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El Meson De La Cava

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Av. Mirador Sur # 1, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-533-2818
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12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is lovely. Service is great, food is exquisite, the place is beautiful. Definetely would go a thousand times more.

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Thank Zelba H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I drove for almost 3 hours to meet my uncle for lunch. Food was delicious. And the most important thing was I got to spend some quality time with my favorite uncle. Great experience

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Thank Gloria C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Evetything about this place is wonderful. The food is one of the best offers in town and the ambiance is exquisite.

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Thank Aída M
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant is one of a kind. The experience of descending into a real cave was surreal. The decor and ambiance added to compliment the gastronomical feast that the Sunday buffet provides. This is a must for every visitor to Santo Domingo!

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Thank Zlego
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a very nice place located in a natural cave in the Santo domingo area. The food is very good and the service is great.

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Thank gvanderlinde
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are very fussy about restaurants. When you first enter you see perfect manicure grounds. You have a choice rig eat in the top of the cave or GO into it. We choose the cave. The service was 5 star. The food what can I say ,perfect from appetizer to desert . This is a must go to resturant in... More 

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Thank Paul H
United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited this restaurant the day of mothers , wanted in the cave but it was full of people from different town , they took us to a terrace which was also full of people, i felt that stay was not going to succeed with the service i finally appeared seat, we sat on the top, it was like a... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this restaurant is in a beautiful cave, the food is rich, the service is very efficient, Zachary is a waiter with human quality, and professional, congratulation to all, Zachary thanks for your attention.

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2 Thank linda p
Carrollton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing. Atmosphere and service were equally as good. Must go. Parking was easy. Driving in santo Domingo can be a little crazy however.

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Thank richard7993
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with a group of colleagues... food was great, the experience was quite enjoyable. Service could be a bit better, but overall very nice!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $35
Cuisine
Latin, Seafood, European, Caribbean, International, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Mirador Sur # 1, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
  • Phone Number: +1 809-533-2818
Description
Open since 1967, built inside a quaint natural cave, acclaimed by the New York Times as a landmark of the city of Santo Domingo. An eclectic cuisines characterize by fusions of local and Spanish dishes. Recently opened and outdoor terrace with a unique wood fire exterior kitchen, from where chefs interact with clients. The terrace has its own menu with a very excellent relation of value/quality. A recently installed elevator connects the lobby to some forty feet down to both the restaurant and the outside terrace. The terrace temperature is kept comfortable through the means of a misting system which adapts perfectly to the lush tropical garden. Live music is played every night from tuesday to friday. No cover charge.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?