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El Cabito

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La Caleta, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
+1 829-697-9506
08:30 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

My husband and I made it there too late to see the sunset, but that didn't take away the beauty of this place! We felt like we could reach up and scoop the stars out of the sky. Saw a few shooting stars too. The sound of the waves crashing set the ambiance. The meal was amazing, but even more... More 

Thank MrsMarchie
Kakabeka Falls, Canada
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Small and cozy, super food, wonderful hosts, spectacular view overlooking the ocean. Can even stay the night in a hammock for $5. Favorite meal was the stir fried veges and fruit.

Thank Donna W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2013

I was staying with a friend nearby and walked over to El Cabito one afternoon. The view from the cliffside restaurant is absolutely breathtaking. I didn't order anything to eat so can't comment on the menu, but the service was fantastic. If you are visiting Las Galeras you really should check out El Cabito.

Thank bjmyers
Saint John, Canada
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Everything about this restaurant was fantastic. I ventured out of my comfort zone and had the conch, squid and octopus spaghetti and it was one of the best things I have ever tasted. The service was phenominal, and the view was to die for. Anyone who visits Las Galeras must visit this restaurant - it will make the vacation worth... More 

Thank Jenn C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

My girlfriend and I checked this place out not realizing how incredible it was going to be. The views from the restaurant are awesome and the atmosphere is perfect. The food was delicious as well, and for two people for dinner and drinks budget yourself like $80, which is on the higher end for the Dominican but definitely worth it.... More 

Thank Kris H
Brockville, Canada
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221 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2013

This is undeniably a restaurant with the best food in Las Galeras — which chef Anthony Bourdain featured on his food and travel program No Reservations last October, 2012. The food served at El Cabito has to be beyond doubt the freshest and most delicious seafood that my husband and I have ever eaten in our lives i.e. octopus, shrimp,... More 

Thank deb-terr
Buckingham, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2013

My partner and I booked this restaurant as soon as we arrived in Las Galeras. The owner was very polite, welcoming and passionate about the food. The cocktails were especially nice and food was exquisite! I am a vegan and had a choice between two very beautiful dishes! Impressive place, it was hard to leave.

Thank Ali S
Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2013

super location, great food!! just be careful if you go for dinner by bight, when you have to come back, ask someone to give you a ride..it's very dark..

Thank stephaneil
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed the night in the tree house at El Cabito and ate dinner and breakfast here. I ordered a 1.5lb lobster which was perfectly prepared and came with a very tasty tomato-based sauce. There was a great atmosphere, with nice beer mug candles and of course the world class view. I highly recommend staying and eating at El Cabito!

Thank Rob K
Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Enjoy the Sunset over the Bay of Las Galeras from the Ranchetta of El Cabito, on the cliffs above the sea! Excellent service and heartly welcome by new managers Lea and her artsits husband Yvan - a place not to be missed if you are in the area. Pick up from Las Galeras village possible and advised if you dont... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Caribbean, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Caleta, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Samana Province  >  Las Galeras
  • Phone Number: +1 829-697-9506
El Cabito is an eco-friendly business, perched on the cliffs of Cabo Cabron, overlooking the spectacular Rincon Bay. It is a place where nature speaks for itself, and where one can feel a natural radiation of energy. Our vision for El Cabito is to create a place of tranquility and serenity, where people can unwind from a hectic lifestyle and connect with nature. Our strategically located restaurant and accommodations contribute to this unique experience. We have designed a number of flexible accommodation options to meet everyone's budget.

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