This chic downtown Oranjestad boîte, targeted at city dwellers, doubles as a restaurant and lounge. With the water close by (a terrace faces the marina), it's no surprise the fresh catch of the day is a hit, but the rest of the menu also appeals to a wide range of diners, with bistro-style options like soups, salads, and wraps. There are also vegetarian dishes like courgette gratin (stuffed zucchini), and European-inspired mains like The Hague Stewed Beef or Wolfgang Schnitzel (breaded pork cutlet). The modern interior with high top tables, the bar with its stone backdrop, and the lounge seating easily convert the venue from a daytime to nighttime setting. The terrace is also a great spot come nightfall, with views of the boats, and outdoor sofas contributing to a casual air that's decidedly trendy, glowing with colored lights and cocktails at the ready.
ILO City Lounge
At Renaissance Marketplace, L.G. Smith Boulevard 82
Our Rating Neighborhood Oranjestad Hours Daily 7–1am Phone 297/588-7996 Web site ILO City Lounge
MapAt Renaissance Marketplace, L.G. Smith Boulevard 82 Aruba
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