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La Vela Blanca

Playa Las Ballenas, Las Terrenas 32200, Dominican Republic
+1 829-633-2004
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
9 Jul 2018
“Love this place! Family favorite!”
23 Mar 2018
“Dominican excursion. ”
Restaurant Hours
French, Caribbean, Seafood, European, Grill
€€ - €€€
Playa Las Ballenas, Las Terrenas 32200, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We have visited LT a couple of times over the past two years and love coming here for an icy cold beer and a wonderful Mojito pretty much every day of our stay. We are Americans as well, and the French owner and his French...More

Thank DKH0707
LA VELA BLANCA L, Propriétaire at La Vela Blanca, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Yes, we are certain to love all our customers and friends .. and you are the first ones of those there .. Thank you for your daily visits .. the next time it will be necessary you to play the petanque with us ..

Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Ok. Here is what we have to say. Great food. Great service. But......they said bad stuff about us as Americans. No come on. We spent $$$ with them. 2 days and they say ugly things about us as Americans. Fortunately we had a friend with...More

Thank Sherrall V
LA VELA BLANCA L, Propriétaire at La Vela Blanca, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Sorry i don't undestand all that... i think that you made a mistake with people who watched TV on bar...

Reviewed 11 January 2018

The quality of the food bore no relation to the extortionate price. We should have realised that a restaurant on the beach at 1.30pm that is empty was going to be no good. This was the most expensive meal experience in Las Terranas of our...More

Thank jo_birnbaum
Plage L, Propriétaire at La Vela Blanca, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

no comment... because it would be excessive and impolite...

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Ok. Nice spot on the beach. The food is not bad, but not the wonderful french cuisine the owner would like you to believe he is gracing you with. You are not really uncomfortable at your table but they will let you know when it...More

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Plage L, Propriétaire at La Vela Blanca, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017
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Bonjour et merci de votre commentaire.... je ne connais pas la période à laquelle vous êtes venu déjeuner à LA...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great lunch stop for barbecue and seafood. Wanted lobster one day and they told me to come back tomorrow. Didn't disappoint. Large fresh lobster with great sides. Some of the best food in Las Terranas

Thank Seaside663598
Reviewed 13 March 2017

One of my favorite places in Las Terrenas. We went a couple of time for lunch (usually closed for dinner). French/Caribbean food served on the beach. Besides the dinning seating they also have beach chairs. They also had live music one of the times were...More

Thank HZG2
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We had a very good lunch at this nice French restaurant. It's right on the beach! The staff was attentive and friendly. Try the fish dishes, they are excellent.

Thank justin6616
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is a nice french restaurant right on the beach. The seating is good and you will have shade (very necessary on the beach). The owners are experienced and have had several restaurants in the area and have a good following. They offer a plate...More

1  Thank ATL_explorer
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This place has great seating and a great view, but my husband and I were not a fan of the food. They serve French fare at an expensive price for the area. Perhaps if we had loved the food, we wouldn't have minded paying 500...More

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 16 March 2016

La Vela Blanca was our favourite spot to hang out all day. They have a ton of beach chairs and tables to lounge at, as well as hammocks. They even gave me their wifi password which was handy. The food was excellent - I had...More

Thank Pubgirl23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Las Ballenas, Las Terrenas 32200, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Samana Province  >  Las Terrenas
  • Phone Number: +1 829-633-2004
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