Fresco at Renaissance Aruba

4.4
21 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Start your morning off the right way at our restaurant's fresh breakfast buffet served daily. Then swing by for dinner in our unique open-air space. Enjoy views of Aruba from our plentiful seating and relaxed ambiance.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
What 21 people are saying
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4.2
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4.6
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4.3
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vipCatH
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very quiet. We got there at 7:45 and I think we were the only ones there. It was nice. Good food, good service. we had had a great time .

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vipNeilnrobn
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Luz was fabulous. I wish there were more Italian options on the menu instead of all the pizza. The ambience is amazing perfect place to watch sunset while grabbing a bite

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is my timeshare outdoor restaurant. Beautiful settting and food delicious. Perfect evening when you don’t feel like venturing out into town of Aruba.

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KEND
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We ate here on our first night in Aruba. Th food and staff are first rate. Highly recommend.

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TonyG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience2

We went on Monday night which is 'all you can eat' pasta and pizza. They don't advertise that there are only 3 pizza choices. There were enough pasta options and everyone in my party was ok with the quality of the pasta. The pizza, on the other hand, was surprisingly bad. It was slightly undercooked but also just didn't taste good. I wouldn't recommend the Monday night meal but I can't speak to their regular menu.

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Albert
New England
7 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The chef helps us with a special request and Vladimir providing top notch service

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vipPhilip
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice ambiance outside.. Very good service . Very good food.

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jenalabamaaruba
Mobile
5 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First impression was that the staff was beyond friendly and very interested in our experience being wonderful! And the view was as if from a postcard it was so beautiful! Covered outdoor seating was perfect with the warm breeze! The kids got pizzas and they were good, both risotto dishes were delicious! Had a lovely appetizer of the Burrata, and Panna Cotta for desert. Nice finish to our meal was the limoncello they brought gratis.

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OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience3

Disorganized. No menus. Food was mediocre.

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Michellemac
Naples
4 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect. The staff was wonderful and the food fantastic.

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vipJimK
Orlando
30 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner, excellent staff Rosy very friendly and helpful.
Great food and prices for dinners. Highly recommend. Will definitely be back.

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GregT
Charlotte
41 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience4

Horrible spot with terrible food. We have visited many times and this was e worst meal we have had in Aruba! Wife and I got Lobster Risotto. Lobster was tough and rice was over cooked and more like mush. One daughter had Salmon and it did not taste good and only thing somewhat edible was the gnocchi. Salads were fine.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Service was pretty good, nice place to eat .... food was ok. Prices pretty good for Aruba, solid choice but not a culinary marvel

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vipJonathanH
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing customer service!

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GregoryR
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Me and my wife went last year and it was good wemt this year and it was better the place can only improve hidden gem with a beautiful scenery

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome as always! They make you feel special! No need to leave the resort!

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SandipB
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Food mediocre at best and very limited menu. Had the lobster risotto and had a very tiny lobster tail and couple of small pieces of lobster. Wasn’t expecting large quantities of lobster but this was disappointing. Risotto was okay. Tiramisu wasn’t good either. Food at LG Smith and other Italian places in Aruba much better in terms of prices and number of menu items. Doubt will return.

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BarryL
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Diana was the best waitress. She was exceptional. We had a great meal and we had a great host.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is quality. The pizza is wood fired and the pastas were cooked perfectly. Coming from NYC I would consider this good Italian food. Carmen was a superb waitress and was very attentive and friendly

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JasonW
Grand Rapids
10 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience4

We thought we try this out since we were staying at Renaissance Marina. When we arrived, there was no recognition that we had a reservation. The staff person tried to sit us next to the hot ovens, but we insisted on a table overlooking the ocean. The drinks were a disaster. My amaretto sour tasted very weak, like there was no amaretto in it. My wife was unable to order either chiantis on the menu (out of stock). When it came, it tasted like vinegar. We sent it back.

While ordering we changed our minds and asked our server not to bring us minestrone. While waiting for our food, the server sprints out and sets out a soup spoon and races back before we could reconfirm that no minestrone should be sent out. Our server came with the minestrone. We sent it back. The pasta course was very good. My wife’s salmon was bland and tasteless. I thought my beef should have had more red sauce to accompany it. The amount that it came with would hardly accommodate one bite.

There are better dining options in and around the Renaissance. Please seek them out.

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DawnC
New England
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The salmon was delicious. It was the best Salmon of all the restaurants we dined in Aruba.

FAQs

Fresco at Renaissance Aruba offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 583 6000.

Fresco at Renaissance Aruba is rated 4.4 stars by 21 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.