There are many options in Bayahibe and Dominicus (and now even with the new highway in La Romana) to get some fantastic food and enjoy nightlife. Dominicus is mostly an Italian flavor, Bayahibe restaurants are mix of everything. Many seaside restaurants are serving fantastic dishes, each restaurant preparing them in their own style.
Don’t be afraid to taste the local food at the stands or food windows around Bayahibe, they are all prepared from good quality products.
Places to eat in Bayahibe:
Isamar – serving local food, including chicken and fish dishes, overlooking the Bayahibe Marina
Comodoro – sitting on the side of the Bayahibe Marina offering Italian dishes, pizza and also steaks
Mama Mia – as the name suggests, this is an Italian restaurant to get a quick pasta for lunch or dinner
Saona Café – French Canadian restaurant with a huge terrace overlooking the La Punta Bay, serving the best burgers in town, great drinks and much much more
Chicky Blue – Italian restaurant on the side of La Punta Bay, beside pasta dishes and pizza also offering sushi
La Marina Restaurant – a place where most Gringoes meet every morning for coffee or breakfast. But also a great restaurant to have lunch or dinner while watching the boats go by
Mare Nuestro – with second-floor deck overlooking the water, the best view in town with fantastic sunsets. A nice place for a romantic dinner, good selection of seafood dishes, probably the biggest menu in the village.
Capitan William Kidd bar and restaurant – good pasta, pizza and more, great sea view
Barco Bar – the last restaurant on the beach side of the village, nice to have a drink and watch the sunset
Cafeteria Julissa is casual eatery that doesn’t look very special, but it’s a great place to get a good cup of strong coffee and cheese-filled empañadas for breakfast. Lunch is the typical Dominican rice and beans with either chicken or pork for about 100 pesos. You can also get fresh fish here at prices generally lower than in nearby restaurants.
Pica Pollo – a place to taste the typical Dominican food, also many corner stops with either hot dogs or roasted / BBQ chicken and salad
Places to eat in Dominicus:
Trigo de Oro – a great place to go for breakfast or lunch, serving sandwiches and salads, or just have a coffee with some sweets.
Tucano – a small restaurant serving local and Italian dishes, excellent food for a great price. Opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner
La Cueva – another Italian restaurant just across Viva Palace resort entrance
El Mundo – located in the walking zone along the Viva resorts, serving mostly Italian food
Da Elio – beside Viva Wyndham Beach resort entrance, a small place with a great atmosphere, excellent choice of Italian dishes, open for lunch and dinner
Tracadero – probably the best restaurant in Dominicus with awesome beach setting and a great view. You can get a day pass and spend the day on their beautiful beach with natural sea water pool and get served great food and drinks