El Cabito Restaurant

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A harrowing drive over dirt roads and through the jungle, this restaurant takes some work to get to, but most agree its delicious food, gorgeous views, and romantic setting are worth the trip. El Cabito's Restaurant is like an oasis of tranquility and delicious food,served in a laid-back atmosphere.

El Cabito Restaurant

The menu features Mediterranean-style seafood and local cuisine at a level you wouldn't expect so far off the grid. Paella de Marisco and Caldereta de Marisco are the house specialties. If you have a large group traveling with you, call ahead and they will arrange a buffet for your party.

El Cabito Restaurant is a bar and grill that offers Creole and Mediterranean cuisines, as well as seafood. When deciding how to dress for this restaurant, consider that the style of the food and service is informal. This location is open for breakfast, dinner, brunch, and lunch, giving interested visitors a choice of times to visit.


El Cabito is not just a restaurant, but a place that radiates a certain energy. Many people experience it as a place where they feel truly inspired by the sheer beauty of nature that surrounds us. People come here for cold drinks or a quick snack during a hiking trip, romantic sunset-dinners, cocktail parties and laid-back wedding receptions. There are nine tables with between two and six seats per table able for guests to use.


This restaurant is a part of El Cabito, which is located northeast of Arroyo Del Cabo, a village in the Samana Peninsula; it is 2.0 miles to the east-northeast of Las Galeras.

Because the number of things to see and do here is limited, you may have to call a cab when setting off for a day of sight-seeing.

Besides the cuisine, something else to try in this area is Playa Madama, a nearby beach, where you could either work up your appetite, or wind down after a meal.

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your party are trying to find another restaurant in the region that has similar kinds of food and/or a similar price range, there are a few nearby dining spots to pick from, including Chez Denise.

However, if you want a change of pace, this section of Hispaniola features an excellent selection of food and drink venues, where you'll encounter many different cuisine styles and menu items. For instance, you might also enjoy Caribbean fare at Beach Club Playa Grande, where diners are within sight of the beach.

Hours and Other Info

A meal will generally cost between $10 and $30(USD) here.

The restaurant is closed on Tuesdays and recommend that visitors call for a reservation, especially if they will be ordering the lobster.

Contact Info

Location: La Caleta, the Samana Peninsula, Hispaniola

Phone: (829) 697-9506

Website: http://elcabito.net/restaurant/restaurant-sunset-bar/

Email: info@elcabito.net


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