Continental Cuisine in the Dominican Republic

If you find yourself in the mood for Continental food, don't pass up a chance to satisfy your hunger. Though not terribly plentiful, you can still find a couple of places in the Dominican Republic specializing in this this type of food.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the very casual atmosphere at Morua Mai to the dives whose signature dishes are worth returning for, you may very well stumble upon something that suits your taste - and budget.

The following list allows you to preview the few choices for Continental places you'll run across as you explore. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to read the full article about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Mediterraneo Restaurant

The vicinity of Punta Cana | (809) 695-5555

Situated west of Juanillo, Mediterraneo Restaurant is on the premises of Eden Roc Cap Cana. It is 4.6 miles south west of Punta Cana. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just Continental themed dishes and of course appetizers, but they're also known for seafood.

Breakfast includes fresh pastries and breads, cured meats, assorted cheeses, eggs, potatoes with herbs, fresh juices, and a buffet of traditional fare as well as local dishes. Dinner options include a three course meal consisting of a hot or cold appetizer; the choice between soup, pasta, or a main course; and dessert. A four course meal is also available, and includes a soup or pasta as well as a main course.

Le Papillon

The vicinity of Puerto Plata | (809) 970-7640

Le Papillon is located in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, in the Western side of the Dominican Republic; 3.4 miles to the west-northwest of Puerto Plata. Fresh fish and Continental flair come together for some great dishes at this chilled-out restaurant.

This restaurant offers a unique setting, which features fresh and saltwater aquariums, a rustic appeal, and nautical design.

Morua Mai

Sosua | (809) 571-3682

Morua Mai

Morua Mai is located in Sosua, a town in the vicinity of Puerto Plata; 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the east of Puerto Plata. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just Continental food and of course pizza, but they're also masters of seafood.

Morua Mai, recognized by the publication "Best Hotels & Restaurants in the Caribbean" as a four-star restaurant, offers visitors a wide selection of fresh fish and seafood, pastas, and New York Style pizzas to meet all appetites.

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best places to try any cuisine in the Dominican Republic are the ones you didn't expect to find yourself craving during your exploration of different cities. However, writing down a handful of nice-looking restaurants in your daily agenda, means you won't have to settle for something less. To learn more details regarding the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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