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La Piscina, Residencial Los Corales | Bavaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
1-829-898-4479
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Balicana is located in the middle of green gardens, where you can enjoy...
Balicana is located in the middle of green gardens, where you can enjoy the typical flavors of Asian cuisine, prepared at home using fresh ingredients, in an intimate place where joy of food is priority.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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    Very good
  • 12
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  • 4
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Father & Son vacation to the DR

Heard this restaurant was good, so I had to find out for myself. The service was good and the food was awesome. Plenty of food for the price. For three different dishes that we ordered the price with drinks was around 1700 pesos.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Mdashno
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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227 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Heard this restaurant was good, so I had to find out for myself. The service was good and the food was awesome. Plenty of food for the price. For three different dishes that we ordered the price with drinks was around 1700 pesos.

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Lethbridge, Alberta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Beautiful setting to have a quiet lunch. Food is very tasty, service is fabulous and scenery is second to none. There is a very good lunch special Monday thru Friday.

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Take Care - Salmonellae & abdominal influenza !! The service is okay, the food is not authentic and we both had salmonellae & abdominal influenza the day after. So take care !

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stayed in an apartment in Residencial Los Corales this past week (3/27 - 4/1) and tried this restaurant on our second night. Service, atmosphere and food were all great and better than I expected. I had the Sesame Garlic Chicken (twice, it was that amazing!) and Mandarin rice (also amazing, however you might want to share this dish as... More 

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We appreciate this kind of reviews so much, especially coming from a food connoisseur. We're very happy that you had such a great time and would love to have you back next time you visit the DR. :) More 

Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stayed at the Now Larimar all inclusive resort...the food was not good here so we got a tip about this little restaurant beside the resort. It was so cute, service was great! and the food was really good! Mango margarita's were awsome!

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

It's a pleasure to hear that you had such a great time. Thank you for your kind words, and we hope that you come back next time you visit the DR! :) More 

Oregon City, Oregon
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The food was very good, and service was good too. My only complaint would be that they didn't accept credit cards.

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. Our most sincere apologies for the credit card issue, we had a technical problem with our credit card processing company. We've always accepted credit cards at Balicana. Again, sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you for your review! :) More 

Surrey, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Amazing food and service!! This restaurant was right beside the Secrets and Now property, less than a 5 minute walk along the beach, and in such a beautiful, romantic, quaint setting with a pool and gardens surrounding it, just beautiful! It is a must do while you are there!

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you! It always makes us happy to read these kinds of reviews, it's comments like these that keeps us going! :) More 

vancouver
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A little hidden jem. Best Asian food anywhere. Graet atmosphere sitting around a pool in a laid back atmosphere with tables under grass roofs. food is so reasonably priced!

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we're very glad that you had such a great time at Balicana! :) More 

Surrey, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is the most quaint romantic little restaurant with amazing food and service. Nestled in amongst the palm trees, beside a beautiful swimming pool and soft music playing in the background. It is a must do when there.

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you! It's great to hear about time at Balicana. We hope to see you again soon. :) More 

Bavaro, Dominican Republic
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very romantic setting, every single dish was delicious (7 in total) and the service was also very nice. My advice is order the Balicana sampler for entree and you´ll try a little of each entree in the menu, genius whoever thought about this. I´ll be back!

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you! We're pleased to hear that you had a great time at Balicana. We created the sampler to allow our guests to try all the great appetizers that we offer. Thanks again for the kind comments, we hope to see you all again soon. :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: La Piscina, Residencial Los Corales | Bavaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  La Altagracia Province  >  Punta Cana
  • Phone Number: 1-829-898-4479

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 14
  • Cuisine: Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

Description

Balicana is located in the middle of green gardens, where you can enjoy the typical flavors of Asian cuisine, prepared at home using fresh ingredients, in an intimate place where joy of food is priority.

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