French Cuisine in Santo Domingo

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some French cuisine, don't pass up an opportunity to indulge yourself. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a couple of places in the Dominican Republic offering meals in this style.

With so much to try, from the informal locale of Chez Marius to the cafes where spirits are as much a part of dinner as the chef-prepared favorites, you're bound to find something with just the right elements.

Use the list below to scan and read details about the limited selection of French eateries you could try during your stay. On each restaurant's name, click to discover the details about its location, ambiance, and more.

La Taberna Vasca

Zona Colonial | (809) 221-0079

Located near the center of Zona Colonial, La Taberna Vasca is on Emilio Tejera 101. Happily identified by tourists as an informal style of restaurant, it's convenient, plus great for quicker, quality meals. The building that La Taberna Vasca is located in has been standing for nearly five centuries. Having been restored and decked out in the owners personal relics, the building still invites guest to step back in time whenever they walk through the heavy doors. Guests have the option of dining in the romantic sala, out on the relaxed terrace, or call ahead for private dining in the salon.

Chez Marius

Boca Chica

Located along the southern outskirts of Boca Chica, Chez Marius is on Calle Duarte. Fabulously fresh fish and French style eats go well together at this enjoyable eatery.

La Cava del Rey

Downtown Santo Domingo | (809) 412-7918

La Cava del Rey is located within downtown Santo Domingo, in the heart of Santo Domingo. Although some delight in the general selection of French culinary creations, this local spot is known for its pasta and steak.

Similar Food

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, maybe you should explore related flavor profiles at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Restaurant La Locanda-Naco (809) 227-1197 Italian Downtown Santo Domingo
Friends Restaurant and Lounge (809) 567-0144 Spanish Central Santo Domingo
Baladi (809) 567-0070 Lebanese Central Santo Domingo
Gusto Tropical (809) 523-9381 Creole 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica
El Rey de Falafel (809) 688-9714 Middle Eastern Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo
Pizzeraa Il Capo (809) 534-6252 Italian Downtown Santo Domingo
La Taperia (809) 908-2486 Spanish Central Santo Domingo
Petrus Pizza -- Italian Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo
Heladeraa Italiana (809) 922-3698 Italian Santo Domingo
La Terraza -- Italian 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best food and drink options in the Dominican Republic are those that you run into during your exploration of different cities. That being said, it's still smart to have a handful of favorites in mind. To find out even more regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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