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Iguana Cantina

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Paseo Herencia Mall, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 586 9375
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We visited the evening of 11/19. The food was good, they were very busy, and the service was a tad slow (due to the number of diners no doubt). Drinks were good. Its a bit on the noisy side, in part because the seating overlooks the central square in the mall that hosts a fountain show in the evening. So... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Iguana Cantina is a very friendly place with good food. It's open air, and a little warm if you aren't near the railing. The mahi mahi fajitas are very good, and very filling. Desserts looked good, but we were too full to try one. Th pitcher of sangria was a good bargain.

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Thank KevinB229
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

The location was great. Outdoor seating on the second story. Could watch the water show in the mall stage area. Drinks were good. Food was nothing to write home about. Very salty. Very Americanized. Slow service.

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Thank Samantha T
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Great service. Ask for Jenny. Great waitress. Very reasonable priced.Food and service brought us back 3 times.

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Thank armydad923
Houston, Texas
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Dont waste your money here. If you have a Cantina you must master a couple of things Margaritas and Salsa. The Iguana Cantina did neither. On top of that the service was horrible!! Also I am so used to tipping, I left a tip by mistake! The waitress did not even check on me once until I had to get... More 

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Thank Jay C
Matawan, New Jersey
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Food was fantastic . View over looking the water works and nightly shows is beautiful. Service was good but, beware if a manager named Milton is working. He is the nastiest person on the island. Same owner as Smokey Joe's.

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Thank richie826
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Enjoyed the jalapeno cheese dip and quesadillas! The chips and salsa were excellent and the swirls were great! Sara was an excellent waitress, will definitely return on our next visit to Aruba :)

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Thank SandyJay95
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We were staying at the low rise hotels and decided to take the bus to the high rise district. We came across this Mexican place , so we gave it a try. The service was so so. but the food was good. I had the brick pressed chicken and my wife had the fajitas. Both dishes were good. Whats also... More 

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Thank Michael L
Niantic, Connecticut
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We ate dinner here last night. It was very good. We got free margarita thanks to a coupon from one of the magazines . Monday night is $2 island beer night so that was a hit with me. We had mixed grill fajitas and tacos were $2 each. All the food was very good served piping hot. The chip and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A little disappointed. Chips were very flat...no taste. Salsa average. And queso was melted Cheeze-whiz!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Herencia Mall, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Phone Number: +297 586 9375

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?