International Cuisine in Santo Domingo

Almost everywhere in the Dominican Republic, expect to happen upon a savory selection of places to eat. When your preference is International food, you will want to visit those restaurants that dub it their specialty. When it comes to availability, there's a surplus of dining options for this type of food alone.

With choices such as the very casual destination known as Village on the Beach to the inviting breakfast, dinner and lunch at Tucantu, there's a menu suited for each type of traveler and even for a memorable date night.

The following list allows you to read more about the wide selection of restaurants serving International cuisine awaiting the Dominican Republic's guests. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to get further details about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Pate Palo

Zona Colonial | (809) 687-8089

Pate Palo is found in the northern outskirts of Zona Colonial. Vacationers who really enjoy International cuisine should definitely check out Pate Palo. Make sure it's on your agenda if this type of cuisine is a must. <p>Continental cuisine fills up the menu at Pat'e Palo, with each dish flavored to perfection.</p>

Quisqueya Restaurant

Downtown Santo Domingo | (809) 221-2222

Quisqueya Restaurant, on the premises of Renaissance Jaragua Hotel and Casino, is found within downtown Santo Domingo, in the heart of Santo Domingo. Craving plain delicious International food in a fun and completely informal location? Don't miss the informal backdrop at this buffet.

Restaurante Aubergine

The vicinity of Santo Domingo | (809) 374-1382

Restaurante Aubergine

Restaurante Aubergine is located 8.2 miles northwest of San Cristobal, a city in the vicinity of Santo Domingo; it is 16 miles (26 kilometers) to the north-northeast of Bani. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering International cooking and their signature staple of seafood, but here they're also good at steak. <p>This cozy restaurant offers a "European kitchen with a modern touch." Much of the menu is recognizable, with steaks imported from the U.S., various chicken dishes, lasagnas, and even sushi available. There are a few items, however, that might give guests pause, like crocodile.</p>

Friends Restaurant and Lounge

Santo Domingo | (809) 567-0144

Set just outside the heart of Santo Domingo, Friends Restaurant and Lounge is on the same premises as Aladino Apart-hotel, and is a logical choice worth considering if you're thinking about going to this part of the city and nearby areas. When you and your hungry companions are seeking a delectable International dish in a setting that makes you comfortable, this informal restaurant is a great fit. <p>Bamboo sprouts in one corner of the Aladino Restaurant while a leopard print bar is situated in the other. Wooden tables with glass tops are flanked with bright orange chairs. The walls are white, but feature an accent wall of text. All together, the design of the Aladino Restaurant is definitely funky and contemporary.</p>

La Residence

Zona Colonial | (809) 685-9955

La Residence, part of Hostal Nicolas De Ovando, is situated near the center of Zona Colonial. For those visitors banking on finding great International cooking without a big to-do, this mellow restaurant is a perfect fit. <p>Spanish-style columns set the tone for the elegant feel of La Residencia, which has an other wise tropical feel, complete with dining in the courtyard amidst palm trees.</p>

International Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Boca Marina Restaurant & Lounge 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Boca Chica International (809) 523-6702
Cafe Bellini Downtown Santo Domingo International, Italian (809) 686-3387
Chef Pepper Agora Central Santo Domingo International (809) 565-4068
Conde De Penalba Restaurant Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo International (809) 688-7121
Deli Beef Downtown Santo Domingo International (809) 533-2335
El Cafetal Restaurant Downtown Santo Domingo International (809) 221-1511
Friends Restaurant and Lounge Central Santo Domingo International, Spanish (809) 567-0144
Kaffetto´s Downtown Santo Domingo International (809) 221-0000
La Dolcerie Restaurant Central Santo Domingo American, International (809) 338-0814
La Residence Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo International (809) 685-9955
Los Balcones Downtown Santo Domingo International (809) 549-2525
Meson De La Cava Central Santo Domingo International, Spanish (809) 533-2818
Mimosa Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo International, South American (809) 866-0911
NABU Downtown Santo Domingo International (809) 221-0000
Napolitano's Terrace Downtown Santo Domingo International (809) 687-1131
Pate Palo Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo International (809) 687-8089
Plaza Europa Restaurant Downtown Santo Domingo International (809) 571-3335
Quisqueya Restaurant Downtown Santo Domingo International (809) 221-2222
Quiznos Agora Central Santo Domingo International (809) 621-5556 ext. 7050
Rancho Steak House Downtown Santo Domingo International (809) 535-4817
Restaurante Aubergine 8.2 mi. Northwest of Central San Cristobal Fusion, International (809) 374-1382
The Boat House 0.7 mi. South of Central Boca Chica International (809) 523-6986
Trapiche Restaurant Downtown Santo Domingo International (809) 685-1010
Tucantu 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica International, Italian --
Vargos Restaurant 0.4 mi. East of Central San Cristobal International (809) 528-5400
Village on the Beach Boca Chica Caribbean, International (809) 523-5045
Winston Grill & Patio Central Santo Domingo International --

Guests often find that the best food and drink options in the Dominican Republic are the ones that you find unexpectedly during your daytime travels. But, jotting down the important details of a few different places on a checklist, will keep this aspect of your trip worry free. To find out more details about the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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