EetCafe The Paddock

EetCafe The Paddock

John Boomkamp   Chef

John Boomkamp

Eetcafe The Paddock, an Aruban institution, is perfectly located in Oranjestad’s Wharfside Market and offers stunning views of the yacht harbor and its turquoise waters. 

The only genuine Dutch bar in Aruba draws both locals and tourists.The extensive menu features Dutch favourites as well as burgers, steaks, and seafood. There’s something for everyone. It’s the perfect place for breakfast, lunch, dinner, a snack or drinks, all at reasonable prices. Don’t miss the happy hours every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday. With great music, cold beer and a fun atmosphere, every day is a special day at The Paddock.


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— 7.85
lettuce, tomatoes, onions and pickles

Italiano Sandwich — 8.42
salami, tomatoes and pesto on fresh oven-baked French bread, gratinéed with cheese

Grilled Grouper Fillet Sandwich — 8.42
delicious fish fillet on fresh oven-baked French bread, served with tartar sauce

Cheeseburger — 9.00
cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and pickles

Paddockburger — 10.14
pineapple, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and pickles

* Extra fries add $3.42.


Fish Platter
— 10.14
half-grouper served with fries, salad and tartar sauce

Chicken Tortilla — 10.71
tortilla shell filled with chicken, cheese and sour cream

Chicken Shawarma — 11.85
pieces of chicken served with soft pita bread and garlic sauce

Saté with French Bread — 11.85
3 pork or chicken skewers served with peanut sauce



Potato-bacon Soup
— 5.14

Escargots — 8.42
served the classic way with melted garlic butter

Dutch Pea Soup — 9.00
heavy Dutch pea soup with bacon and bread

Shrimp Skewer — 10.71
with onions, bell peppers and a spicy sauce

Grilled Grouper Salad — 12.42
half-grouper on a bed of fresh salad, served with tartar sauce


Pork Medallions
— 20.85
served with a creamy mushroom sauce

Mahi-mahi Fillet — 22.71
served with a delicious white wine sauce

Garlic Shrimp — 22.71
jumbo shrimp with lots of garlic

Mixed Grill — 22.71
steak, Cajun chicken breast, pork saté and spare ribs

Beef Tenderloin — 23.14
center-cut, the best of the best!

** Entrées include your choice of either French fries, baked potato, rice or potato croquette.


EetCafe the Paddock

Wharfside Market
Lloyd G. Smith Blvd. 13
Downtown Oranjestad
(297) 583-2334

No Reservations Needed


Breakfast and Lunch:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Sunday
Dinner: 5:00 to 11:00 p.m.,
Monday to Sunday
(kitchen closes at 10:45 p.m.)
Bar: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.,
Sunday to Thursday and till 3:00 a.m.,
on Fridays and Saturdays
Dining: Open-air
Serving: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner
Attire: Casual
Entertainment: Live music
✓ Bar
✓ Parking

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