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Saona Cafe

1 Calle La Bahia, Bayahibe 23100, Dominican Republic
+1 809-349-5164
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lion fish” (38 reviews)
“burger” (29 reviews)
“filet mignon” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Calle La Bahia, Bayahibe 23100, Dominican Republic
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1 - 10 of 180 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place to eat!! Lion fish delicious and incredible menu. I eat here many times in this perfect location.. I'll definitely going back!!

Thank Alessandro Il S... S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a great place to eat. It is clean, has good service, is not too loud and it has good internet. The food is soooo good and they make an awesome chinola mojito! To be honest, it is really hot and does not have...More

Thank njpharmaguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food....wide variety to choose from, great location right on he side of the water with a nice view, friendly staff, great drinks (mojito is my fav), prices are reasonable. Serves up breakfast, lunch and dinners. I love Friday evening which is half price tapas...More

Thank PaulaG-Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely lunch here! Food was excellent, Drinks were delicious, our server was very friendly as well. The view is just perfect. Overlooking the ocean! Its nice to enjoy the buzz of the town, and watch the boats come in. Great atmosphere! Will return...More

Thank TheWanderingLioness
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Basically, we spend a whole afternoon drinking cocktails and eating bites of entrees. Atmosphere was nice and the service was excellent

Thank Johanna M
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Located right in front of beach gives espectacular views during the day, very calm and relaxed. The food is delicious and the service is pleasant. At night it's an amazing hang out spot, they serve great drinks and the ambiance keeps you dancing and laughing...More

1  Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

sebastian (the gracious canadian owner) didnt mislead us on the lionfish. he gave us a history of the critter ... and then shared a nightcap with us (on his tab!!) we had burgers the previous night ... outstanding! when we return to the DR, we...More

Thank pjlake52
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Very relaxing with WiFi and comfy seating. Whatever you want, they're have from hot coffee drinks to frozen lattes. And a wide variety of pastries, fruit and finger foods. Tale a break from the sun, enjoy the a.c. and relax.

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch. The food is great the beer is cold and prices fair. The place was suggested to us from someone at our resort. Nice bar overlooking the bay. And great tasting food.

Thank N_C1425
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The food was excellent. Many local dishes, including lion fish. They are right next to the harbor, with excellent views. Also a great happy hour.

Thank lisa777karl
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4 November 2015|
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Response from SaonaCafe | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for contacting us. We have no specific specials for clients wearing NHL jerseys but it does make for a good ambiance!! WE do have 1/2 price chicken wings on Tuesdays and cocktail specials every Fridays and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Calle La Bahia, Bayahibe 23100, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  La Altagracia Province  >  Bayahibe
  • Phone Number: +1 809-349-5164
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In the heart of the fisherman village Bayahibe you will find our ''Quebecois'' roots bistro. Located in a paradise seaside restaurant, our terrace faces the splendors of the caribbean sea and becomes a central meeting place for tourists, locals and workers of the tourism industry. We offer a dynamic atmosphere in all its simplicity and service is available to you in French, English, Italian & Spanish. We do have Wi-Fi and it is available to all our customers. From breakfasts to burgers or a several service bistronomy dinner, international flavors are combined with the freshest local produce and are available at all hours of the day. The house specialty is lionfish and is prepared in variety of ways for you to savour. Ask us how this fish ended up on our menu... A true story of love and hate! You want an incentive to get out of your hotel? We pay your taxi transport from nearby hotels with any bistronomy package reservation! Not to forget, Saona Cafe is also great for Happy Hours and our seaside bar area is often open late! Here you will find the most extensive cocktail list in the region! Our musical ambiance is stylish & fresh and we are always open to special requests. Our music lists (and videos too) are uncomparable... Try us!
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