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Serenade Restaurant

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Carretera Principal Cabarete | Hotel Villa Taina, Cabarete 0000, Dominican Republic
+1 809-571-0578
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Serenade is one of the amazing beach dinning locations on Cabarete Beach. The night we eat there the food was not the best, guessing it was just an off day.

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Thank CabareteGetAway
Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

On Wednesday nights the restaurant is attracting a lot of people - the Mongolian cuisine is on the tables. Its fun to see how it is prepared (just in front of you in the open kitchen). But the best part is when you choose yourself of what you going to eat - and every Wednesday you can experiment with your... More 

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Thank SkyDream1
Tracy S, Public Relations Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks so much for the 5-star review. Mongolian Grill is for sure the favorite of many and we are so glad you agree. Don't forget about the all you can eat desserts, too! YUM Take care. More 

Adliswil, Switzerland
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

We often eat a tropical salad at lunch time which I liked more than my wife. To sit there at lunch time is nice. We eat about 5 times at dinner time and the food was ok but not more than average.

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Thank highknee
Tracy S, Public Relations Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review! Glad you enjoyed the salad and our view. Everyone has different taste, so we wish you had given a little more feedback so we know what we can improve on, but we are thankful for your visit and we hope to welcome you back again some time. Take care! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Our family ate here since we are staying at the hotel. Breakfast is included with our room, so we had breakfast here everyday. A small, european-style buffet with a made-to-order omelet and crepe bar. Food is basic and nothing special. If it wasn't included in our room, we wouldn't come back ;) We ate dinner here one night and found... More 

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Thank Snappy B
Tracy S, Public Relations Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us our candid review. We are sorry to hear that you thought our offerings were basic and expensive. That is not generally the type of reviews we are given, but we understand everyone has different taste and expectations. We are for sure not a gourmet dining restaurant, but we have a veteran Italian chef who has been... More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

This restaurant deserves a lot more recognition than it gets on this site. I have been going to Cabarete for over 20 years and have tried almost all of the restaurants there.This restaurant belongs in the top 5.Chef Luciano cooks with passion and emotion. I go there for lunch and have the Mero(Bass) filet, which is always a fresh and... More 

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Thank LorenzoD4195
Tracy S, Public Relations Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Lorenzo, thanks so much for your 5-star review and for your kind words! We are so thankful that you choose to dine with us time and time again! It seems everyone loves our buffet, especially Mongolian Grill! The new Dominican Buffet has been a hit, too! We will make sure that we pass on the good news to Chef... More 

Switzerland
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153 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to stop for lunch or diner. An extensive menu full of great dishes prepared by Chef Luciano Merlino. Three nights a week there is also a theme night : Mongolian BBQ on Wednesdays, Shrimp and Lobster on Fridays and Argentinian Grill on Saturdays with live music. You might be lucky to hear Chef Luciano singing... More 

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Thank Cym62
Tracy S, Public Relations Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our specials and we will be sure to tell Chef Luciano what you said. Take Care and hope to see you again soon. More 

Highland, Michigan
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Very extensive menu. Steaks were excellent. On the beach in cabarete. The service was also excellent really enjoyed our meal here.

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Thank koenlo2
Tracy S, Public Relations Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us your review. So nice to hear that you enjoyed your meal and our service. We will be sure to pass on the good news to our team! We look forward to serving you you on your next trip to Cabarete. Take care! More 

Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

We enjoyed breakfast at the Serenade during our stay and it was lovely! There is something from everyone - omelette bar, fresh fruit, crepes made to order, fresh bread, salads and sandwich fixings. Of course, the passion fruit juice and coffee with hot milk put it all over the top! The evening menu is a bit pricey but offers a... More 

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Thank PInkFlops
Tracy S, Public Relations Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this review

Hola!! Thanks so much for your kind review. We are so happy to hear that you found it scrumptious! That's what we hope for. Hopefully we can feed you again soon. Until then, take care :) More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Very good food! Pizza, fish, Mongolian barbecue, argentinean grill, everything was tasty a very good quality. The cook is also a very nice singer!

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Thank enriquem234
Tracy S, Public Relations Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this review

Enrique! Thanks so much for you kind words. Glad to hear you enjoyed the food and the singing. Luciano takes pride in both crafts. Hope to welcome you back soon. Take care :) More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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219 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

Very helpful staff, incredible and fun location, a little expensive but guess you are paying for the experience.

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Thank Phil C
Tracy S, Public Relations Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Phil, Thanks for your candid review. We really appreciate it! We are so happy to hear you loved the location, food, and service. It really is a happening and fun spot. Never boring!! As far as the prices, we use only the best ingredients (some imported) which can cost a little more. We try our hardest to provide a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$44
Cuisine
Italian, Mongolian, Caribbean, International, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Principal Cabarete | Hotel Villa Taina, Cabarete 0000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Cabarete
  • Phone Number: +1 809-571-0578
Description
Like a suitor singing a love song meant to woo his sweetheart, our on-site restaurant Serenade aims to win your heart with flavors that are guaranteed to tempt your taste buds. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Chef Luciano Merlino has created a menu that combines his 35 years of experience in Italy with fresh, local ingredients to present a cuisine that is truly unique. And don't forget that any time you are in the mood for a drink (which could be anytime, because, hey you are on vacation!) We invite you to enjoy the festive atmosphere at our bar while sipping on a signature rum cocktail served up by one of our mixologists.

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