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Carretera Principal | At Ojo Nightclub, Cabarete 57000, Dominican Republic
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is located in the middle of Cabarete beach and there are a lot of tables (almost all of them) just right on the sand. The food is really great and just the fact that you are consuming in the place, give you the right to use the chairs long at the beach and the wifi. We spent the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

It makes sense that a restaurant would be more expensive on the beach but the quality did not match the price. My husband and I only ordered 2 drinks and the nachos and it was over 2,000 pesos. They were good, but not worth it. If you're not looking to break the bank, skip Lax.

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Thank Laney W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Good spot on the beach to hang out and get some nice drinks. Beautiful view of the water and pleasant staff.

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Thank John B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

They have padded loungers for you to spend a comfy day at the beach. The food is really good. The pizza and pasta are 50% off all day everyday. The service is pretty good for the DR but sometimes you do have to wait or flag down a server. At night it's not even reconizable as it turns into a... More 

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Thank Samantha G
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Started off on the sofa's having a drink in the sun, retired to a shady table for the best Dorado fish steak dish, it was truly delicious, all the family enjoyed their meals, whilst watching kite surfing, groups of youngsters playing beach football and generally people watching whilst relaxing, fairly lively beach.

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Thank clairanderson
Holland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

good mix of Dominican/Carribean music and pop/DJ. Food is oke as well. Very crowded in the weekend we've been there, but still good vibes!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

LAX occupies prime location on Cabarete beach since it's right by the main entrance, so you'd get a lot of people seeing it as they walk up. The red couches and the satin ambience is really nice, but the food wasn't anything special and felt a little ordinary. I expected some better seafood and not so many fried options. Good... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

There were two couples, we stopped in for happy hour and to have dinner, the drinks were lacking alcohol so we had one drink each and left, keep walking and save your hard earned money for someplace that deservices your business.

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Love sitting at Lax (Ojo Lax), having a drink, sharing a pizza or have a pasta & salad etc. I like the atmosphere and music. Only big downside is that the service is often VERY lax...i.e. slow. (While the servers are lovely, I wonder if those folks get paid enough...?) I do recommend Lax. It has a crafts market on... More 

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Sosua, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times. Their food is good, on the beach they have couches to lounge on, but it can be a process to get food, as it is very relaxed there. Not to expensive and good happy hour prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, Spanish, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Principal | At Ojo Nightclub, Cabarete 57000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Cabarete
Description
Good beach bars make you think of retiring. Great ones make you actually retire. LAX - bar tipo cool - is the kind of place you dream of discovering on your first trip to the Caribbean.This club,located in the center of the famous surfing town Cabarete, attracts a laid-back, music-loving, athletic crowd in cushioned sofas.The overall red decor is warm and lounge-like, the happy hour is generous, the drinks are strong and plentiful, a big plate of fresh nachos, tapas or a crunchy italian style pizza make it an unforgetable experience. This big, open- air restaurant and bar jumps from breakfast till 1 p.m. with happy DJs from all over the world. As the day winds down, you can grab a drink from the well stocked bar and watch the waves roll in against the sunset.

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