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Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0053
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  • Excellent78%
  • 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 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I came here based on Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. First things first: we walked there from the Marina and while we didn't necessarily feel unsafe, the side streets are really dark when the sun goes done. Now, on to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wanted to try authentic Aruban food, and we were not disappointed by this restaurant! The owner personally took our order and couldn’t of been friendlier. The food was absolutely delicious. Well worth it!!

1  Thank Sally K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time there but you feel and see that Jose the owner does his work with passion. I can really recommand this place for people who loves good food in a locol restaurant!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gostoso was gostoso! Absolutely delicious. We had the grilled garlic calamari, Madeira style snapper, and stewed goat, all of which were great. The house spicy sauce is a must try. A couple things to note... 1)Very limited & confusing parking situation with 3 spots directly...More

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried the sushi with an Aruban twist and really enjoyed it. The portions are perfect for lunch and the food was tasty. It was a very home cooked style meal. Good service and ambiance. The lunch fixed price was very affordable and gave one...More

1  Thank Lewis C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must go, I had the seafood medley and was delicioso and great service . José is amazing he interacts with customers super attentive ❤

1  Thank Adela M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this restaurant via Tripadvisor. It's a little out of the way and we were wondering if we were even going in the right direction. Once in the restaurant we were immediately warmly greeted and seated. The service was perfect all the way to the...More

1  Thank Alex K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice, small, quaint Restaurant ! From start to finish this place deserves to be on the top of the list ! Jose is a hands on owner and tries to great everyone and take care of their needs. Calamari was the best I ever...More

1  Thank mike t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food. What wonderful choices and great service. Good bar. The fish is so fresh i had octopus vinaigrette app. My husband had a crispy Caesar salad. I had the Portuguese bachala a bit too salty but deliciously prepared. My husband had the carbonara it...More

1  Thank Shelleyre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local Aruban at another restaurant. It was our 6th night in Aruba and we had already tried many different high end places to eat but this was the true highlight. The menu was so different from what...More

1  Thank Jim K
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4 December 2017|
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Response from Shelleyre | Reviewed this property |
The Concierege in my hotel gave me the answer. It’s a Christmas prix fix she Did not know why it wasn’t told to us. She printed it up so i now know what it is.
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
2 December 2016|
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Response from RB K | Reviewed this property |
We went early so didn't need them.
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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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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.
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