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“Just Lovely and Good food as well!”

Barefoot Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 225 Restaurants in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$40
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Aruba is all about the fabulous beaches during the day, and the many great restaurants at night. It is only logical that these two unique things of Aruba are combined into one! Luc & Gerco found the perfect spot to synergize great food, and a beautiful setting to create an experience almost unique on our island. When listening to the ocean caressing the shore, while wiggling your toes through the pearly white sand, why not let yourself be pampered by a gourmet dinner? Chef Gerco & Maitre d' Luc had a shared dream of opening up a restaurant here, but wanted something in line with what they enjoy on Aruba: the nearly perfect climate, the possibility to always be outside, the tropical feel... When opening their restaurant, they had these ideas in their heads, and it worked like a charm! Tables under a large palapa on a wooden deck with a view of the ocean, or outside under the Aruban nights sky, on the pristine beach... An original menu was created by Gerco and team, with some of the old school favorites as well as locally influenced dishes. With the help of the local wine suppliers, Luc made an extensive wine list, with wines from all over the world, and is always ready to pair a wine with your dinner. The experienced service team is friendly yet professional, ready to wow you from the moment you walk in, to make a fabulous evening into a great memory on Aruba!
New York
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43 reviews
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“Just Lovely and Good food as well!”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

We were just in Aruba and went to Barefoot again. We loved it when we went in 2012. The atmosphere is so special, inside and out. The service and charismatic style of the wait staff is so refreshing. The meat dishes were prepared perfectly, but the fish a little dry. Just mention.. please do not dry out my fish.. We loved it there and so did my 3 adult children. It was a very special nigh. Oh and one other thing...maybe an additional candle should be placed on the table outside..it can be a tinge to dark.
go and enjoy..

  • Visited May 2014
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

On the sand jus outside of town. The inside and the outside settings are beautiful. We sat outside next to the water. The food was GREAT as was the atmosphere and service.

Visited May 2014
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Killington, Vermont
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“ON OUR FAVORITE LIST”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

With so many dining options in Aruba, narrowing down to a favorite list is challenging. This has been one of our favorites over the past three years since their opening. You could count on consistent excellence in food, wine offerings, service and of course ambiance !!!!!! Gotta make this one of your favorites !

  • Visited May 2014
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Guilderland, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
“Dining in Paradise!”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

What a setting for an amazing dining experience! Get a reservation for around 6:30 so you can see the gorgeous sunset, with your feet in the sand while enjoying your favorite cocktail! We sampled a few choices from the menu, and all were delicious! Taxi from the Radisson was $25, but it's worth a trip here. Service was excellent!

  • Visited August 2013
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“Watch the planes land from the beach!”
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was amazing! The food was delicious and the atmosphere was the best! You sit on the beach with your feet in the sand and watch the waves roll in and the planes landing at the airport! Wonderful experience!

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