Mediterranean Cuisine in Santo Domingo

If you've got a hankering for Mediterranean food, don't pass up an opportunity to spoil yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, you can still find a few locations in the Dominican Republic where you can sample this kind of food.

With everything from the informal locale of El Rey de Falafel to the cafes where spirits are equally important to the chef-prepared favorites, there's a menu for every guest and every style of vacation.

The list below allows you to get more details about the small set of popular Mediterranean places that you'll have the chance to visit as you explore. For each restaurant, you can click its name to view the full article about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.


Santo Domingo | (809) 621-0000

Located near the heart of Santo Domingo, Aromas is located at Holiday Inn Santo Domingo, and is a logical choice for guests who are going to check out this part of the city and nearby areas. Craving plain delicious Mediterranean food in a beautiful yet informal setting? Then go enjoy the casual atmosphere at this sports bar.

Aromas pairs Mediterranean classics with other International favorites to create a menu where everyone will find something they enjoy, whether they choose to eat off the breakfast and lunch buffet, or the a la carte dinner menu.

El Rey de Falafel

Zona Colonial | (809) 688-9714

Positioned in Zona Colonial, El Rey de Falafel is on Sanchez Street. Happily identified by tourists as an informal place to eat, it's easy to see why people love popping in for their food.

Vegan travelers will be excited to find Falafel, which features a number of Vegan friendly dishes. The menu consists mostly of Greek offerings, though selections from throughout the Mediterranean are available.

Similar Food

If seeking variety within the same genre, maybe you should explore related flavor profiles at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pizzeraa Napolitana (809) 523-6398 Italian Boca Chica
Pizza Hut Calle 12 de Julio -- Italian Central Santo Domingo
La Briciola (809) 688-5055 Italian Zona Colonial, Central Santo Domingo
Valentino Agora (809) 378-2304 Spanish Central Santo Domingo
Caffe Milano (809) 540-1572 Italian Central Santo Domingo
La Locanda-Bella Vista (809) 532-5989 Italian Central Santo Domingo
Pequena Suiza (809) 523-4619 Swiss 0.6 mi. South of Central Boca Chica
Domino's Agora (809) 540-1657 Italian Central Santo Domingo
Rita's Cafe (809) 688-9400 Italian Downtown Santo Domingo
Friends Restaurant and Lounge (809) 567-0144 Spanish Central Santo Domingo

Oftentimes, the best places to grab a bite in the Dominican Republic are the ones that you decide upon spontaneously while walking the streets near your hotel. At the same time, it's still a good idea to know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To learn even more concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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