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El Meson

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Carretera Nueva, | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic (Formerly Le Meson)
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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Queensbury, NY
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with family. My husband and children had the filet mignon. My children's cut was excellent but unevenly cooked. Parts were very rare. My husband's portion was very fatty and pieces that were inedible. I had mushroom chicken that was delicious. A little heavy on the sauce but really good. While in the DR, we have found the people to... More 

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Hamilton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everytime we go to Juan Dolio, we always go to El Meson. El Meson is Spanish (Spain) styled. When you enter, you are met by several waiters who are most courteous. We enjoy the arroz con pollo dish which is made in a hot pan. It is most tasty. We recommend it highly.

Thank AidaSpencer
Saskatoon, Canada
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A popular restaurant, offers indoor and patio dining. Since there was a light rain we chose to eat indoors. The menu is extensive, the staff speaks English and the food was delicious. The serving sizes are large, including the chocolate cake we each ordered for dessert. I would order one slice for the three of us to share in the... More 

Thank 211Geri
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very famous for their Spanish dishes and serves a huge variety of options mainly with fish and sea food. We ha fried sardines and small calamares for starting and a wonderful sea food plate recommended by the waiter, which was excellent. They have also good Spanish wines and we enjoy one of them from. Rioja. If you... More 

Thank Flavio d
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We entered not expecting much to be surprised by a very nice interior. A choice of rooms either air con or without or sat in the gardens. First we opted for AC. Only on sitting, the tables filled on all sides with noisy loud voiced guests, and we wanted to be heard speaking to each other having come as a... More 

Thank Chris H
New York City, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

We have ate at El Meson in Juan Dolio several times in the past three years and everytime it has been a delicious experience. This time I had the salmon penne with cherry sauce and my wife had rice Tinto de calamari, both were tasty with its unique flavor.

Thank Ernesto Z
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

I love this place. It is a cute little hide away, with a great outdoor and indoor dining option. The food is great and the wait staff is very professional.

Thank Stephanie R
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

We had five people and all enjoyed their food, including the pasta. There are three dining rooms to choose from and a great wine list. While we went airconditioned - we would've eaten outdoors if we knew about that option.

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Ottawa, Canada
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Good place for a quality Spanish style meal in Juan Dolio near Marcella Towers. The restaurant boasts three dining areas: inside, inside with a/c, and a patio. Servers are quick and efficient, with limited English skills but that was no problem while ordering. Keep in mind that meat dishes may be served with no sides included so be sure to... More 

Thank joesylvie
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

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.

Thank Jonathan G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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?