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Calle El Conde # 103 | Parque Colón, Ciudad Colonial, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
+1 809-689-9509
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle El Conde # 103 | Parque Colón, Ciudad Colonial, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautifully decorated restaurant / bar with delicious food and a live band starting around 22:00h. (we ate there on a Friday, I don't know if they have a life band on weekdays) As soon as the band starts playing, people start dancing. There was...More

Thank hildesch
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is creative and tasty. They serve your typical Dominican plates with their own special spin for some. Yet, it's the atmosphere and settings that will peak your interest, plus, if you stay for the music, you won't be disappointed!

Thank Peralta_Sr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This time was the first time having dinner at Jalao coz I usually go there for a drink to catch up with friends, I didn’t know if the food was as I heard I was looking to try if the food have the real taste...More

Thank Petitmaxim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sampler of traditional cuisine coupled with amazing ambiance and live music! A must-visit right in the heart of Ciudad Colonial!!!

Thank kalemontenegro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The is the best restaurant I have been to in Santo Domingo. The band fee is $200 pesos per adult; children are free. The food and drinks was amazing. The band was great. Lots of locals celebrating birthdays and tourists having fun.

Thank Yesenia G
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Had to come back again ate dinner Saturday night and this time the food was just ok but I was celebrating a birthday and the staff did an excellent job with singing feliz cumpleanos and the dessert was amazing!! Service was great I had the...More

Thank pamey25
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

The service wasn't good. Mostly the waitstaff talked amongst themselves and were not very attentive. We ordered two appetizers two entrees and everything was too salty.The waiter hovered over us to make sure we tipped him enough. We told waiter the quinoa salad was bad...More

Thank 85palomalibre
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Family of 4 we stopped for lunch at Jalao in Zona Colonial. We entered the touristy restaurant. We were charmed by the kitschy picturesque decor and the colorful atmosphere. But the huge place was jam-packed. So we had to move out to the large terrace...More

Thank Christophe M
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband ordered the vacío de res, which wasn’t too bad. The ceviche de pulpo, on the other hand, was an abomination - the octopus was drowning in cheap vegetable oil mixed with some sort of cheap-tasting tangy red sauce. It was, bar none, the...More

Thank elizabethjanem
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

The place is really nice, the decoration is very Dominican, the menu is wide, what we order was good, the churrasco and the ribs were excellent, the service wasn’t good, they didn’t bring out dishes on time, someone of them were cold. We also had...More

Thank SindysLaury
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September 6, 2016|
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Response from Larissa L | Property representative |
Hi Bertha! We have live music and activities everyday, if you want to know which band is performing you can check our weekly calendar at our Social Networks JalaoSD. I advise you to make reservations, it's not mandatory... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$10 - $60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle El Conde # 103 | Parque Colón, Ciudad Colonial, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
  • Phone Number: +1 809-689-9509
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Full of color, taste and culture, Jalao is a place where the "Dominican blooded" will be proud to be and say they are 100% Dominican, and where a tourist can enjoy a full Dominican experience with lives shows and traditional Dominican Cuisine. You'll see a little of each region of the country, its customs, traditions, etc... A place where you feel like at home.
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