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Balicana

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La Piscina, Residencial Los Corales | La Piscina de Los Corales, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
+1 809-455-7432
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Albany, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurant has a very pleasant atmosphere with outside seating. Service is very good and attentive. Food is excellent and very well priced especially considering the quality and quantity you receive. we are going back in 15 Days can stay away from Punta Cana and good restaurant

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Thank 471Reg
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Balicana is our favourite restaurant in Bavaro! The food was great, staff very attentive and the place itself looks fantastic. We spent wonderful evening there. The prices are reasonable. Comparing to other restaurants in Bavaro (often overpriced) it is a great value for money. We loved it! Please note that it's closed on Sundays.

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Thank Mikutraveller
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

One of my favorite restaurants in Punta Cana. The environment is not fancy at all but warm and friendly, you go to balicana specially for the amazing flavors you will taste there. My favorite dish: curry coconut chicken.

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Thank JoMc_Pc
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

First time visiting Balicana and we love it. The food was very good and the pool, which you can swim while you wait for your meal, is absolutely fabulous. The beach is a few steps from Balicana. The total experience was lovely. I totally recommend this place.

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Thank Laury R
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Balicana is one of my favorite places to eat when I go to the Punta Cana area, the place is very casual, but the food is delicious. the staff is also very helpful. the restaurant doesn`t have air conditioner, i would recommend this place better for dinner, since I can be too warm during the day.

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Thank clarissah733
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Friends came here in May 2016 and highly recommended it but I wasn't as impressed. food was okay nothing great as my friends stated.

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Thank Carolina M
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We stayed at a nearby condo last November when Balicana was still under construction, we are back and visited the bar for lunch. The service was very good and the chicken strips were good, not great, but good. We will come back

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Thank TJ H
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Balicana has a cozy, private, and magical atmosphere The location and decor were beautiful, but the food was less than stellar. Ate here for dinner and everyone in my party, there were five of us, ordered a different entree yet no one liked their meal.

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Thank Shelby-Faith M
New Albany, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Not only is the food good but the price is good. I dined here 2 times on my one week vacation and I would return again for the value.

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Thank Victoria A
Miami Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

First we order wine, they only have one brand it was so bad I asked for another glass sorry they all test the same. But have water and coke, food was so salty we couldn't eat. But worse was the service I was there on 7/16/16. Independent day Never again Martha garcia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Piscina, Residencial Los Corales | La Piscina de Los Corales, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  La Altagracia Province  >  Punta Cana
  • Phone Number: +1 809-455-7432
Description
Balicana is located in the middle of green gardens, where you can enjoy the typical flavors of Asian cuisine, prepared at home using fresh ingredients, in an intimate place where joy of food is priority.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?