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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Caya Ing Roland H. Lacle 12, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love trying different restaurants in Aruba, its our yearly vacation spot. This is a local joint, no where close to the high rise hotels, closer to low rise and town. We usually have difficulty finding it cause we drive and its all named streets but...More

2  Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

JOSE, thank you sooo much for another amazing meal at GOSTOSO!!! We live in Albuquerque,, New Mexico and go to Aruba a lot, we love Aruba!! and we ALWAYS HAVE TO GO TO JOSE'S RESTAURANT GOSTOSO!!!! Everything he cooks is delicious but we love the...More

Thank liliana68
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We absolutely loved Gostoso! We highly recommend it! I took my wife and 2 children and also my mother there in August of 2018. The food was great. Cooked to perfection and the service was honestly even better. Had a very hometown feel to it....More

1  Thank Companion652131
Reviewed 16 August 2018

My boyfriend and I happened upon Gostoso during our recent vacation to Aruba. Upon arrival, we instantly felt at home. Julio, the owner, has the uncanny knack of providing an upscale feel with a cozy vibe. He is a true visionary, having turned his former...More

1  Thank Tara B
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Gostoso has been my favorite restaurant in Aruba for quite some time now. Ambience is nice and cozy, the staff are welcoming and efficient and very importantly, the food is fantastic! Start with the 'World Best' Red Sangria (it's a must!) and enjoy listening to...More

Thank sydneytheturtle
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

When you travel you want to be surprised with new flavors and I think this place delivers on that. Staff was also really nice and you could see that the owner is really concerned about everything that happens in the restaurant. The mains were good...More

Thank AlbertaJimenez
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Everything was perfectly done, the service, the food, even the owner stopped by our table and said hi and asked how everything was. He even cleared our table and genuinly thanked us for coming. I've never been so impressed with a restaurant and I'm glad...More

Thank benmellema
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Food was cooked perfectly. Staff were attentive but not intrusive. All of the waiter’s recommendations tasted amazing. The menu had a mix of unique and classic dishes. Great for a family or for a date. Would come back.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The restaurant owner & staff was great. Friendly, good size portions! Everything was delicious! The only bad thing I would say is that I got charged to ask for extra bread ($2.50 for 4 pieces) that I didn’t know wasn’t for free.

Thank xopaninixo
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner with my family at this kind of hidden restaurant serving a variety of high quality food. Its location is away from the busy area that is often loaded with cruise people. Prices are very affordable compared to other places and...More

Thank Maarten B
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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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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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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
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.
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