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Le Petit Francois

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Grill, Caribbean
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Plaza el Pueblito Playa Dorada | Plaza El Pueblito Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata 809, Dominican Republic
+1 829-492-2910
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we found this restaurant and, on a 5-day trip to Puerto Plata, ate dinner her twice! The personal service was great and the food is excellent. The restaurant serves French Canadian and Dominican food and almost every dish we had was delicious. The waitstaff are certainly not polished but that is what gives this place its quality charm... More 

Thank Stephen W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were told we had to try this place. We walked down the beach for lunch one afternoon and we were not disappointed. Fantastic good and great service. Highly recommended!!

Thank Mason M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

A gem on a basic beach. The fried fish is to die for...its HUGE!!! Laid back atmosphere. Great prices, especially for a tourist area.

Thank Moviles U
Drummondville, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

We had lunch (poutine from Quebec) which was very good. We also had dinner one night and it was just fabulous. Terrace overlooking the ocean, food was excellent (steak and surf'n turf). We met the owner François from Gatineau Quebec, very friendly & welcoming guy. Merci pour une super belle soirée à Puerto Plata. Restaurant accessible par la plage.

Thank denlan62
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Everything about this place is great! The service is excellent. Omar Valentino was awesome! Very friendly and efficient. Myself and my family will definitely be back. I would definitely recommend it to anyone and everyone!!!

Thank Hector C
Bath, Maine
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I only stop by for a beer when at the beach, the service is good, the serving girls are attentive and the price is the same as everywhere else.

Thank DingoElGringo
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this place by my parents that have been going to the playa dorada for the last 6years every year during our or their stay we go eat a poutine at le petit François. The food is incredible and tastes just like home! The staff is very friendly also!! If you feel like having a good Quebec poutine... More 

1 Thank Sophieandkevin
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Our entire group loved this meal! I had the lasagna and it was so on point! A friend had a steak and dubbed it the best steak of her life! I would definitely suggest checking this place out - even if staying at a resort - it was a nice change up for us with truly delicious food!

1 Thank Maggie B
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

This amazing restaurant has the most amazing view, and the most fresh seafood! I loved it and i am willing to comeback soon!

Thank GabrielRodes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the Gran Ventana resort and decided to try a place outside of the resort and the concierge recommended this place. We had a lovely lobster dinner and chocolate fondue. The deck looking over the beach was very nice in the evening with the ocean breeze drifting in to keep us comfortable. We were unaware however that... More 

Thank Alan J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Seafood, Grill, Caribbean
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza el Pueblito Playa Dorada | Plaza El Pueblito Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata 809, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Puerto Plata
  • Phone Number: +1 829-492-2910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?