience. Food was fantastic, paired with great wine selections. The whole evening was outstanding.

1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our third time at Carte Blanche and we were not disappointed! Every year I wonder how they will top the year before but they do! Excellent food and an exceptionally elegant ( yet very fun ) dining experience. The food is well thought...More

1  Thank Sweetgurly35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great chef and extraordinary experience watching Dennis & Glen prepare and serve scrumptious gourmet cuisine. Intimate dining arrangements also contributed to a very enjoyable social setting. Worth the price.

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to carte blanche on our final night in Aruba and it was a fantastic evening. Both Dennis and glen were amazing hosts and both the food and wine were sublime, but most importantly an amazing experience. My only complaint would be that After...More

1  Thank Jason B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently great food and presentation. We love this restaurant - this is our third visit. Our food was great - just as expected. We will keep coming back every year!

1  Thank MichelleVitt
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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