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Hotel Conde de Penalba

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Bar, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Pub
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El Conde 111 | Esquina Arzobispo Merino, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-688-7121
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Westchester Co., NY
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had two lunches here, and found the selections and food to be very good. Very attentive staff. You can sit inside and still experience the action in the Parque de Colon.

Thank Rtraveler10570
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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633 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Located at one of the corners of Colon´s Park and in front of the Cathedral in old Santo Domingo. I went for breakfast and tried some typical food dishes of Santo Domingo, for example Mangu with fried cheese or Mangu with scrambled eggs. It is a restaurant from 1960, so furnishings and local are from that period. Interesting visit. It´s... More 

Cabarete DR
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

best location, friendly staff, very clean hotel. Free internet in the middle of the action and colonial section, easy walk to everything.

Thank Jenny_BCabareteDR
London, Canada
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We sat and enjoyed coffee and drinks at this location. I think it would be a great place to stay if you had a room with balcony facing Parque Colon.and El Conde street.

Thank Jane S
Bronx, New York
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

This place was amazing. THE COFFEE!!! THE 100 NATURAL JUICES. The food was well prepares, the location and staff were great. best in area. If I had one complaint it would be that the don't have a non pork breakfast option. I do not eat pork or beef. but they were great

Thank Blackmantraveling
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I don't know why, but pretty much every restaurant in Santo Domingo is terrible! The food is often greasy, bland, undercooked, slow to arrive, and containing ingredients that were not listed on the menu. I wish we had eaten dinner there the first night; we would not have wasted so much time looking around for other places and ending up... More 

Thank Trudy M
London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Spent a lot of time eating and drinking Presidente Beer during our week in Santo Domingo. Have to rate this Very Good, but on a Dominican Republic standard! Getting a table outside can be a bit tricky, but the owners try and find you somewhere to sit. We ate breakfasts and simple evening meals here, all cooked well and terrific... More 

Thank Ian D
Montrose, California
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Looking for a place to have lunch after Mass at the Cathedral we found outside seating at this restaurant at the Hotel Conde. Great and friendly service with some great seafood dishes and traditional Dominican chicken and rice plates. The best part was the people watching from the musicians to the tourists to the taxi drivers. Could have sat there... More 

Thank jrdaddy
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109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

We usually only eat at a place one time to try new places but ended up eating here twice because the chicken a la parilla was so good and such a great value. Comes with a side for 245 pesos plus tax. For two of these meals and a beer our bill with taxes was less than $20 USD. Huge... More 

Thank lzinsmaster11
Arendal, Norway
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218 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Of course the location is spectacular, with the square and the cathedral overwhelming you, street musicians and people watching, but the food and drink also made us smile. The avocado-salad was really fresh and tasty, but we needed to ask for the vinaigrette to make it come avlive. The goat stew in tomato sauce was lovely, tender and very good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Conde 111 | Esquina Arzobispo Merino, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
  • Phone Number: +1 809-688-7121
National and international cuisine, pleasant atmosphere with the best and most exquisite of our culinary culture, including our wonderful Dominican coffee. Enjoy our privileged view of the First Cathedral of America and renowned pedestrian street El Conde.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?