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El Lugar

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PRICE RANGE
$9 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
French, Caribbean, Barbecue, European, Grill, Gastropub
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed August 3, 2020

Attentive service, great value for money and very tasty food. The chocolate fondant is worth the trip to Las Terrenas alone!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

Dined here in early March and although the staff are really friendly the food was not what we expected based on previous reviews. The prawns were rubbery and did not taste fresh. Ditto the mani mani. Really disappointing overall.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

One of my favourite restaurants. I had pork tenderloin which was melt in your mouth. It was very nice to have the owner come and meet us. Everyone at our table enjoyed their food.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on reviews on trip advisor, which were mostly excellent. The reviews wasn't wrong, we had a nice and warm welcome from the owner, and staff was nice also. Very clean and modern toilets, furniture and atmosphere were nice also. Even...though almost everything seemed good, the only minus was food itself. I had a burger, and it was a bit of disappointment. The patty was bad quality beef. My girlfriend ordered tenderloin well done, but it was medium (not that big deal though). The menu was broad and probably the other more expensive steaks are better.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020

Friend and I were looking for a place to eat. el Lugar came out on google. We gave it a shot! Immediately greeted by the Owner, super friendly! Beba our waitress, I have no words. She was so sweet, drinks and apps on the house!...She was so sweet, and nice. The food was outstanding!!! Unbelievable service. Need to come back here again!More

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

El lugar is a very nice restaurant in Las terrenas.The service is excellent and you are always feeling truly welcomed.The food is great and cocktails and wines are in high standard.Recommended if you are looking for a really superb dinner experience👍

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020

We just left the best restaurant in Las Terrenas! Don't miss this opportunity....Bruno and his chef and servers were bang on!!! Thanks so much tXOXO

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 4, 2020

So glad we found this place when searching online for somewhere to have a nice dinner during our time in Las Terrenas! We absolutely had the best time at El Lugar! The food and service were phenomenal! There were 8 of us and all were...pleased. From the moment we walked in, the atmosphere was excellent, we were greeted by Bruno and his wonderful staff, and complimentary apps were placed on our table! It got even better from there. We had meat and fish and everything was cooked perfectly. I had the dorado filet al coco and the flavors were beyond anything I could have imagined. We were celebrating my wife's birthday and our amazing waitress brought out a desert with a sparkling candle and we all sang. The night ended with complimentary special shots for everyone at the table with Bruno and our wonderful waitress, with Bruno adding fresh whip cream to each shot. You just cannot find better food or service ANYWHERE. Also, the prices are totally reasonable.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 29, 2019 via mobile

El Lugar was our best restaurant experience not only in Las Terranas, but in the whole Dominican Republic. The restaurant has superb location by the beach, with great ambience and music. The staff was not only attentive, but also helpful and very personable. Drinks were...fabulous and all food, from canapes, through appetizers, mains and desserts were hugely enjoyable. Price, for the quality delivered, was very reasonable. Even though we seldom come back to the same place, as we like exploring new venues, we happily decided to go back and dined there again. If you stay in Las Terranas, El Lugar should definitely be on your checklist.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 28, 2019 via mobile

We were in las Terrenas during off peak season so we had the place entirely to ourselves. Decor was very nice and the food even better. I believe it’s know for it’s steaks but the seafood was delicious. We also got the Jamón salad with...watermelon, mint, & Manchego– a very good combo–and a few apps. They also brought us out some free O rings so maybe skip one of your appetizers. Overall a great dinner but on the pricier side for the area. Also very good cocktails.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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