During your visit to the Dominican Republic, you'll be impressed by the savory selection of restaurant gems preparing local ingredients. Can't resist International food during your holiday here? Guests can't afford to miss the various establishments where this style of cooking is king. Fortunately, there's more than enough restaurants just within this category.
With options including everything from the very casual destination known as Village on the Beach to the lingering deliciousness of breakfast and dinner at , there's a menu for every type of traveler and all types of budgets.
Take a moment to preview the large collection of International restaurants awaiting the Dominican Republic's guests. For each restaurant, you can click its name to see the full article about its location, style, and more.
Quisqueya Restaurant, on the premises of Renaissance Jaragua Hotel and Casino, is found within downtown Santo Domingo, near the middle of Santo Domingo. Ready for a great plate of food in an easy-going environment? Don't miss the mellow surroundings at this buffet.
Located 8.2 miles northwest of San Cristobal, Restaurante Aubergine is on Cambita-Garabito Road. If you're curious, Bani is 16 miles (26 kilometers) to the south-southwest. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for International delights and particularly seafood, but here they're also fawned-over for another favorite, steak. The gorgeous view of the forest alone makes a trip to this restaurant worth it. Dining is available out on a wooden terrace and the tables are set with fine place settings and beautiful floral arrangements to set the tone for a magical meal. The interior of the restaurant, which still offers open-air seating, it a bit more laid back with comfortable patio-style furniture arranged to provide optimal space.
Located in the southeastern outskirts of Boca Chica, Boca Marina Restaurant & Lounge is on Calle Prolongacion Duarte 12a. Though one might say the overall focus is International-inspired cuisine, this potential favorite boasts about their seafood and sushi. The entire menu is based around what is available fresh daily, from the produce in the salads to the seafood caught in the waters that surround the marina. Dishes range from standard comfort food to exotic, great for those who want something familiar as well as those who crave something new.
Pate Palo is located toward the northern outskirts of Zona Colonial. People who have fallen in love with International fare will want to check out Pate Palo. Make sure it's on your agenda in case you're in their neighborhood. The building in which Pate Palo is located in was originally built in the 1500s and has a charm about it that can only be created naturally. Inside, the restaurant is often dimly lit to promote intimacy, decked out with thick wood tables, and has a cool quiet vibe about it. Thursdays through Sundays, live guitar music will accompany your meal.
Sol y Sombra Restaurant, part of Hilton Santo Domingo, is located toward the center of Santo Domingo. Happily identified by tourists as a casual dining option, it's easy to see why people love popping in for their food. The basic menu at Sol y Sombra is split up into categories including soups, salads, pastas, fish, Dominican dishes, meats, and desserts, however there are themed buffets throughout the week, and a popular Sunday brunch. Dishes like Dominican Flag and Cooked Mondongo are local specialties, and must-haves before you leave the island.
|Boca Marina Restaurant & Lounge||0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Boca Chica||International||(809) 523-6702|
|Downtown Santo Domingo||International, Italian||(809) 686-3387|
|Chef Pepper Agora||Central Santo Domingo||International||(809) 565-4068|
|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|
|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|
|Downtown Santo Domingo||International||(809) 549-2525|
|Central Santo Domingo||International, Mediterranean||(809) 473-4191|
|Central Santo Domingo||International, Spanish||(809) 533-2818|
|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|
|Pita y Romero||Central Santo Domingo||International||(809) 472-1444|
|Downtown Santo Domingo||International||(809) 571-3335|
|Quisqueya Restaurant||Downtown Santo Domingo||International||(809) 221-2222|
|Central Santo Domingo||International||(809) 621-5556 ext. 7050|
|Downtown Santo Domingo||International||(809) 535-4817|
|Restaurante Aubergine||8.2 mi. Northwest of Central San Cristobal||Fusion, International||(809) 374-1382|
|Sol y Sombra Restaurant||Central Santo Domingo||International||(809) 685-0000|
|The Boat House||0.7 mi. South of Central Boca Chica||International||(809) 523-6986|
|Trapiche Restaurant||Downtown Santo Domingo||International||(809) 685-1010|
|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||--|
Sometimes, the most exciting cuisines in the Dominican Republic are those you didn't expect to find yourself craving while walking around during the day. However, having the contact info for at least two interesting-sounding restaurants on your schedule, will make life easier when no one can decide. To read more regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.
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