Caribbean Cuisine in Punta Cana

Caribbean culinary staples are enjoyed throughout the islands by newcomers and locals, particularly for using local spice blends, ripe veggies and fruits, and some of the best seafood in the world. You and your hungry sidekicks will find a good bunch of restaurants within this culinary category.

With everything from the informal attitude at Jellyfish Restaurant to the inviting breakfast, brunch, dinner and lunch at Little John Beach, there's something special waiting for each visitor and for that special evening you're planning too.

The following list allows you to get more details about the places that specialize in food of the Caribbean variety. For each restaurant, you can click its name to get further details about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Jellyfish Restaurant

The vicinity of Punta Cana | (809) 840-7684

Jellyfish Restaurant

Jellyfish Restaurant is on Carretera Bavaro. It's 3.1 miles east-southeast of Friusa. The fresh taste of fish and Caribbean style eats make for an exciting meal at this crazy tasty place.

Because it hosts a number of weddings, the setting at Jellyfish is an idyllic getaway which utilizes natural materials in much of the architecture, flourishing gardens, and special mood lighting in the evenings.

Under the Sea

Bavaro | (888) 751-4937

Under the Sea, which is on the premises of Memories Splash, is located in Bavaro, in the vicinity of Punta Cana; three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the north-northwest of Friusa. The fresh taste of fish and Caribbean style eats come together for some great dishes at this informal dining option.

Poseidón Restaurant & Beach Club

Bavaro | (809) 552-6002

Poseidón Restaurant & Beach Club is located just outside the heart of Bavaro, in the vicinity of Punta Cana; approximately two and a half miles (approximately three and a half kilometers) to the north of Friusa. Seafood and Caribbean flair go well together at this relaxed favorite.

Some of the most popular dishes on the menu include grilled seafood and lobster, but you'll also find fried fish, steak, pasta, chicken, burgers, and buffalo wings. The wine list brings it all together with bottles from around the world.

Little John Beach

Cap Cana | (809) 469-7727

Little John Beach

Little John Beach, on the premises of Juanillo Beach Bar, is found toward the northeastern outskirts of Cap Cana. Though they're broadly known for Caribbean cuisine, this possible dining pick eagerly offers their pizza and seafood.

A bohemian style spot right beside the luxurious Cap Cana Marina complex, Little John provides covered outdoor seating right on one of the most beautiful beaches in the country. The ambiance is simple, relaxed, and naturally spectacular, a very casual place where you will be in contact with nature and enjoy the freedom of an unbelievable environment.

Isla

The vicinity of Punta Cana | (809) 731-0000

Isla is on the same premises as Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana. It is 3.9 miles northwest of Friusa. Lovely, mild seafood and Caribbean fare make for an exciting meal at this place.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Isla 15.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana Caribbean (809) 731-0000
Jellyfish Restaurant Central Punta Cana Caribbean (809) 840-7684
Little John Beach 4.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Punta Cana Caribbean, International (809) 469-7727
Palma's Sand 0 mi. North of Central Punta Cana Caribbean (809) 910-7621
Playa Blanca 0.7 mi. South of Central Punta Cana Caribbean (809) 959-2262
Poseidón Restaurant & Beach Club 13.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana Caribbean (809) 552-6002
Under the Sea 15.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana Caribbean (888) 751-4937

Similar Food

If your preferences are flexible, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Bohio Dominicano (809) 476-7777 Creole 15.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Don Pio Restaurante Cubano -- Cuban 10.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana
Citrus Restaurant (809) 455-2026 Creole 0 mi. North of Central Punta Cana

Sometimes, the most satisfying Caribbean restaurants in the Dominican Republic are the ones you catch sight of - or scent of - while journeying to and from your hotel. However, keeping the addresses of a few dining options in your agenda, allows you to stay flexible. To learn more information concerning the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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