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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (104 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
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1 - 10 of 1,520 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

We ate here numerous times during our stay on the island. Great view of the water while eating delicious food. 2 for 1 happy hour from 12 to 1 pm on certain drinks.

Thank LoveToTravel4X
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Matthews is always good for lunch. Salads, hamburger or a sandwich always dependable. However aside from all you can eat rib nite not a great place to have a dinner. Food not hot, warm at best. Rice that was served with main course, seemed like...More

Thank donroquefort
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I really want to complement Jonathan. Occasionally you go to a restaurant and they make a mistake. While they forgot my husbands soup and then put dressing on his salad and he asked for it on the side. Instead of marking us as fussy, Jonathan...More

1  Thank Gaylerx
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our best meal in Aruba so far. The ribs, service and drinks were excellent. The price was so reasonable for a good restaurant in Aruba. We will be back again.

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaraunt while on a beach walk. They were not open but one of the employees showed us a menu and was very friendly. We came back that night. Our friends had a fish plate and loved it. We had the tenderloin and...More

2  Thank upriesenberg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were disappointed in the food this trip. Hamburger was a hard, dry patty. Fruit plate was good. Salad was okay, but served on a plate that was too small. I always enjoyed their pizza in the past, but it was so bad this time...More

2  Thank TravelerDeb113
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get a table on the new deck that overlooks the beach. Amazing view while eating. The food is very good.

1  Thank Margie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit, having been there in 2011. The restaurant is at the Casa Del Mar Beach Resort and is adjacent to the beach, with great views of the ocean, especially at sunset. The service was excellent and we were served by Jonathan,...More

Thank NYMatt66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was very close to where we were staying. We walked to it via the beach. We both got the chicken panini sandwiches with fries. The sandwiches were huge but not like the panini's in the states. The restaurant had a nice layout and...More

Thank pianolady91
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Matthew's for Happy Hour yesterday and it was a fun time as always. They have a great menu of half price drinks from 4-6 PM. Johnny and Dana were good hosts, made good drinks and served cold beers. We recommend sitting at the...More

Thank LonestarSpartan
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Jessica B
11 October 2017|
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Response from Dman01780 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are available at the tables
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linda267
25 March 2017|
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Response from Jennic71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - but would be a 20 min walk.
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traveldogxx
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
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, View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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