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"Anna-Maria's Autentico Ristorante Italiano".

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Kamay 25-M, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 2833
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wilton, nh
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

a wonderful Italian meal that was prepared from the heart! We were so lucky to be able to get a reservation here for our last evening. I little taste of Italy in an Aruban neighborhood.

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1 Thank sandy f
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We were here on 14 february. It's a nice quiet place to eat. The staff was very friendly and relaxt. The food was okay. My husband ordered the lamsrack and that was overwelming. Very good! I ordered pasta vongole and It was okay. A lot of clams were emtpy and there were not so many. The pasta was cooked good.... More 

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Saponara, Owner at "Anna-Maria's Autentico Ristorante Italiano"., responded to this review

Dear Elise, Thank you for taking your time to post a review about your recent visit with us on Valentine’s Day. I’ve made a decision a while ago not to respond to any review anymore regardless of how & what has been written however even though yours is a positive one, I have to make a correction for other viewers... More 

Roslyn, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We have been coming to Aruba for 4 years and this is without question the best dining experience we have had. The Italian food rivals what we have in New York and the service and intimacy makes for a memorable night out. This is an absolute must in Aruba. The lasagna above all was the best I have ever tasted!

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Thank Ken H
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Anna Maria and Chris are putting their hearts and souls into their foods, and you can taste it. They have a flare for seasonings and flavors that are second to none--and the relaxing time spent having a leisurely dinner is an experience in itself. My personal downside is that this wonderful visit is only a once a year thing; I... More 

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Thank Paul W
Staten Island, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We have been dining at Anna Maria's since it opened about 5 years ago, and have never been disappointed - to the contrary, every meal seems to be better than the previous! Anna Maria and Chris make every effort to offer home cooked meals, and every course demonstrates that. My wife can't resist the puttanesca, which she had on our... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

This is our fourth visit to Anna-Maria. How wonderful to dine in the beautiful backyard of a private home. We started with light crepes filled with spinach and ricotta. We drank their excellent red sangria mixed with fruit. For a main dish my husband had the lasagna bolognese - which he said was incredibly good and the pasta melted in... More 

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

As other negative reviews we we disappointed overall with Anna Maria's. The positive is that the food was tasty. The negatives were the following. We were seated by 8. Ordered our food and apps at 810. My friend ordered his spaghetti carbonara with linguini which was clarified by our server. At 915 our apps came and at 930 oou entrees... More 

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4 Thank brucewayne13
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited this restaurant based on a friend's recommendation. What an incredible dining experience! The restaurant was a short cab ride from our hotel. The wait staff was friendly and nice. You really felt like you were eating at your friend's house. There aren't a lot of tables, so it feels intimate. We sat by the patio... More 

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Thank Elizabeth G
Washington, Missouri, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

This place doesn't advertise and the only way we new about it was a recommendation of friends. It's located in a private residence very nicely appointed. They don't turn tables so when you are seated it's yours for the evening. Our food was good and fresh and the service was outstanding. It's great for Aruba but if you want fantastic... More 

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Jamison, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

My husband and I visit Aruba every year and a visit would not be the same without a trip to Anna Maria's Italian restaurant. The food is homemade prepared by Anna Maria and her husband Christian. The food always comes out hot and delicious. The ambience is also wonderful. You actually feel like you're in an Italian Villa. The wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kamay 25-M, Noord, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: +297 586 2833

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?