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El Pilon

Cofresi Palm Resort, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (10 reviews)
“rice pudding” (3 reviews)
“grouper” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin
$$ - $$$
Cofresi Palm Resort, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here first night and they had a great Buffet filled with Authentic food. would recommend to anyone staying at the resort to visit and eat at EL Pilon

Thank Jenny02015
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service provided here was exceptional! I got the lemon chicken with rice and beans and it was cooked to perfection and tasted very good. If you want to try some good Dominican food you have to go here!

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The food at El Pilon is delicious. I especially like the soup. At their buffet on a Sunday, they had a carving station and a pasta station. And the service was excellent. My water glass was never empty!

Thank karen2016635
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The food was Delicious here and at Casa Blanca Restaurants, love the different options provided and the themes of it each single days, very nice decorations. After eating Blacky and his entertainment team made it so much fun with all the activities put together, thank...More

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 23 April 2018

I had a delicious goat stew. I don't remember the name of my husband's dish but it was some local vegetable and meat combination formed into an edible bowl with gravy in the middle and some side of (I think) plantain. All the dessert options...More

Thank 218karla
Reviewed 17 April 2018

foods good but I felt I got the same food in the buffet> staff was excellent. nice atmosphere. though there was a wedding the night we went so it was different than an average night. the waitstaff made the evening. I think I got travellers...More

Thank SharlaRae
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Buffet needs to be updated, the Cassablanca at the tropical is much better with more varieties of food.

Thank olahtraveller
Reviewed 11 April 2018

great meal and even better service. Power went out a few times but the staff just kept on serving all. Staff was great about taking pictures. The meal was amazing.

Thank nanckea
Reviewed 3 April 2018

look if that was enough bake (chiken) service is good these are bbq buffet style for the transat traveler on wednesday

Thank vincentrP2800HS
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The appys were decent but not impressed with the Dominican dinner selections. Most small. Need to order two apps and two main plates.

Thank stevenmzrk
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cofresi Palm Resort, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Puerto Plata Province  >  Puerto Plata
Authentic Dominican Cuisine
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