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El Pescador

Calle Principal, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
4 weeks ago
“Nice Setting & Lovely Paella”
10 Aug 2017
“Paella dinner”
Closed Now
Seafood, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Principal, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying in Las Galeras during the low-season, we were lucky to find "El Pescador" next to many restaurants that closed shop for the summer. Paella for two and a couple of cocktails were great on two separate occasions. The staff was very friendly and...More

1  Thank ChrisAhrens
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We accidentaly poped into the restaurant because it was the only one open for lunch. We were surprised by the large variety and good quality of the food. Starting from pizza, seafood and fish to various meat specialities you find a lot of good dishes...More

Thank bocastoro
Reviewed 8 April 2018

we tried a seafood paella, a fish fillet, chicken skewers and a lobster pasta--all good. Service pretty quick for Las Galeras. Did not open until 4:00 pm when we were there, so just a dinner spot?More

Thank Daniel S
FranciscoCorrea06, General Manager at El Pescador, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018
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Buenas.En temporada alta normalmente abrimos por la mañana.con el menu de dia y especialidades gourmet aunque el horno de leña...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Good, but not as extraordinary as the guide book promised. Did not see the Spanish owner present, so it may have been his apprentice in the kitchen.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Garlic shrimps and manioca chips. Simple, solid and delicious. And a very interesting soundtrack. Good value for money

Thank Tommaso A
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Our boys were in need of a change of food (too many crayfish at the beach) and El Pescador offers great pizzas from a real wood oven, which the kids loved. Paella and a mix of Italian and local style dishes lets everyone find their...More

Thank Greatbarrier06
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We were a little late getting to dinner and our son was starting to lose it, so that is probably the reason the slower service that is typical in the DR really annoyed me. The mixed paella was delicious though, wow! Nice little restaurant, open...More

1  Thank Darrell H
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This has been our first time visiting The Dominican and we never go to an all inclusive hotels so we go it alone as a family of five fussy vegetarians. El Pescador is a perfectly nice restaurant. We had a relatively warm welcome and very...More

1  Thank Verity L
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Found it through tripadvisor. And yes its a cozy and attractively vibrant partly open air mediterranean restaurant, serving pizzas, salads meats and paella. We enjoyed the good and merry spanish type music. We had the paella mixta for 2 and caipirinhas. However the paella missed...More

Thank L L
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Located slightly on the main street as you enter the downtown. Great place to sit out front and watch the "local" action while enjoying a great pizza prepared in a wood fired oven or a Paella.

Thank kaydeebaker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Principal, Las Galeras, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Samana Province  >  Las Galeras
El Pescador offers a wide variety of foods inspired by Spanish, Basque and Creole cuisine. Its specialty is seafood paella, but the menu also features a delicious selection of fish and seafood such as crab, shrimp, conch, octopus and squid.Behind the colonial style building lies an open-air patio, where delicious pizzas prepared in a wood fired oven are sure to please children and adults alike.A cosy atmosphere and great prices set us apart from the competition.For a dining experience you are sure to remember, visit us at El Pescador.--------------------------------------El Pescador ofrece una amplia variedad gastronomica con influencias de la cocina espanola, vasca y criolla. Su especialidad es la paella de marisco. Pero tambien ofrece deliciosas variedades de pescados y mariscos como cangrejo, camarones, lambi, pulpos y calamares.Es una preciosa construccion con patio al aire libre en el mas puro estilo colonial, donde en su horno de lena se cocinan las mas exquisitas pizzas para delicia de ninos y mayores.Tiene un ambiente agradable con una muy buena relacion calidad/precio.Llevese el recuerdo de una muy buena experiencia en El Pescador.
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