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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (112 reviews)
“tiramisu” (19 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great atmosphere and the food was amazing; both in presentation and taste. Definitely the best meal of our trip.

Thank jillybilly39
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were fortunate to spend a week at Casa del Mar end of January/beginning of February with a beach location right next to Matthews. Each day for lunch we accessed Matthews during the midday happy hour....two for one. (Yeah!) ..... loved the margaritas on the...More

Thank islandtraveler2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is located in the Casa Del Mar Resort. The ambience is not to miss especially if you sit on the deck overlooking the beach. The food is outstanding as is the staff. We all got seafood and fish entrees but they have a...More

Thank coollilygirl19
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were totally ignored at the reception desk. After finally being seated in this beautiful, open air, seaside restaurant, we got the most inattentive service. The food was good. But, the waitress was incognito!

2  Thank Jeffbird
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for happy hour and ribs. Good ribs, all you could eat night. They kept them coming. Bar server very friendly and prompt. Told 2 for 1 not in dining room by hostess but others had theirs. Sat for over 20 minutes before waiter came....More

1  Thank turtle1952
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful setting on the beach with assorted menu and good bar. Specials of the day plus you can order from the lunch menu at dinner if you ask. Some days are all you can eat ribs, pasta. They prefer you make a reservation and its...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sunset restaurant and good food ! Service is good and the portions are plentiful. Sweet place for sunset dinner

Thank Littlepumpkin29
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to get seated on the patio, right on the beach and close to the ocean. We were with a group and we all enjoyed our meal selections. Friendly service. Planning on returning next year.

Thank pugslee123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for dinner, great view no question about it BUT the food is not good, i feel like its a waste of money. You're basically paying for the view. The pizza that we ordered even digiorno microwaveable pizza is better than their pizza...More

2  Thank Ashley T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time here for the Super Bowl Sunday event (even though the Pats lost). We did reserve for 5pm and were a little concerned about spending so much time in one place, but we had a great table and the staff was...More

Thank nevertravels
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Questions & Answers
Jessica B
11 October 2017|
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Response from Dman01780 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are available at the tables
25 March 2017|
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Response from Jennic71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - but would be a 20 min walk.
23 February 2017|
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Response from Craig K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do take reservations for rib night, and it is on Tuesday night, if you don't like ribs the regular menu is also available that night. Oh and by the way their ribs are excelent!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 7300
  • E-mail
Casual and chic, Matthew's is renowned as one of the best covered open-air beachfront restaurants in Aruba. Upscale Caribbean, International and seafood dishes are prepared using the freshest ingredients.Besides breakfast, lunch, dinner, we offer all you can eat spareribs on Tuesday's, Karaoke night after dinner party on Wednesdays, Italian night on Thursdays and of course our daily happy hours with live music at the bar on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. If you are a sports fan, you'll be happy to know that there are 3 flat screens at the bar that are always showing your favorite sport.
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