About the Restaurant

Located in a charming historic building in Downtown Oranjestad, Yemanja Woodfired Grill has been captivating palates since 2007. By mastering the world’s oldest and most beautiful cooking method, Chef Joyce de Cuba Husken and her staff skillfully maneuver smoke and fire to cultivate the natural taste that emerges when wood-fired grilling is performed with precision.

An international cuisine electrified by bold Caribbean flavors and exquisite presentation served in a casual setting equals fine dining redefined. Most notably known for the exciting and creative dishes that meet a wide variety of dietary restrictions, Yemanja continues to be a restaurant that is truly welcoming to everyone.

Restaurant Experience

Open Air

Take the soothing Aruban breeze and enjoy a culinary feast in our open-air uncovered dining area. This dining area is first-come, first-served basis.


Enjoy the tropical garden vibe while sipping on your cocktail in our covered garden patio.


Stroll by our open kitchen and make yourselves comfortable in our air-conditioned salon.


The wine list is tailored to complement our culinary masterpieces and our signature cocktails follow the same approach as our dishes — unique and bold.

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