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All 74 Puerto Plata Restaurants

Hispaniola Restaurant

Plaza el Pueblito Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata 809, Dominican Republic
+1 (809) 320 9612
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Ranked #5 of 74 Restaurants in Puerto Plata
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Caribbean
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • Italian first
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English first
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is a legitimate "on the beach" restaurant/bar with average seating, food and service. having chairs in the sand can be annoying as the legs sink and getting up can be a chore. The ocean view makes it worth it.

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Sherbrooke, Qc.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Located on Playa Dorada beach, just off all-inclusive medium to low key hotels, lies Hispaniola Restaurant, that thrives on selling fast food including poutine to hotel guests tired of boring oodle salad buffets. Nice setting, beautiful view, OK food, but hey, you're in a bathing suit, away from it all. At night, they offer an expensive lobster special, about twice... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Can not go wrong...Cold beer, great smily service and a hop skip and a jump from the ocean,,,Amazing..

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Uppsala, Uppsala Län, Sweden
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This place is really worth a visit. Is is managed by a very nice family and you feel like at home. We got one of the two tables at the beach and it was very romantic. It is important to call ahead so that they know if you want lobster in order to prepare.

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Gatineau, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

January vacation at el pueblito nice area nice apprt dominican style. good food at francois resto snack bar. Evening dining at le petit francois a must check it out :))

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Dundas, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Nice little beach bar on Playa Dorada, friendly staff , short walk from Iberostar Costa Dorada, thanks George

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Naples,FL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I visited yesterday and was told by locals the the restaurant has been closed for at least a month and the owner went back to Canada - I was very disappointed based on the great reviews - my rating is obviously based on the prior opinions of others

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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Service is great! Canadian owner is always concern about the tourist satisfaction and also all the people who live in the area and come for the nice relaxing atmosphere on the beach!

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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Had a great lunch and some cold beers but what in the world is this French Canadian dish poutaine. Heavy duty sauce ll over my french fries what happened to cachup? Relaxing day which fit exactly what I had been needing.

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Ontario
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10 reviews 10 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

My friend & I were in Puerto Plata for 2 weeks in April and heard that there was an awesome "poutine" place down the beach so we headed there once per week as we enjoyed the walk, food & service. Upon arrival the first time, we were greeted by François's (owner) brother Georgio who set us up (4 of us)... More 

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Additional Information about Hispaniola Restaurant

Address: Plaza el Pueblito Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata 809, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: +1 (809) 320 9612
Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Puerto Plata
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Caribbean

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