Iguana Cantina

6,8 based on 41 reviews
Cuisine(s):
Caribbean, Mexican
Main Course:
$18.00 - $25.00
is:
  • Casual Dining
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Dinner
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Restaurant Information

Iguana Cantina

Paseo Herencia Mall
Aruba
Tel: +(297) - 586 - 9375
Opening Hours:
Kitchen 5pm to 10.30 pm, bar until 12pm.
Happy Hour  
Iguana Cantina
Fresh Mexican Grill
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Wonderful experience!

Mar 23, 2023 - posted by
First time to Aruba, my Aunt and cousin are here many months out of the year and recommended Iguana Cantina and I'm soooo glad because I enjoyed every moment! Great food and Great service, the atmosphere was perfect 😘 little chilly but I brought a hoodie :) Sat at the railing and watched the first water show. Was so relaxing that I would recommend and return every time I'm there!!! Thank you for a wonderful experience ❤️
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deliciosa! I loved it!

Mar 10, 2023 - posted by
My Aunt took me to Iguana Cantina (March 3, 2023) for my first visit to Aruba for the food and entertainment. She stays in Aruba 6 months out of the year. She knows all the good spots to eat! I loved the salsa and could've just ate that but went on and got the classic cheese enchiladas(i don't eat seafood) and it was a pure authentic taste! Did I mention the salsa! I need that recipe, it's nothing I've ever tasted before and I love it! The seating was no wait and lucky enough we got a table by the railing, I would have waited for that anyway.The waiter was completely awesome and perfect, he even taught me hot in Spanish :) I will be coming back to this restaurant every time I'm here! I will also tell everyone I know about this unforgettable and amazing experience! Thank you very much!!! See you again:)
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Wanted to see the show and like it.

Feb 23, 2020 - posted by
Right of the bat we couldn’t sit in bar Area, manager was not nice and very rude. Wasn’t that crowded. Had to get a table. Drinks were ok. Salsa was a joke. Food was not good. Mexican is not that hard. Tacos were not very good. None of us liked our food. Service to get another drink was horrible. Parts of the dinner were plain bad. Great location but horrible food and service. Not sure who writes some of the good reviews. We really wanted to like this place but will never return. We were staying right across the street, never again.
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Relaxing

Jun 18, 2018 - posted by
Been here about four times and love the place. The food is good and reasonably priced. The wait staff is friendly and professional. If you get a table overlooking the mall you can see the water show while you dine. Can't wait to eat here again in November.
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Great food

Jan 16, 2017 - posted by
Nachos we're great and fajitas we're amazing.
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Bad Service and Drinks

Sep 15, 2016 - posted by
We went to this dump last night. The drinks had no liquor at all. We complained to manager Luis and he said that is how they make it. Terrible attitude. If you want mexican food go to Mexicana instead.
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Not what it used to be

Jan 31, 2013 - posted by
Having been here each year for the last 5 or 6 years it seems to have gone downhill over the last 3 years. While no restaurant seems as good as it was the first visit this place seems to be losing its shine too fast.

This year the service was okay, the food was okay, one portion of mine was cold underneath, warm on top, wife's was good. Drinks were okay. Will try one more year to see if they bounce back.

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Overpriced, edible....but really?

Oct 16, 2012 - posted by
We are midwesterners visiting Aruba for the first time. We had a party of eight. The food was very average and definitely overpriced for what it was. I would liken it to Chi Chi's. The server was grumpy aka looked like she would rather be anywhere else. One guy in our group is a tequila buff and said the tequila was very overpriced. The margaritas were also average and watery and overpriced. The fish tacos were ok as was the tortilla soup. It was all edible but if you are vacationing in Aruba is that really what you are going for? Probably best to steer clear and experience something else, especially for the money.
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Great casual Mexican

Jun 27, 2012 - posted by
Overlooked the Plaza and fountain. Great tasting Quesadilla. Shrimp diablo was spicy and good. Margaritas were good.
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Don't Waste your Time or Money!

Jun 15, 2012 - posted by
This was the worst dining experience that I had in Aruba!
We had a party of 7. After eating dinner at Inguana Cantina two of us were sick all night and into the next day. One of the seven did not eat his meal and suggested that the rest of us not eat our meals either. He took one bite thought that is was bad (spoiled) and wanted to send it back. His plate remained on the table and they did not take it back. Very poor unfriendly service. When the bill arrived we were charged for his meal. We complained to the manager after a very long discusion he rudely agreed to not charge for the one meal. This place can ruin your vacation! There are so many other great places to eat in the area. Don't take a risk with your health or waste your time and money at Inguana Cantina.
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