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stevewag23 Aug 25, 2009 11:24 AM

What are the best restaurants in these two towns?

Thank you.

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  1. mrwynter RE: stevewag23 Aug 26, 2009 05:52 AM

    I cannot log into my account so will use my daughters. My windsurf clients LOVE this property for dining.

    http://www.bluemoonretreat.net/

    Ann Phelan
    www.bonairecaribbean.com

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      stevewag23 RE: mrwynter Aug 26, 2009 09:08 AM

      Thanks!

      What do you recommend for Dominican Cuisine?

    2. aromes RE: stevewag23 Sep 12, 2009 07:08 PM

      In Sosua, the restaurant "on the waterfront" has always pleased me. It's beeing 3 yrs that I didn't go there, so I can't tell if it's still good or still opened. But the food was delicious (some nice dominican fares, lots of seafood + meat grills) and I will never forget the romantic and scenic view from their terrace (overlooking the sea).
      http://www.hotelwaterfrontdr.com/eng/...

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        phelana RE: aromes Sep 13, 2009 05:11 AM

        I dated a Dominican man for quite awhile. His mom mad a lot of rice and beans, fish and chicken. She created some amazing dishes with beans. They loved pork as well which I do not eat. When you get to the DR ask the taxi drivers or staff at the hotel for recommendations. I am sure most do not eat out but might has some tips.

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          PatZy RE: aromes Apr 23, 2011 09:37 AM

          We ate at The Waterfront April 2011, the langostinos were awesome. It's a bit "old school" with Caesar salad made tableside, something we haven't seen in decades but it was a nice bit of nostalgia. Had a very good octopus app which was somewhat less good a few days later. I suspect the more simple preparations would be the way to go at this restaurant. Overall yes, we'd go back.

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          foodie85 RE: stevewag23 Nov 15, 2009 06:11 AM

          I just got back from Sosua. The best restaurant that I have ever been to- ever- is called "Chili". It is a Thai restaurant on La Mulata Road. That says a lot because I am from NYC and it is not always easy to find this standard in authenticity out of Thailand or a big city such as NYC. The phone no is 809-913-2159 and they are open Wednesday through Sunday. You have probably gone on your trip by now but if someone else is reading this-please don't pass this up. Also, if you are going to Sosua beach, I recommend going to store number 189 called Caribe- run by this guy named Adanas. The food is very good here and Adanas takes good care of you.

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            o.lynne RE: foodie85 Nov 25, 2009 11:02 AM

            we just returned.....casa 21 (vienteuno), Bliss, restaurant Orchidee, cafe cubano.....all good
            not so good...La Finca........have a blast

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              thew RE: o.lynne Sep 19, 2010 09:50 AM

              are these domincan restaurants?

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                PatZy RE: thew Nov 6, 2010 04:49 PM

                Yes, they're Dominican - north Coast, Sosua (east of Puerto Plata) and Cabarete (just east of Sosua).

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                  thew RE: PatZy Nov 7, 2010 04:55 AM

                  which are in Sousa itself? any specific recommendations?

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                    PatZy RE: thew Nov 13, 2010 04:47 PM

                    Nothing specific, we've usually done one of the beach restaurants for lunch and headed to Cabarete for dinner - you might try tripadvisor. It can tell you which of the above recommendations are in Sosua and will have more info on the addresses.

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            nelsontnel RE: stevewag23 Apr 23, 2011 05:42 AM

            Last night we had a very cool dinner about 20 minutes outside of Cabarete. It is a great dining experience called The Castle Club. It is run by a couple in their home which is enormous, luxurious, beautiful and up on a hilltop with the most amazing 360 degree views. The food is innovative caribbean cuisine with emphasis on local ingredients (organic vegetables grown on their property). Call for reservations 809-357-8334 or 829-341-6611.

             
             
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