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El Lugar


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

$9 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Caribbean, Barbecue, European, Grill, Gastropub
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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was fine at times but largely tacky: waitresses with their feet kicked up on the bar stools, thumbing their phones (I came in for a late lunch around 2, I was the only one in there.) Started with the ceviche: the ingredients were all...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Aguocha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ambiente was ok, it's a nice place to have dinner. The food itself, wasn't what I hoped it to be. The meat was rather dry, cooked to long for it to be medium. In my opinion, the prices are to high. I expect exquisite...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kevin V
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Read good and bad reviews, tried some other restaurants in town which received #1 & #2 ratings on your site! Reviews have been pretty accurate. We thought we would give the place a chance. Setting was quite lovely across from the beach, the restaurant itself...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank georgecP4796JM
Reviewed March 2, 2019

We’d passed by this restaurant a couple of times, then checked out the reviews on trip advisor, there were a couple that said if you speak English don’t bother going, this very nearly put us off going, so glad we did. From the moment we...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank happykath8
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Couple of notes to owner. If you bill yourself as expat Belgian, don’t serve soggy fries (some who visit Las Terrenas know better). If you bill yourself as expat restaurant, presence of some expats, including the owner, would be consistent with those of your competitors...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NewYorkRob1
Bruno L, Propriétaire at El Lugar, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Buenos dias, We always accept the positive and negative comments to learn from our mistakes, but you were uneducated from the beginning and very very difficult. You changed three times table before sitting because none of them liked ... three times! You sent back the...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019

Will recommend this restaurant. We had a fun evening and the food was great! Two comments : suggestions to a place to park safely as the road outside is a big chaotic at night will be most welcomed. Also. it will be grand if smoking...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank nachitin
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Best food in listed in Las Terrenas. The food was absolutely wonderful. We had the beef fillet as the main course accompanied with a marvelous porcini sauce and the onions marinated in balsamic vinegar which are to die for. We had a grape Julep and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank PilyMessina
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

It’s not cheap, remember to add 28% to every price you see on the menu. But it’s good, excellent steaks, excellent service. I would return.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank yachtmasterjohn
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Service was especially good. You can feel the passion of the owner and most of it's team the serve you. The Spaghetti a la Carbonara was great!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank gerdperu
Reviewed December 31, 2018

I originally wrote a review of this restaurant in 2015, giving it 5 stars. We come to Las Terrenas every year, and we love it. We try different restaurants, we have friends here and stay at the same hotel. Last year, we again had two...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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February 8, 2017|
Response from Bruno L | Property representative |
Hello, Yes of course, how many people your group ? That would be for what day? You can also contact me by whatsapp here my number +1 8492482580
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Response from Bruno L | Property representative |
Hello, No Problems... Here is my WhatsApp so that we can speak about it more before... +18492482580 Looking forward to reading to you. Bruno
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