Driftwood Restaurant

8,6 based on 105 reviews
Cuisine(s):
Aruban, Seafood
Main Course:
$22.00 - $48.00
is:
  • Casual Dining
  • Indoor Dining
Accepts:
  
Meals:
Dinner
Serves:
Ratings & more:
Excellent!
Menu(s): Dinner Specials

Restaurant Information

Driftwood Restaurant

Klipstraat12
Aruba
Tel: +(297) - 583 2515
Opening Hours:
Daily from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm.
Closed on Sundays
Driftwood Restaurant
We are located in the heart of downtown and offer you and your guests a unique dining experience. Enjoy the freshest fish, biggest shrimp, or the most succulent Caribbean lobster amid the rustic ambiance of the natural driftwood dining room. Our menu includes a large variety of typically Aruban delicacies including our three star fish soup and our mouth-watering filet of fish served with a mild creole sauce (Aruban Style), a seafood lovers dream come true. Furthermore all dishes are prepared with an Aruban touch and accompanied by pan bati, our famous Aruban corn bread.
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Best in Aruba for me!!

Oct 5, 2017 - posted by
Been going to Aruba about 20 years, never miss a chance to go to the Driftwood, outstanding in everyway!!
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Best Customer Service

Jun 19, 2017 - posted by
Excellent food and the staff is the best. Very friendly and funny and they keep you entertained.
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Excellent place to eat

Apr 24, 2017 - posted by
The food and service were both excellent! From the minute we walked in until the moment we left our service was excellent. They brought us garlic bread with sweet pickled onion sauce and our drinks right away then our appetizers. We tryed the calamari fritti and coconut shrimp both were excellent. For our entrees I chose pan fried blackened Mahi Mahi which was one of 3 choices for the fish of the day, my husband chose blackened shrimp and our son chose pan fried Mahi Mahi Aruban style. We each had a choice of potato or rice, steamed vegetables came with each order and all were cooked to perfection. Our waiter was Andre, he was assisted by Martin and Patty. We highly recommend this restraurant.
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not worth the risk

Apr 15, 2015 - posted by
Situated on a street occupied by prostitutes and homeless this restaurant that claims to serve the freshest fish only offers two fresh catches. Our fish was adequate but the shrimp cocktail was likely from frozen shrimp. Our child ordered the lobster tails, also frozen, since they do not offer fresh lobster and it was soft and going rancid. The children's menu was of poor quality and the waitress admitted the mac and cheese was from Kraft.

we had fish at Gianni last night and it was wonderful.
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Quality Food

Sep 28, 2014 - posted by
I have been going to Aruba since 1994. This is my favorite seafood restaurant,food is always fresh, well
cooked and delicious. Service is always incredible. I would highly recommend this restaurant for a dining experience!
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Good Food

Mar 21, 2014 - posted by
I have visited this restaurant every year we visit Aruba. My hats off to the waiters for there GREAT service! Keep it up.The food is always good. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone that likes good food and GREAT service. Water is always cold and full! Great prices. See you all again soon. The 2 $$ dollar man!!
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Superior Restaurant

Jan 30, 2014 - posted by
This was our fifth trip to Aruba (Renaissance). Best visit to Driftwood yet. Excellent good (Garlic shrimp and Curry Shrimp). I realize that you are supposed to have the fresh fish, but they can also go off of mainline with great success.
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Great food

May 22, 2013 - posted by
I will start with the good which was the food. We both had the Wahoo 2 different ways and it was excellent. The sides are boring a baked potatoe and vegatbles, not much of a presentation.When we received the menus it looked like they use them as placemats. They had food on them and were faded out. There are simple fixes that do not cost a lot of money that would make this restaurant one of the best on the island.
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a regular for us

Mar 19, 2013 - posted by
Well worth the trip into the capital from our resort. over the past 10 years, we must have dined here at least 7 years
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CONSISTENTLY GOOD

Mar 18, 2013 - posted by

DRIFTWOOD continues to be one of the better seafood places in ARUBA and one of the more affordable ones. They traditionally do a SPECIAL and it is always fabulous, well priced, and tasty - but you have to ask for it - be sure to do so. This may not be the fanciest place that you can eat at in ARUBA or the best meal that you will have but it does provide a very good meal at very reasonable prices, in a unique setting, with service that almost rises to the level of pampering. We continue to highly recommend the place to everyone and tout it highly as an alternative to some of the higher priced fancier dining facilities available and that is done without any attempt to detract from their quality as well. GO AND ENJOY.


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