European Cuisine in the Dominican Republic

Almost everywhere in the Dominican Republic, expect to come upon a tempting spread of places to dine. If you have a taste for European food in particular, then you will definitely want to check out the various establishments where it's always on the menu. Sample the European favorites offered with the places profiled below.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the very casual setting of La Terrasse to the lovely breakfast service at Friends, you could encounter a dish you absolutely love.

The list below allows you to get more details about the group of popular establishments where the focus is on European food. For each restaurant, you can click its name to discover the details about its location, ambiance, and more.

La Terrasse

Cabarete | (809) 886-6060

La Terrasse is on the same premises as Hotel Alegria, and is a viable option worth considering if you are going to spend time visiting this town and adjacent areas. If you're curious, Puerto Plata is 18 and a half miles (30 kilometers) to the west. Fabulously fresh fish and European fare make for an exciting meal at this chilled-out restaurant.


Cabarete | (809) 571-9733


Friends is located in Cabarete, a town in the vicinity of Puerto Plata; to the east of Puerto Plata. Don't overlook Cabarete if you're a fan of European cuisine, but particularly coffee.

Although considered a French bakery, Friends actually has an international menu that includes smoothies, milkshakes, and fresh baked breads.

Playa del Pescador

Juan Dolio | (809) 526-2613

Playa del Pescador is situated near the middle of Juan Dolio. If it doesn't feel right to dress up just for grabbing a helping of European food, remember this dining option which has a really casual setting.

Each mean begins with complimentary pumpernickel bread, and from there you have an array of fresh seafood offerings to choosefrom. Sundays there is a popular barbecue.

Fabio's Restaurant

Santiago De Los Caballeros | (809) 241-3143

Fabio's Restaurant is located in the eastern part of Santiago De Los Caballeros, a city in the Western side of the Dominican Republic. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering European goodies, which yes, includes pasta, but wouldn't you know they're also good at seafood.

From the brick walls to the table clothes and the lighting, there is a classy elegance about this restaurant.

Deli Swiss

San Pedro De Macoris

Deli Swiss can be found in the heart of San Pedro De Macoris. If it doesn't feel right to dress up just for enjoying flavorful European cuisine, take a look at this restaurant where the whole vibe is very laid-back.

European Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Cookies Cabarete, Northern part of the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic European --
Deli Swiss San Pedro De Macoris, Central the Dominican Republic Hispaniola European --
Fabio's Restaurant 0.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic European (809) 241-3143
Friends Cabarete, Northern part of the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic European, Vegetarian (809) 571-9733
La Terrasse 0.5 mi. East of Central Cabarete the Dominican Republic European (809) 886-6060
Playa del Pescador Juan Dolio, Central the Dominican Republic Hispaniola European (809) 526-2613

Similar Food

El Cabito Restaurant

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are similar flavors to be experienced at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Cafe del Mar (809) 503-6363 Spanish 1.5 mi. South West of Central Samana Hispaniola
Sebastian (809) 320-8818 Italian Puerto Plata the Dominican Republic
Pala Pizza Malecon (809) 566-0500 Italian Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic
Pizzeto (809) 731-0000 Mediterranean 3.9 mi. Northwest of Central Friusa Hispaniola
Bordeaux (809) 221-8880 French 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Bayahibe Hispaniola
Restaurante Pizzeria Stefy E Natale (809) 970-7630 Italian 3.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Puerto Plata the Dominican Republic
Las Palmas Restaurante (809) 586-7065 Italian 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Puerto Plata the Dominican Republic
L'ombelico del Mundo (829) 874-1637 Italian Bayahibe, Eastern part of the Dominican Republic Hispaniola
Cafeteria Pizzeria Camil (809) 296-2438 Italian Bonao, Central the Dominican Republic Hispaniola
Bologna (809) 571-1454 Italian 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Sosua the Dominican Republic

Visitors often find that the best culinary offerings in the Dominican Republic are those you find suddenly as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. Although, that doesn't mean you can't know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To learn much more regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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