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El Meson De La Cava

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner
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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.
PRICE RANGE
$15-$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is located in a cave, but if you are claustropoby not matter, because have some area outside. This place a fantastic, because have several amenities, and features. One of the best, is the Lobster Festival. Also have special activities, about Grill. Some night...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank berroacda
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I was looking for a special place to spend my Birthday and we was pleased with our visit here! It was beautiful. In an actual cave! The lightning was low and the music was great. There is an upstairs area if you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank matkahsmall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't know what to expect, but this was the best restaurant in Santo Domingo. The entire experience was wonderful. Pedro was the best server!! Definitely ask for him!! I will be back next visit to Santo Domingo.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 587willyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went yo celebrate wifes bday and we where treated like royalty by pedro, chino and eduardo, they really know how to make you fell special here. The food was 5 stars this is something that if you are in dr.its a must. 5 stars....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have previously been at this restaurant and the service and food is great. Our waiter Rafael Marmolejo was very kind and diligent. I will recommend this restaurant to everyone as a great service on a cave setting.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ana S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten food in Europe, Asia, Africa, South and Central America. I love menus with limited offerings because the chef usually has perfected their dishes. This restaurant is in a uniquely decorated cave. The appetizer of capesseco of 3 fish was “outstanding”. However, The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank clarkat44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The services provided was perfect since the beginning until the end. Staff member Willy and Sup. Isaac made our night even better. They took the time in setting up the table and they both made our experience spotless.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wanderer829975
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are enjoying an excellent quality service of the hands of Frank Marte, he is hands down exceptional!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Melvin F
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

My family and I recently visited Santo Domingo and we enjoyed an amazing meal at El Meson de La Cava. Our waiter Pedro Luis was fantastic and provided us with great service. The food was delicious and the overall experience was fantastic.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Isidro D
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Today I had the opportunity to be with my wife in this excellent & beautiful place. We had an excellent service by Mr. Rafael Marmolejos, Pedro Mercedes and Isaac Cuello. Excellent view, food, service!!! Highly recommended!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Cortracy
January 12, 2018|
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Response from Hugo D | Reviewed this property |
Dreams Dominicus is approximately 1 1/2 hours drive from Santo Domingo. Mesón de la Cava certainly does have lobster (the tropical variety, not the Maine lobster). Price varies with the season. Also there may be a black out... More
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Fausto B
September 28, 2017|
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Response from OTTOR878 | Property representative |
I am not shure I understand what you mean by profit photo, can you explain?
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Senior-Golfers
September 28, 2017|
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Yes, we will be open and we do take reservations. We do not close any day of the year. thank you for your inquiry
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