Spanish Cuisine in the Dominican Republic

Throughout the Dominican Republic, expect to be overwhelmed by the great number of places to sit down to a meal. Can't resist Spanish food during your holiday here? Guests won't want to miss the restaurants specializing in this cuisine. If you're wondering how common it is, there's an enormous pool of restaurants with this cuisine on the menu.

With many options, from the informal attitude at Sol y Luna to the lingering deliciousness of dinner and lunch at Vivres, you're bound to find something worth fighting over.

Use the list below to peek at the large collection of Spanish establishments to be found. Click each option to see the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Casa Valeria Restaurant

Sosua | (809) 571-3565

Casa Valeria Restaurant is located near the heart of Sosua, a town in the vicinity of Puerto Plata; 11.1 miles to the east of Puerto Plata. When you and your hungry companions are in need of an inviting place serving Spanish food in a fairly relaxed and welcoming dining area, this casual restaurant is a perfect fit.

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.

Sol y Luna

Santo Domingo | (809) 483-3313

Situated near the center of Santo Domingo, Sol y Luna is a part of Aurora Del Sol. Because this is a casual dining option, it's sometimes a respite for hungry visitors on lazy outings.

The meals at Sol y Luna are served buffet style, allowing you to get your fill, even if that means it takes several plates to do so.

Friends Restaurant and Lounge

Santo Domingo | (809) 567-0144

Friends Restaurant and Lounge, a part of Aladino Apart-hotel, is found in toward the heart of Santo Domingo. Gladly termed a casual place to eat, it's great when you don't want to get too fancy.

Bamboo sprouts in one corner of the Aladino Restaurant while a leopard print bar is situated in the other. Wooden tables with glass tops are flanked with bright orange chairs. The walls are white, but feature an accent wall of text. All together, the design of the Aladino Restaurant is definitely funky and contemporary.

Onno's Bar

Casa de Campo

Onno's Bar, which is on the premises of Casa de Campo, is located in Casa de Campo, a neighborhood in the vicinity of La Romana; 4.2 miles to the east-southeast of La Romana. Make the trip here to Casa de Campo for an unforgettable experience with the special: tapas.

Onno's Bar becomes more lively as the day wears on, with the music getting louder the lower in the sky the sun progresses, eventually enticing guests to head out to the patio for dancing.

Cafe del Mar

The Samana Peninsula | (809) 503-6363

Cafe del Mar is on the same premises as Puerto Bahia, and is a good choice for vacationers who are going to explore this part of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. It is 1.5 miles south west of Samana. Though they're broadly known for Spanish food, this potential favorite is especially proud of their sandwiches and tapas.

Delicious tapas and sandwiches pair deliciously with their cocktail menu and aid in creating the laid back vibe.

Spanish Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Cafe del Mar 1.5 mi. South West of Central Samana Hispaniola Spanish (809) 503-6363
Casa Avila Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Spanish --
Casa Valeria Restaurant 0.8 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua the Dominican Republic Contemporary, Spanish (809) 571-3565
Casa del Pescador 0.6 mi. East of Central Cabarete the Dominican Republic Spanish (809) 571-0760
Don Pepe Downtown Santo Domingo the Dominican Republic Spanish (809) 563-4440
El Bodegon Steak House 1.5 mi. North of Central Friusa Hispaniola Spanish (888) 531-8927
El Cayuco 0.6 mi. Northwest of Central Las Terrenas Hispaniola Spanish (809) 240-6885
El Pescador 1.1 mi. North of Central Arroyo Del Cabo Hispaniola Creole, Spanish (809) 523-3333
Friends Restaurant and Lounge Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic International, Spanish (809) 567-0144
La Casita 1.6 mi. East of Central La Romana Hispaniola Spanish (809) 556-5932
La Taperia Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Spanish (809) 908-2486
Meson De La Cava Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic International, Spanish (809) 533-2818
Meson Iberia The Eastern side of the Dominican Republic Hispaniola Spanish (809) 530-7200
Onno's Bar 4.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central La Romana Hispaniola Caribbean, Spanish --
Passion by Martin Berasategui 1.1 mi. Northeast of Central Friusa Hispaniola Spanish (809) 687-9923
Restaurant Coco Mar 1.5 mi. Northwest of Central Monte Cristi the Dominican Republic Spanish (809) 579-3354
Restaurant Vizcaya Downtown Santo Domingo the Dominican Republic Spanish (809) 686-2466
Rincón Español 0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Nagua Hispaniola Spanish (809) 584-7716
Salitre Restaurante Guayacanes, Central the Dominican Republic Hispaniola Spanish (809) 526-1969
Sol y Luna Central the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic Caribbean, Spanish (809) 483-3313
Taberna Mediterranean 0.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central Samana Hispaniola Mediterranean, Spanish (809) 994-3634
Vivres 0.8 mi. East of Central Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic Spanish (809) 580-1823

Similar Food

El Cabito Restaurant

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Ciao (809) 731-0000 Italian 3.9 mi. Northwest of Central Friusa Hispaniola
Pizza Hut Plaza San Juan (021) 570-5939 Italian 4.0 mi. North of Central Los Manantiales Hispaniola
La Caña (855) 877-3643 Italian Casa de Campo Hispaniola
Amici Ristorante Italiano (809) 753-0572 Italian 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic
Remo Restaurante -- Italian San Pedro De Macoris, Central the Dominican Republic Hispaniola
Aqua (809) 687-9923 Italian 1.1 mi. Northeast of Central Friusa Hispaniola
Don Pio Restaurante Cubano -- Cuban 1.6 mi. Southeast of Central Bavaro Hispaniola
The Beach Club (809) 571-4995 Middle Eastern Cabarete, Northern part of the Dominican Republic the Dominican Republic
Restaurant Orchidee (829) 380-0715 German 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Sosua the Dominican Republic
La Locanda-Santiago (809) 724-8561 Italian 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Santiago De Los Caballeros the Dominican Republic

Also, if you're willing then you should seek out a local specialty like the tapas, which is served at both Bites and Paladart Bar de Tapas.

Sometimes, the most exciting places to grab a bite in the Dominican Republic are the ones you casually come across while journeying to and from your hotel. Although, that doesn't mean you can't know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To find out more concerning the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.

 

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