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The Sands Eatery Pool Bar and Grill

L.G. Smith Boulevard # 99 | Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club, Noord, Aruba
+297 586 9000
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (54 reviews)
“fish tacos” (11 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
L.G. Smith Boulevard # 99 | Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club, Noord, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Items were reasonably priced and good as we enjoyed our afternoon outside in the pool and ocean. In the evenings they often have some singing playing an instrument who is usually excellent. I loved having the iguanas run around us. Food had an excellent flavor.

Thank Kaniki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fresh seafood and a great atmosphere with live music for dinner! Our waitress Zayonara made great recommendations for our meal, gave us excellent service, and was an overall delight to meet! Would definitely return!

Thank Megan_Wasson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I visited this place to eat. The ambiance is lovely. However our waiter service wasn't too great. I'm happy that having lunch on the beach made up for the terrible service.

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had grouper and mahi with lemon caper sauce. It was great! Our server, Andreina, was very helpful and attentive even though there were two servers.

Thank gmc627
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great burger for lunch here the other day. Definitely not cheap but that's what I'd expect for a hotel restaurant on the beach.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, service friendly, prompt and professional. I especially liked the NY Steak, Mahi Mahi and She Crab Soup.

Thank vacationlady2011
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly staff, great service. On our last day at the resort, our server (Pedro) was able to arrange for us to have our favorite soup, She Crab, at 11:00 am, which is only served for dinner. It was a great gesture on his part. We...More

Thank marta9352018
Reviewed 2 June 2018

The birds seemed to enjoy my burnt chicken strips, but i sure did not. KFC makes better chicken strips, and i am sure that they wouldn't serve us burnt food. The drinks they made us were incorrect and hot. The fish taco tasted like canned...More

Thank Megan M
MAOCFB-Management, Manager at The Sands Eatery Pool Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Dear Megan M, Thank you for the feedback. Miriam.

Reviewed 28 May 2018

My wife and I have stayed at the Marriott Ocean Club several times the past few years and we always have drinks at the pool bar and usually eat at the grill. As far as the pool bar, Maria is the BEST !! Not taking...More

Thank Donald J
MAOCFB-Management, Manager at The Sands Eatery Pool Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Dear Donald J, Thank you for the great review. Miriam.

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

This year was our 30th visit to the Ocean Club and the Sands Eatery (formerly the Pavilion). During this entire time, the staff has simply been PERFECT! Friendly with superb service. Especially notable are Wilma, Edward and Pedro although all staff members are highly professional,...More

Thank drroro1
MAOCFB-Management, Manager at The Sands Eatery Pool Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Dear drroro1, Thank you for the great review. Miriam.

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Sharyl B
14 February 2018|
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Response from Robert L | Reviewed this property |
Dinner is very pleasant there. Nice fish choices, among others. Not a huge menu but always something good. Tends to be much quieter at dinner than at lunch. Great sunsets, though if you want to watch the sun all the... More
21 January 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
No posted menu...changes with daily catch, and some regular items. If you're staying anywhere on Palm Beach, take a quick walk through. Eatery is at the Pool Bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L.G. Smith Boulevard # 99 | Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club, Noord, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Noord
  • Phone Number: +297 586 9000
The Sand Eatery, casual dining restaurant serving both lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Located near adjecent to white beaches of Aruba. This all outdoor restaurant and bar provides a relaxed setting. Live music is available (seasonal). Join us for dinner, watch the Aruban sunsets from your table. Our bar opens at 10:00 AM and food is served from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM. We look forward to your visit. We are located Pool Side / Beach Side at Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club.
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