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Meson de Bari

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C/ Hostos 302 | y Urena, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
8096895546
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new york
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147 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cant wait to return to this place, food was really good and as a vegan my options are limited but I had the best eggplant and cold presidente!

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Thank gsepulveda
Union City, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was poor and the price was high. We were told it was a good place to try traditional food but it was very bland.

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Thank Nga D
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the truly bohemian spot in the city, with a bunch of interesting people. The dominican food is excellent here, with the touch of a home made food. My favorites: rice and beans, creole fish, cativías de bacalo and dulce de coco.

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Thank Leopoldo G
Adelaide, Australia
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323 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after arriving late from our flight. They didn't mind us sharing a course. Their English was good and they had an English menu. The meal was reasonably priced and patrons were coming in to eat well after us

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Thank WOJD64
London
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

There is lots of great seafood on the menu. Their speciality is crab. Unfortunately, even during the crab season, crab is out of season at de Bari as is most seafood.

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Thank waterloomole
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The beans are rice are excellent. The food is over is very good; however the service is poor. The staff is inattentive.

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Thank C C
Kernersville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden treasure in the Colonial Zone. I Saw them on Google map and realized it was close to the hotel. We were craving for some rice with chicken, beans and tostones. I was doubtful when I ask if they had it and was happily surprised when they said yes but I was even happier when I ate... More 

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Thank Giss A
Croydon, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Great food (Chicken Empanada’s were particularly good) but let themselves down with service, which was a little slow and inattentive. Prices not any better or worse than anywhere else.

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Thank asavage_uk
Washington
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127 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Not so easy to spot from outside,while you are in ,you find a really elegant place,good staff , a lot of upscale locals and Creole food. Tripes among the best ever eaten. Price medium.

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Thank daniele5551
Orlando, Florida
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had a pleasant meal here. The beans and rice were particularly good, as were the garlic shrimp. Avoid the dulce desserts unless you enjoy extremely sweet food.

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Thank Claire S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Hostos 302 | y Urena, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Santo Domingo Province  >  Santo Domingo
  • Phone Number: 8096895546

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