Great Breakfast Options in Santo Domingo

The first meal of the day should set the tone for the rest of the day. Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, offers excellent options where international visitors can enjoy a typical Dominican breakfast. In some places breakfast is served the old fashion way.

Access DR provides its readers with a selection of the best places to enjoy a Dominican breakfast.

Santo Domingo features various restaurants, cafés and cafeterias where visitors can enjoy a hardy Dominican breakfast.

Access DR provides its readers with the following “breakfast destinations” in Santo Domingo:

Adrian Tropical

The name Adrian Tropical represents the best Dominican-style menu by far. The restaurant offers its guests the best Dominican breakfast in town. Visitors are first treated to a small cup of tea or chocolate, with bread. A traditional Dominican breakfast is served, featuring a puree of mashed green bananas, with a side dish of avocado slices and fresh tropical juices.

This Dominican restaurant chain provides a full menu of Dominican dishes, including Dominican stew – “sancocho”-, stewed goat meat and many other local dishes.

Hours: Daily, from 7:00 a.m.


George Washington Avenue (Santo Domingo’s seaside boulevard)

Telephone: (809) 221-1764


February 27th Avenue, #429

Telephone: (809) 472-1763


Independence Avenue, Atala Plaza II

Telephone: (809) 508-0025

“Buen Provecho” (Bon Appetite)

This popular Dominican restaurant provides guests with typical Dominican breakfast treats. However, it also offers America-style and Continental breakfasts, as well as a diet breakfast.

Hours: Daily, from 7:30 a.m.


Gustavo Mejia Ricart Avenue #59

“Pasteleria del Jardin” (Pastry Garden)

This small cafeteria-style restaurant provides guests with the most delicious homemade bread. Known for their delicious pastries and cakes, the folks at “Pasteleria” also provide guests with a delicious Dominican breakfast menu. Also available: omelets, fruit platters and many other local treats.

Hours: Daily, from 7:30 a.m.


Polibio Diaz #21 and Lope de Vega Avenue #76

“La Cuchara de Madera” (The Wooden Spoon)

This pastry shop offers Dominican breakfast treats, such as a wide variety of local pastries and homemade breads. Also, omelettes and other healthy treats.

Hours: Daily, from 7:30 a.m.

Address: Jose Amado Soler Street #63

Café Borbone

This restaurant, before turning on its wood ovens to make some of the best pizzas in the city, provides its guests with a solid Dominican breakfast menu. Excellent juice bar.

Hours: Daily, from 7:30 a.m.

Address: Virgilio Diaz Ordoñez #56


This Parisian-style café, situated in one of Santo Domingo’s central neighborhoods, offers the best Dominican and French menus. Their homemade French-style breads, desserts and excellent coffee is one of its options. But, there is also a good Dominican-style breakfast menu, including mashed green bananas with fried mushrooms and onions, with side dishes of fried cheese and sausages.


Monday-Saturday, from 7:00 a.m.

Address: Heriberto Pieter #20

Villar Hermanos

Situated just steps from some of Santo Domingo’s most important seaside boulevard hotels, this cafeteria-style restaurant is the perfect destination for a hearty Dominican breakfast, lunch or dinner.


Daily, from 7:00 a.m.


Independencia Avenue, corner of Pasteur Avenue

Midtown Diner

Open 24 hours, this diner-style restaurant is perfect for the early traveler who wants a good Dominican breakfast before going on a long trip.


Charles Sumner Avenue #5, second floor, near Winston Churchill Avenue)

“La Señera”

This Spanish-style restaurant offers visitors a Dominican-style menu. Situated very near the El Embajador Hotel, the restaurant also offers the best classic Spanish “Potato Tortilla.”


Daily, from 7:30 a.m.


Sarasota Avenue, near Winston Churchill Avenue

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