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El Meson

Carretera Nueva | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio 21000, Dominican Republic
+1 809-526-2666
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Carretera Nueva | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio 21000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We recently went for dinner at El Meson while staying at a resort nearby. It was a nice break from the typical resort buffet! The food was excellent as was the service. The restaurant is very clean and has air conditioning. The grilled lobster was...More

Thank Marie-Josee G
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I had fettucine with lobster and it was fantastic. Great atmosphere. You can sit in air conditioning or patio. The menu is very extensive with steaks, seafood, and pasta. Definite to go place in Juan Dolio

Thank Master S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We have eaten here several times and the place doesn’t disappoint you in any way....the food is fresh hot and service is great....what the serve is high end food with high end service without a high end bill....I can’t reccomend this place enough a must...More

Thank Fa395
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here many times over the last six years and we were very pleased again. Timing of food to the table was fast and service was good. I had the Filet with Green Peppercorn sauce. Cooked perfectly and the sauce was rich and peppery....More

Thank Lakerspud
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy. Just solid Spanish food in Juan Dolio in a comfortable setting. The service was prompt and friendly. The owner came by to make sure everything was ok. We had the skirt steak and arroz con calamares en su tinta Both were well made...More

Thank Rafael G
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Price-quality is very good here! We choose italian-style dinner & were not disappointed. Table (cloth) plates, etc were all clean. No long waiting time to get your meal

Thank Rik M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Waited over 2 hours for dinner finally walked out. Had a reservation large group and the appetizer plate still had not arrived.

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 7 March 2018

While looking for condos in Juan Dolio, we stopped into El Meson for a quick lunch. My wife had the fish soup and I the seafood soup. Both were excellent. I forgot to ask the type of fish used, but it was firm and the...More

Thank driftdiver1
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were happy to find a restaurant that can satisfied our vegan diet. The avocado salade was a huge avocado (bigger than a pomelo!) with some lettuce leaves. Roasted eggplant was also a generous portion as well as the garden salad. We order some mashed...More

Thank Sabine N
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended and it didn’t disappoint. The complimentary warm crispy bread and garlic spread was very good. I had the shrimp and avacado salad which was huge. The mixed grill platter-was cooked perfectly - so glad we shared that. We visited twice...More

1  Thank Linda C
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26 November 2017|
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Response from acasasnovasg | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do... don’t worry about it Most, if NOT ALL, restaurants in Juan Dolio Beach areas and all over DR accept mayor CC Go there; you will not regret it. Great seafood, Spaniard recipes and friendly people ! Are you... More
3 January 2017|
Response from joesylvie | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. The prices vary widely depending on you selection. It is one of finest and most expensive restaurants. As an example, the Garlic Chicken for one person was 500 pesos ($16 CDN) and included some steamed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Nueva | across from Club Hemmingway, Juan Dolio 21000, Dominican Republic (Formerly Le Meson)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  San Pedro de Macoris Province  >  Juan Dolio
  • Phone Number: +1 809-526-2666
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