Qué Pasa? is a unique and authentic restaurant, bar and art gallery located in a historical colorful Aruban building in the heart of Oranjestad.
Although the name is a familiar Mexican phrase, Qué Pasa? is not a Mexican restaurant. Its menu has a European flair; with influence from the Caribbean, South America and even the Middle East; it showcases fresh seafood and meat signature dishes such as mouth-watering tuna tataki and juicy steaks. Qué Pasa? is famous for its shrimp dishes as well as for its many daily specials featuring a pinch of fusion and a dash of daring.
[ APPETIZERS ]
Fried Brie — 12.00
warm melted Brie oozes out when you take a bite of this heavenly appetizer, crispy on the outside, soft inside, served with a salad and a watermelon and balsamic reduction
Escargots and Mushrooms — 12.00
experience the marriage of land snails and forest bounty smothered with a creamy garlic sauce topped with Parmesan
Corvina Ceviche — 12.00
art lovers, take a moment to peruse this fishy still life on your plate, corvina marinated in lime juice and spices, served in a tortilla shell and topped with plantains
Taco — 12.00
stand up if you’ve never tasted a taco because at Qué Pasa? our taco is a piece of art with beef, lettuce, sour cream, aïoli and tomato salsa
Spicy Shrimp Pil Pil (hot) — 14.00
simple, but oh so good, shrimp in small pot in a spicy garlic sauce, it’s a Basque tapas called gambas al ajillo, and these garlicky crustaceans are a big hit at Qué Pasa?
[ MAINS ]
Chicken-sesame Stir-fry* — 19.00
hints of the Orient surround your chicken and veggies stir-fry, served with a teriyaki-sesame sauce, this dish will take your palate to Bali and beyond
Shrimp Piña Colada* — 22.00
when the word piña colada is uttered, visions of gorgeous white beaches lined with palm trees appear and this time it’s shrimp that get the tropical treatment, served with rice and plantains, this is Caribbean-style dining
Caribbean Grouper — 23.00
we’re firmly staying in the Caribbean with this sweet potato-crusted, pan-fried grouper, which is served with a sweet-and-sour passion fruit sauce
Tuna Pepper Steak* — 24.00
tuna is so good when it’s served sizzling from the grill with stir-fried vegetables and a teriyaki sauce, not a morsel will be left on your plate
Skirt Steak — 28.00
so tender it will fall off your fork if you’re not careful because Qué Pasa? adds a local touch, your skirt steak is served with a savory chimichurri sauce
* Choose your side order of French fries, rice, or a side salad.
[ TAPAS BAR ]
Flatbread — 13.50
the idea originated from the Mediterranean coast but was perfected on dushi Aruba and our selection includes home-made flatbread topped with pulled barbecue beef, arugula and gratinéed with Gouda cheese or home-made flatbread topped with goat cheese, pine nuts, arugula and honey
Chef's Platter — 24.00
bite the bullet and order a selection of the chef's favorite bites and you'll be in for a nice surprise!
Fish Platter — 24.00
the chef is fishing for compliments when he’s dishing up this plate of tuna tataki, spicy tuna tartare, salmon sashimi and shrimp
[ DESSERTS ]
Banana Fritters — 6.00
a Qué Pasa? favorite, don’t count the calories, just eat!
Crème Brûlée Coffee Special — 6.00
with Baileys, a crisp sugar layer and mocha ice cream
Chocolate Lava Cake — 7.00
only if you’re not in a hurry as it comes fresh from the oven, so good… served with vanilla ice cream
Dinner: 4:00 to 11:00 p.m.,
Monday to Sunday
Bar: 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight,
Monday to Sunday
Dining: Indoors – Open-air (covered)