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El Cabito

La Caleta, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
+1 829-697-9506
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (16 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (5 reviews)
“the cliff” (14 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, International
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La Caleta, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

The only good thing I would say about this restaurant is that the mojitos and wine were good. It was the worst meal we had in the Dominican Republic. I went with my partner and we had chicken as we do not eat seafood- I...More

4  Thank JulesbSouthLondon
Reviewed 16 January 2014

We traveled by horse from Rudy's Rancho to enjoy drinks...breathtaking views and great service. Expensive for dinner but worth the visit :-)

1  Thank Lydia A
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

While in Las Galeras everyone talks about El Cabito. It seems like a legend of a place. We heard that reservations are hard to come by, and the fact that it's not easy to get to makes it even more mythical. Get there before sunset,...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 3 January 2014

good spot good people good project go to playa madama or let you Show other places. Ask for climbing spots

Thank Franzluisxaver
Reviewed 15 December 2013

Breathtaking views, a cool ocean breeze and cold refreshing mojitos. I fell in love with my fiancee all over again as we relaxed and experienced the most beautiful sunset. Our dinner was amazing but the beauty and serenity of this cozy little restaurant is what...More

1  Thank Kristen L
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Very good food with a perfect view over the ocean. Get there at sunset and drink a couple of mojitos! Nice adventuere to get there by motoconcho! Very cosy place after dark with many candles!Its worth-it going there but not cheap.

Thank JanSimone
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Having read all the glorious reviews I was excited to have dinner at El Cabito After experiencing it, I thought the view and setting were absolutely stunning. It would be hard to give this place less then 5 stars if they simply served beer and...More

Thank TH226
Reviewed 2 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...More

Thank MrsMarchie
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
Reviewed 17 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...More

Thank bjmyers
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6 October 2016|
Response from Hootchboy | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Las Terrenas is a long drive away, I would say about 1.5 hours drive. You would have to negotiate with a taxi there, but the roads are not good especially the last part to the restaurant. I suggest an SUV. Could get... More
19 January 2016|
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Response from Chad R | Reviewed this property |
It is a little expensive. Our dinner cost about $70 for two, including a shared desert, but with sodas, not alcohol. And, as I and many others have noted in the reviews, the food is not great. If you are traveling on a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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