Middle Eastern Cuisine on Dominican Republic

If you can't get enough Middle Eastern cuisine, don't miss out on an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a couple of places in the Dominican Republic serving this type of food.

From the informal favorite named El Rey de Falafel to the neighborhood eateries whose regional delicacies are worth adding to your vacation scrapbook, there's something in store for each visitor and all types of budgets.

Take time to get a taste for the small collection of Middle Eastern restaurants you could try during your stay. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to view the full article about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

The Beach Club

Cabarete | (809) 571-4995

The Beach Club is on the premises of Sea Horse Ranch. It's east of Puerto Plata. Fresh fish from the Dominican Republic's coasts and Middle Eastern flavors are a great pair at this enjoyable restaurant. <p>Although it could have easily been your typical run down, open air bar and grill in the sand, the Beach Club obtains an elegant setting with white linen table cloths and dinner by candlelight. This is a great place to hold a wedding reception or party. Located in a private community, the Beach Club is accessible after a pleasant drive through winding path with an incredible view of the ocean. Once inside the restaurant you have no choice but to unwind and relax. The feeling is cozy but chic. With it's high thatched roof, and comfortable seating (including couches for lounging or putting your child to sleep) you feel welcomed. The restaurant is perched on top of the sea and has glass walls which offer spectacular views and the feel of the rolling waves. You may choose to sit indoors or outside on the terrace, where you can have a romantic dinner under the stars.</p>

El Rey de Falafel

Zona Colonial | (809) 688-9714

Located in Zona Colonial, El Rey de Falafel is a good choice for you to consider if you're exploring this neighborhood or nearby. For those times when you're looking out for darn good Middle Eastern food that's far from prim and proper, this simple restaurant is a great choice. <p>Vegan travelers will be excited to find Falafel, which features a number of Vegan friendly dishes. The menu consists mostly of Greek offerings, though selections from throughout the Mediterranean are available.</p>

Shish Kebab

La Romana | (809) 556-2737

Shish Kebab is situated in the eastern outskirts of La Romana. If it doesn't feel right to dress up just for eating great Middle Eastern fare, come to this dining option where the setting is casual.

Similar Food

Morua Mai

If seeking variety within the same genre, there are other categories to tackle, including places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Colinas Del Rey (809) 553-1039 Italian 1.6 mi. Southeast of Central Hato Mayor Hispaniola
De Alex Tu Pizza (809) 242-2501 Italian La Vega the Dominican Republic
Michael's Pizza (809) 227-2302 Italian Downtown Santo Domingo the Dominican Republic
Chez Denise (809) 538-0219 French 1.4 mi. North of Central Arroyo Del Cabo Hispaniola
Pomodoro Pizzeria -- Italian 0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cabarete the Dominican Republic
Lopizza, S R L (809) 580-5037 Italian Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic
SoleMio (809) 970-3747 Italian Puerto Plata the Dominican Republic
Angelo (809) 686-3586 Italian Downtown Santo Domingo the Dominican Republic
Ciao (809) 731-0000 Italian 3.9 mi. Northwest of Central Friusa Hispaniola
DA Maurizio (809) 971-0138 Italian Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic

Some of the best culinary offerings in the Dominican Republic are those that you find suddenly as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, that doesn't mean you can't have a few favorites on the itinerary. To discover more about the types of food available to you, check out this page.


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.