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“fried fish”(24 reviews)
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This scenic beach is one of the closest beach resorts to Santo Domingo.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

......this beach has all, beautiful sand, good food, and warm weather! ......opportunity for water sport, and for relax.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank T6250IIhectorr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a day at NEPTUNE restaurant in Boca Chica. For no extra charge you can go into this resort, camp out in a beautiful location and enjoy their facilities free of charge. Once there of course you pay for your food and drinks, all in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rudyg87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Boca chica It is a famous beach near Santo Domingo, with calm waves and warm water. It can be reached by private car or public transport. There are different establishments that offer food and drinks at a reasonable price (it is always good to ask...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Very nice beach. The food was great! Try the Seafood Stew! It’s a must! The service at the restaurant on the beach was great as well.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank devoram2019
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

This place could be awesome if it weren't for all the huslters and restaurants ripping people off. Not all the restaurants do that which is why you see some places packed and others empty because they lose repeat business. Lots of street kids and locals...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank marquisp2018
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I went to boca chica to eat some fried fish.be very careful where you buy the fish as you will get ripped off if you buy it in front of the beach.better off away from the beach.the water is very calm.alot of hustlers trying to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

The beach has some nice views, but there are just too many people and wayyyyy too many vendors trying to hawk their wares to me while I’m trying to relax. Just too much.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank SoxWin09
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

It's the closest real beach from Santo Domingo, a few miles east past the international airport, but over the last ten years, reports of contaminated water are ever more frequent (you still see many folks in the water....it remains a popular beach especially for those...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Jens F
Reviewed January 2, 2019

You can stay at Emotions de Hodelpa Juan Dolio....excellent hotel, great evening shows, huge pool, great food, and access to the beach. Highly recommended/

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MillieGhi2018
Reviewed December 31, 2018

The beach is beautifull. However it is also dirty, and full of people wanting a tip. It is amazing how the authorities can neglect such a beautiful spot so close to the capital. The strategy should be exactly the opposite and should be much more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Fabian M
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April 5, 2018|
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Response from vanpgibson | Reviewed this property |
I would not called it a ghetto. One thing to remember is that the average income in Dominican Republic is $150 - $300 usd. With that being saying, I have become very fun of the Boca Chica beachfront restaurants. It is a... More
Frank A
February 20, 2018|
Response from Olga V | Reviewed this property |
eyeball ? related to fish ? Well... the part of the fish you have to look when you want a fresh caught fish ! It must be ´glassy´ .. Also..., dominicans say that if there are NO flies around the fish it means YOU should NOT... More