Restaurant Options in Santo Domingo

The Zone Colonial area of Santo Dominigo is where you'll find the highest concentration of tourists stopping for a bite to eat. While there are plenty of fine establishments in the area, overall they tend to be international restaurants that cater to tourists who may not be very adventurous eaters. In order to get a true taste of how locals eat, look on the outskirts of town where the locally-owned restaurants add a little spice to your dining options.

Caribbean and Local

Vacationers will find lots of chances to try out local flavors and dishes throughout their stay in Santo Domingo. Mexican and Latin American dishes are two of the popular selections found in the area. Remember that you can click on each link to read additional info.

Sol y Luna can be found at Aurora Del Sol and is a local eatery situated in central Santo Domingo. 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. Visitors can reach them at (809) 483-3313.

Cane is a great dining establishment you could try. Falling somewhere between casual and upscale, Cane is a bar and restaurant of sophistication, delicious fusion fare, and socialization. Guests will be able to find them at 1059 Abraham Lincoln Avenue.

Barra Payan has a couple of cuisines to choose from, including Creole and Latin American. There is something to said about following tradition, and here on the island it is traditional to stop at Barra Payan at least once during your stay for a good old fashioned sandwich. There is history in each bite, something not every restaurant can say about their food. You'll find them at 140 Trienta de Marzo.

Just below you can look through the 19 options serving up this kind of cuisine.

Caribbean and Local Restaurants in Santo Domingo
Name Location Type Phone Number
Barra Payan Downtown Santo Domingo Creole, Latin American (809) 689-6654
Cafe Fuente Caribe Downtown Santo Domingo Caribbean (809) 547-2634
Cane Central Santo Domingo Latin American (809) 368-2200
Delicias Integrales Downtown Santo Domingo Latin American, Vegetarian (809) 947-8312
Don Nacho Taquería Central Santo Domingo Mexican (809) 549-5804
Exquisiteces Virginia Downtown Santo Domingo Latin American (809) 333-9001
Gallo Pinto Restaurant Central Santo Domingo Latin American (809) 567-4345
La Cafeteria Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Creole --
La Fonda Criolla Central Santo Domingo Creole --
La Vecindad Central Santo Domingo Mexican (809) 633-2121
Los Huaraches Central Santo Domingo Mexican (809) 566-4023
Meson De Bari Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Creole, Latin American (809) 687-4091
Miel y Canela Downtown Santo Domingo Creole (809) 682-1204
Nexus Bar Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Mexican --
Restaurante La Quinta Central Santo Domingo Mexican (809) 255-0606
Rita's Cafe Downtown Santo Domingo Italian, Latin American, Mexican (809) 688-9400
Sol y Luna Central Santo Domingo Caribbean, Spanish (809) 483-3313
Taco Bell Agora Central Santo Domingo Mexican --
Taco Bell Camino Chiquito Central Santo Domingo Mexican (312) 454-9066

European and Asian

Hungry guests looking to enjoy some European cuisine will find many different options to pick from. Alongside Italian cuisine, you'll also be able to choose from Spanish and International restaurants as well.

Your group should consider dining at Jade Teriyaki. You can grab a bite fro 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. They are located on Avenida John F. Kennedy.

Jardin Verde offers a few different cuisines to choose from, including Chinese and vegetarian. Translated to English, Jardin Verde means Green Garden. This is the Dominican Republic's most talked about organic vegetarian restaurant, located in a quiet setting where guests are welcome to truly savor every bite. You can find them at 18A Salvador Sturla .

A nice local establishment worth thinking about is Friends Restaurant and Lounge. The restaurant at the Aladino Hotel is a funky, modern spot to dine. With an international menu and fun events like themed food nights, karaoke, and happy hours, there's something for everyone to enjoy. They are located at 34 H Pieter - Naco.

Learn more on these types of restaurants inside Santo Domingo by scrolling to the table just below.

European and Asian Restaurants in Santo Domingo
Name Location Type Phone Number
Aka Central Santo Domingo Japanese (809) 338-1166
Angelo Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 686-3586
Bonsai Sushi Central Santo Domingo Asian Fusion, Japanese (829) 544-7921
Cafe Bellini Downtown Santo Domingo International, Italian (809) 686-3387
Caffe Milano Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 540-1572
Casa Avila Central Santo Domingo Spanish --
Chino de Mariscos Central Santo Domingo Chinese (809) 532-8350
D Pedro Pizza Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 539-8012
Domino's Agora Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 540-1657
Domino's Pizza Gazcue Downtown Santo Domingo Italian --
Don Pepe Downtown Santo Domingo Spanish (809) 563-4440
Double´s Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Irish --
Friends Restaurant and Lounge Central Santo Domingo International, Spanish (809) 567-0144
Heladeraa Italiana Santo Domingo Italian (809) 922-3698
Jade Teriyaki Central Santo Domingo Chinese, Japanese (809) 979-3473
Jardin Verde Central Santo Domingo Chinese, Vegan, Vegetarian (809) 565-2084
La Briciola Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 688-5055
La Cava del Rey Downtown Santo Domingo French (809) 412-7918
La Taperia Central Santo Domingo Spanish (809) 908-2486
Mama's Pizza Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 328-5773
Meson De La Cava Central Santo Domingo International, Spanish (809) 533-2818
Michael's Pizza Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 227-2302
No. 1 Buffet Downtown Santo Domingo Chinese (809) 531-6868
Nonna Rossa Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 547-1547
Pala Pizza Ave España 2.8 mi. East of Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 566-0500
Pala Pizza Malecon Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 566-0500
Papa John's Santo Domingo Central Santo Domingo Italian --
Petrus Pizza Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Italian --
Pizza Hut Agora Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 620-2020
Pizza Hut Calle 12 de Julio Central Santo Domingo Italian --
Pizza Il Forno Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 540-5594
Pizzarelli Agora Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 274-7492
Pizzarelli Downtown Downtown Santo Domingo Italian --
Pizzeraa Il Capo Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 534-6252
Pizzeria Anlysis Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 568-3897
Pizzeria Cafeteria Rosario Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 369-1026
Restaurant La Locanda-Naco Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 227-1197
Restaurant Vesuvio Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 221-1954
Restaurant Vizcaya Downtown Santo Domingo Spanish (809) 686-2466
Rita's Cafe Downtown Santo Domingo Italian, Latin American, Mexican (809) 688-9400
Segafredo Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 683-1313
Sol y Luna Central Santo Domingo Caribbean, Spanish (809) 483-3313
The Pizza House 5.2 mi. East of Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 598-8104
Todo Pizzas Michel's Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 533-4019
Valentino Agora Central Santo Domingo Spanish (809) 378-2304
Yokomo Sushi-Bella Vista Central Santo Domingo Japanese (809) 732-5999
Yokomo Sushi-Gazcue Downtown Santo Domingo Japanese (809) 732-5999
Yokomo Sushi-Los Prados Central Santo Domingo Japanese (809) 732-5999
Yokomo Sushi-Naco Central Santo Domingo Japanese (809) 732-5999

International

NABU

International fare is especially easy to find in Santo Domingo. This is an area that has lots of cultural diversity, so it's no surprise that you can find a lot of culinary diversity too.

El Cafetal Restaurant is situated at Hotel Santo Domingo and is a local International option found within downtown Santo Domingo. El Cafetal Restaurant is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. You will find them on Ave. Independencia.

La Residence: Located in the Spanish-style courtyard at Hostal Nicolas de Ovando Santo Domingo, La Residence serves an extensive International menu that stands out because of the French twist to every dish.

Travelers should consider trying Napolitano's Terrace. Their drink menu has white wine, champagne, red wine, tinto and cocktails. If you don't want to drink but still want to enjoy a fruity drink in the sun, you can order a non-alcoholic cocktail too. They are situated at 51 George Washington Avenue.

Pate Palo is a lunch and dinner option located in Zona Colonial, in central Santo Domingo. Named after Peg-Leg, a pirate credited with opening the very first tavern in the new world in the very building where Pat'e Palo now resides, this upscale dining establishment is favored for the view it offers as well as its food. The property can be found at 21 La Atarazana Street.

Be sure to go through the table down below if you want to see the International options that can be found in Santo Domingo.

International Restaurants in Santo Domingo
Name Location Phone Number
Cafe Bellini Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 686-3387
Chef Pepper Agora Central Santo Domingo (809) 565-4068
Conde De Penalba Restaurant Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo (809) 688-7121
Deli Beef Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 533-2335
El Cafetal Restaurant Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 221-1511
Friends Restaurant and Lounge Central Santo Domingo (809) 567-0144
Kaffetto´s Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 221-0000
La Dolcerie Restaurant Central Santo Domingo (809) 338-0814
La Residence Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo (809) 685-9955
Los Balcones Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 549-2525
Meson De La Cava Central Santo Domingo (809) 533-2818
Mimosa Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo (809) 866-0911
NABU Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 221-0000
Napolitano's Terrace Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 687-1131
Pate Palo Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo (809) 687-8089
Plaza Europa Restaurant Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 571-3335
Quisqueya Restaurant Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 221-2222
Quiznos Agora Central Santo Domingo (809) 621-5556 ext. 7050
Rancho Steak House Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 535-4817
Trapiche Restaurant Downtown Santo Domingo (809) 685-1010
Winston Grill & Patio Central Santo Domingo --

American and Other

Hard Rock Cafe Zona Colonial

You can choose from plenty of restaurants that serve American food in Santo Domingo. As an alternative, visitors can decide between vegetarian and eclectic cuisine, among other options.

Aromas is situated at Holiday Inn Santo Domingo and is a local sports bar found within central Santo Domingo. Aromas pairs Mediterranean classics with other International favorites to create a menu where everyone will find something they enjoy, whether they choose to eat off the breakfast and lunch buffet, or the a la carte dinner menu. They're at 856 Avenue Abraham Lincoln.

A notable place worthy of consideration is Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant. You don't have to miss out on the big game because you're on vacation, especially when you're staying at the Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino. Known as the best sports bar in Santo Domingo, Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant offers a menu of your favorite sports bar offerings and a full bar to keep things lively. You can find them at 367 George Washington Avenue.

A good nearby food place worth considering is Chili's Santo Domingo. The familiar dishes of chicken, hamburgers, steaks, and seafood all have a unique twist with Chile's cooking and seasoning. Enjoy the food and drinks here, especially their famous appetizers. You'll find them on Esquina Avenida Gustavo Mejia Ricart.

El Rey de Falafel has a couple of cuisines to choose from, including Mediterranean and Middle Eastern. A beloved spot amongst locals, Falafel is known for its friendly service, welcoming atmosphere, and impressive food of the Mediterranean variety. They are situated on Sanchez Street.

Just below you will be able to see the 30 options offering this kind of food.

Other Restaurants in Santo Domingo
Name Location Type Phone Number
Ananda Vegetarian Restaurant Downtown Santo Domingo Vegetarian (809) 628-7153
Aromas Central Santo Domingo Contemporary, Mediterranean (809) 621-0000
Azul Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Fusion (809) 688-7799
Baladi Central Santo Domingo Lebanese (809) 567-0070
Baskin Robbins Downtown Santo Domingo Eclectic (809) 338-8352
Burger King Calle 12 de Julio Central Santo Domingo American --
Carl's Jr. Agora Central Santo Domingo American --
Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant Downtown Santo Domingo American (809) 221-2222
Charley's Agora Central Santo Domingo American --
Chili's Santo Domingo Downtown Santo Domingo American, Tex-Mex (809) 955-3273
Crudo Restaurant Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Vegetarian (809) 689-0796
Delicias Integrales Downtown Santo Domingo Latin American, Vegetarian (809) 947-8312
El Rey de Falafel Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Mediterranean, Middle Eastern (809) 688-9714
Hard Rock Cafe Zona Colonial Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo American --
Heladeraa Bon Yoguen Fruz Downtown Santo Domingo Eclectic (809) 552-0813
Hooters Santo Domingo Downtown Santo Domingo American (809) 565-4668
Jardin Verde Central Santo Domingo Chinese, Vegan, Vegetarian (809) 565-2084
Johnny Rockets Central Santo Domingo American --
KFC Independencia 5.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Santo Domingo American (809) 508-0000
McDonald's Agora Central Santo Domingo American --
McDonald's Santo Domingo Central Santo Domingo American (809) 508-1399
Nathan's Central Santo Domingo American (809) 378-2706
Outback Santo Domingo Downtown Santo Domingo Australian (809) 566-5550
Pollo Provocon Santo Domingo Downtown Santo Domingo South American (809) 238-1204
Pollo Rey El Conde Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo American (809) 535-1000
Pollo Rey Plaza Sambil Santo Domingo American (809) 910-6500
Restaurante Vegetariano Raices Downtown Santo Domingo Vegetarian (809) 685-9879
Tony Romas Santo Domingo Central Santo Domingo American (809) 535-5454
Tutti Frutti Agora Central Santo Domingo Eclectic (809) 549-5036
Valentino Santo Domingo Downtown Santo Domingo Eclectic (809) 395-3655
 

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