Contemporary Cuisine in the Dominican Republic

During your travels through the Dominican Republic, you'll happen upon a diverse set of restaurants, cafes, and places with delicious cocktails. Guests who already have plans to eat contemporary food will definitely want to check out the various establishments known for this style of cooking. And luckily, guests will have access to more than enough places that feature it on their menus.

With lots to try, from the fine dining backdrop at La Caña to the scrumptious dinner and lunch at Casa Valeria Restaurant, you're bound to find something worthy of multiple plates-full.

Before your trip begins, you can read up on the selection of restaurants in the Dominican Republic where contemporary food is dished out. Click on one of the options to read more about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Casa Valeria Restaurant

Sosua | (809) 571-3565

Casa Valeria Restaurant is at 28 Calle Doctor Rosen. In case you're wondering, Puerto Plata is 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the west. Craving a satisfying meal in an easy-going location? Perhaps you'll like the relaxing atmosphere at restaurants like Casa Valeria Restaurant.

Though stylish, with yellow paint and maple furniture and finishes along with original framed paintings on the wall, Casa Valeria still gives off a relaxed feel.


Santo Domingo | (809) 621-0000

Situated toward the center of Santo Domingo, Aromas is on the same premises as Holiday Inn Santo Domingo, and is a viable option worth considering if you're thinking about visiting this part of the city and the surrounding area. When your family is in need of memorable contemporary cuisine without a big to-do, this mellow restaurant is a pretty good choice.

Aromas pairs Mediterranean classics with other International favorites to create a menu where everyone will find something they enjoy, whether they choose to eat off the breakfast and lunch buffet, or the a la carte dinner menu.

La Caña

Casa de Campo | (855) 877-3643

La Caña, a part of Casa de Campo, is located in Casa de Campo, a neighborhood in the vicinity of La Romana. The fresh taste of fish and contemporary flavors share the same plate at this notable fine foods restaurant.

La Palapa

The vicinity of Punta Cana | (809) 687-9923

La Palapa is on the same premises as Paradisus Punta Cana, and is a smart choice for guests exploring this part of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. It is 1.1 miles northeast of Friusa. Be prepared for an over-the-top dining experience perfect for special occasions and dates; or maybe a much-needed break from street vendors and casual beach bars.


Punta Cana | (809) 959-2262

Located near the heart of Punta Cana, Anani is on the same premises as Puntacana Resort & Club. When you're thinking about memorable contemporary cuisine that isn't fussy in the slightest, this simple restaurant is a safe bet.

contemporary Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Anani 0.7 mi. South of Central Punta Cana Hispaniola Contemporary (809) 959-2262
Aromas Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Contemporary, Mediterranean (809) 621-0000
Casa Valeria Restaurant 0.8 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua the Dominican Republic Contemporary, Spanish (809) 571-3565
El Tablon Latino Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic Contemporary, Latin American (809) 581-3813
La Caña Casa de Campo Hispaniola Contemporary, Italian (855) 877-3643
La Palapa 1.1 mi. Northeast of Central Friusa Hispaniola Contemporary (809) 687-9923
Los Tres Cocos Luperon, Northern part of the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Contemporary, Creole (809) 970-7627

Guests often find that the best food and drink options in the Dominican Republic are those you run into while journeying to and from your hotel. At the same time, you'll save yourself some stress if you have a concrete plan for some meals. To discover much more about the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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