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El Meson

Carretera Nueva | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio 21000, Dominican Republic
+1 (809) 526 2666
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (15 reviews)
“filet mignon” (6 reviews)
“red snapper” (7 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Carretera Nueva | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio 21000, Dominican Republic
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is nothing short of outstanding...I loved the Calamari en su tinta con arroz and my wife had the Ceviche...just a great restaurant

Thank Fa395
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you tripadvisor, for pointing us there. It's a gem, I personally not impressed with DR restaurants and just prefer one over other. This one has great food, that I would enjoy anywhere. Loved pulpo with seafood sauce and the fish soup and chuletta with...More

Thank Dmitriy K
Reviewed 12 August 2017

While vacationing in the Dominican Republic we ate lunch and dinner twice at this restaurant. They were very attentive and easily accommodated our family and friends group of 10 including 2 children and one infant. The atmosphere is fantastic and the food is very fresh...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Some of the best paella in the Caribbean. Very good staff and service. We go often and never disappointed.

Thank Sphill1
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Back again on our annual trip here to the DR. El Meson is always on our list and tonight was great. Friendly staff, great food which is presented nicely. Good service. Both inside and outside dining and air conditioning if you prefer. Great menu selection.

Thank Lakerspud
Reviewed 21 July 2017

El Meson Restaurant Español Juan Dolio JUAN DOLIO BEACH...eating freshly gathered ingredients: Juan Dolio Beach is a place that has a SOFT SPOT in my heart Is not only a place with many dear histories, in our family lives, throughout the years, as natives from...More

1  Thank acasasnovasg
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The food is excellent and eating in a real natural grotto inside the Earth can only be unforgettable. Definitively a must see place where to eat and dine while in Santo Domingo!

Thank Dlawyers E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I took my wife to El Meson for our 41st anniversary. We had the Spanish seafood paella for two with aguacate and frozen lemonade. It was awesome! This is a meal that you have to call in advance to order because it takes awhile to...More

Thank billnpris76
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My favorite place to eat. Great people ovrr there, delicious food. I am in love with this place. Great price.

Thank goodtraveler2016
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Great find in Juan Dolio, went for dinner with my cousin, husband and daughter we ordered the parrillada for 2 which was more like for 4. Delicious spread of meats and sausage. My daughter ordered a spaghetti carbonara which was the best I ever tasted....More

Thank Lizech08
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2 January 2017|
Response from joesylvie | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. The prices vary widely depending on you selection. It is one of finest and most expensive restaurants. As an example, the Garlic Chicken for one person was 500 pesos ($16 CDN) and included some steamed... More
7 February 2016|
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Response from Luis A | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Nueva | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio 21000, Dominican Republic (Formerly Le Meson)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  San Pedro de Macoris Province  >  Juan Dolio
  • Phone Number: +1 (809) 526 2666
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