Few things taste more delicious than a cold mimosa on a hot Dominican day. As the capital city, you’ll find lots of great places for brunch in Santo Domingo. And, you’ll be delighted to find Western brunch options along with traditional Dominican breakfast options.
Simply put, you won’t have to miss out on brunch just because you’re headed to the Caribbean. You’ll just be able to enjoy it in a more sumptuous setting, complete with sun rays and sea breezes.
Hungry for brunch? Check out our top picks for seven of the best places where you can indulge in brunch in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
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Cosy, intimate tables line the edges of a tree-covered patio, making Loretta Cafe Bistro easily one of the most Instagrammable cafes in Santo Domingo. Aesthetics aside, however, the food here is so well-prepared that it’s hard to decide what to order first. Salmon Egg Benedict, waffles, bagels, and so much more fill the menu here.
Sunday brunch at Belinda’s is a pet-friendly affair, which makes us love the cute cafe even more. Bring a furry friend or two along to enjoy a tasty mimosa in a tranquil garden setting. From pancakes to mouth-watering Eggs Benedict, you’ll find anything you’re craving on the menu here. And, you can even Uber Eats it to your hotel.
Formerly known as Colatte, Barelo is a restaurant, bar and bistro all rolled into one trendy brunch spot. While famously known for their absolutely irresistibly mimosas, you’ll also want to be sure to check out their Dominican Benedictines. They’re bursting with flavour and perfectly sized to ensure you leave brunch in Santo Domingo feeling full and satisfied.
Brunch in Santo Domingo doesn’t have to always feel excessive and indulgent. Fresh Fresh Cafe is one of the city’s most popular vegan restaurants, making brunch here a healthy affair. Sample one of their Dominican breakfast plates or stick with a nutrient-packed smoothie or bowl. It doesn’t really matter what you order here, it’s all delicious.
You don’t have to venture far to enjoy the brunch at La Dolcerie. It’s right in the heart of Santo Domingo, making it an easy, elegant stop for travellers craving something not quite breakfast and not quite lunch. The art decor ensures the spot is trendy enough to be Instagrammable while the cuisine is equally as impressive. Sample the French toast or indulge in the Cuban Benedict, which comes cooked with Gouda cheese.
At what mirrors a trendy, upscale French cafe, Julieta Brasserie is easily one of the best places for breakfast and brunch in Santo Domingo. They offer a wide variety of brunch options that you’re likely familiar with from back home. The menu extends to include everything from brie croissants and pancakes to a delectable omelette-topped waffle that’s equal parts savoury and sweet.
We’ve saved one of the bests for last, as Lulú Tasting Bar is a truly delightful place to enjoy just about anything. It made our list of the best bars in Santo Domingo, but its Sunday brunch is also well worth a minute. Indulge in some mimosas or cheeky cava before diving into plates full of brunch dishes from around the world. The entire affair lasts until 4 pm and the price includes endless mimosas and Bloody Marys.