Laid back and relaxed is the order of the day in fun and food in La Romana. True Mexican cuisine along with seafood and Caribbean fare are readily available.
Enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine at El Sombrero. Located in a colonial building featuring rattan furniture and Mexican weaving, the restaurant features the fire and spice of traditional Mexican food. Specialties include beef and chicken fajitas and red snapper and garlic sauce. Wash it down with a margarita. Prices are inexpensive to moderate. El Sombrero is located at Altos de Chavron, La Romana, Dominican Republic.
If you are in the mood for Middle Eastern cuisine, stop by Shish Kabab. Established over forty years ago, specialties of the house include kipes, hummus and a variety of kabob dishes. There is also good selection of seafood, and poultry. The food is fresh and the smoothies are a refreshing option any time of day. Prices are moderate. Hours are from 10:30 am until late evening. Shish Kabab is located at Calle Frederico Castillo Marquez #32, La Romana 22000, Dominican Republic. The phone number is 809-556-2737.
La Casita specializes in Italian cuisine. With a prime location at the marina,its and excellent choice close to the pier. Try the spaghetti. Gracious service along with great prices is what sets this restaurant apart from the rest. Hours are from 11:00 am until late evening. Prices range from $15-$20USD for the main courses. La Casita is located at Francisco Richez #57, La Romana, Dominican Republic. The phone number is 809-556-5932.
NOTE: Many visitors to La Romana opt to go to the resort area of Punta Cana. Below are some suggested restaurants in Puna Cana.
There are a wide selection of restaurants, as well as bars, with different atmospheres, for every taste and budget in Punta Cana: Local spots with charm, many of them on the edge of the sea; international franchises; exotic, premiere and sophisticated restaurants.
Popular Restaurants in Punta Cana:
The Outside In Bar and Restaruant is a cozy place with all the personal touches you would expect from a family owned establishment. Items are cooked to your specifications and the ambiance is pleasant. Local favorites and bar fare are their specialties. Prices are inexpensive to moderate. They are open for lunch and dinner and late night cocktails. Reservations are recommended. The Outside In Bar and Restaurant is located at Av. Alemania. Plaza Villa Josefa, local 2. Bavaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The phone number is 809-552-0167.
One of the trendiest eateries in Punta Cana, NOAH bar & restaurant is Latin fusion at its best. A carefully devised menu satisfies even the most discriminating palate. Live music is offered a couple of times a month and yet there is still a terrace to enjoy a quiet late night cocktail. Conch cevichi is a specialty. Prices are moderate. The kitchen has a none stop schedule running from 12:00 to 12:00 from Sunday through Thursday and extended until 1:00 am Fridays, Saturdays and holiday eves. Reservations are recommended. The phone number is 809 455 1060.
Balicana is a cozy Asian restaurant that is just a 3 minute walk from the beach. Surrounded by lush vegetation in a classical, Mediterranean style courtyard, it features a good selection of various vegetarian, chicken, shrimp or beef dishes. The chef is very flexible and will customize a dish to your liking such as spicy hot or not so spicy. Prices for main courses are $9-$14. They are open for lunch and dinner. Reservations are suggested. Balicana is located at La Piscina, Residencial Los Corales, Bavaro, Punta, Cana, Dominican Republic. The phone number is 1-829-898-4479.