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Carretera Principal | At Ojo Nightclub, Cabarete 57000, Dominican Republic
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014 via mobile

I had the Caesar salad with no after effects at all! The kitchen area looked spotless. 3 of us ate during the lunchtime happy hour when pasta, salads and sandwiches are half price. Huge portions, quick efficient service and no hassle at all. We visit Cabarete annually and will definitely return here. There are so many places vying for custom... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

Avoid eating at this bar! Drinks are probably ok but thier hygiene in the kitchen is probably below standards as I spent a good deal of the next 2 days running to the toilet after eating their Cesar Salad on dec 30. Probably washed with dirty water. Thank you for spoiling my new years eve! O, and I can confirm... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

A great place to start your night out. Lots of comfy seating. Late night snacks. Drinks were reasonable. Service was a LITTLE slow, but friendly nonetheless.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

Lax used to be one of my favourite places, but I had two seperate poor experiences lately. With four tables on the beach occupied one would say the four waitresses would be able to manage. They were very occupied with themselves, leaving us to wait for service... On the other occasion I asked for half a portion like I used... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

I've eaten at many of the restaurants along the beach in Cabarete and this is my personal favorite. It is so relaxing to sit on the beach and enjoy the sights. The food it good-I like the pizza the best. I have always had a great experience there and always leave happy.

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Thank heatherw29609
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

we were there very often. It had always a perfect flow. The sunset is spectecular. no better place for that. food is okay and in the happy hour best value at all. we shall go again.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

Absolutely the worst service we've ever gotten! Do not come here. Period! They didn't get what we asked for. We waited forever for the food and the waitress was rude. Again. Do not come here!

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Sosua
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

Was on the beach and seen happy hr at LAX so we decided to try it out . Was a present surprise, as the food and service was just excellent. and cheap , starts at 17:00 to 19:00hrs every day ,think i be there at lease once a week from now on ;-).

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Thank SosuaGreg
Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago, Dominican Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013

Great pizza, chiken wings, and sea food and salads. Grear relaxing music. Great prices. right on the beach.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013

I stopped by with a friend who knew the place for a drink or two at happy hour, at first sight, I was thrilled by the spot. The bar couldn't ask for a better spot directly on the beach, beautiful angle to see a breathtaking sunset, and the wakesurfers on the horizon. They have a great choice of drinks and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, Spanish, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Principal | At Ojo Nightclub, Cabarete 57000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Cabarete
Description
Good beach bars make you think of retiring. Great ones make you actually retire. LAX - bar tipo cool - is the kind of place you dream of discovering on your first trip to the Caribbean.This club,located in the center of the famous surfing town Cabarete, attracts a laid-back, music-loving, athletic crowd in cushioned sofas.The overall red decor is warm and lounge-like, the happy hour is generous, the drinks are strong and plentiful, a big plate of fresh nachos, tapas or a crunchy italian style pizza make it an unforgetable experience. This big, open- air restaurant and bar jumps from breakfast till 1 p.m. with happy DJs from all over the world. As the day winds down, you can grab a drink from the well stocked bar and watch the waves roll in against the sunset.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?