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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
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Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even something as simple as the black beans were amazing. The grouper is highly recommended as is the chipotle shrimp. Will definitely go back before we leave at the end of the week!

1  Thank bair1397
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My online reservation kind of failed: I got 'acknowledgement' email back right away but no 'Confirmation/follow-up' ever came. When I arrived there they didn't show my name but were able to seat me since it was still early. Their bread was unfortunately not the way...More

1  Thank sydneytheturtle
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and dined at Yemanja on our final evening in Aruba and I wish we had known about it earlier. The menu was unique and interesting and the food seasoned and cooked to perfection. Prices were also reasonable. I would recommend Yemanja even for...More

1  Thank jiggy_fly_18
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the pleasure of dining here during our stay in Aruba. Even our cab driver stated that it's his favorite restaurant on the island. We were greeted by our waiter, Keshon. He provided some recommendations of the most popular dishes. So I decided on...More

1  Thank Shanda25
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to Yemanja for early dinner with the whole family, including babies under 1 year old. We ordered both the tomato and onipn soup, both excellent. Main dishes were also very tasty and well prepared. Good list of wines. Service impeccable from the get...More

1  Thank Sergei P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great dinner. The stuffed pork chop was to die for. My wife had seafood, it was good, but it was not the stuffed pork chop (smile). We did not indulge in desert, but were very pleased with our first night in town.

1  Thank rick5862017
Reviewed 5 days ago

I stayed in Oranjestad for 2 weeks, and went several times to this restaurant. The food is just delicious. The filet mignon (tenderloin on the menu) was by far the best steak I ever had.The service is very friendly, and they remembered us already on...More

1  Thank flaudien
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great atmosphere, excellent drinks (they even have organic craft beers, imported), very serviceable and attentive staff....an amazing menu. Their specialty is wood fire-grilled seafood, and they sure know how to make it taste great, also mixing it with many ingredients, adding a variety of flavors...More

1  Thank juandrums
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here twice during our 6 night trip. It was so good!!! They have the menu marked with vegetarian, dairy free, nut free, gluten free options.... Plus the staff is aware of what is in everything. We told our server we were vegan and...More

1  Thank MichelleLH1485
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for a late afternoon meal and had a good experience. The place is not to far from the cruise port. Worth the walk. Staff is friendly and the food is really good. I would try this again.

1  Thank Al K
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Questions & Answers
20 April 2017|
Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
Hi, you can make a reservation anytime. What i would recommend to do is to make it as early as possible for you to have more options in timeslots. as the longer you wait, less possibility there will be that we will have the... More
Linda F
20 March 2017|
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Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are very close to the rennaisance. Our kitchen is open from 5.30 pm. Walk by anytime to make your reservation or give us a call at +297 588 4711. Yemanja Team
12 January 2017|
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Response from oranjastad | Property representative |
No we are open for dinner only, start serving at 5:30pm till 10:30pm
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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, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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