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About
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
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, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed March 17, 2020 via mobile

This place is a jewel when it comes to architecture. It’s almost surreal. Nature when you least expect it. The location is great. The band playing that night was simply amazing, great ambiance. However, the food was a big disappointment. Blend, unattractive and pricey for...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020

Decided to ditch the group for the evening and strike out on our own for a dinner in a limestone cave! A 15 min cab ride from the Gaszcue area of Santo Domingo El Mezon De La Cava is in a area of parks and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

A very disappointing night for me and my wife that left us both sick the morning after. We decided to celebrate San Valentines at El Meson de la Cava. My wife called and made reservations on 1 Feb 2020 (she had the phone record confirming...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

Excellent in protocol. Great view and spacious in cave. There’s crafts and other native Indian left over in the cave as exhibition Even scriptures on the wall. and staffs are bilingual

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020

While walking along the streets of the Mirador Sur neighborhood in Santo Domingo, my wife came up with the idea that it would be fun to explore a nearby cave. When we arrived at the cave, I was surprised to find that the interior of...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2020

To be honest, I was disappointing with the restaurant specifically with the taste and the quality of the food for New Year buffet. I went with my wife and friends to celebrate the new incoming year. My experience started really bad because I did the...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

This place receives 2 stars from me due to the fact that it was a nice experience to dine in a cave but after 2 hours of waiting we never received our meal. I have never been to a place that took so long to...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 1, 2020

Had a new year's eve dinner. The was a buffe, but what a spread it was. There was food for every palate. And everything was tasty and well presented. I especially loved the paella and the ribs. I wished I had an extendable stomach. The...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 25, 2019 via mobile

This place has amazing service and offers great food. They take care of you as if you're at a 5 star restaurant, totally worth going to every time you're in town. Our waiter gave us excellent service and suggestions on what to order. Male sure...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

Great atmosphere, awesome service, mediocre food. They have at least three diff types of seating. We ordered mahi mahi and the flounder fish. The mahi was overcooked. The flounder was okay. Neither were hot— they were slightly warm. Nothing special

Date of visit: December 2019
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JCW3865
December 28, 2019|
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Response from elcallao05 | Reviewed this property |
En la calle te puedes parquear . Es facil conseguir parqueo en los alrededores.
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May 4, 2019|
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Response from Francis C | Reviewed this property |
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January 6, 2019|
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Response from TamiSmith | Reviewed this property |
Hi Beverley D: You may want to go to Google and ask for a reservation site in English. I usually like to make reservations once I arrive to my destination. Also understand that most restaurant owners in Santo Domingo do... More
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