Flying Fishbone, the

8,6 based on 458 reviews
Cuisine(s):
International, Seafood
Main Course:
$24.00 - $59.00
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Accepts:
  
Meals:
Dinner
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Ratings & more:
Excellent!
Editors' Pick
Menu(s): Dinner

Restaurant Information

Flying Fishbone, the

Savaneta344
Aruba
Tel: (+297) - 584 2506
Opening Hours:
Daily
Kitchen opening hours:
Dinner: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flying Fishbone, the
Located in Savaneta, the Flying Fishbone restaurant accommodates its guests with their famous on-the-beach dining area.
Enjoy a variety of freshly prepared gourmet seafood or meat dishes underneath a star filled sky, with your feet in the sand while listening to waves gently breaking on the shore.
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Glad we Booked this Restaurant

Jun 12, 2016 - posted by
I am really surprised at some of the negative or disappointing reviews about this restaurant. First off, it is a bit out of the way from the high rise hotels, but well worth the ride. I did know how much the cabs charged - upward of $100 for the round trip and did rent a car for the week for $210 primarily because of this. The restaurant is a real joy once entering it. The attention to the details and decorations were first class all the way. Our table was not entirely in the water but close enough that one of my feet was in the water. They offer shoe stands next to the tables to hang your shoes to keep dry. And there is a foot wash for later when putting your shoes back on. You can't get any closer to the water than what this restaurant offers. Our waitress was Weng who was excellent. She can wait on me anytime. After a drink which is expensive anywhere in Aruba we had a Carpaccio of Artichoke with Goat Cheese, Warm artichoke hearts with melted goat cheese and honey walnut dressing, appetiser which was excellent and so tasty. My companion had the Halibut fillet with sun-dried tomato risotto, spinach and champagne sauce which was equally delicious. I had the special of the day which was a unicorn fish which was a little disappointing but not bad enough to really complain about. I would have liked the Halibut with the champagne sauce better, but that is a personal choice. Since it was my birthday they brought out a small piece of chocolate cake and blueberries with a sparkler, for the occasion, which was perfect. As an extra, the water surrounding the restaurant had submersible lights to light up the water after sunset. A nice, romantic touch. Considering everything, this was our favorite restaurant by far. A unique and satisfying experience. Highly recommended for all visitors to Aruba.
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"Disappointed"20/01/2016

Jan 29, 2016 - posted by
Your Restaurant was highly recommended by past Aruba vacationers to our Son who was treating us to an off resort dinner. We had researched on the web site, and were looking forward to the experience. It is quite a hike from the hotels, a negative if you don't have your own ride. Upon arrival, we were seated at what we thought was the best table in the house, on the beach. The ocean front setting, ambiance, and sunset was spectacular. That alone was worth the trip. Small children playing loudly in the adjacent apartment properties was annoying. Menus and beverage options were very extensive and complete with many options. Service was good and a bit above average. Food presentation was excellent, but quality was FAIR at best. I ordered Scallops that looked luscious as presented, but turned out to be over cooked and were chewy and hard to eat, I could not finish. The Caesar Salad was way over dressed sitting in a pool of dressing. Pasts was under cooked and tough. Wife's Lobster was rubbery and cold. We are glad we made the trip, but unless something changes with food quality and exorbitant pricing, we won't be back
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Utterly FANTASTIC Restaurant!

Jan 12, 2016 - posted by
What was not great about this fantastic restaurant! The food, the setting, the staff, especially Weng, the staff, the selection! My wife and I just thoroughly enjoyed everything this restaurant had to offer! We did not want to leave! We were able to dine on the water! Such a romantic and intimate adventure! The presentation and the taste of the food was outstanding! It is a shame we don't have this restaurant in the states!
Just absolutely LOVED it!
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Dinner in paradise

Sep 27, 2015 - posted by
Went to your restaurant for anniversary with brother in law and sister in law. Great food and great service. Mike was absolutely terrific and made all the difference. Highly recommend asking for Mike. World class dining experience. Thanks!!!!
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Fantastic

Aug 5, 2015 - posted by
We had a party of 23 which they accommodated us so well. Half of which were kids from 5 to young adults. From the setting on the beach, great friendly staff and very very good food Flying Fishnone gets an A plus. Enjoy...
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My Experience

Jul 27, 2015 - posted by
The Flying Fishbone was recommended by a friend for one of the best romantic sunsets in Aruba. The atmosphere and view was outstanding and so was the service; however, the food was horrible. It had no taste and our party of four all had a terrible meal. I would never spend that much money and return even though I will return to Aruba in the future.
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Delicious food with amazing ambiance

Jul 14, 2015 - posted by
A group and I ate here and we loved it! The ambiance and decor is gorgeous and romantic!! The lights on the water made the scenery even more gorgeous. We had Mike as our server and he was charming and provided outstanding service!! We had the lobster and avocado appetizer which was amazing and super fresh!! My friend and I tried the unicorn fish special and it was to die for! Cooked to perfection and we were very happy with our choice! I highly recommend this place for those going to Aruba and if I return to Aruba I will definitely return !
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very, very disappointing

Jun 20, 2015 - posted by
We had such high expectations and were so disappointed. The ambiance and setting is beautiful and we were anticipating a wonderful meal. Sadly, the food for the most part was so terrible that we will not be returning. Salad needs to be crisp and cold, not warm. Same with lobster/avocado appetizer. Shrimp dishes were terrible. Shrimp were mushy and tasteless. None of the dinners were finished as they were so disappointing and we just skipped dessert. There is an extensive drink menu and sangria was good.
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Dining by the sea

May 19, 2015 - posted by
Beautiful views, the cab ride cost me $80 US round trip (excessive). Service was OK. Drinks came in small orange juice glasses you get at a diner, two sips and gone. Not cool. Food was superb but dark so it was hard to see what I was eating...thank you Flashlight app!! Overall I would go back but would rent a car and bring my own booze LOL!
Bring bug spray...black fly season.
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Not a good meal

Apr 18, 2015 - posted by
I didn't enjoy my meal and general experience. I had no clue how far away it is from my hotel. My taxi fare was $50 each way. The food was not what the reviews were. It was a bad night. I felt sick after I had ate and they must have had bad food. It may have just been one single night, but I do not recommend this whatsoever!
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