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C L'Aventura de John

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City Center, Main Street, Las Galeras, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
+1 829-846-6290
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Oakville, ON
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

The pan was El Monte Azul, but Mother Nature was not cooperative, so we opted for this happening spot in town. It was quite busy on a Sunday night with a variety of customers. Pizza seemed to be the specialty so we split a pizza coupled with some Presidente brew and it was a satisfying meal. Pretty decent pizza. I'd... More 

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East Sussex
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409 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

A good choice for pizzas and pasta, and friendly service. Handy position on the main road. They also do a good goats cheese salad and ice cream for pudding. Standard Italian fare but well done.

Thank Sally W
San Mateo
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Impressive pizza here. My wife had the calzone, I had the seafood pizza. Both had excellent crust and sauce, the mixed fish/shellfish toppings were fresh and sweet.

1 Thank clarke68
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

If you're not sure where to eat in the village of Las Galeras, look no further! L'Aventura de John is a centrally located restaurant run by owners Francis and Deny. Food and beverage is well priced and service is gratis well. If you have an opportunity to be served by Ian, he makes you feel right at home, speaking Spanish,... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We went there twice and in both times we didn't like it much. The food is ok and the price too, but don't expect much. They also have a bar, but we didn't try it.

Thank gabrielportugal
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

We are a family of five travellers ( three teenagers😱) This restaurant was recommended to us. We arrived around five ish so maybe that was a little early for the smiles to kick in but you got the impression you weren't particularly wanted. It was fine. We were the only customers for a little while. The pizzas were delicious. Really... More 

Thank Verity L
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Service was the most exaggerated island time of our visit. Seriously it's like a sport trying to get a beer or even the check. Food was good.

Thank Aimee G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Centrally located with a pleasant staff. I arranged to have a birthday prepared and dropped off for my wife's 60th. Staff and patrons all sang Happy Birthday for her.

Thank kaydeebaker
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Went here for dinner with my husband. The atmosphere is that of a local vibe, especially at the bar. We saw people coming to pick up food to go, and what seemed like regulars (including expats) hanging out. Chill and relaxed. We ordered fries as an appetizer, they were warm and delicious, perfectly salted. I had the fish and my... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

We ordered a pizza expecting an average dominican pizza and were served the best pizza on the island so far. My wife ordered a pina colada and she was equally impressedand and they were consistent with subsequent orders. The mojito's were also very good, not to sweet. When your in Las Galeras, this resturant needs to be on the top... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, International
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Center, Main Street, Las Galeras, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Samana Province  >  Las Galeras
  • Phone Number: +1 829-846-6290
Bar and Restaurant, pizza, fish, meat, ice cream etc. Popular with tourists, reasonable price, good food. On main street, between La Pescador and le Tainos (and a couple of other restaurants not listed on Trip Advisor)

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