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El Pilon

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Cofresi Palm Resort, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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Oshawa, Canada
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210 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed our dinner at the a la a carte, great service and very good food. Look forward to our next visit, loved the food.

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Thank margaret l
Horseheads, New York
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Of all the restaurants at the resort, this was not our favorite. The Dominican foods didn't have the flavor we expected and we were happier with other places. This one was open air which was nice, but music was so loud we couldn't hear ourselves talk.

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Thank AmyKathryn
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

burger french fries pasta and hot dogs average north american fast food if you are in beach area nothing special to describe

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Thank Pummi S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Grouper here and it was very delicious. I would definitely recommend this as a restaurant that you go to later in the week.

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Thank Mackenzie R
COTU
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the fact that this restaurant was in the open air. The soup here was the best but the goat stew was to salty for me - even the cat wouldn't eat it! The fish was very good

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Thank FredTracie
Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So this is a review for EL Pilon restaurant at Lifestyle Resort. We stayed at Presidential Suites by Lifestyle from January 8 to January 14, 2017. As VIP members we were allowed to dine in any restaurant around. The last night we had our dinner booked at El Pilon-Dominican restaurant. To start with, the design of restaurant is super cheap.... More 

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Thank _max2byte
Burlington, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was amazing! I tried the goat and the fried yucca...enjoyed it all. And there was a nice band that came around. Very authentic.

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Thank mstoves85
Selkirk, Canada
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77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dominican food in the Dominican. Started with a squash soup for my wife and a vegetable soup for myself. Delicious! Entree was a fish dish and a chicken dish. Done to perfection and very tasty. Copious quantities of a very decent red wine with water glasses filled frequently. Dessert was a corn pudding for my wife and a rice pudding... More 

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Thank Ross W
Lakeville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent menu. Traditional Dominical cuisine. Super food. Extremely attentive wait staff. Highly recommended!!

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Thank petrecessinc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of fun and right outside near the ocean and 2 pools. We were introduce to Mamajuana there. Bought 2 bottles!!

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Thank Cindy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cofresi Palm Resort, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Puerto Plata
Description
Authentic Dominican Cuisine

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?