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Otra Cosa

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La Punta, Cabarete 57000, Dominican Republic
+1 809-571-0607
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Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Otra Cosa is one of our favorite places to eat in Cabarete. The food and setting is out of this world.

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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Last weekend I had the opportunity to revisit one of my favorite restaurants in Cabarete Otra Cosa is basically that........a unique place in this town, in a very relaxed atmosphere , with a very tropical up set, maybe even too rustic for my taste. French-oriented cuisine with high quality products, good execution thereof and great result in all areas, (Entree,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The location is beautiful however it looks like a shack from the outside. The table cloth was stained, and the hurricane lamp had a missing chip of glass. Details are important at this menu price point. We ordered two appetizers, one lobster and a salmon appetizer. The lobster was very chewy, the salmon app was missing the caviar which I... More 

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Holland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

walk down the street next to Janet's Supermarket and you will find this almost hidden gem, next to La Punta apartments. Food is excellent and so is the atmosphere and the waiters. Certainly a place to visit again.

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Milano
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I went back to this fancy restaurant after over two years and I can't tell it preserved its magic: the location is beautiful, the atmosphere is nothing short of magic but... food is not up to par and it's outrageously overpriced. We end up paying over 50$ for two small entrées and two glasses of wine. They also have the... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Myself and my family have been frequent patrons of this establishment spanning many years; we have indeed spent many lovely evenings at Otra Cosa ( written compliments in the guest book etc) . That it is why I was torn whether to write this review expressing my great sadness & disappointment : it follows another experience last summer. Whatever this... More 

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Probably one of the more expensive places in Cabarete (cash only - Dominican pesos or US Dollars) with a lovely ocean view and casual-elegant decor. Service was poor for an establishment at this price category; staff were limited in bi-lingual communications and seemed to disappear every time we needed something or had a question. Place was not packed so not... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

It was a truly romatic place right off the beaten path. We loved the location and the attention of the staff. The food was really different and exquisite. The chef / owner came out several times to make sure we were enjoying our experience. We shall be back!

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Brick, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

The Lobster Bisque at this upscale resturant is tainted and can make you deathly ill. The ower, Ed Coll, should remove it from the menu. Two people became extremely sick after eating this soup...one spent three days in Cabarete Hospital and almost died of food poisoning. What a way to end a wonderful vacation.

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Sweetwater, New Jersey, United States
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to a great dinner for our last vacation night in Cabarete, but we ended up spending the night in the hospital emergency room with one member of our party who contracted life threatening bacterial and amoebic food poisoning from the lobster bisque soup. When she received her soup and tasted it, she could tell it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Cuisine
Caribbean, French, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Punta, Cabarete 57000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Cabarete
  • Phone Number: +1 809-571-0607

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