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Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 4711
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just finished dinner. Everything was fantastic! We had the wedge salad, stuffed shrimp, surf & turf and the lava cake. Every bite was delicious. We highly recommend, you will not be disappointed. The best flavor we have had yet on the island. The service was...More

Thank JLTravelbug
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great service and even better food!! I would recommend the beef carpaccio bomb! It also has a really nice patio but make sure to call ahead and get a reservation to ensure you get a table they do get full!

Thank Vivian H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everything we ordered was delicious!! Service was very good. Resteraunt is very quaint. If you like lychee martinis order one. Made perfectly! Enjoy your meal!!

Thank Gail F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Title says it all. The restaurant was super busy. We were a bit early so we sat at the bar until our table was ready. They had a bartender that was going like crazy. Making the most amazing looking drinks. Very extensive drink and wine...More

Thank Spickate
Reviewed 4 days ago

the staff and management are so very helpful and inviting. Ali and Sanne were just the Best!!! The presentation was excellent and the flavors just are unbelievable. Highly recommend as a must visit while in Aruba

Thank John T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful evening at Yemanja Woodfired Grill. Our waitress Ali was very attentive, the food was beautiful to the eyes, nose and taste buds. The unique combinations of flavors used shows the great passion and dedication to details that Owner/ Exec Chef Joyce de...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

After 21 years in Aruba we finally discovered this overlooked gem. What a delight!!! The food was great, the atmosphere was relaxing, and the service was top notch. What makes this place even more special was the unusual dishes the chef has come up with.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had no idea what triple tail was but it was the piece of fish I’d ever experienced. This place is top notch and will definitely return next time in Aruba. Definitely recommend.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined with another couple and we’re proud to take them to Yemanja, which means Mother goddess of the ocean. The salads and entrees were absolutely beautifully plated, on par with a five star restaurant. They served a grilled bread with various toppings to start....More

Thank MaryJaneND
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've gone here twice in a row, that's how good it is! The wait staff are amazing especially Kevin and Andrea. I love how they offer gluten free and dairy free options as well. The superfood salad bowl is awesome!

Thank Ashley R
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peter r
17 December 2017|
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Response from FranB55 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is very limited. Take a cab.
peter r
17 December 2017|
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Response from stuart m | Reviewed this property |
yes but not easy to find street spots. try the parking lot at the pier. and then a short walk
18 November 2017|
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Response from NonnaB21 | Reviewed this property |
Casual no dress code
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 4711
  • E-mail
Yemanja is relaxing and welcoming with a passion for tradition and excellence. Serving international food with strong Caribbean influences prepared on our wood fired grill. Also, offering healthy foods with an extensive vegetarian menu and catering to all your dietary needs, such as vegan and gluten-free. Seating is either inside (air-conditioned) or outside on a cozy terrace. Both inside & outside seating are non-smoking.
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