Fodor's Expert Review Quinta del Carmen

$$$$ Palm Beach and Noord Dutch Fodor's Choice

Set in a beautifully restored 100-year-old mansion with a lovely outdoor courtyard, Quinta del Carmen's cuisine is best defined as modern Caribbean-Dutch. There are a few traditional Dutch favorites like cheese croquettes and mushrooms and cream, and the watermelon salad is sweet, salty, and perfectly refreshing, while the sucade-lappen (flank steak stewed in red wine and herbs) has a depth of flavor that comes from hours in the pot. You can enjoy a bit of everything in the Tapas Garden, which sprawls across the beautifully manicured lawns with a stand-alone menu of shareables and cocktail, wine, and sangria specials.  

Dutch Historical Sophisticated Dinner $$$$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

Bubali 119
Noord, n/a Aruba  Aruba

297-587–7200

www.quintadelcarmen.com

Known For:
  • Upscale Dutch comfort food
  • Tapas garden for shareables
  • Gorgeous antique mansion setting full of avant-garde art
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Reservations recommended

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