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

For vacationers who like trying out intriguing flavors that are distinctive to the area they're visiting, Santo Domingo offers a wide range of truly local choices to choose from. Mexican and Latin American dishes are two of the popular choices you'll find in the area. Be sure to remember that you'll be able to read more info on each restaurant on the page by clicking on them.

Sol y Luna is situated at Aurora Del Sol and has a couple of cuisines to try, including Caribbean and Spanish. Local cuisine meets International fare at Sol y Luna, the main restaurant at Hotel Aurora del Sol. Call them at (809) 483-3313.

Rita's Cafe is a nice dining establishment you could try. Rita's Cafe is open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Barra Payan: 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 will find them at 140 Trienta de Marzo.

View the table just below for details on these types of choices in the area.

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
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
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 vacationers hoping to find some European fare have many different options to choose from. In addition to Italian food, you'll also be able to find Spanish and International restaurants as well.

Hungry guests may want to consider trying Jade Teriyaki. You can grab a bite fro 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. They're located on Avenida John F. Kennedy.

Jardin Verde offers a few different cuisine options to choose from, including Chinese and vegan. 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. Guests will find them at 18A Salvador Sturla .

A local establishment to think 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. Visitors will find them at 34 H Pieter - Naco.

Just below are the 36 eateries offering this type of food.

European and Asian Restaurants in Santo Domingo
Name Location Type Phone Number
Angelo Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 686-3586
Bonsai Sushi Central Santo Domingo Asian Fusion, Japanese (829) 544-7921
Caffe Milano Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 540-1572
Casa Avila Central Santo Domingo Spanish --
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
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 Cava del Rey Downtown Santo Domingo French (809) 412-7918
La Taperia Central Santo Domingo Spanish (809) 908-2486
Meson De La Cava Central Santo Domingo International, Spanish (809) 533-2818
Michael's Pizza Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 227-2302
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
Restaurant Vizcaya Downtown Santo Domingo Spanish (809) 686-2466
Rita's Cafe Downtown Santo Domingo Italian, Latin American, Mexican (809) 688-9400
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
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 popular in Santo Domingo. This is an area that has lots of cultural diversity, so it's not surprising that it has plenty of culinary diversity too.

El Cafetal Restaurant can be found at Hotel Santo Domingo and is an International restaurant found within downtown Santo Domingo. El Cafetal Restaurant is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Visitors will be able to find them on Ave. Independencia.

Kaffetto´s: Located in the lobby of the Crowne Plaza Santo Domingo, Kaffetto´s is perfect for grabbing a quick bite or sitting down with a coffee or tea. Call them at (809) 221-0000.

NABU is a good nearby venue you might consider visiting. Offering wonderful views of the sea, NABU is one of the prime restaurants in Santo Domingo. Located within the Crowne Plaza, it is a great location whether your are staying at the hotel or coming for the food. They are situated at 218 Avenida George Washington.

Pate Palo is a local lunch and dinner option situated in Zona Colonial, in central Santo Domingo. Continental cuisine fills up the menu at Pat'e Palo, with each dish flavored to perfection. They're at 21 La Atarazana Street.

The table below shows all 16 different choices you will be able to see while in Santo Domingo.

International Restaurants in Santo Domingo
Name Location Phone Number
Chef Pepper Agora Central Santo Domingo (809) 565-4068
Conde De Penalba Restaurant Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo (809) 688-7121
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
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
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

There are tons of establishments serving American meals in Santo Domingo. Additionally, travelers will be able to choose between eclectic and vegetarian fare, among other options.

Aromas is situated at Holiday Inn Santo Domingo and offers a couple of cuisines to choose from, including contemporary and Mediterranean. Located in the lobby of the Holiday Inn Santo Domingo, Aromas is an upscale sports bar, serving classic food in a contemporary setting, while still affording guests the opportunity to watch the latest sporting event. They are situated at 856 Avenue Abraham Lincoln.

Guests may want to consider trying 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. The property is situated at 367 George Washington Avenue.

Chili's Santo Domingo is a dining establishment you could visit. Located at the Blue Mall in Santo Domingo is Chilis, a chain restaurant that is popular in the United States. Chilis is known for their quick and friendly service as well as dishes that have a little extra kick to them. You will be able to find them on Esquina Avenida Gustavo Mejia Ricart.

Hard Rock Cafe Zona Colonial is a casual restaurant located within Zona Colonial, in central Santo Domingo. Hard Rock specialized in easy to eat foods like hamburgers and chicken tenders. They also have some good appetizers like chips and salsa, as well as potato skins.

Below you can look through the 24 eateries serving up this type 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
Baskin Robbins Downtown Santo Domingo Eclectic (809) 338-8352
Burger King Calle 12 de Julio 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
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
 

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