Spanish Cuisine in Santo Domingo

During your travels through the Dominican Republic, expect to be able to sample a wide range of places to have a hot meal. But guests who seek Spanish cuisine in particular should take note of the places that dub it their specialty. Luckily, you're likely to come across plenty of places where you can order dishes prepped in this style.

The following list allows you to read up on the selection of restaurants in the Dominican Republic where the focus is on Spanish food. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to read more about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Sol y Luna

Santo Domingo | (809) 483-3313

Sol y Luna, which is part of Aurora Del Sol, is located near the center of Santo Domingo. Hoping to have quality Spanish cooking in a comforting, convenient location? You'll quite like the low-key set-up and menu at this buffet. <p>The meals at Sol y Luna are served buffet style, allowing you to get your fill, even if that means it takes several plates to do so.</p>

Friends Restaurant and Lounge

Santo Domingo | (809) 567-0144

Located near the middle of Santo Domingo, Friends Restaurant and Lounge is located at Aladino Apart-hotel, and is a viable option that's worth considering if you're thinking about visiting this part of the city and adjacent areas. When the whole group's anticipating darn good Spanish food in a welcoming setting, this easy going restaurant hits the spot. <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>

Restaurant Vizcaya

Downtown Santo Domingo | (809) 686-2466

Restaurant Vizcaya is located in downtown Santo Domingo, toward the center of Santo Domingo. For those times when you're seeking a tasty selection of Spanish eats in a relaxed atmosphere, this mellow, informal restaurant stands out.

La Taperia

Santo Domingo | (809) 908-2486

Located near the heart of Santo Domingo, La Taperia is on the same premises as Ágora Mall, and is a smart choice for guests thinking about going to this part of the city and adjacent areas. Hoping to indulge a bit on tapas during your stay? If you say yes, you may as well make this place the go-to solution that satisfies everyone.

Don Pepe

Downtown Santo Domingo | (809) 563-4440

Don Pepe is located in downtown Santo Domingo, in the heart of Santo Domingo. Considered a casual place to dine, it's perfect for lazy days on the town. <p>Dishes at Don Pepe's include favorites like paella, zarzuela de mariscos, and their salsa verde is made with fresh herbs.</p>

Spanish Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Casa Avila Central Santo Domingo Spanish --
Don Pepe Downtown Santo Domingo Spanish (809) 563-4440
Friends Restaurant and Lounge Central Santo Domingo International, Spanish (809) 567-0144
La Taperia Central Santo Domingo Spanish (809) 908-2486
Meson De La Cava Central Santo Domingo International, Spanish (809) 533-2818
Restaurant Vizcaya Downtown Santo Domingo Spanish (809) 686-2466
Sol y Luna Central Santo Domingo Caribbean, Spanish (809) 483-3313
Valentino Agora Central Santo Domingo Spanish (809) 378-2304

Similar Food

If your preferences are flexible, there are other categories to tackle, including restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
D Pedro Pizza (809) 539-8012 Italian Downtown Santo Domingo
Pala Pizza Malecon (809) 566-0500 Italian Central Santo Domingo
Restaurant La Locanda-Naco (809) 227-1197 Italian Downtown Santo Domingo
La Locanda-Bella Vista (809) 532-5989 Italian 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
Mama's Pizza (809) 328-5773 Italian Downtown Santo Domingo
The Pizza House (809) 598-8104 Italian 5.2 mi. East of Central Santo Domingo
Pizza Il Forno (809) 540-5594 Italian Downtown Santo Domingo
Michael's Pizza (809) 227-2302 Italian Downtown Santo Domingo

Or if need even more options for your long visit, sample a signature dish, such as the tapas served at Cane.

Some of the most unique places to try any cuisine in the Dominican Republic are those that you find suddenly while walking the streets near your hotel. However, it's still a good idea to know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To find out more details regarding the types of food available to you, check out this page.


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