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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (104 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
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Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Food very good, portion large very clean handicap help. Food allergy check would cook special Staff friendly

Thank hibicus2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on a Tuesday night and I had the all you can eat ribs. They were amazing! Service was top notch as always. Jonathan was our waiter again this year. Everyone in our group enjoyed there meals.

Thank Mimmo_TessNH
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been here a few times, and I have never been that impressed with the food or the service, and my impression did not change. I will say that it was exciting to sit close to the ocean since last year's brush with a...More

Thank gdomuuse
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went there on a Friday night and both of us ordered The three-course special. It was absolutely awful. The appetizer was a sweet potato casserole and was the best part of the meal. The snapper although large in size was overcooked leaving it inedible....More

Thank emile50207
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited to celebrate my husbands birthday on the 7th of October! Great service from Dana - he was a very nice guy who really looked after us. We sampled lots of the cocktails and if you wait until 4pm it's happy hour where you can...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks so much for great meal, service and atmosphere! Good food! Our server Sara was very friendly and attentive. Thanks!

Thank Trish A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will be on Aruba again this November and will probably eat breakfast at Mathews all week, lunch 2-3 times, and a dinner. Their breakfasts are great, also a nice Sunday brunch (make a reservation, Sunday’s are busy). Nice lunch and dinner menus with good...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is to die for. Matthew salad was wonderful as was the Their shrimp. The sunset was beautiful. A great setting for a nice or casual meal. We will definitely go back to Matthew’s on our return visit next year. My favorite place to...More

Thank gkeeton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stay at the resort and visit Matthew’s often for a quick lunch or for ‘Happy Hour’ everything is decently priced but sometime service is a bit slow...which would normally lower my rating BUT with that ocean view you forget about time!!

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I wanted another beachside dinner and Matthews was the ticket. Very charming seaside restaurant especially when the sun is setting. Located on the low rise area so depending where you are located. A taxi maybe required. Food and service where Outstanding

Thank Joe G
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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