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Punta Cana: The 5 best food places and cocktail bars in Bávaro

Atmosphere picture of Citrus Fusion Cuisine at Bavaro, Punta Cana
Picture Credits: Cindy Van Dyck

Punta Cana has much more to offer than just all-inclusive resorts. And fortunately so! Thanks to the great selection of nice beach bars and restaurants, you can go out to eat and enjoy a delicious cocktail, made with the best local rum, at any time during your stay, while hearing the waves breaking in the background. To inspire you in advance, we share with you five hotspots where you can go out for dinner or a drink.

Leave the hotel buffet for what it is and soak up the local atmosphere!

#1 Onno's Bar and Restaurant

Located on Playa Bavaro, among the big resorts in Punta Cana, Onno's Bar and Restaurant stands as a vibrant oasis of relaxation and fun. With its beachfront location, visitors can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea while discovering the varied menu that offers both local flavors and international tastes. From local Dominican specialties to delicious seafood, and the best pizza's in town: Onno's offers a culinary journey that excites everyone's taste buds.

As the sun sets, the atmosphere at Onno's undergoes a magical transformation, as the restaurant transforms into a dynamic nightlife hotspot. So whether you are looking for a relaxing seaside meal or an energetic evening of fun and fellowship, Onno's Bar and Restaurant promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of Punta Cana's vibrant beach scene.

Opening hours: Open every day from 3.00PM until 02.00AM Address: Calle Pedro Mir, Punta Cana

Atmosphere and food pictures of Onno's Bar and Restaurant at Bavaro, Punta Cana
Pictures Credits: Cindy Van Dyck

#2 Citrus Fusion Cuisine

Are you a lover of sophisticated cuisine? Unique flavor combinations and tropical interiors? Close to Playa Turquesa lies a culinary gem known as Citrus Fusion Cuisine.

This delicious eatery has earned its reputation for culinary innovation, where the boundaries of taste and tradition are gracefully extended. Citrus Fusion Cuisine's menu brings together global influences, resulting in a symphony of flavors that are both familiar and refreshingly new. You can even get a delicious dose of sushis here, too!

But Citrus Fusion Cuisine is not just about the food: it also has a stylish yet relaxed atmosphere, making it an ideal place to relax and enjoy.

Complementing the delicious dishes are the bar's creative cocktails. Whether it's a romantic date night or a special celebration with loved ones, Citrus Fusion Cuisine promises an unforgettable experience that elevates dining to an art.

Opening hours: Open every day from 8.00AM until 11.59PM Address: Plaza Turquesa, Av. Alemania, Los Corales

Atmosphere picture of Citrus Fusion Cuisine at Bavaro, Punta Cana
Pictures Credits: Cindy Van Dyck

#3 Dalia's Cafe & Bakery

Just next to Citrus Fusion Cuisine you will find one of the best breakfast spots in Punta Cana, called Dalia's Cafe & Bakery. This charming eatery is known for its warm and welcoming ambiance, making it a popular place to enjoy delicious treats with friends and family.

Dalia's specializes in fresh baked goods, and their range includes a tempting array of breads, pastries, cakes and more. From flavorful sandwiches to delectable salads and savory hot dishes, the menu offers a wide range of delicious options for breakfast and lunch.

Thanks to its convenient location, Dalia's Cafe & Bakery is a favorite spot for both locals and tourists looking for a tasty treat in the heart of Bávaro.

Opening hours: Open every day from 7.30AM until 11.00PM Address: Plaza Turquesa, Av. Alemania, Los Corales

Atmosphere and food pictures of Dalia's Cafe & Bakery at Bavaro, Punta Cana
Pictures Credits: Cindy Van Dyck

#4 Villa Blanca Beach Club

In addition to fine dining, enjoying the beach naturally belongs during your stay in Punta Cana. And one of the best beach bars is Villa Blanca Beach Club. This exclusive beachfront beach bar offers a luxurious escape with a relaxing ambiance and breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea.

Guests are welcomed to enjoy the ultimate beach experience, relaxing in stylish cabanas or on comfortable loungers while enjoying the warm embrace of the sun.

In addition to relaxing, you can also go there for snacks and drinks. The culinary offerings at Villa Blanca Beach Club are quite limited, more very tasty! Their beef tacos and nachos are already the perfect snack while drinking your delicious and refreshing passion fruit mojito.

Thus, Villa Blanca Beach Club is without a doubt a tempting destination for an unforgettable and blissful getaway at the beach.

Opening hours: Open every from 8.00AM until 11.00PM Address: Calle Pirata, Los Corales Beach

Food pictures of Villa Blanca Beach Club at Bavaro, Punta Cana
Pictures Credits: Cindy Van Dyck

#5 Flamingo Beach Bar

Do you love going to the beach for casual drinks in a very breezy atmosphere? As the sun sets over Bávaro in Punta Cana, the vibrant nightlife comes alive at Flamingo Bar, a popular hotspot for vacationers looking for an unforgettable and energetic day at the beach.

The air is filled with the infectious beats of live music and DJs, inviting visitors to hit the dance floor and enjoy their time. Flamingo Bar's welcoming staff also makes everyone feel at home thanks to their wide selection of cocktails and beers, while the diverse crowd, which often includes visitors from all over the world, makes for a lively and inclusive atmosphere.

So whether you're in the mood for some dancing or looking to socialize with fellow travelers, Flamingo Bar promises a fun experience that will leave lasting memories of Punta Cana's vibrant life.

Opening hours: Open every from 9.00AM until 11.00PM Address: Los Corales Beach

Atmosphere and food pictures of Flamingo Bar at Bavaro, Punta Cana
Pictures Credits: Cindy Van Dyck


As you can read, Punta Cana offers much more than just the buffets and restaurants inside your hotel. So feel free to plan a day trip to Bávaro, enjoy the beautiful Caribbean coast and let your taste buds enjoy the local drinks and dishes. It will no doubt make your vacation just that little bit more special.

By the way, are you still looking for the best All-Inclusive hotels Punta Cana has to offer? Then quickly read this article about the best hotels in Punta Cana.

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