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The Flying Fishbone

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Savaneta 344, Savaneta, Aruba
+297 584 2506
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17:00 - 22:00
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Clinton, Tennessee
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171 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'll cut to the chase. The food for me was somewhat average - not in line with pricing. It needs to be amazing to justify the cost. However, the artichoke warm goat cheese appetizer was the hit of the night! The service was very good but not over the top. The prices are very high - even higher than New... More 

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Weston, Connecticut
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Truly a beachfront restaurant with the tables in the water or on the sand food was excellent --try the shrimp with blue cheese casserole --I had never seen such a combo on a menu before --had to try it-- it was excellent--my friends and I were reminiscing about baked Alaska served on cruise ships back in the 70's and 80's... More 

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Thank Sak3md
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is located right on the shore of a protected bay. They have underwater lighting that attracts marine life in the evening. Dinner was very good and staff was all very friendly. Definately would go again.

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FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! Many thanks for your excellent feedback, we are glad that you enjoyed your dining experience with us! More 

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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a party of 6. We arranged to be there for the sunset at 6:00 pm. Service was excellent and the menu far exceeded our expectations. Portions were more than edequate in size and artistically presented.

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Thank Heather L
FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! We are proud that we were able to "exceed your expectations"! We hope to welcome you again on your next visit to Aruba...! More 

Malvern, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I are total foodies who enjoy dining in the best restaurants anywhere we go! Prior to our trip, I did some research to ensure we hit the best spots. Although the Flying Fish was a bit of a drive from our hotel in Palm Beach, it was more than worth the drive! The food was creative and... More 

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Thank Kristina D
FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! Great selection of dishes you had. Thank you for your feedback and for recognizing Hylton for his excellent service! More 

Springfield, Illinois
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Be prepared to get your feet/ankles wet! We sat on farthest corner table in the water. The view was great-we even got to see fish swimming nearby. Seafood chowder was ok Shrimp were delicious-large! Our waiter took forever to bring check and then took forever to process our payment (30 minutes?!) Drinks were good Pricey I think for quality of... More 

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Thank Lovetravel G
FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! We are glad that you enjoyed the overall experience, our apologies for the slow check handling. More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this place! Would highly recommend this restaurant. Service is fantastic. Food is amazing. View is wonderful. Its popular and pricey. Definitely need reservation.

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FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! Many thanks for your excellent, 5 star review, and thank you for posting your feedback on trip advisor! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have to say that the view and experience was absolutely fantastic, the service was descent and the food was soso... the wine selection however was great! If you want the "dinner with feet in water" experience you must reserve at 5pm.

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Thank Kate C
FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! We appreciate your feedback, we do hope that you would like to visit us again at another time. More 

Uden, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Certainly pricey, accept that before going so it does not get in the way of your experience. Our service and food were both (very) good. The setting is lovely on the beach beside the water, the fish ( red snapper) was good, our waitress really friendly and capable !! Super wine list. So everything pointed to a lovely evening and... More 

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FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! We appreciate your feedback, and we are glad that you enjoyed your dining experience! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

10 years after our last trip we came back. This time with our kids. The experience was just as we remembered. The kids loved it and the staff was great. When we booked our reservations there where no first row spots in the water but once they heard about our story they were able to accommodate us. The food was... More 

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FFBManagement, Manager at The Flying Fishbone, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us! Thank you for coming back to the Flying Fishbone after all those years. We are glad that all of you enjoyed their dinner so close to the water! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
French, Caribbean, Seafood, International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Savaneta 344, Savaneta, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Savaneta
  • Phone Number: +297 584 2506
Description
Beach side dining, with even tables in the water.
Great international menu, extensive wine and cocktail list and
spectacular sunsets!

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