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El Pilon

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Cofresi Palm Resort, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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Window Rock, Arizona
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very different, but very good. The service was excellent. Everyone is so nice. Try the cor n pudding for dessert it is to die for.

Thank cpage1395
Oshawa, Canada
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213 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our dinner at the a la a carte, great service and very good food. Look forward to our next visit, loved the food.

Thank margaret l
Horseheads, New York
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of all the restaurants at the resort, this was not our favorite. The Dominican foods didn't have the flavor we expected and we were happier with other places. This one was open air which was nice, but music was so loud we couldn't hear ourselves talk.

Thank AmyKathryn
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

burger french fries pasta and hot dogs average north american fast food if you are in beach area nothing special to describe

Thank Pummi S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I had the Grouper here and it was very delicious. I would definitely recommend this as a restaurant that you go to later in the week.

Thank Mackenzie R
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111 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Love the fact that this restaurant was in the open air. The soup here was the best but the goat stew was to salty for me - even the cat wouldn't eat it! The fish was very good

Thank FredTracie
Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017

So this is a review for EL Pilon restaurant at Lifestyle Resort. We stayed at Presidential Suites by Lifestyle from January 8 to January 14, 2017. As VIP members we were allowed to dine in any restaurant around. The last night we had our dinner booked at El Pilon-Dominican restaurant. To start with, the design of restaurant is super cheap.... More 

Thank _max2byte
Burlington, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The food was amazing! I tried the goat and the fried yucca...enjoyed it all. And there was a nice band that came around. Very authentic.

Thank mstoves85
Selkirk, Canada
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Dominican food in the Dominican. Started with a squash soup for my wife and a vegetable soup for myself. Delicious! Entree was a fish dish and a chicken dish. Done to perfection and very tasty. Copious quantities of a very decent red wine with water glasses filled frequently. Dessert was a corn pudding for my wife and a rice pudding... More 

Thank Ross W
Lakeville, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Excellent menu. Traditional Dominical cuisine. Super food. Extremely attentive wait staff. Highly recommended!!

Thank petrecessinc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cofresi Palm Resort, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Puerto Plata
Authentic Dominican Cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?