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Caribbean, Seafood, Latin, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch
Takeout, Table Service, Reservations, Seating
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Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

We had the best seafood dish in tomato sauce, full of calamari, shrimp, lobster, clams, mussels! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Good restaurant near playa dorada, their specialty is fish and seafood. Ordered a fish soup to start, but they disnt have it available. Next time i’ll order seafood, this visit had the bistec encebollado ( beef with onions), pechuga ala plancha (chicken breast) and chicharron...de pollo ( fried chicken chunks), all came with rice, beans and tostones ( fried plantains). Flavor was good on all plates, large servings, plenty of food, its good dominican style food, will return!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 3, 2019

I have eaten here on several occasions and so far every dish we've ordered was great. the Asopado is Great, The Steamed Garlic Fish, Shrimp etc.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Great service here! Amazing food, especially the seafood. Service is quick. Location is very convenient, not far from Playa Dorada.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

It was the first time I visited this place and it’s decorated as a typical Dominican rancho with wooden tables and tropical trees inside. It is located between Iberostar Hotel and Playa Dorada hotels complex. At walking distance from hotels Staff is very helpful and...friendly, we asked for Dominican flag food which is bistec, rice and beans and we also added avocados and fried plantains. The waitress brought us concon free. The Lemonades tasted really fresh and natural and beers comes out really cool from the freezer. In terms of price I think it was considerable. So this place is a good option to try local food.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

The Goat in this restaurant with the white rice and fried plantains is by far superior to any other I have had and believe me I have had Goat everywhere in the country. The place does have a few mosquitoes so bring your repellent if...you will sit and eat, they have some of the best packaging techniques for To go food especially when you order green fried plantains. The Goat is a little spicy but just a dab.More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed December 19, 2016

The best goat, tostones and habichueles in town! If you want to try a really traditional restaurant this is the place to go. Close to Playa Dorada hotels. The beer is super cold! Presedente of course! Don't miss it!

Date of visit: November 2016
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

I went there on a business trip to Puerto Plata, had a similar bad experience before but gave it another try anyway, it is really close to the project I was working, so I ordered a red snapper which was not fresh at all, also...too much salt for my taste. Awful experience and now I would not give another try.More

Date of visit: December 2016
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The food used to be good here a while back. My wife and I recently ate at the restaurant and did not enjoy our meal. We ordered once again figuring it might have been a change of Chefs, once again we did not enjoy our...meal. I do not wait for three strikes, I would not recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: September 2016
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Great food and service! We came for a late lunch (around 3pm) and they were still able to serve us. Really liked the conch (lambì guisado). Clean and had fans which kept the place coolish.

Date of visit: September 2016
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