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I had a great time

Johnny and his friend who plays the trumpet is the best. The club is in a beautiful restaurant. The... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
victormieka616vr
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Great Place

Spent a few hours in Merengue with friends drinking cocktails and chatting to Jhonny, the owner... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2016
Phil_o_Knutsford
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Apr 13, 2018
“I had a great time”
Nov 6, 2016
“Great Place”
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Casual latin music dance bar/club in Santo Domingo's colonial zone featuring merengue, salsa, and bachata music. Open for lunch and in the evenings after 9pm. A comfortable place for both tourists and Dominicanos.
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156 Calle Hostos Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo 11802, Dominican Republic
+1 829-514-4555
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Johnny and his friend who plays the trumpet is the best. The club is in a beautiful restaurant. The music is good, the drinks are good. The atmosphere is nice and its safe.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank victormieka616vr
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Spent a few hours in Merengue with friends drinking cocktails and chatting to Jhonny, the owner. Great bar with amazing cocktails and local drinks. It's also a good place to dance. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank Phil_o_Knutsford
Reviewed December 2, 2015

I went the the Merengue Club to learn Dominican Merengue and I was not disappointed. Johny and his brother were more than happy to change music, teach, drink, and critique between wonderful Mango Locos and my first Mama Juana, compliments of Johny. The entire club...More

Date of experience: November 2015
4  Thank Rich491
Reviewed October 20, 2015

Stumbled upon this unique night spot in "la zona" Great ambience, drinks, and Time. If you want a taste of the real Dom. Rep. this is the place for you.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Cheryl1944
Reviewed July 2, 2015

From the street this looks like a tiny bar. A very friendly owner who loves his music and when you get talking to him will play you old Merengue videos and tales of annual Merengue dances. A huge space behind the bar for quite conversations...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Ian D
Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were walking around the Colonial Zone with my daughter and her friends in the Peace Corps and wanted to stop to get a drink before going to a street festival. We just happened about Johnny Castro and his Merengue Club on a lark. How...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank MCF3114
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