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Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0053
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was great! Ask for the daily specials they don't show in the menu and they are great. The portions are just about right, if you need something moderate in size and great in flavor this is the place to go.

Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We started with the recommended conch creole app which was tasty. Our waiter Rocky described so many many interesting specials and features that we almost felt bad by ordering off of the menu. Well let me You we did not feel bad long; Mrs. PSM...More

Thank palmettostateman
Reviewed 6 days ago

The trip to Gostoso is worth it! We are Portuguese so we were happy to find this place and it was pretty authentic, but with an Aruban twist. You may want to make reservations since there isn't a ton of tables in the restaurant, but...More

Thank HarleyRider93
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to Gostoso will not be our last! We anticipated a great experience based on the numerous rave reviews reported in Tripadvisor and we were still surprised by the food and the fun and friendly people. Start with the chef/owner Jose sitting down...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gostoso was the best dinner we had on our recent week in Aruba. We went with another couple and all four agreed this was #1. Two of us had pork specials, one the seafood special, and I had lobster thermidor. The desserts were homemade (key...More

Thank wjfjr13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has somewhat of a romantic vibe which we weren't expecting. We sat on the outside and there was romantic music playing in the background. The food was delicious, I had the surf and turf. The lobster was perfectly cooked, beautifully seared and topped...More

Thank Pascale B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our cab driver had recommended this restaurant, and I'm glad he did. The atmosphere is lovely. The food was wonderful, two of us had fish and two of us had the steak special. I do have to say that they are a little pricey, but...More

Thank Kaytlin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Gostoso; the food selection was Aruban and Argentinian; much more of a local island flavor than the restaurants in the hotel area. We enjoyed meeting the owner, who talked with us about our meal as well as our travel...More

1  Thank Lorna W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Gostoso on a recommendation from a friend who discovered this hidden gem 15 yrs ago! Everything about this restaurant exceeded our expectations from the warm and friendly greeting of the staff, our waiter Rocky was outstanding, the delicious entries and meeting the head owner/chef...More

1  Thank JoAnn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rocky helped us narrow our choices since the entire menu sounded yummy. We had a conch appetizer and knew we hit the jackpot. For our main entree we shared the seafood medley which paired shrimp, scallops, white fish and lots of Caribbean flair. The best...More

2  Thank Tara B
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Hi, what would you like to know about this restaurant? Is there a sample dinner menu with prices? On the restaurant's website, there is a menu but no prices.
17 February 2017|
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Response from KarenGustaf |
While in Aruba in February, we had dinner at Gostoso. First, it was hard to find and we got lost a couple times. Unfortunately, it was not worth the struggle to get there. The decor is cluttered, the food was overpriced... More
Cheryl S
How do I make reservations to Gostosos online?
2 December 2016|
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Response from RB K | Reviewed this property |
We went early so didn't need them.
Hi Jose, I wanted to say I am letting everyone I come in contact with to visit your restaurant. We visited you twice during our October vacation. We love your restaurant. Thanks to you and your staff for making us feel like guests In your home. I would recommend that you make sure the concierge at the various hotels have your information in their books. We noticed the Marriott did not. Thanks again and we will be visiting again next year. Ed
18 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 0053
  • E-mail
Gostoso a local favorite restaurant, that serve a blend of both Portuguese and Aruban Cuisine, which is designed to delight even the most discriminating Palate. With our cozy and small atmosphere and impeccable service at a reasonable price “Gostoso Restaurante” will be your next favorite neighborhood Restaurant.