Aruba Early Bird Specials

You will be on the island soon, and you’re looking for affordable restaurants in Aruba to dine with your family, here’s my suggestion – take a look at the Aruba early bird specials.

Chances are you are not familiar with early bird specials Aruba so let me introduce you to this dining niche on the island.

Early birds are restaurant specials in Aruba.

A few of the top places to eat in Aruba are known to offer discounts on their regular menu for the early diners.

Early bird specials is usually a 3 course menu including: appetizer, main dish and a dessert. 

A few restaurants also include one free house wine to the early bird dinner special.

Early bird dinner specials in Aruba are a great way to taste a portion of the restaurants menu at a discount, before deciding to go for the regular priced menu items.

This article contains a list of Aruba early bird specials that are either accessible by bus, or within walking distance if you are staying in Palm Beach, Eagle Beach or Oranjestad.

Keep reading and let me me help you narrow down your dining choices during your vacation.

Aruba Early Bird Special in Palm Beach

Palm Beach is known as the place to visit while in Aruba if you want a night out on the island.

Restaurants are all over on this side of the island.

Here’s a list of places to eat in Palm Beach that offer early bird specials:

  • Bohemian Restaurant – $34.00 – daily from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
  • Tango Restaurant – $25.00 – daily from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
  • Chicken & Lobster – $29.95 – daily from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

A Taste of France at Papillon Restaurant

One of the must eat places in Aruba – Papillon Restaurant – offers a 3 course early bird dining menu.

It’s located at the The Village Shopping Plaza in Palm Beach, right across from the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort.

Everything at Papillon is French inspired from the menu to the food which is made with a Caribbean flair.

Papillon Restaurant in Aruba

Come at Papillon and taste a Caribbean France inspired dish!

Papillon early bird menu is a 3 course dinner for only $32.00 – a free glass of house wine included in price.

The special on dinner is available from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. 

Here’s a look at the early bird menu at Papillon.

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Start the 3 course dinner with the soup of the day also known as Soupe du Jour in French. 

If you don’t have an appetite for soup, try the Quiche Lorraine.

It’s the classic Quiche French tart made with eggs, leek and bacon.

Main Dish

For the main dish you have two options: grouper or filet Mignon.

The grouper is filet and pan fried in olive oil, served with white rice, vegetables and local creole sauce.

Or try the filet mignon served with Mediterranean vegetables, potato gratin and red wine garlic sauce.


The best way to finish a meal is with dessert.

If you still have room left over for sweets, you can either choose red fruits and vanilla ice cream.

Or just coffee / tea.

Aruba Early Bird Specials in Eagle Beach

Eagle Beach is known for the most beautiful shores in the Caribbean, but few know about the best restaurants on Eagle.

This popular beach strip is dotted with the best restaurants in Aruba.

Here’s a list of places to eat in Eagle Beach that offer early bird specials:

  • Chalet Suisse – $46.00 – daily from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm.
  • Twist of Flavors – $28.00 – daily from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm.
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Ribs & Seafood Early Bird Special at Brownstone

The newest place for ribs and seafood on Eagle Beach also offers a wide selections of dishes on their early bird dine menu.

It’s called The Brownstone Restaurant at the Alhambra Plaza Mall – right across from the casino.

Enjoy one of the best ribs and seafood in Eagle Beach.

Visit the Brownstone and enjoy a 3 course meal including appetizer, main meal and dessert for only $28.

The special is available everyday from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm.

Here’s a look at the early bird menu at The Brownstone:


You can begin your early bird dinner with a choice between 3 starters.

  • Broccoli Soup – finished with crunchy bacon strips
  • Tomato Salad – thin sliced tomatoes, feta cheese, olives and basil dressing
  • Mix Salad – tomatoes, bell pepper, red onions and champagne vinaigrette

Main Dish

  • Full rack of ribs – two types: BBQ Honey or Smoked BBQ
  • Deep fried grouper – served with 2 dip sauces: tartar sauce and French cocktail
  • Half roasted chicken – Caribbean Curry


It might be difficult to eat more after the main meal, but if you still have room for dessert get ready for a sweet palate-pleaser.

The dessert offered on the early bird menu is a flambeed strawberries served with vanilla ice cream.

This is no doubt a sweet dessert sure to please any foodie.

Related Article – The Brownstone Restaurant Review

Restaurant Specials in Oranjestad

Oranjestad is the Capital City of Aruba.

It’s the center of the island’s shopping plazas, bars, hangout spots and restaurants.

This side of the island is dotted with local restaurants – but only a few offer the early bird special.

Here’s a list of restaurants that offer dinner specials in Oranjestad:

  • El Gaucho – Lunch Menu Special – $26.75 – from 11.30 am until 5.00 pm
  • Que Pasa – Weekend Brunch – $29.00 – from 11.00 am until 15:00 pm

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3 Course Choice Menu at Café the Plaza in Oranjestad

One of the oldest restaurant in Oranjestad that has been serving food for 30 years is Café de Plaza.

Café the Plaza is a Dutch restaurant.

Dutch Cuisine at Café the plaza.

Enjoy a 3 course meal including appetizer, main meal and dessert for only $27.50

The 3 course choice menu is available from 12.00 pm – 10:00 pm


  • Greek Salad
  • Beef “Truffle” Carpaccio, smoked salmon cucumber rolls and stuffed potato skins.

Main Dish

  • Shrimp Scampi
  • Latin Parrilla
  • Grouper
  • Chicken Supreme


  • Belgian Berry Waffle
  • Carrot Cake
  • Quesillo or Cheesecake

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