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Which Ala Cartes at Ambar

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Which Ala Cartes at Ambar

should we really go to?? I hear lots of good things about Don Pablo - - any other suggestions appreciated - and I am getting Pumped

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1. Re: Which Ala Cartes at Ambar

We found their Don Pablo gourmet to be the resort's best...and you can request to dine there more-than once!

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thanks Florida - will do -

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Have to agree the Don Pablo gourmet was the best for us too. But it really depends on what you are looking for in an a la carte. Some people do not like it because it is the more upscale and requires you to dress up and also it is not a restaurant you go to to have a quick meal.

We actually preferred all 3 of the Ambar a la cartes to any at the sister resorts simply because we preferred the no children aspect and the more upscale feel to these a la cartes. But we like to dress up in the evenings and are happy to spend 2 hours at a dinner meal at a nice restaurant.

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blontario,

Here are the a la carte choices for Ambar & Esmeralda guests.

Guests of the Ambar & Esmeralda resorts can dine at an a la carte each night of their stay.

In the event that others are reading this post that may be staying at the Esmeralda resort, it is worthy to note that guests of the Esmeralda resort may not use any of the a la cartes or other amenities of the Ambar resort if they have children under 18 years of age in attendance.

Here are the a la cartes available to you starting with the most popular.

The Don Pablo - gourmet - located at the Ambar resort

The Bella Italia - Italian - located at the Esmeralda

The Garden Grill - steakhouse - located at the Punta Cana resort

The Takara - Asian - located at the Esmeralda resort

The El Olivio - Mediterranean - located at the Ambar

The Portofino - Italian - located at the Ambar

The Maiko - Japanese - located at the Bavaro resort (designated for Ambar guests)

The Mikado - Japanese - located at the Punta Cana resort (designated for Esmeralda guests)

The Sante Fe - Tex-Mex - located at the Bavaro resort

The El Meson - Spanish - located at the Bavaro resort

Conuco – Dominican – located at the Premier resort

Hope this does assist you.

John

Brooklin (Bubba King)

Edited: 04 March 2014, 17:29
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5. Re: Which Ala Cartes at Ambar

Our favourites are:

The Don Pablo - gourmet

The Bella Italia - Italian

The Garden Grill - steakhouse

The Takara - Asian

The El Olivio - Mediterranean - located at the Ambar

The Portofino - Italian - located at the Ambar

The Maiko - Japanese - located at the Bavaro resort (designated for Ambar guests)

We are headed back in April and can't wait!!!

Enjoy your time there, it is a little piece of paradise.

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Personally, I like Garden Grill, El Olivio and Don Pablo best for the food. Takara and Bella Italia were okay.

Let us know your thoughts when you get back!

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The Garden Grille was less than satisfying, hope it was just a less than favorable shipment of steaks but the buffet there was the best choice of fresh and fried food I ever saw, and tasted, lol. At Takara, the food was fantastic, really good, but no show at all, no flare, he just cooked and left, but did I mention it was really good food? LOL. Don Pablo was our all around favorite!

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bltontario,

Don Pablo, Bella Italia and Maiko...but don't forget about the Tuesday Night Gala Buffet at Palmyra. You need reservations even thou it's the main buffet, and what a beautiful sight AND taste it is, a "don't miss" on our short list.

Enjoy Every Moment!

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Ala-Bama - we arrive on a Tuesday around 1:30 in the afternoon - so can we join up for the gala nite at the buffet - or should we wait till following Tuesday as we are still there??

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10. Re: Which Ala Cartes at Ambar

thanks Brooklin - big help - we actually like a casual dining feel - BUT will want to at least choose some of the better choices - after a day on the beach - well we get lazy lol

so Whitby/Brooklin - we are neighbours!! In the Shwa