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El Meson

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Carretera Nueva, | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic (Formerly Le Meson)
+1 809-526-2666
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is simply great. The food is fresh and the menu always has something new to offer. When it comes to service it's really good too and the owner, Jose Luis, is always around to recommend something or just to chat a little.

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Thank Jonathan G
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Call before you go. Great seafood and steaks. No better place to eat in Juan Dolio. Nice music too. Not expensive.

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Thank kkgonz
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place offers spanish food. always very croweded has different ambients. good fish, excellent paella. Kids friendly, smokers friendly. its above average prices.

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Thank Massielle R
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This place is simple amazing. Food is superior. EVERYTHING is delicious! Super fresh seafood. The paella is out of this world. I had the whole snapper filled with crab meat!

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Thank DanisaSuarez
Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

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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75 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 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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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

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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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 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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Thank KasiaInLisbon
Dorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 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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Thank Tatimk07
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, 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: +1 809-526-2666

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?