In Puerto Rican history "Zafra" was the time of the sugarcane harvest, which when it was finished the workers would gather together and celebrate with exuberance. Although a refined and elegant setting, this restaurant offers a place of celebration and togetherness for its guests.
The menu is an inspired collection of Caribbean inspired dishes with a little flare to it. This is definitely elevated cuisine, and even the plating can be considered to be a work of art.
Zafra Restaurant is a grill where they proudly serve their take on International cuisine. Guests celebrating a special occasion or planning a romantic date will love that this restaurant is all about fine, fabulous dining. They are open for business during both dinner and lunch, so give it a try. You might discover some dishes that you fall in love with.
Zafra overlooks the mountains as well as the Plantation Golf Courses, for a highly manicured and refreshing view of green scenery while you dine.
Situated on the island of Puerto Rico, Zafra Restaurant is a part of Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach. Residents and vacationers who are checking out Dorado should also consider having a meal here, as it is 1.9 miles to the west of town.
There are ways to stay active in this vicinity, for instance, Dorado Beach East Course and Los Tocores Beach. The latter of which is the closest spot to enjoy the beach, and is located just a short distance from the restaurant.
For those trying to find another place to eat that has similar menu items and/or comparable prices, consider trying La Cucina di Ivo, even though you will likely have to travel a ways to get there. You'll find it in Old San Juan.
But then again, if you're looking for something a little different, this part of Puerto Rico provides an excellent selection of restaurants, where you can find all types of flavors and cuisine styles. For example, you can try Creole fare at Metropol Dorado, which is a mile and a half east-southeast.
At this gourmet restaurant you can expect to pay for the quality of food. All of your main entrees cost over $25, and the priciest item on the menu is the Lobster Dorado for $52(USD). You can dine at Zafra from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., with the bar opening at 11:00 a.m.
Location: 100 Dorado Beach Drive, Puerto Rico
Phone: (787) 626-1054
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