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El Pescador

Calle Principal, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
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Seafood, European, Spanish, Pizza, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Calle Principal, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Garlic shrimps and manioca chips. Simple, solid and delicious. And a very interesting soundtrack. Good value for money

Thank Tommaso A
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Our boys were in need of a change of food (too many crayfish at the beach) and El Pescador offers great pizzas from a real wood oven, which the kids loved. Paella and a mix of Italian and local style dishes lets everyone find their...More

Thank Greatbarrier06
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We were a little late getting to dinner and our son was starting to lose it, so that is probably the reason the slower service that is typical in the DR really annoyed me. The mixed paella was delicious though, wow! Nice little restaurant, open...More

1  Thank Darrell H
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This has been our first time visiting The Dominican and we never go to an all inclusive hotels so we go it alone as a family of five fussy vegetarians. El Pescador is a perfectly nice restaurant. We had a relatively warm welcome and very...More

1  Thank Verity L
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Found it through tripadvisor. And yes its a cozy and attractively vibrant partly open air mediterranean restaurant, serving pizzas, salads meats and paella. We enjoyed the good and merry spanish type music. We had the paella mixta for 2 and caipirinhas. However the paella missed...More

Thank L L
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Located slightly on the main street as you enter the downtown. Great place to sit out front and watch the "local" action while enjoying a great pizza prepared in a wood fired oven or a Paella.

Thank kaydeebaker
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We ordered a Mexicana pizza with sausage. It is in the italian style thin crust and was well cooked and flavorful. We also ordered the grilled octopus brochette which came with a lovely salsa of tomato, mild pepper and onion with olive oil and lime...it...More

1  Thank cbtx
Reviewed 10 December 2015

They had great creme brulee as well. I'm not so fond of the DR ice cream so I ordered two creme brulee without the ice cream they set on the side. The chicken is fantastic and the mashed potatoes come with some tasty vegetables on...More

Thank Murray D
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Another great beach-side eatery. This is in the row of fabulous food from the European cuisine. The atmosphere is perfect for meeting friends for a calm dinner with a variety of dishes.This of was another top restaurant our Realtor recommended. Great atmosphere.

Thank JAM7438
Reviewed 7 August 2015

For an outstanding traditional Paella, this is the place to go. We enjoyed a wonderful meal with the Ladies and outstanding service on a stormy night. I can't wait to go back and have it again. With easily a dozen varieties of paella to choose...More

Thank LeslieKennedy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Principal, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Samana Province  >  Las Galeras
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El Pescador offers a wide variety of foods inspired by Spanish, Basque and Creole cuisine. Its specialty is seafood paella, but the menu also features a delicious selection of fish and seafood such as crab, shrimp, conch, octopus and squid.Behind the colonial style building lies an open-air patio, where delicious pizzas prepared in a wood fired oven are sure to please children and adults alike.A cosy atmosphere and great prices set us apart from the competition.For a dining experience you are sure to remember, visit us at El Pescador.--------------------------------------El Pescador ofrece una amplia variedad gastronomica con influencias de la cocina espanola, vasca y criolla. Su especialidad es la paella de marisco. Pero tambien ofrece deliciosas variedades de pescados y mariscos como cangrejo, camarones, lambi, pulpos y calamares.Es una preciosa construccion con patio al aire libre en el mas puro estilo colonial, donde en su horno de lena se cocinan las mas exquisitas pizzas para delicia de ninos y mayores.Tiene un ambiente agradable con una muy buena relacion calidad/precio.Llevese el recuerdo de una muy buena experiencia en El Pescador.