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. The formality of the menu and service to expect from this restaurant is informal. Diners are welcome to come by to enjoy breakfast, brunch, dinner, and lunch, leaving guests with several chances to drop in.


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.


Situated in the Samana Peninsula, northeast of Arroyo Del Cabo, El Cabito Restaurant is on La Caleta. Residents and vacationers visiting Las Galeras might also consider having a meal here, as it is 2.0 miles to the east-northeast.

Guests seeking to combine their dining experience with some nice sightseeing options should think about heading to El Salto del Limon. Do note that if you plan to visit, hiring a driver or having a rental car may be necessary, as it's 16.9 miles to the west.

One benefit of stopping or staying in the vicinity is Playa Madama, a nearby beach, where you could either work up your appetite, or wind down after a meal.

Nearby Restaurants

For those in the mood for another restaurant in the region with similar menu items or comparable prices, there are quite a few nearby dining spots to choose from, including Restaurant il nodo del Pirata. It is situated a short distance away from El Cabito Restaurant.

However, if you're in the mood for something a little different, this section of Hispaniola has an excellent range of restaurants, where you will encounter many different cuisine styles and flavors. For instance, you can try Caribbean food at Beach Club Playa Grande, where diners are within sight of the beach.

Hours and Cost

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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