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Yemanja Woodfired Grill

Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 588 4711
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“triple tail” (76 reviews)
“truffle risotto” (46 reviews)
“superfood salad” (32 reviews)
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Yemanja Woodfired Grill
1. Amazing food and atmosphere!
"Was recommended several times and definitely lived up to all the hype!"
Lynn M
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2. Hidden Gem in Aruba
"Every dish was well thought out and beautifully presented."
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3. Best food on the Island
"Their menu is incredible and extensive"
Hannah H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We sat the bar and our bartender was AMAZING! First time we actually had good service is when we visited. I would give more stars if I could!

Thank Ashley G
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, great service and the food was amazing. It was by far the best food we had in Aruba and rivals some of the best restaurants I've been to anywhere. They could accommodate a variety of dietary restrictions, which is how we landed there,...More

1  Thank perry227
Reviewed yesterday

This was a great experience. We almost missed it but our cab driver recommended it and luckily we were able to get in without a reservation that night. The food was wonderful; we had seafood, beef tenderloin, chicken, and vegetarian dishes. All were presented exceptionally...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed yesterday

Yemanja is always on our favorite list. We were disappointed to hear they no longer offered the four sides of potatoes, rice, beans and roasted vegetables, however the portions are still large and a starch and roasted veggies are included with each entree. We shared...More

Thank JRKlein
Reviewed 3 days ago

My go to place for a flavorful vegan dinner. Located in the heart of down town in the main street in Oranjestad. The have a wide range of options and very helpful towards any request. What i love most about their menu, they have signs...More

Thank Glendeline M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best meal we had on the Island and we had some really good ones. It all began with the great service we received from Andrea. We ordered the twin beef tenderloins and the stuff pork tenderloin. The stuff pork tenderloin was stuffed with 4 different...More

Thank jodic912566
Reviewed 6 days ago

First night the where fully booked, so we made a reservation for the next day. I can understand why it's so popular, because the food is so gooood!! I have a flexetairian, I try not to eat meat. So when I saw the had vegetarian...More

Thank Saskia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our favorite dinner on the island; outstanding food and service. Don't let the outside of the building fool you - it was an outstanding dinner. Salads were excellent; we had everything from pork to fish - all were outstanding and the desserts were...More

Thank TJCubby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my fiancé was there yesterday around 7pm. First we got a table outside, but because of a lot of flies and the heat, we were asked if we wanted to sit inside. That was awesome because of the AC. So if you eat...More

1  Thank Rick0846
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh, well sourced and prepared food in Oranjestad. Highly recommend among the many options that are located in the same vicinity.

Thank Sarah M
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Questions & Answers
peter r
18 December 2017|
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Response from FranB55 | Reviewed this property |
Parking is very limited. Take a cab.
peter r
18 December 2017|
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Response from stuart m | Reviewed this property |
yes but not easy to find street spots. try the parking lot at the pier. and then a short walk
19 November 2017|
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Response from NonnaB21 | Reviewed this property |
Casual no dress code
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, 有泊車位, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilhelminastraat 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad
  • Phone Number: +297 588 4711
  • E-mail
Yemanja is relaxing and welcoming with a passion for tradition and excellence. Serving international food with strong Caribbean influences prepared on our wood fired grill. Also, offering healthy foods with an extensive vegetarian menu and catering to all your dietary needs, such as vegan and gluten-free. Seating is either inside (air-conditioned) or outside on a cozy terrace. Both inside & outside seating are non-smoking. Yemanja’s Kids Policy In order to accommodate our guests who are seeking a quiet and relaxing night out in the later hours, Yemanja no longer accept reservations for children under the age of 6 after 7 pm. We continue to welcome reservations for all guests, in the hours prior to 7 pm. Children till the age of 12 can order from our regular menu at smaller portions and with 35% off the menu price.
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