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The Paddock

€€ - €€€American, ,
Oranjestad, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 583 2334
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“ribs” (87 reviews)
“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
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American, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
€€ - €€€
Oranjestad, Oranjestad, Aruba
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1 - 10 of 733 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Onveniently located on the waterfront with a view of the yacht basin, the Paddock provides a nice breakfast at a reasonable (for Aruba) price. Get there early before the cruisers descend on it.

Thank Tootsall
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite and a drink. Service was very friendly and quick. Fun place to take a break from walking and shopping.

Thank db4r6286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to find some shade for lunch and still have a great view of the ocean. Service was decent and the prices are reasonable for the area. They serve a pasta salad ILO fries with the lunch dishes and it was very nice. shawarma...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 9 December 2017

After walking/shopping in downtown Oranjestad, we were looking for a place for a good lunch. This spot is centrally located and right on the water. We sat outside on the covered deck, and thoroughly enjoyed our meals. We split a fried fish sandwich (wonderfully prepared...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We were just looking for a snack to hold us over till dinner and we got up and left the Cuban place down the street because we sat so long without getting any service. We got here and sat right away , then ended up...More

Thank mike t
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I ordered the ribs and my husband had the spaghetti. Maybe we just didn't order the right things. We had to wave someone down in order to get service and no one came back to check on the food.

Thank mb192017
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This is a well situated bar, right on the tourist route as the cruise ships offload. As a result it feels like the bar staff are doing you a favour by serving drinks. Prices are on the high side, I was short changed, and bar...More

Thank Dean M
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I went to the Paddock this past Saturday evening since it was one of the nights it has all you can eat pork baby back ribs for $15. They came will a full rack split in two sections and included either a baked potato, rice...More

Thank Edward A
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a mid priced restaurant, with good service: avoid this one. Service is bad and that is an understatement. The Paddock is an old "eating cafe" in de harbour of Oranjestad. Cannot miss it as the location is very good. A...More

Thank 881draw
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Sat outside but the view was marred by large cruise ship!! Note soft drinks not refillable but the water is!! Food was ok , good selection we had jerk chicken and pita filled with spicy beef which was really nice. Busy place obviously gets a...More

Thank Catriona G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
American, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oranjestad, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 583 2334
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