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Gostoso

Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0053
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“goat stew” (49 reviews)
“tres leches” (48 reviews)
“sushi” (88 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The service and food are impeccable. We started with the plantain sushi which is tasty. The sangria is some of the best anywhere. We always choose the specials for entrees. The seafood medley and surf & turf were delicious with large portions. We will be...More

Thank DinDallas
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were a party of five and chose Gostoso after seeing reviews on TripAdvisor. We have visited Aruba several times and have several favorite places to eat but had never eaten here—-we will definitely come back. Jose is a wonderful host and was very apologetic...More

Thank lhc1109
Reviewed 5 days ago

Thank you to Rocky and his wife for a wonderful experience. My wife and I always try to eat somewhere different every time we go to Aruba. We rent a car and travel the island. Well worth it. We were recommended to Gostoso and its...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hands down the best meal I had on the island. The grouper wrapped in bacon ... OMG! And the tres leches, divine! The staff (José, Rocky y Rosa 😗) were very attentive and friendly. This is a must when on the island.

Thank 69stacym
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our party of six sat on the terrace for a fabulous meal! The owner, Jose, read the specials, which all sounded amazing. I have several food sensitivities, and Jose worked with me to create a seafood dish that would work for me. When it arrived,...More

Thank Danielle G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family ate here tonight. The seafood medley special tonight with coconut saffron sauce was amazing. Goat stew and another seafood dish (can’t remember the name but the bacon wrapped grouper is on a hanging skewer) were all great. My sister has a very restrictive...More

Thank rapidrunner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant for dinner. They offer a menu that is very unique and the daily specials are outstanding. The service is great and the staff makes it a very comfortable dining experience.

Thank MBAF174
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here in October. They have the best Caribbean food in Aruba bar none. We were pleased to meet Jose and his lovely wife!! We look forward to coming here multiple times every year. The seafood is fresh and cooked to perfection. I highly...More

2  Thank John N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Off the beaten path , This local restaurant will not disappoint. We both had medallions of beef with wine reduction mushroom sauce. Outstanding. Owner Jose came over to speak to us..and our waiter Rocky was very attentive and personable. Put it on your list of...More

1  Thank CindyM1331
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We look forward to visiting this restaurant every year. The food is absolutely amazing food. The service is also incredible. Very friendly and helpful on selections. I recommend the grouper skewers served with mixed seafood in a white wine garlic sauce. I believe it is...More

Thank TravelHounds_09
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ilonajane
29 October 2018|
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Response from Pamela C | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant isn’t that far but certainly need a cab. It’s not in town it’s in a residential area. I’m not sure about reservations I’ve only been there for dinner.
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TrailBlazer281490
21 October 2018|
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Response from Companion652131 | Reviewed this property |
you can call the restaurant or message them thru facebook. i did that and the owner was easy and fantastic to work with!!!
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Shelleyre
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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