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Pez Dorado

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Calle el Sol # 43, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
+1 809-582-2518
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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154 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We live in Cabarete and were in Santiago doing some shopping. We told our driver to take us to the best seafood restaurant in Santiago. Well he certainly did. We walked in and this place oozed fine dining. The wait staff was super attentive and professional. I had the best Sea Bass I've ever had in the world. We were... More 

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Thank Ronda J
Bronx, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food is great and the employees are great. The restaurant is located a couple of blocks from the hotel. Very clean and the place looks great . Nice and quiet .

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Thank bembu773
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is good in this restaurant The food and service are excellent The best steak is prepare here

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Thank Raquel U
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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315 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been visiting Santiago for more that 30 years now. Restaurants come and go, but El Pez Dorado has always been there even before I started visiting Santiago. It is kind an old fashion restaurant, but the food is always good.

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Thank Jorge P
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant specially if you like Sea food.great value for the money. The staff was good. The fried fish and the shrimp was very good. From what I hear the seafood soup was great too.

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Thank Jose C
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very old restaurant in the heart of santiago, it goes way back from my parents days! The quality and consistency prevails, my fave are the camarones romana which are fried shrimp order them with sweet plantains! The Chinese food is really good and the portions are huge! The price is on the expensive side but if you... More 

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Thank Raquelquesada
Pittsburgh, PA
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Locals will tell you this restaurant has long been a favorite and one of the best in the city, but for this first time visitor it exceeded expectations. We were part of a cruise ship tour visiting the interior of the Dominican Republic, and lunch at Pez Dorado was included, but our meal transcended what one would rightfully expect under... More 

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Thank DonMarinelli
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

A very traditional place....quality of food, prices and service is top.......must try the chicken wings fill with ham and cheese.....yes....fill with ham and cheese.....ask for their hot sauce too.

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Thank rhmejia
Tijuana, Mexico
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is an old restaurant with good food, big portions and a decent selection of wines, not really expensive, tasty. Very good service.

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Thank Cesar S
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We've been visiting Pez Dorado for at least 20 years... This time around food was not the same, simply not as memorable for the price-quality-service ratio. Not even the famous thin tostones were memorable, sorry to say. Croquetas were tiny and over fried. Seafood rice was tasty and with adequate portion of seafood. Filete de Mero was "so-so". Waiter was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle el Sol # 43, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santiago Province  >  Santiago de los Caballeros
  • Phone Number: +1 809-582-2518

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