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Carretera Nueva, | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic (Formerly Le Meson)
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Paella

We had conch, paella, and Flan. Everything was delicious and quantities are huge! There's outside and inside seating available. We had a free round of shots afterwards, which was a nice touch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
spickle066
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Hackensack, NJ
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Long Island, New York
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The first time I went here I was impressed by the squid ink seafood paella and their complimentary bread with the house garlic aoili. Their garlic lambi (conch) was also fantastic. Every time I ordered afterwards, however, they forgot to include something, messed up, or gave me the wrong items. The seafood was no longer fresh and had a foul... More 

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Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Ordered a pan of Paella to go. It was fabulous! It was ready when I arrived hot easy to carry just perfect. Definitely will get it again. Very efficient and great service. THANK YOU!!!

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Hackensack, NJ
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We had conch, paella, and Flan. Everything was delicious and quantities are huge! There's outside and inside seating available. We had a free round of shots afterwards, which was a nice touch.

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Syracuse, New York
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

prompt professional service,indoor air-conditioned seating or outdoor,and very reasonably priced seafood.the lamb ala vinaigrette was a daily favorite followed by either dorado ala plancha or fresh calamari.(with outstanding papas salteado).you would be hard pressed to hit $20/person for appetizer, entry and juice or water for an excellent meal.

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Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went to El Meson Sunday the service was great and the food was great. Very pleased definitely will return.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

reasonably priced, great food, excellent staff, nice menu. Had dinner and a lunch there and were pleased with both. The chicken in mustard sauce was excellent. The potatoes in this area are wonderful!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

A very strong selection of food and preparation. The service was nicely done. Have dined out in more than 43 countries and this is one I will remember.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We arrived at this restaurant at the recommendation of a friend who lives in this area. The restaurant has a pleasant feel to it, and a large menu to select from. It was early afternoon, and not busy. Just a table of four, and a single gentleman at another. We ordered drinks which took some time to arrive, and then... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I have been there several times over the years always great selection , presentation excellent pricing very fair , service quick waiters are extremely efficient & well trained great to get the extra personal piece trown in ,they have lots of choice

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

recently got back from Dominican vacation ( 07/18/14) , we were recommended by a city doctor ( Santo Domingo) to visit this restuarant , we ate there the last day in Juan Dolio , best resturaunt we ate at all week , food was great , the portions were big , a/c or outside dining , great prices , good... More 

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Address: Carretera Nueva, | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic (Formerly Le Meson)
Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  San Pedro de Macoris Province  >  Juan Dolio
Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean

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  • Address: Carretera Nueva, | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic (Formerly Le Meson)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  San Pedro de Macoris Province  >  Juan Dolio

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean

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