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Aruba Beach Cafe

1 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3601
+1 954-776-0001
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3601
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is one of the biggest disappointments in South FL. The location is amazing, right by the peer, on the beach with amazing views. Live music on the weekend and great bar for drinks. But the food is just never good there. Breaks the...More

Thank Chef O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant adjacent to the beach. The staff was courteous and attentive. It gets crowded. There was a musician playing beach classics. I had a burger and a beer. Food was good at a fair price in a great location. Recommend.

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good but not worth the price! Probably pricey bc it's next to the ocean! It's busy but we got a table in 30 minutes. Try stops across street!

Thank nichelle a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, decent price, fantastic service and the location is ideal for casual dining. Although I do not care for it, Outdoor smoking is allowed.

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to belly up to the bar and enjoy the caribbean kettle drums, sing along, or dance a little while you wait for a table. The view of the beach is awesome, great place to people watch beach goers. Awesome drinks, appetizers (especially the...More

Thank dunkla
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family had lunch at Aruba on a Friday afternoon. The place was not overly crowded, we were seated quickly at a table with a great view of the ocean. The waitress was very fast and attentive and made great recommendations. Food came quickly and...More

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all really enjoyed our food. From apps to burgers and seafood. Service was very good as well. Quick & friendly!!

Thank Foxygurl23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little restaurant, overlooking the ocean in Lauderdale By The Sea. Food is varied, from Quesadillas, to steaks, and lobsters. Ambiance is very layback and relaxing. Wait staff is terrific, and very upbeat. The raw bar selections are excellent, and the beer ice cold. Musical...More

Thank johnwesleyharden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of their food is good but the crabcakes are outstanding. Personnel and atmosphere outstanding. View of the ocean from almost anywhere in esstaurant. Valet parking only.

Thank kranda2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The happy hour here has a lot of restrictions, but you can find something you like. The appetizers are a few. At another local restaurant all drinks are happy hour. The band was great. Servers and mange,met very attentive. Right on the beach with a...More

Thank brn2trvl2
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Suzi D
It says u have vegan options I only see salads do you have any other options ?
25 June 2017|
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Response from JoeyKennedy | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure.Call Arubas and ask.
Kate V
Do you need reservations for tonight?
9 January 2017|
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Response from MC N | Reviewed this property |
No you just go and they find a place outside or outside.
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Is there a happy hour? How is the cost of drinks?
28 December 2016|
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Response from Irma G | Reviewed this property |
I think so. Don't know the cost but drinks are reasonably priced.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3601
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Lauderdale by the Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 954-776-0001
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Located Directly on the beach in Lauderdale by the Sea flAward- winning Chef brings you the true taste of the Caribbean, along with American Favorites Fresh Seafood Prime Steaks, Gourmet Salads and burgers and much more. Three Tropical Bars await to quench your thirst. Aruba Starts Jumping island style with live music daily. Causal Dress with seating inside or on the outside deck provides a picturesque view of the ocean. serving lunch and dinner late night dining. One Happy Restuarant!
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