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El Meson

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Carretera Nueva, | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic (Formerly Le Meson)
8095262666
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we visit Juan Dolio we stop at el meson more than once for lunch or dinner. The food and service are excellent and the owner always stopped by the table to check if everything is OK. You would surely be satisfied with this restaurant.

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Thank Carlos A
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a Spanish restaurant in Juan Dolio, this is a great place to get away from the many Italian and pizza places that are close by. Excellent service and both inside/outside dining. Great sangria. Never have had a bad meal here.

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Thank Lakerspud
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73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upper mid scale. A reasonably extensive menu and wine list. Well prepared food, and better than competent service. Well attended by locals, alwys a good sign

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Thank Michael B
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at El Mesón, we both had a red snapper dish which was very good. The calamares fritos made a good starter. The wine was very good and the service friendly and attentive.

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Dorado
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service quick, clean and great taste. The best bread and garlic home made butter, the dessert was a chocolate ice cream inside the cocoa. The prices are cozzy :) and the environment was silence and comfortable.

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

The restaurant is lovely with an air conditioned section which we ate in. We ordered sangria which was good and reasonable. We ordered seafood Paella for 2, and were sorry one of us didn't order a different dish to try. It was good, but not great. The seafood portions (hardly 2 large shrimp, lots of TINY ones) were small, and... More 

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Thank z_bob3
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We visited this retardant because there was no food on the resort to eat. The seafood dish for 2 was amazing. The red snapper fillet was to salty in my opinion. I ended up not eating my food and had to come eat on the resort. I recommend what what my husband had which was the seafood dish.

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Thank Nalia08
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic time while we were at el mesón español the sangría is absolutely amazing. We had the filet mignon which was great quality and the mushroom sauce was exquisite. The churrasco was cooked perfectly with the mashed potatoes which were amazing too. This restaurant is highly recommended ambiance is so romantic and relaxing and also has air... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Best Paella in Dominican Republic so far! Attention & the freshness of the products make unbelievable good.

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Thank clopez1008
Savannah, Georgia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Awesome! Food was beyond compare to anything I had in the states. The best service in the area. Brief walk from beach and hotels

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Thank choice70

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Nueva, | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic (Formerly Le Meson)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  San Pedro de Macoris Province  >  Juan Dolio
  • Phone Number: 8095262666

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