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C L'Aventura de John

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City Center, Main Street, Las Galeras, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
+1 829-846-6290
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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you're not sure where to eat in the village of Las Galeras, look no further! L'Aventura de John is a centrally located restaurant run by owners Francis and Deny. Food and beverage is well priced and service is gratis well. If you have an opportunity to be served by Ian, he makes you feel right at home, speaking Spanish,... More 

Thank Vanessa77777
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We went there twice and in both times we didn't like it much. The food is ok and the price too, but don't expect much. They also have a bar, but we didn't try it.

Thank gabrielportugal
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

We are a family of five travellers ( three teenagers😱) This restaurant was recommended to us. We arrived around five ish so maybe that was a little early for the smiles to kick in but you got the impression you weren't particularly wanted. It was fine. We were the only customers for a little while. The pizzas were delicious. Really... More 

Thank Verity L
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Service was the most exaggerated island time of our visit. Seriously it's like a sport trying to get a beer or even the check. Food was good.

Thank Aimee G
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Centrally located with a pleasant staff. I arranged to have a birthday prepared and dropped off for my wife's 60th. Staff and patrons all sang Happy Birthday for her.

Thank kaydeebaker
Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Went here for dinner with my husband. The atmosphere is that of a local vibe, especially at the bar. We saw people coming to pick up food to go, and what seemed like regulars (including expats) hanging out. Chill and relaxed. We ordered fries as an appetizer, they were warm and delicious, perfectly salted. I had the fish and my... More 

Thank elle_in_boston
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We ordered a pizza expecting an average dominican pizza and were served the best pizza on the island so far. My wife ordered a pina colada and she was equally impressedand and they were consistent with subsequent orders. The mojito's were also very good, not to sweet. When your in Las Galeras, this resturant needs to be on the top... More 

Thank Mike H
North Houston, Texas
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

We ordered the octopus (pulpo) carpaccio which was thinly sliced and served with sliced italian bread. It had been "cooked" with lime and olive oil and had a nice flavor. It was a plate we shared since we were not very hungry, along with a presidente Grande. Service was pleasant, no complaints at all. Had we been more hungry we... More 

Thank cbtx
Stratford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We came here hungry and dissapointed because our first choice hotel restaurante at the end of the road on the beach was so horrible that we had to walk out. Found L'Aventura John and went inside. The service was fantastic, the food was amazing and to take back to the hotel we ordered a goat cheese pizza to go which... More 

Thank Thomas M
Brussels, Belgium
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

The food is not exceptional, the service is indifferent and the price is high (on the bill they add about 30% on top of the original price). In conclusion: there are better places in town!

Thank Rob22014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, International
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Center, Main Street, Las Galeras, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Samana Province  >  Las Galeras
  • Phone Number: +1 829-846-6290
Bar and Restaurant, pizza, fish, meat, ice cream etc. Popular with tourists, reasonable price, good food. On main street, between La Pescador and le Tainos (and a couple of other restaurants not listed on Trip Advisor)

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