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9 Places to Enjoy Tasty Sushi in Aruba

Get your chopstick skills and taste buds ready for a Japanese inspired treat in Aruba, SUSHI – but the One Happy Island way!

As a local, and self-proclaimed sushi lover, I wanted to share some insights on enjoying this Japanese dish with a list of 9 restaurants where you can enjoy tasty sushi in Aruba.

The following places have always welcomed my cravings with high-hopes of indulging in delicious sushi:

1. The Lobby

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Photos by Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, @itsashleypaul & @ranivarde

*TripAdvisor Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐💫

Location: Inside  Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

Drool-worthy dishes: Caribbean roll, Tuna Volcano roll, Dragon roll and Spicy Tuna roll

🕒Opening Hours: Noon – 11.00PM, Daily

Bonus: This venue usually hosts diverse pop-up events highlighting a variety of cuisines

View more info on Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino here 🥢

2. Dragonfly Aruba

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Photos by Dragonfly Aruba

*Facebook Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐💫

Location: Arawak Gardens in Palm Beach

Drool-worthy dishes: I Love Aruba roll, Temptation roll, Dragonfly roll and Bum Bum roll

💚For the veggie-lovers: Tofu roll and Veggie roll

🕒Opening Hours: 4.00PM – 11.30PM, Daily

Bonus: There’s live music outside on the terrace from 7.00PM – 10.00PM every night

3. E Sushi Shap

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Photos by E Sushi Shap

*Facebook Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐💫

Location: Kalalu Plaza Mall

Drool-worthy dishes: Mango Halto roll, King Buddha roll, King Neptune roll and Ton-Tuna Maki

💚For the veggie-lovers: Yasai roll and Yo-Fu Tofu roll

🕒Opening Hours: Tuesdays 11.00AM – 2.00PM & 4.30PM – 10.30PM, Thursdays 4.30PM – 10.30 PM and Fridays & Saturdays 4.30PM – 11.30PM *Closed Mondays, Wednesdays & Sundays

Diner’s Tip: If you’re someone who gets hangry (I’m guilty for sure haha), please know that this venue tends to take a bit long with their dine-in orders, but the food is most definitely worth the wait! My solution to beat the waiting game? Share some sake with your sushi date *wink wink*

4. YangMing Cuisine

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Photos by Diana Uribe & YangMing Cuisine

*Facebook Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐💫

Location: Coral Plaza in Oranjestad

Drool-worthy dishes: Flaming Squid roll, Firecracker roll, Special Spicy Tuna roll and Crazy roll

💚For the veggie-lovers: Veggie Mango roll and Vegetarian Fried Rice

🕒Opening Hours: 11.00AM – 11.00PM, Daily

5. Sushi-Ya

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Photos by Sushi-Ya Nextdoor Aruba

*Facebook Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐💫

Location: Renaissance Marketplace in Oranjestad

Drool-worthy dishes: Dynamite Special roll, Fried roll, Mix Tartar roll and Arikok roll

💚For the veggie-lovers: Kabocha Umai roll, Shiitake roll and Asparagus roll

🕒Opening Hours: 12.00PM – Midnight, Daily

6. Tatami Sushi Bar

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Photos by Tatami Sushi Bar

*Facebook Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Location: Across from Domino’s Pizza Boulevard

Drool-worthy dishes: Explosion roll, Boca Catalina roll, Mega Crunchy roll and Malmok roll

💚For the veggie-lovers: Spicy Veggie Plantain roll, Tamarindo roll, Palmito roll and Yakimeshi Rice

🕒Opening Hours: Tuesdays – Fridays 11.30AM – 2.30PM & 5.30PM – 10.30PM (Fridays open till 11.00PM), Saturdays 4.00PM – 11.00PM and Sundays 5.30PM – 10.30PM *Closed Mondays

7. Sushi Factory

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Photos by Sushi Factory

*Facebook Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Location: Citgo Sasaki in Oranjestad

Drool-worthy dishes: Sensei roll, Tuna Tataki roll, Magu roll and Volcano roll

💚For the veggie-lovers: Veggie roll

🕒Opening Hours: Mondays – Fridays 11.30AM – 10.30PM and Saturdays & Sundays 5.30PM – 10.30PM

Diner’s Tip: This spot is particularly great for to-go orders. Need to fill your car up on gas? Due to its location it’s also ideal for a quick pit-stop for gas and a casual bite

8. Sensei Sushi Bar

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Photos by Sensei Sushi Bar

*TripAdvisor Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Location: Across from Wema Santa Cruz

Drool-worthy dishes: Firecracker roll, Tremendo roll, Rasta roll and Coconut Rusty roll

💚For the veggie-lovers: Vegetarian roll, Veggie Tempura roll and Veggie Tempura appetizer

🕒Opening Hours: Mondays – Saturdays 5.00PM – 11.00PM *Closed Sundays

9. Blossoms Restaurant Aruba

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Photos by Blossoms Restaurant Aruba

*TripAdvisor Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Location: Next to Tandoor the Indian Grill House in Palm Beach

Drool-worthy dishes: Blossoms roll, Black Dragon roll, Rainbow roll and Super Crunchy roll

💚For the veggie-lovers: Vegetable roll and Cucumber roll

🕒Opening Hours: 6.00PM – 11.00PM, Daily

Bonus: You can get 10% OFF your bill at Blossoms – see the link to find out how

Bonus spot for the ones who want sushi & more!

Aquarius

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Photos by Aquarius

*TripAdvisor Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐💫

Location: Inside Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino

Drool-worthy dishes: Spicy Tuna roll, Fried Shrimp roll, Eel roll and made-to-order Pasta station

💚For the veggie-lovers: Vegetable roll, Wakame salad and Full Salad Bar

🕒Opening Hours: 7.00AM – 11.00PM, Daily

View more info on Aquarius here 🍣

Bon appétit / Itadakimasu!

I don’t know about you, but my mouth is salivating just thinking about my next trip to one of these Aruba sushi spots. Wishing you the best time treating your taste buds to delicious sushi!

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*Rating Data as of 05/21/2019