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Cuba's Cookin'

Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 0627
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“alfredo” (169 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (71 reviews)
“plantain chips” (31 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
07:00 - 23:00 Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was there on my first night and so had to eat by myself. The singer was pretty good and sang almost the whole time I was there. The service was also ok with friendly staff. I sat outside and enjoyed a great meal.

1  Thank Fabricio V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to this place on a Monday night.i researched it prior to my trip and have a passion for Spanish food. The food was amazing and tastes even more amazing. The service was on point and the woman singing that night was great too....More

1  Thank cocobutter74
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate here for lunch while on vacation and the food was really good. The really bad thing was the restrooms were upstairs and after having knee surgery this was extremely difficult getting to go to the restroom. I would recommend this place.

Thank jkgcrb
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I couldn’t decide what type of food we we’re hungry for. We were checking out the menu when the owner struck up a conversation with us. After chatting for a minute we walked around the block to see if any other options...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to go here because we are cuban and love authentic cuban food. The food was so, so, and definitely overpriced. The waiter was friendly but the service was extremely slow. When going to a Cuban restaurant, we expected to have flan however they...More

Thank adaiello92
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here after spending the morning at Flamingo Beach. We wanted a light snack before dinner. The ceviche and guacamole were both excellent. Came with fresh made plantain chips. So good!! The service was a bit slow considering there were only...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ,so so , not real Cuban food more Columbian . In town so tourist driven area, not overpriced but nothing to speak of , ate dinner should have went for lunch for there Cuban sandwich., did not make it back to try.

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I tried this spot for lunch on our second day in Aruba. We had the friendliest server, Anderson Villegas. He always had a smile on his face and gave us great service. We had the chicken soup to start and we shared...More

1  Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 8th trip to Aruba, and we go to Cuba's Cooking at least once every visit. Not only do they have the best Mojitos in the universe, their food is out of this world! I highly recommend the ropa vieja, an the Cuban...More

1  Thank David N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love Cuban food, then Cuba's Cookin'is a must stop. The best mojitos and black bean soup in town. Also great grouper wraps. We start and end our vacation every year at Cuba's Cookin'. Great service too!

1  Thank rarero
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Renaissance Marketplace, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 0627
Newly located in the Renaissance Marketplace downtown, Cuba's Cookin' has moved with the times just as when Fidel began his march on Havana in 1959. This is what Havana would have looked & felt like.... and when the live music starts up nightly....this is exactly what you would have heard & seen back then. A moment in history brought out in Cuba's food, mojitos, art, culture and dance. A real authentic dinning experience you will take home forever from your trip to Aruba.
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