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Top 10 Bars In Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Nobody knows how to party quite like the residents of the Caribbean. Check out our guide to the top 10 bars in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic capital, for some fruity cocktails, banging tunes and great company. 

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Brau Marketbar

Brau Marketbar is a warm, inviting bar in which the old meets the new. Here you can find an excellent selection of beers such as stouts and lagers. There’s also good food which is always a treat to eat with a beer in your hand. Relax and enjoy the flavors at this market bar. Then revel in the mash-up of Caribbean modernity and traditional brews.

Brau Marketbar, Carr La Isabela, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic +1 809-732-4798


Hakuna Bar

A place ideal for family and friends, Hakuna Bar is the perfect spot to have a great time and enjoy each moment with an excellent drink. With a great ambiance and atmosphere, sink into a relaxed mode and sip on your drink with friends. The interiors are sleek and stylish, with funky white booths with long, corner sofas – private enough to feel like it’s just you and your mates. With a wide range of drinks you can’t go wrong with Hakuna bar.

Hakuna Bar, Calle Interior A, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic +1 829-709-4870

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Billy’s Bar

If you are looking to vent your stress and relax in a great bar, then look no further than Billy’s Bar. Go here with your best friends, enjoy drinks such as daiquiris, margaritas, mojitos and caipiriñas, and have a great time. You can even reserve a spot for your birthday here at this fun, social bar. They also do some fantastic themed events for all the major holidays, with fancy dress and amazing drinks deals galore.

Billy’s Bar, Calle Manuel de Jesús Troncoso, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic


Donde Chame Bar

With a great ambiance and excellent music, Donde Chame Bar is the perfect place to visit to have fun with family and friends. The bartenders are welcoming and the atmosphere is great too. Their wooden terrace is dotted with dozens of small tables, perfect for that all-important second date, or a long-awaited catch-up with girlfriends. The edges of the terrace are festooned with fairy-lights, which is the cherry on top of this bar’s great atmosphere.

Av. Tiradentes, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic


Tiro Libre

For a great restaurant and bar combination, try Tiro Libre – a bar with fantastic, ice cold beer. You can get delectable dishes from the restaurant, which have great portion sizes and are well priced. This bar is well located. As you enter, you will find live football matches shown on TV screens, the perfect social activity. So sit back, with an ice cold beer, and enjoy the football with a great beer and great company.

Calle Miguel Angel Garrido, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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The Elephant Pub and Grill

A bar which also serves delectable food such as juicy burgers, The Elephant Pub and Grill is the perfect place to socialize. Its menu is full of a wide variety of foods that you can sample, but the bar also offers lots of options to refresh you. From beers to sangrias you can enjoy a whole range of drinks at this pub, and it sits right in the center of Santo Domingo.

Edificio Scarlet I, Calle Max Henriquez Ureña, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic


La Parada Cervecera

A great place to relax with family and friends, La Parada Cervecera is an inviting and hip place to spend an evening. You can take part in live karaoke, or listen from your seat if you aren’t as confident. You can eat good food, there is a nice relaxing atmosphere and they always have good drinks specials, including great mojitos too. Alternatively try one of their beers that are served ice cold.

Jorge Washington, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic +1 809 6832 258

Instant Karma Bar

For amazing music and a great atmosphere, go to Instant Karma Bar in the colonial zone of Santo Domingo. There is a large choice of beer, which is some of the best in the city, and the range of music makes for a perfect place to enjoy yourself.  Especially good for indie and rock tunes, the weekend DJs will happily take requests and will recommend tunes too. The bartenders are knowledgeable and friendly, and will happily mix you the perfect drink, which you should definitely have alongside a plate of their ribs – incredible!

157, Calle Arzobispo Nouel, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic +1 809-850-4804


Sabina Bar

To get the greatest music and the opportunity to meet lots of people, Sabina Bar is the perfect place in Santo Domingo. Sabina bar is located in the center of Santo Domingo and is well connected. The bright walls are covered in old records and hand-written comments from happy customers. The vibe here is always good and locals and tourists are here to have a good time.

Sabina Bar 206 República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic +1 809-906-9706

La Espiral

For a bar that plays reggae and has a calm, laid-back ambiance, go to La Espiral bar in Santo Domingo. It sits in the heart of the colonial zone and has an excellent range of music. Serving up good food and drinks and being one of the most attractive bars in which to relax citywide, you can be sure to have a great time at La Espiral. Come for the drinks, stay for the great music, bring your friends and enjoy yourself.

Calle Jose Reyes, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic