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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%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (15 reviews)
“filet mignon” (6 reviews)
“red snapper” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Carretera Nueva | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio 21000, Dominican Republic
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had the chilllo and octupus 100% recommended for couples and family Went on family vacations and had dinner here twice

Thank Alfredo V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had made a reservation for 13 people for 8 PM. At 2245, we received our meals. The food was quite good, but still, twi hours and 45 minutes should nöt be acceotable. When conclufibg our meal at around midnight, we wanted to talk to...More

Thank Johan O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was great. We share a octopus that was a nice surprise. My kids love the grilled chillo and the fish soup. The adults tasted a marvelous seafood rice. We love it.

Thank Alfred H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Meson is a spectacular Spanish restaurant with a great wine list and excellent food. They have air conditioned room as well as fresh air saloon.

Thank Gemsinvestments
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We both got a meat dish and it was very good. The bread they serve with dinner was good with a garlic butter. Service was good

Thank shane o
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

There aren't amazing dining options in Juan Dolio, but El Mason has be one a go to for me when I am there. It has a nice selection of foods, but local Dominican dishes and more typical foods. They also have a small but reasonable...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 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 19 August 2017

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
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25 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from acasasnovasg | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do... don’t worry about it Most, if NOT ALL, restaurants in Juan Dolio Beach areas and all over DR accept mayor CC Go there; you will not regret it. Great seafood, Spaniard recipes and friendly people ! Are you... More
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
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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
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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