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La Scarpetta

Plaza Castilla, 1st Floor, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-567-4841
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“budino” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Plaza Castilla, 1st Floor, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing to complain about here ... after so many pseudo Italian restaurants in Santo Domingo, here is the best we have had to date. La Scarpetta is small and does not take reservations so pick your date and timing but if you have to wait,...More

Thank blustoneusa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hidden in the back of a small plaza this restaurant might be perfectly located because if people knew how good it was they would outgrow it small space very quickly. If you come expect to spend some time because all the dishes are made fresh...More

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you like the traditional, small Italian trattorias, with wooden tables...knick-knacks on brick walls...then this is your place ― a pasta heaven. We started with a warm, Parmesan ‘Budino’ (custard) surrounded with delicious mushrooms. Then we ordered the (incredible!) Eggplant Parmesan. Finally, we went for...More

Thank Gimena B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Traditional Italian dishes in the heart of comercial district in Santo Domingo. Rustic Italian cuisine made with love and extreme care.

Thank Hector T
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had dinner here and I'm happy we choose this restaurant. Food were amazing. great service and easy parking.

Thank VaniZsuzsi
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Great and original Italian recipes with a balanced offering of all around Italian cuisine. Let the owner suggest a wine to go with the dinner, he will choose the best and in a sincere way.

Thank Worldgater
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This place has been around for a long while and there's a reason is has survived in a market saturated by Italian cuisine offerings: the food is great. Huge variety prepared with quality ingredients. The service is a bit slow, so make sure that you...More

Thank Winton D
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Dinner was very good the outstanding plate for me was the appetizer budino de parmesano . The restaurant is small but once inside you forget its located in a 2 floor semi mall. The ambience is very nice perfect for couples or a tasting of...More

Thank Edgar M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

What do you look for in a restaurant? Good food, ambience, service, and fair pricing. Scarpetta has them all! The food is spectacular. Well presented with distinctive flavours that are true to the restaurant's italian roots. A small venue with a great deal of personality....More

Thank se_bonilla
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I was there having lunch with my family yesterday. I liked the place but it doesn't have many tables available and the plaza were it stands doesn't have a lot of parking at rush hours. The service was great, the food was even better even...More

Thank raylreyesf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Castilla, 1st Floor, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
  • Phone Number: +1 809-567-4841
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