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El Monte Azul Bar & Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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RESTAURANT CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS UNTIL THURSDAY 07/05. ONLY WITH RESERVATION Restaurant open from 6:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m from Thursday to Sunday included. WITH RESERVATION. CLOSED ON MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY. French food, Asian food, Panoramic view on Rincon's bay and Samana's Bay, Whales Mirador. WE DON'T ACCEPT ANIMALS.
$9 - $17
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Thai, French, Seafood, European, Asian, Fusion
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is amazing. If you are anywhere near it, make sure to make the trip here. The views are unbelievable. The food was amazing!!! And the owner was so nice and helpful. I really can’t say enough good things about this place. We had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jlevy10
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We called the number to reserve for dinner at Monte Azul, but the owner explained it is open only at Lunch now, but they are in town at La Joia for Dinner, which is frankly a heck of a lot easier to get to. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AnneL5
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

After calling both phone numbers, leaving voice and text messages, we drove to the restaurant (not an easy task) only to learn that the restaurant is permanently CLOSED. We were told that Pierre and Vanina have opened a new restaurant in town (Las Galeras).More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chad R
VaninaPierre, Propriétaire at El Monte Azul Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Hello, Thanks for your review. We are sorry to read that you couldn’t reach us by Phone. Normally, we use to take all our reservations by Phone or whatsapp. El Monte Azul is not closed. It just has new rules: open only at lunch and...More

Reviewed January 10, 2019

Service and atmosphere were excellent. The food was beyond my expectations. They made a lobster Thai pad for me that was to die for! Will be traveling to the Dominican again this year and cannot wait to dine here again.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Deb P
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic location..but also great food and personalized attention by Pierre and his family. My wife and I love Thai food, and it was just amazingly good. Guess you need to make reservations since they only have 8 tables...and try to be there by 6..to catch...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The rugula and lobster salad is awesome and the fish with french sauce and shrimp Thai pad are outstanding all coupled with a great small family type restaurant located on the top of a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and cliffs.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Whybenormal
Reviewed August 18, 2018

We were staying at Casa El Paraiso and discovered that El Monte Azul was on the same exit from the main road. (Indeed, Google Maps navigation is not helpful.) We did not really know what to expect, but it became a very nice evening. Great...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CocodrilloSympatico
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We had such a great experience. The pad-thais are amazing! We almost tried all of them I think. Service (by owner herself) was impeccable. And cooking (by owner himself) was perfect too! We loved it!!!!!! :)

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Melissa J
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Very special in many ways.. gorgeous views and vibe. Nice service... Food was okay.... celery in everything we ordered and it took an hour for an ice cream to arrive .... but guess the food isn’t the point.. the view is the point and it’s...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank BigHappyFamily2727
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

The views from Monte Azul were some of the most beautiful we have ever seen! There is a nice terrace from which you can watch the sunset and have drinks. The menu offers a wide selection of seafood and Thai dishes. We both had Thai...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Courtney M
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January 23, 2017|
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Response from 341traceys | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Kenneth P | Reviewed this property |
It should be 30 minutes, the road is quite rough once you leave the highway, 4-wheel drive is suggested. Be sure and get there well before sunset to enjoy the views.
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