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El Cabito

La Caleta, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
+1 829-697-9506
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, International
$$ - $$$
La Caleta, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed December 15, 2013

Breathtaking views, a cool ocean breeze and cold refreshing mojitos. I fell in love with my fiancee all over again as we relaxed and experienced the most beautiful sunset. Our dinner was amazing but the beauty and serenity of this cozy little restaurant is what...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2013

Very good food with a perfect view over the ocean. Get there at sunset and drink a couple of mojitos! Nice adventuere to get there by motoconcho! Very cosy place after dark with many candles!Its worth-it going there but not cheap.

Thank JanSimone
Reviewed December 5, 2013

Having read all the glorious reviews I was excited to have dinner at El Cabito After experiencing it, I thought the view and setting were absolutely stunning. It would be hard to give this place less then 5 stars if they simply served beer and...More

Thank TH226
Reviewed December 1, 2013

My husband and I made it there too late to see the sunset, but that didn't take away the beauty of this place! We felt like we could reach up and scoop the stars out of the sky. Saw a few shooting stars too. The...More

Thank MrsMarchie
Reviewed December 1, 2013

Small and cozy, super food, wonderful hosts, spectacular view overlooking the ocean. Can even stay the night in a hammock for $5. Favorite meal was the stir fried veges and fruit.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed October 16, 2013

I was staying with a friend nearby and walked over to El Cabito one afternoon. The view from the cliffside restaurant is absolutely breathtaking. I didn't order anything to eat so can't comment on the menu, but the service was fantastic. If you are visiting...More

Thank bjmyers
Reviewed September 26, 2013

Everything about this restaurant was fantastic. I ventured out of my comfort zone and had the conch, squid and octopus spaghetti and it was one of the best things I have ever tasted. The service was phenominal, and the view was to die for. Anyone...More

Thank Jenn C
Reviewed September 18, 2013

My girlfriend and I checked this place out not realizing how incredible it was going to be. The views from the restaurant are awesome and the atmosphere is perfect. The food was delicious as well, and for two people for dinner and drinks budget yourself...More

Thank Kris H
Reviewed September 15, 2013

This is undeniably a restaurant with the best food in Las Galeras — which chef Anthony Bourdain featured on his food and travel program No Reservations last October, 2012. The food served at El Cabito has to be beyond doubt the freshest and most delicious...More

Thank deb-terr
Reviewed September 10, 2013

My partner and I booked this restaurant as soon as we arrived in Las Galeras. The owner was very polite, welcoming and passionate about the food. The cocktails were especially nice and food was exquisite! I am a vegan and had a choice between two...More

Thank Ali S
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October 6, 2016|
Response from Hootchboy | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Las Terrenas is a long drive away, I would say about 1.5 hours drive. You would have to negotiate with a taxi there, but the roads are not good especially the last part to the restaurant. I suggest an SUV. Could get... More
January 19, 2016|
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Response from Chad R | Reviewed this property |
It is a little expensive. Our dinner cost about $70 for two, including a shared desert, but with sodas, not alcohol. And, as I and many others have noted in the reviews, the food is not great. If you are traveling on a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Caleta, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Samana Province  >  Las Galeras
  • Phone Number: +1 829-697-9506
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El Cabito is an eco-friendly business, perched on the cliffs of Cabo Cabron, overlooking the spectacular Rincon Bay. It is a place where nature speaks for itself, and where one can feel a natural radiation of energy. Our vision for El Cabito is to create a place of tranquility and serenity, where people can unwind from a hectic lifestyle and connect with nature. Our strategically located restaurant and accommodations contribute to this unique experience. We have designed a number of flexible accommodation options to meet everyone's budget.
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