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Serenade Restaurant

Carretera Principal Cabarete | Hotel Villa Taina, Cabarete 0000, Dominican Republic
+1 809-571-0578
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
26 Feb 2018
“Good food in great location”
7 Apr 2018
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Mongolian, Caribbean, International
$$ - $$$
Carretera Principal Cabarete | Hotel Villa Taina, Cabarete 0000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Their breakfast buffet is... lacking. Spoons missing, no coffee, no fruit and it takes them forever to refill. We were so relieved, we didn´t buy the breakfast buffet for our entire stay instead we went to Fresh Fresh café and Friends, located just a few...More

Thank Christina P
Oneiell E, General Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Greetings from Villa Taina! We are truly sorry that we were not able to meet your expectations with our breakfast. We provide a hearty eggs and omelette station, fresh baked breads, muffins, cereals, coffee, juices, yogurt, etc as part of our daily selection which have...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

There was a large group of 21 of us. We sat upstairs and had our own private area! They fit us all at one table. We went on a Wednesday for the Mongolian grill! The food was so good! We wish we went back to...More

Thank Angelisa D
Oneiell E, General Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Angelisa, Thank you very much for your kind words for our restaurant and our team! I remember welcoming you and your group and escorting you to the restaurant terrace. We are delighted that everyone enjoyed the food, the service and everything else. I must...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Casual and good food at Villa Taina. Great staff and quick service. Nice bar across the walk way. Reasonable prices

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Restaurant with great food and drinks. The staff is absolutely amazing. Always happy and helpful, and they put their heart into everything they do. We miss them already.

Thank Rita B
Claudia S, Owner at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Dear Rita B: Thanks so much for your raving review of our Beach front Restaurant and our staff! Looking forward to welcome you back! Villa Taina Team

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

If you like your average American chain then you'd probably like this place. Freshness, amount of salt and creativity make it only 3 stars- if you want to get blown away, go to Yalla. The server was nice and the restaurants beach front location was...More

Thank heatherf26474
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Perfect location where you can choose to sit inside or right at the beach. The menu includes all you can ask for and is very well cooked. We had both brekfast, lunch and dinner. The staff is really great!!

Thank gunilla1h
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This restaurant and bar is part of the Villa Taina where we stayed. The restaurant was a nice surprise. We ate most meals there because it was good and convenient for us. Good breakfast buffet for $10US. Good pizzas made onsite. Great specialty nights including...More

Thank Maps802869
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Service was excellent. We had the breakfast buffet for 2 which cost 820 DR pesos in total. Was great value and omelettes were excellent.

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We came for dinner in our stay. The restaurant was not too busy, and the service was attentive. Most of us ordered the special which was shrimp. They were tasty but overdone. They were accommodating regarding preferences for each plate. Eg whether we wanted potato...More

Thank jackie075
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I always enjoy eating here. The food is presented beautifully and always fresh. Plenty to take home for the next meal.

Thank Peggy M
Tracy S, Public Relations Manager at Serenade Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Dear Peggy, Thanks for taking the time to give us this 5-star review. As they say, "Barriga llena corazón contento." Full belly, happy heart. Can't wait to serve you again some time soon. Take care!

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Hola! Happy hour is every day 5 pm to 7 pm. See you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Principal Cabarete | Hotel Villa Taina, Cabarete 0000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Cabarete
  • Phone Number: +1 809-571-0578
  • E-mail
Like a suitor singing a love song meant to woo his sweetheart, our on-site restaurant Serenade aims to win your heart with flavors that are guaranteed to tempt your taste buds. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Chef Luciano Merlino has created a menu that combines his 35 years of experience in Italy with fresh, local ingredients to present a cuisine that is truly unique. And don't forget that any time you are in the mood for a drink (which could be anytime, because, hey you are on vacation!) We invite you to enjoy the festive atmosphere at our bar while sipping on a signature rum cocktail served up by one of our mixologists.
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