Shoco Snack, Aruba

You’ll find Shoco Snack on Schotlandstraat between Ling’s Grocery and the Sasaki Texaco.

Shoco Snack, Aruba.

Shoco Snack, Aruba.

This is a local joint, mostly take-away, but there are a few seats at the counter where you can enjoy your snack and read Diario, the local newspaper.

The counter at Shoco Snack, Aruba.

The counter at Shoco Snack, Aruba.

The food here is local, simple, hearty fare. The prices are reasonable, meaning currently you’ll spend about 20 florins or less for a platter like you see below.

Roast chicken platter take away from Shoco Snack, Aruba.

Roast chicken platter take away from Shoco Snack, Aruba.

Of course, each day they have a few specials. I recommend going early for lunch to get your selection. Below is the grilled chicken platter.

Grilled chicken platter take away from Shoco Snack, Aruba.

Grilled chicken platter take away from Shoco Snack, Aruba.

There’s plenty of food there, enough rice for 3 people underneath the chicken. This might be an easy alternative for a quick meal during your stay. Bon dia.

Beach Tennis Aruba

Beach tennis is hugely popular in Aruba. Beach Tennis Aruba operates a club located at the Tropicana Resort, in the low-rise area. Easy to find. Here’s a look at the entrance:

Entrance to Beach Tennis Aruba at the Tropicana Resort.

Entrance to Beach Tennis Aruba at the Tropicana Resort.

That’s an inviting entrance. Inside you’ll find plenty of sand courts like these:

Sand courts at Beach Tennis Aruba.

Sand courts at Beach Tennis Aruba.

Of course you’ll find a shop inside selling the latest equipment to enjoy the sport.

Sport shop at Beach Tennis Aruba.

Sport shop at Beach Tennis Aruba.

Finally, you’ll want a cold drink after a match and Beach Tennis Aruba has well-stocked bar with your favorite beverages.

Bar at Beach Tennis Aruba.

Bar at Beach Tennis Aruba.

So, while enjoying your visit to Aruba, do something fun and exciting.

Gallo Rojo, Aruba, iPhone video

Stopped at Gallo Rojo in San Nicolaas, Aruba, DWI recently. This is a corner joint that served breakfast and baked goods, not to mention the local papers and cold drinks. Did a little iPhone video just for fun. Here it is:

Tasty ham, egg, and cheese sandwich there. Just what you might need on the way to or from Baby Beach or to start the day after a long night. Enjoy every meal. Bon dia.

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Kikoriko, Aruba

  • Kikoriko recently opened in Aruba, DWI. This is a rotisserie chicken joint, a food I really enjoy.
Rikoriko chicken joint in Aruba, DWI.

Rikoriko chicken joint in Aruba, DWI.

The place operates on a simple system. You step up to the counter, order your platter than wait a few minutes while they make it up for you. Dining is eat in, or take out. I decdied to eat in, and got a half chicken platter with a few sides that you see below:

Half chicken platter at Rikoriko in Aruba, DWI.

Half chicken platter at Rikoriko in Aruba, DWI.

That was a tasty meal with local variations on the sides. In Aruba, you’ll find most local places serve double starch. So, you get potatoes and rice. Good for carb loading if you have some major activity planned. The meal was generally tasty. The price was right. Give this place a try. Easy to find on the main road heading toward Santa Cruz.

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