Italian Cuisine in Santo Domingo

Almost everywhere in the Dominican Republic, you'll be overwhelmed by the delicious array of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. Can't resist Italian food during your holiday here? Guests should pay attention to the various establishments that dub it their specialty. If you're wondering how common it is, there's an incredible amount of choices just for this type of food.

With options including everything from the very casual locale of Pizzarelli Downtown to the tempting dinner service at Restaurant Vesuvio, you might come across a dish that tempts your taste buds.

Take time to preview the wide selection of Italian establishments to be found. For each of the options, click to read the full article about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Restaurant Vesuvio

Santo Domingo | (809) 221-1954

Positioned in the heart of Santo Domingo, Restaurant Vesuvio is at 52 George Washington Avenue. Fancy and formal is how we'd describe this restaurant, which means those who want to see elegant plates Italian prepared meals won't want to miss it.

The menu at Vesuvio's offers traditional Italian dishes made with the highest of quality. This includes the basic pastas as well as complex risottos,l steaks, and other elite dishes.

Gusto Tropical

Boca Chica | (809) 523-9381

Gusto Tropical is found toward the southern outskirts of Boca Chica. Visitors who are compelled to eat pasta will fully enjoy eating here during a trip to Boca Chica.

Pizzarelli Agora

Santo Domingo | (809) 274-7492

Pizzarelli Agora, which is on the premises of Ágora Mall, is situated just outside the heart of Santo Domingo. Consider stopping by Santo Domingo when you're feeling like a knock-out serving of pizza.

Lots of brickwork and marble tables gives this spot a true Italian pizzeria feel.

Restaurant La Locanda-Naco

Downtown Santo Domingo | (809) 227-1197

Situated toward the center of Santo Domingo, Restaurant La Locanda-Naco is a good choice for people who are going to be visiting this neighborhood or the surrounding area. When it comes to specialty Italian culinary creations, this place eagerly offers their pasta and pizza.

La Locanda starts you off with a plate of fresh bread and olive oil to dip it in, and from there it is up to you to choose from their wide selection of Italian offerings.

Caffe Milano

Santo Domingo | (809) 540-1572

Located near the heart of Santo Domingo, Caffe Milano is a viable option worth considering if you're thinking about staying near this section of the city and adjacent areas. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Italian goodies, which yes, includes pasta, but wouldn't you know they're also quite the favorite for pizza.

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Angelo Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 686-3586
Cafe Bellini Downtown Santo Domingo International, Italian (809) 686-3387
Caffe Milano Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 540-1572
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 --
Gusto Tropical 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica Creole, Italian (809) 523-9381
Heladeraa Italiana Santo Domingo Italian (809) 922-3698
Italy & Italy 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica Italian --
La Briciola Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 688-5055
La Locanda-Bella Vista None, Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 532-5989
La Terraza 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica Italian --
Mama's Pizza Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 328-5773
Michael's Pizza Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 227-2302
Nonna Rossa Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 547-1547
Osteria l'Oca Martina Boca Chica Italian --
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 El Moreno Boca Chica Italian (809) 523-9546
Pizzeraa Il Capo Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 534-6252
Pizzeraa Napolitana Boca Chica Italian (809) 523-6398
Pizzeraa Pica Pollo "El Moreno" Boca Chica Italian (809) 523-9546
Pizzeria Anlysis Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 568-3897
Pizzeria Cafeteria Rosario Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 369-1026
Puerco Rosado 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica Creole, Italian (809) 523-4307
Restaurant La Locanda-Naco Downtown Santo Domingo Italian (809) 227-1197
Restaurant Vesuvio Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 221-1954
Rita's Cafe Downtown Santo Domingo Italian, Latin American, Mexican (809) 688-9400
Segafredo Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo Italian (809) 683-1313
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
Trastevere Restaurant 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica Italian (809) 890-5265
Tucantu 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica International, Italian --

Similar Food

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
El Rey de Falafel (809) 688-9714 Middle Eastern Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo
Sol y Luna (809) 483-3313 Spanish Central Santo Domingo
Valentino Agora (809) 378-2304 Spanish Central Santo Domingo
Baladi (809) 567-0070 Lebanese Central Santo Domingo
Don Pepe (809) 563-4440 Spanish Downtown Santo Domingo
Casa Avila -- Spanish Central Santo Domingo
Aromas (809) 621-0000 Mediterranean Central Santo Domingo
Pequena Suiza (809) 523-4619 Swiss 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica
Friends Restaurant and Lounge (809) 567-0144 Spanish Central Santo Domingo
Restaurant Vizcaya (809) 686-2466 Spanish Downtown Santo Domingo

Also, if need even more options for your long visit, find a signature dish, such as the pasta drawing people to Vargos Restaurant.

Some of the best food and drink options in the Dominican Republic are the ones you decide upon spontaneously while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. But, jotting down a couple of tasty-sounding cafes and bars on your itinerary, means you won't have to settle for something less. To read even more regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.

 

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