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La Piscina, Residencial Los Corales | Bavaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
1-829-898-4479
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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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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
Awesome!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
mrcaribean
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vancouver
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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235 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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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 

Payson, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

By far, the best Thai/Chinese restaurant in Bavaro. We have enjoyed many meals at Balicana's over the 2 months we have been here. We particularly enjoy the spring rolls as an appetizer. We continue to order different dishes each time we go, and all have been delicious. Balicana's is located in the Los Corales neighborhood, which is off the beaten... More 

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you guys! We love to have you at Balicana. See you soon ;) More 

Fayette, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Great thai restaurant with good food and great atmosphere as well. Menu selections were all reasonably priced and selections were many. Don't be hurry as service is slow by American standards.

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We really try our best to meet American food industry standards. We're happy you enjoyed our restaurant and the food. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Crowded, popular place for Asian food. The food was excellent. The atmosphere romantic and relaxing. Our service was poor but I wouldnt let that deter you. I did mention this to the manager and he was very apologetic and offered us a free meal. Highly recommend for the food and ambiance.

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you! We really try our best. We're sorry for the inconvenience. We would be very happy to have you back. More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We experienced the best service on our trip to Punta Cana at Balicana. The restaurant is beautifully situated around a pool and is a great place to spend an evening. The food was also very delicious, and had both English and Spanish descriptions. I highly recommend visiting if you are in the area, it'll be well worth your effort.

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments, we're glad you enjoyed your time at Balicana. We would be delighted to see you again at our restaurant. More 

new brunswick
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Four of us ate supper here tonight. Loved everyone meals. We ordered four different dishes and several appetizers and drinks, everything was awesome. I can not wait to return for more great food. The prices are great as well

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you! We're constantly trying to make our service meet international standards. We would be very happy to see you again soon :) More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is an amazing find. The atmosphere is beautiful. The tables are around a pool, surrounded by palm trees. The service could not have been friendlier, but most important, the food was GREAT! The spring rolls were some of the best that we had ever had (including in Thailand).

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

This is a true compliment for us. Thank you. Our mission is to serve the most authentic asian food with a smile, surrounded by beautiful nature, in Punta Cana. You have experienced just that. We'd love to see you again. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

this isvery reccommended place food forthos who like asian but service is the best in area! i liked the soup tomyam

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Balicana, Manager at Balicana, responded to this review

Thank you. We are very happy that you enjoyed our food and restaurant. We'd love to see you again! :) 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: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions

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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