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El Cabito

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La Caleta, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
+1 829-697-9506
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08:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 08:30 - 22:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This place was by far my favorite place to eat in the Las Galeras area of the Dominican Republic Samana Region. I so enjoyed my first visit that I came back several weeks later to stay the night in the Tree House. The amazing cliff side dining experience is made even more adventurous if you choose to dive off 40+... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We had a fantastic dinner at sunset and ordered the El Captain fish grilled. Great view, lovely meal! Suggest that you arrange taxi if eating at sunset and not staying on site or adjacent.

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Lynchburg
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is the second year in a row we have been to the Dominican Republic. We ended up going to El Cabito twice for dinner. What a wonderful backdrop for a perfect dinner. It was just as good as last year. Thress of us had Paella and a vegetable Paella, and one of steak. All of think this place is... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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163 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

The food and service here are easily among the the best in Las Galeras. The menu is a mix of classical Spanish and Dominican cuisine with some of the best fresh seafood you will find in the area. Add in a view that is absolutely stunning, and you have the perfect restaurant for a romantic dinner with your better half.... More 

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Groton, Connecticut
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

We hiked from Las Galeras and we're delighted that it was well worth the travel along the beautiful coast line to end up with this fantastic spot of nature. We enjoyed fresh tropical drinks and calamari and most of all the natural setting overlooking the ocean.

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Helmond, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Not an easy road to get there but once you arrive at this lovely romantic restaurant overlooking the ocean,it feels like you're in paradise! Go early to see the sunset and enjoy a perfect dinner in a romantic scenery!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

The food was simply terrible. Overcooked whole fish, four grilled squids without any taste. Same overcooked vegetables to all dishes. The restaurant seems to be complacent as the location drives demand. If we ever come again it will be for a drink and to watch the sunset and the boca del Diablo.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Is Very Expensive and Don't Take Credit Card. The Food is Verry Limited and Not so Good. I love the view (stunning), the animals (they have a goat who thinks she is a Dog), and also, you can Jump to Open Sea) I recommended for snack and drink with you couple and friends.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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98 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place!!! A must go. Great staff and super friendly owners! Food was fabulous! ! View is amazing.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Down a long crappy road, this restaurant is so worth the drive - so worth it we went twice. Go before sunset so you can checkout the view - explore the property for sure, it's awesome. We had a seafood platter and a charcuterie plate that were to die for. Excellent service. Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Caleta, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Samana Province  >  Las Galeras
  • Phone Number: +1 829-697-9506
Description
El Cabito is an eco-friendly business, perched on the cliffs of Cabo Cabron, overlooking the spectacular Rincon Bay. It is a place where nature speaks for itself, and where one can feel a natural radiation of energy. Our vision for El Cabito is to create a place of tranquility and serenity, where people can unwind from a hectic lifestyle and connect with nature. Our strategically located restaurant and accommodations contribute to this unique experience. We have designed a number of flexible accommodation options to meet everyone's budget.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?