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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 21 July 2018 via mobile

Last night we ventured to this little treasure of a restaurant...the staff was very friendly & the food was superb...this will be our yearly go to place when we visit every year...well worth it, would highly recommend it to all

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We loved that they served the real local food. And the green vegetable sauce they put on the table before you get your dish. YUM!!

Thank Saskia S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My wife and I go to Aruba every year, and this year we decided to try a few restaurants we haven't been to before. She discovered this restaurant and we couldn't have been more happy with the choice. Small and intimate. The service was excellent....More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Visited with my wife based on hotel recommendation. So glad we did! This little restaurant is tucked away in downtown Oranjestad but no problem if taking a taxi. This is not where you go for a view or expect some dramatic restaurant design and decor....More

Thank atltravelerfinicky
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We are devoted foodies and went back to Gostoso after skipping it our last few trips based on the high ratings on TA. We’ve been coming to Aruba for 10 years and usually eat at Carte Blanche, Fred, 2Fools, etc. Good part first - service...More

Thank M123R
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Besides the fact that it's a little hard to find, the food and service were impeccable. Anuar was a lovely server and we enjoyed our meals.

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We dined at Gostosos, which was a very good neighborhood restaurant far away from the touristy areas. Atmosphere isn’t a romantic atmosphere, but more of a neighborhood feel. Service was attentive and knowledgeable. We started with Pumpkin Soup and Calamari with Aruban Creole Sauce. Calamari...More

Thank MojitoNC
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We ate here at the suggestion of a friend...the best grouper I ever ate...the service was great...Go ..you won't be disappointed

Thank nursedoctor
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Amazing food, amazing atmosphere, only down side is parking, but we took taxis. Great food, speaking with the owner/chef was fantastic! There was 6 in our party, every persons food was amazing, the specials which several of us ordered were well done, will definitely go...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I am on Aruba for a week and decided to visit this place. Great choice it was. The owner is friendly and advises you on daily specials. The food is just superb; very delicate tastes. Great meal.

Thank Frank N
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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.
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!!!
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
  • 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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
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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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