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Bahia principe resorts a la cartes

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Bahia principe resorts a la cartes

Is there anywhere I can look at the menus for the a la cartes so we can see which ones take our fancy before sending in our requests. Any help would be appreciated x

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1. Re: Bahia principe resorts a la cartes

I find the a la cartes at this resort very confusing, is there really a need to book in advance if visiting early June, I was under the impression this was low season and the resort would'nt be booked to capacity.BTW I'm staying in the Bavaro.

Cheers Brian

Edited: 9:58 am, May 12, 2013
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2. Re: Bahia principe resorts a la cartes

You'll find some menu items here. As a guest of the Bavaro section, you can also use Santa Fe, El Pescador and Garden Grill from the Punta Cana side.


Punta Cana section here:


Hope this helps you!

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3. Re: Bahia principe resorts a la cartes

I was wondering the same as Brian about booking. We are going the first 2 weeks of November (which is also low season). Do we really need to pre-book our a la cartes beforehand or would we probably be ok sorting this out once we are there?

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4. Re: Bahia principe resorts a la cartes

Early November is a quieter season. It's just before the holiday period starts.

You do not have to book them before you leave. It really only exists amongst the TripAdvisor community. With that said, the spaces do fill up fast and often once you arrive, the restaurant that you want might be full. It also saves you the time having to sit with a staff member upon arrival and search for different spots to book your a la cartes each night.

You can also always book in advance and change it on arrival if need be.

Long story short: no you don't have to. It does reduce the chance of disappointment. But many guests do book upon arrival too.

Edited: 3:00 pm, May 12, 2013
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5. Re: Bahia principe resorts a la cartes


Poster "ryguy" has answered your question very nicely as far as it being a requrement to prebook your a la cartes prior to your arrival.

It is a feature that is available to all guests of each of the 5 different Bahia resorts in Punta Cana, to be able to "request" their a la cartes no sooner than 7-10 days prior to their arrival, but as stated, it is optional - at one time this feature was only available to the guests of the Luxury Bahia Ambar and Luxury Bahia Esmeralda - due to it's popularity, it was expanded to all of the Bahia resorts.


The links provided so graciously by poster "janidd" above do provide the entrees for the a la cartes..

Here is a detailed listing of a number of the menus at most of the a la cartes at both the Bavaro & Punta Cana resorts, that you may dine at as a guest of the Bavaro or Punta Cana resorts.

Maiko/Mikado (Japanese)


Assorted Sushi with vegetable rolls

Vegetables and Seafood Tempura


“MISO” soup

Ginger and seafood soup







Served with rice and vegetables


Fried ice-cream

Ginger cake with vanilla sauce

Coffee Gelly Okinawa style


El Pescador (Mediterranean)

Welcome cocktail and appetiser

Buffet Service

Serve yourself from our extensive Buffet selection

Soups. Cream. Starters

Homemade Soups and Crèmes

Cold Bahia Creations

Traditional Mediterranean Salads

Mini Dishes

For the Sweet Tooth

Selection of Typical Pastries

Selection of Sliced Fresh Fruit

Flambed Fruits

A la Carte Menu

Meat and Fish Dishes

Lobster Casserole (served in an earthenware dish on a bed of potato)

Fillet of Cod (with smooth garlic mousseline)

Beef fillet (in three sauces)

Mediterranean-style Chicken Escalopes (with potato and seasonal vegetables)

Grilled Rib Steak (with Marseille-style ratatouille)

Fish and Shrimp Lasagne (With a fine lobster sauce)

Majorca-style Roast Suckling Pig (with fried sliced potato and pepper strips)

Chef’s Special Selection

Ask the maitre’d for the chef’s special selection

Vegetarian Dishes

Cannelone to Piacentini (spinach and ricotta)

Rice soup (with fresh seasonal vegetables

El Meson (Spanish)

Buffet Service

Wide selection of main dishes

At your own disposal

Tapas – Salads – Soups – Cheeses and inlays


Meat and Fish

Stone-bass “Koskera” style

Garlic Shrimp over Grilled Vegetables

Fish and Seafood Pan

Roast suckling pig

with potatoes and roast peppers

Fried Baby Lamb cutlets with Garlic

Entrecote with “Mojo”

Pepper Sauce Chicken Casserole

Vegetarian dishes

Vegetable Tumbet

Ratatouille pie in the Galician

Desserts selection at the buffet

Santa Fe (Tex Mex)

Buffet Service

Soups. Cream. Starters.

Homemade soups and crèmes

Traditional Mexican Salads

Hors d’ouvres

Typical Mexican Appetizers

For the Sweet Tooth

Selection of Typical Pastries

Selection of Typical Fruits

Chef’s Specials

Chicken Wraps

Bean and Cheese Pambacitos

Chorizo and Potato “Sopes”

Mini Cheese and Chicken Pockets

Mexican Cowboy Beans

“Panucho” Meat Stuffed Tortillas

Buffalo Wings

Cuitlaloche Quesadillas

Ham and Cheeses Chimichangas

Battered Stuffed Peppers

A la Carte Menu

Meat and Fish Dishes

Tampiquena Steak (served with avocado, beans, and enchilada)

Meat Chili (Burrito) (wheat tortilla stuffed with meat with chili, lettuce, tomato, and creamy cheese sauce)

Tricolour of Tacos (Pork, Meat and Chorizo with a side of Mexican sauce)

Chicken Supreme with Mole Sauce (Chicken Supreme accompanied by white rice and Mole Poblano sauce and sesame)

Nortena-style Chargrilled Meat (chargrilled beef, chicken and lamb with Guacamole and beans)

Veracruz-style Grouper (Grouper fillet with Veracruz sauce and garnish)

Tequilla Prawns (accompanied by a crunchy Cowboy’s Hat and guacamole)

Vegetarian Dishes

Grilled Vegetable Enchiladas

Chili stuffed with mushrooms and corn

GARDEN GRILL (Steakhouse)

Buffet Service

Starters and Soups

Hot and cold buffet of appetisers and salads

Caesar Salad

Steak Soup

Louisiana Corn Chowder

A la Carte

From the Grill

Rib-eye Steak

Spare Ribs

BBQ Chicken Breast

Grilled Tenderloin Steak

Mixed Meat Grill

Shrimp Skewers wrapped with Bacon

Stone-bass Fillet with seasonal vegetables

(Angus) Classic Double Burger with Cheese and Fries

Vegetarian Dishes

Grilled seasonal vegetables

Fresh vegetable pie

Buffet Dessert Variety

Do not overlook the very popular main lobby buffet at both the Bavaro & Punta Cana resorts - excellent food choices - they have a different theme night each evening and they are as follows - no reservations required.

All the a la cartes and main buffets open for dinner at 6:30pm & close at 10:30pm.

Monday ........ Española

Tuesday ....... Italian

Wednesday .....Oriental

Thursday ... Gala (seafood) -most popular night

Friday ......... Dominicana

Saturday ............... Mexican

Sunday .......... American (Like BBQ - different meats)

I do hope this helps.


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6. Re: Bahia principe resorts a la cartes

Ah thanks for the advice. The only one which we are really bothered about trying (and would be disappointed if we didn't get to try) would be Don Pablo, so I will book this one in advance and then decide on the others once we are there.

Thanks again for the replies :)

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7. Re: Bahia principe resorts a la cartes


As a guest of the Ambar here are the menus for additional a la cartes that you may dine at:

EL OLIVIO (Mediterranean)

Buffet Service

Homemade soups

Selection of crudités and salad

Mediterranean corner

Cheeses and cold meats

Smoked salmon with garnishes

Chef’s Hot Specialties

Cod brandade canapés

Lamb couscous

Poultry brochettes

Battered squid rings

Pasta a la mariniere with lobster

Green asparagus

Grilled Vegetable Platter

Brocolli with almonds

Stuffed baby tomatoes

A la Carte Menu

Hot Starters

Garlic Shrimps accompanied by Mixed Tempura Vegetables

Piquillo peppers stuffed with Cod Brandade

Vegetable Moussaka

Fish and Meat

Tuna Confit with Aromatic Herbs and Ginger Chutney

Fillet of Red Snapper with vegetables a la Julienne

Fillet of Cod with smooth Garlic Mousseline

Three-flavour Iberico Steak

Chargrilled Steak with Onions and Green Asparagus

Beef Steak with Pedro Ximenez sauce

Chef’s Recommendation

Seafood Grill

Buffet Dessert Variety

Classic Italian Pastries and Cakes

Selection of Sliced Fresh Fruit

DON PABLO (Gourmet)

Special welcome appetiser with cocktail of the day



Soups and Cremes

Lobster and mussel soup (with Armagnac aroma)


Cream of Courgette Soup (with a sprinkling of morels and Iberia ham)

Hot and Cold Starters

Smoked Salmon Parcels (filled with cream cheese, an olive oil reduction, and fresh basil)

Imperial Foie Gras Terrine (with figs caramelised in sweet wine and apple coulis)

Mesclan Bouquet with Soft Cheese and Mango (with walnuts and French vinaigrette)

Red Tuna Tartare (with garnish and sour cream)

Fish and Seafood

Legendary Caribbean Lobster (grilled and accompanied with garlic butter)

Sea Bass Fillet a la Marseillaise (with potato, salt, and court bouillon flakes)

Red Snapper Supremes a la Normande (with vegetable tian and herb puree)

Meat and Poultry

Filet Mignon in Burgundy (au gratin with foie gras)

Glazed Duck Magret (with sweet wine sauce and forest fruits)

Lamb Fillets with Thyme and Honey (with asparagus and mushroom and spring onion brunoise)


Delicate Passion Fruit Bavaroise with Chocolate Crème Brulee

Strawberry and Crème Brulee Pastry

Cream Cheese Delight with Caramelised Apple

Chocolate and Marinated Strawberry Volcano

Cheese, Preserves, and Nut Trolley


Refreshing Vicchyssoise Shot (with beetroot coulis and Parmesan crisp)

Mesclun Bouquet with Soft Cheese and Mango (with walnuts and French vinaigrette)

Lobster and Mussel Soup (with Armagnac aroma)

Red Snapper Supremes (with vegetable tian and herb puree)

Filet Mignon in Burgundy (au gratin with Foie Gras)


Welcome Cocktail and Appetiser

Buffet Service

Hors d’oeuvres

Traditional Italian salads

Antipasti, Cheeses, and Italian Cold Meats with garnishes

Carpaccio Assortment with dressings

Chef’s Recommendations

Gorgonzola croquettes

Battered Fish Sticks

Mini Meat Calzone

Artichoke Fritters

Mushroom, Garlic Shoots and Bresaola Tartlet

Courgettes filled with Ragu

Prawns a la Fiorentina

Mini Sicilian Calzone Ripieni

Mini Cannelloni alla Casalinga


Soups and Creams

Minestrone Soup

Florentine Cream

Choose your Italian Classics


Pomorodo – Bolognese – Carbonara

Pizza and Pasta

Mushroom and Lobster Taglioni (with Salsa Marinare)

Salmon and Prawn Lasagne (on a bed of fresh tomato coulis au gratin with Parmesan cream)

Old-style Sicilian Arancino di Rizo

Pizza Toscana (Tomato, Oregano, Mozzarella, Gorgonzola, Prawns, and Smoked Salmon)

Vegetarian Pizza (Tomato, Mozzarella, Oregano, Asparagus, and Mushrooms)

Pizza Vongole (Tomato, Mozzarella, Oregano, Mussels, Clams, Garlic, and Parsley)

Pizza Napoletana (Tomato, Oregano, Mozzarella, Anchovies, and Black Olives)

Fish and Meat

Livorno-Style Cod (on a brandade of tomato and garlic confit)

Salmon Pieces with Via Romana Caviar (Amaretti and balsamic vinegar reduction, with Parmesan coral sauce and wild mushroom compote)

Chicken Involtini alla Milanesa (on a bed of sweet mozzarella, vegetable millefeuille, and mini cannelloni, with proscuitto brandade)

Beef Tagliata alla Fiorentia with Foie Gras (martini sauce with creamy risotto)

Buffet Dessert Variety

The "TAKARA" - Asian

Fish & Meat

Emperor's Delights (Japan)

consists of shrimp, squid tempura, fried sushi and duck yakotori

Tuna Filet in green curry (Thailand)

with eggplant and jasmin rice

Teriyaki Salmon (Japan)

with mushrooms and spinach

Roasted Duck Breast (China)

with spring onions in Hoisin sauce

Poultry Skewer with Pineapple (Cambodia)

with crunchy sesame and a hint of cinnamon

Traditional sweet and sour pork


Traditional Japanese dish with the following options to choose from:

Chicken, Beef, Pork, Seafood, Fish and Mixed

served with vegetables and rice of your choice

Singapore Rice with lobster

Yakimeshi Rice with vegetables

Buffet of appetizers and desserts

They do not have a tepanyaki "show" table - two chefs prepare the food at the back of the restaurant

Hope this does assist you.


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8. Re: Bahia principe resorts a la cartes


On a side note, you can book the same a la carte more than once during your stay.


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9. Re: Bahia principe resorts a la cartes

I know I'm being a pain but....What a la cartes can guests in Bavaro use?

Cheers Brian

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10. Re: Bahia principe resorts a la cartes

Hi Brian,

As your in the Bavaro section your entitled to 3 ala cartes per week. Ala Cartes and Buffet is open from 6:30 to 10:30pm.

Ala cartes available are:

The Garden Grill Steakhouse

The "La Gourmet"

The IL Capriccio

The Maiko - japanese if you are in the Bavaro resort or

The Mikado - Japanese if you are booked into the Punta Cana resort

Sante Fe - Tex Mex

El Pescador - Mediterranean

El Meson - Spanish

Buffet theme nights are:

Monday ........ Española

Tuesday ....... Italian

Wednesday .....Oriental

Thursday ... Gala (seafood)

Friday ......... Dominicana

Saturday ............... Mexican

Sunday .......... American (Like BBQ - different meats)

7 to 10 days before you arrive at the resort you can email your ala carte requests to Albania Batista at asistenteventasbppuj@bahia-principe.com. Include your booking information, names, dates, etc.

While your there if something does come up you can always go to guest services in the lobby to change your reservations.

Please use the same email if you have any room requests.

Safe Travels!

Edited: 1:32 am, May 13, 2013