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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

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Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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New Jersey
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here for breakfast twice. Not too expensive and really great coffee and within walking distance of Manchebo. resort.

Thank janet67
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We usually eat at Matthews our first night on the island. It is convenient, on the beach and has good food but nothing special.

Thank credenbaugh
Huntington, Indiana
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food is always great, Thursday is Italian night. Try the lasagna its the best. Prices are fair your you get large portions

Thank Tim-Huntington-In
Oranjestad, Aruba
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Matthew's has the best breakfast in Aruba! And the service is superb, the food is excellent (the coffee is really good, highly recommended) Good price for what you get and overall amazing experience!

Thank JKoolman
North Royalton, Ohio
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stopped here for lunch one day. We enjoyed it so much, we ate lunch there another day, and had dinner there two nights. It's outdoor dinning, and has a great view for watching the sunset. The lunch and dinner happy hours were a good deal. We had the grouper, it was very good, and a large... More 

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Oahu, Hawaii
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant is directly on the beach. We walked in at 7 pm with no booking. We were seated at the bar we only waited 10 minutes for a table and were given a front row table near the beach. The sun had set but with the waves lapping on the beach and pretty lights on the palm trees it... More 

Thank Kate T
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a week at an all inclusive resort nearby, but decided to go "off campus" to this restaurant. I started with a shrimp cocktail which was good, but overpriced for four smallish shrimp. I ordered the special of the day which was a surf and turf. The lobster tail was good, but small. The steak was... More 

Thank pdbarry1946
Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My nephew took me to Matthew's for dinner on my first visit to Aruba. The servers, Sara and Jonathan did a great job with the selection of dishes and recommendations. The escargot and seafood dish I had were out of this world, as well as a very outstanding atmosphere and staff. I would totally visit Matthew's on my next trip... More 

Thank Ana A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Marcos provided us with great service. He was so kind and very attentive for being so busy.. We will be back.

Thank Barbie M
Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been to Aruba twice and had the opportunity to eat at Matthew's on both occasions. I had a wonderful overall experience the first time which made Matthew's a must to go place every time I visit the island. My first visit, March 2016, Sara got in charge of my table, the kindest and most patient server at the restaurant.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 7300
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?