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Pelican Nest Seafood Grill

L.G. Smith Boulevard 230 | Pelican Pier, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 586 2259
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood grill” (19 reviews)
“fries” (51 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
L.G. Smith Boulevard 230 | Pelican Pier, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here as part of a sunset cruise deal. The meat was just lumps of beef that was just not good. They dont know how to grill steak. My sister had the fish and it was really dry. wont return.

Thank scottie138
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 27 March 2017

At the end of a pier over the water sits this restaurant. We first discovered this place for lunch. I ordered the grilled grouper sandwich. This was the best, freshest fish sandwich I have ever had. The piece of fish was such a good size,...More

1  Thank onthego25
Reviewed yesterday

Food wasn't great but the view and location totally made up for it!! A must stop for a drink or an app, especially at sunset!

Thank chrissyi120
Reviewed 3 days ago

We dined here as part of a gifted package. Food was great, service was awesome. We had a nice private table on the beach and felt very special. They really appreciated that we were spending our honeymoon with them. Staff was very attentive. Grouper was...More

Thank IndyRunner1984
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had lunch here and it was very good. Even though the seafood is fresh frozen it tasted fresh. Our server Laura was excellent. She took great care of us. The house Chardonnay was very good and only $5 per glass. We had the Martin's...More

Thank Stelly3665
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The location is awesome. However, service was so-so. Our server didn't come back to check on our meals and one in our party wasn't pleased with her meal. The Grouper was great though.

Thank Marie E
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have a timeshare in Aruba and part of what I look forward to every year is the Coconut Shrimp at the Pelican's Nest - SO DELICIOUS! I love that you can walk right in from your beach chair and sit at tables where the...More

Thank shpink10
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to give this place a 2nd chance (a year later). WOW, did I get a surprise! Best pina coladas and grouper sandwich ($8.25) that I found on the island! I actually ate here a couple times (the restaurant only serves the grouper sandwich...More

Thank SandSurf_and_Sun
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very pleasant place on the pier over the water, not fine dining but good quality food and attentive service. We ate shrimp, and fish dishes all good. Fabio our waiter was fun and efficient. good place for casual dining.

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great atmosphere on the water at the end of the pier. Staff was very accommodating and friendly. Good food, good choice of beers. Nice place to view sunset.

Thank Banff22
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Tasha A
What are their prices like?
6 June 2016|
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Response from L4850WKdenise | Reviewed this property |
Meals are comparable to US prices for a vacation area. 2 adults could have drinks apps and meals for $60 - $150 depending on what you get and how much you drink and eat. Very casual for a beach day lunch and casual low key... More
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Lori R
Do you accept credit cards here? Seems I remember cash only?
23 January 2016|
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they take credit cards, I didn't pay the restaurant directly, we ate there as part of an excursion deal, we paid for dinner directly to the tour desk at the Holiday Inn.
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Boulevard 230 | Pelican Pier, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 2259
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Description
Open air restaurant over the water on Pelican Pier (between Holiday Inn and Playa Linda resorts).