NEW ORLEANS, LA (April 13, 2018) – Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant, the popular surfer-themed hangout, announced the debut of the brand’s newest restaurant in Aruba’s capital, Oranjestad.
Located across from the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino in downtown Oranjestad, the restaurant & bar opened to the public on Monday, April 9, 2018.
“This location in Aruba presents us with another great opportunity to bring Lucy's to a major tourism and surfing destination,” said Jamie Munoz, Director of Operations for Kirkendoll Management’s Restaurant Division. “We’re confident our Aruba restaurant will be a must-dine destination for locals and tourists on the island.”
Owned and operated by New Orleans-based investment firm Kirkendoll Management, Lucy’s Aruba is the brand’s second international location. Encompassing 13,000-square feet, the restaurant features a 50-table dining room, expansive retail shop, full-service bar, and backside marina and dock.
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From modern dishes with coastal influence to timeless favorites, Lucy’s menu offers selections focused on local ingredients. With an emphasis on freshness and seasonality, the kitchen uses fish and seafood caught from the restaurant’s neighboring marina in a variety of dishes. The expansive open-air restaurant features 12 large-screen televisions, seating for 200+ guests, and an artificial beach for lounging, relaxing, and playing games. Lucy’s restaurant and bar will offer live entertainment, a pet-friendly atmosphere, and serve as a destination for guests to gather before taking the boat to Flamingo Island.
Lucy’s bar takes pride in serving signature surf-inspired cocktails and specialty shots. Try out one of Lucy’s celebrated scorpion shots or the famous Shark Attack to see why Jimmy Buffett named Lucy’s as one of his favorite bars. The Aruba venue offers bar seating for family and friends gatherings in all sizes and happy hour every day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The spacious 400-square-foot gift shop is a destination for beach and Lucy’s inspired apparel and merchandise. Find merchandise unique to Aruba, as well as vacation and travel essentials for your stay. Lucy’s gift shop includes art creations by local artists, Sun Bum sunscreen, Tangerine bags, Arubiano flip-flops, and Lucy’s merchandise and souvenirs.
Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant is located at L.G. Smith Blvd 82 Oranjestad, Aruba. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. – till, seven days a week. For more information on Lucy’s, please visit https://www.lucysretiredsurfers.com/aruba/ or call +297 583 0030. Follow us at @LucysAruba on Facebook and Instagram.
About Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant
Founded in 1985, Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant offers coastal-inspired cuisine and surfer-inspired cocktails. Since its inception nearly 30 years ago, the Lucy’s brand has remained true to its tradition of providing guests an authentic and laid back place to eat, drink and mingle. Lucy’s menu features delicious options of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, tacos, entrees & vibrant cocktails. Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant now has locations in Louisiana and Florida, USA, and as well as Costa Rica and Aruba. Lucy’s is owned and operated by New Orleans-based investment company Kirkendoll Management. To learn more about Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant, please visit https://www.lucysretiredsurfers.com/.
About Kirkendoll Management, LLC
Founded in 1987, Kirkendoll Management, LLC is a privately owned, boutique, hospitality-investment firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company owns and operates restaurants and nightclubs in Florida, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Texas, USA, as well as Costa Rica and Aruba. Kirkendoll Management also owns the rights to The Penthouse Club master license. In addition to its wholly owned and operated businesses, the firm has licensee operations in California, Florida and Michigan, USA, and Australia, New Zealand and Russia. For more information on Kirkendoll Management, LLC, please visit http://KirkMGMT.com.