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Matthew's Beachside Restaurant

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Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 7300
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to Matthew's on their weekly Italian night. My wife has a tomato based pasta that she loved. I had the Veal Parmigiana which was so tender I was able to cut it with a fork. The complimentary Taramasu was without question the very best I have ever had. Service was excellent and prices reasonalble

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Thank bobby1436
Waterbury, Vermont
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the food was excellent. I have eaten here many times before, its right by the beach. very nice, service great

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Rochester, New York
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in Aruba for 15 days and this was one of our finest meals. The food, staff and atmosphere were by far fantastic.

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Staten Island, New York
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drive to Matthews almost every morning for breakfast. The breakfast is cooked to order. The specials are $7.95- 15.95 usd. We usually get the Caribbean breakfast. Eggs, toast, or bagel with cream cheese, bacon, fruit dish, coffee or tea for $9.95. You can' t bsat it! In Casa Del Mar Resort, with an ocean front view!

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Thank Lisa M
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here several times and unfortunately it continues to go down hill Had ribs the other night and one of the couples had asked for half a portion was told could not be done when addressed with a supervisor later were told they could have? Not consistent There are so many choices on the island and I believe two... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut, USA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I planned my parents 50th Anniversary party at Matthew's and was not disappointed at all!! Catty the party planner emailed me back and forth and made me feel so comfortable about planning such a large event from so far away. She Skype's and calls and is very accommodating with menu choices. I met with Catty and the manager Jonnique 2... More 

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Washington, DC
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good, the service is good. On the beach and the atmosphere is relaxing. Open air with the waves adding to the mood.

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Thank Helen R
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Matthews is situated right on the beach ... they offer a very reasonably priced breakfast which includes all the staples ... eggs bacon toast fruit and your coffee ... all served with a great smile by their wonderful staff

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York, Maine
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is our 2nd time at Matthews and was very disappointed in the service. It was exceptionally slow and we actually waited almost 5 minutes before someone acknowledged us. The food however was exceptional.

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St. Michaels, Maryland
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are too many very good restaurants on Aruba to bother with this one. The tacky and worn plastic coated menu should have been a give away. It was better suited to an low-level franchise in a mall than an ocean-front dining experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Casa Del Mar Beach Resort J.E. Irausquin Boulevard # 51, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 7300
Description
Casual and chic, Matthew's is renowned as one of the best covered open-air beachfront restaurants in Aruba. Upscale Caribbean, International and seafood dishes are prepared using the freshest ingredients.Besides breakfast, lunch, dinner, we offer all you can eat spareribs on Tuesday's, Karaoke night after dinner party on Wednesdays, Italian night on Thursdays and of course our daily happy hours with live music at the bar on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. If you are a sports fan, you'll be happy to know that there are 3 flat screens at the bar that are always showing your favorite sport.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?