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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great meal in Juan Dolio

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Connie G
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Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic
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Syracuse, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 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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186 reviews 186 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 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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12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Tampere, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Ordered filet mignon. Got a horrible piece of meat with tendons and mushroom sauce. Not my idea of filet mignon. The waiter said it's correct so I guess it is.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This place actually looks very nice and the food is average, however we've got the spaghettis not cook very well, and the worse part was having to wait for very long time until some one actually though that we might wanna drink something, as soonest drinks were brought, they just left them at the table for us to serve them,... More 

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Newberg, Oregon
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

We ate here our first night in Juan Dolio. Food was very good, nice service, lots of choices. We have a young child with us so sitting outside was perfect. I'm sure we will eat here again before leaving. Also they had a large wine selection to choose from.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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