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El Monte Azul Bar & Restaurant

La Guazuma | Loma Monte Azul, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
+1 849-249-3641
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lion fish” (21 reviews)
“tartare” (7 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
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Thai, French, Seafood, European, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
La Guazuma | Loma Monte Azul, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying at Casa El Paraiso and discovered that El Monte Azul was on the same exit from the main road. (Indeed, Google Maps navigation is not helpful.) We did not really know what to expect, but it became a very nice evening. Great...More

Thank CocodrilloTrotter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a great experience. The pad-thais are amazing! We almost tried all of them I think. Service (by owner herself) was impeccable. And cooking (by owner himself) was perfect too! We loved it!!!!!! :)

Thank Melissa J
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Very special in many ways.. gorgeous views and vibe. Nice service... Food was okay.... celery in everything we ordered and it took an hour for an ice cream to arrive .... but guess the food isn’t the point.. the view is the point and it’s...More

Thank BigHappyFamily2727
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The views from Monte Azul were some of the most beautiful we have ever seen! There is a nice terrace from which you can watch the sunset and have drinks. The menu offers a wide selection of seafood and Thai dishes. We both had Thai...More

Thank Courtney M
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Ok, the place has great views, the best I’ve seen in a long time. The food is a great mix of Thai and a steakhouse, really inventive and tasty. There was a language barrier so I didn’t get my steak how I wanted it but...More

Thank Kurt S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Stunning view, quite a climb to get there but food was amazing, good deserts too. New building very modern look, friendly dogs around. You might even see whales

Thank Raeah R
Reviewed 27 February 2018

My wife and I went to this beautiful spot as part of an excursion. I will start by saying , this place in my opinion is a must see while in the Las Galeras area. I have bin fortunate enough to travel all over the...More

Thank Jeromy S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Ok, don't trust Google Maps. It will get you within 1000 feet but still 30 minutes away. Use Waze instead. We learned the hard way. This restaurant is high on a cliff and is not for anyone with disabilities but truly one of a kind...More

1  Thank Bobert D
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Surely one of the best restaurant views anywhere and certainly in the DR. Food superb: Had Fish Carpaccio, Lionfish with fried rice/veg, Creme Brulee, Espresso. Two drinks. US$50 good value for the quality. They have almost finished repairs following the hurricane and the restaurant and...More

2  Thank GlynCarre
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Owners are arrogant / typical French / fussy .... you need 3-4 hours for drinks and dinner ... And I love it ... been twice and will go back again and again.

Thank Patrick J
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24 January 2017|
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Response from Tracey S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know!
Robert M
1 November 2016|
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Response from Kenneth P | Reviewed this property |
It should be 30 minutes, the road is quite rough once you leave the highway, 4-wheel drive is suggested. Be sure and get there well before sunset to enjoy the views.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Guazuma | Loma Monte Azul, Las Galeras 32000, Dominican Republic
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominican Republic  >  Samana Province  >  Las Galeras
  • Phone Number: +1 849-249-3641
  • E-mail
RESTAURANT CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS UNTIL THURSDAY 07/05. ONLY WITH RESERVATION Restaurant open from 6:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m from Thursday to Sunday included. WITH RESERVATION. CLOSED ON MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY. French food, Asian food, Panoramic view on Rincon's bay and Samana's Bay, Whales Mirador. WE DON'T ACCEPT ANIMALS.
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