Run by a theater group this intimate theater is a great place to watch a play (for adults and children), listen to some poetry and absorb some terrific art and culture. They have classes available and much more. The Guloya Theatre was conceived as a meeting point sharing both tradition and contemporary art and culture.
Location: Calle Arzobispo Portes #205, Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo de Guzman
More information at www.teatroguloya.org
Teatro Las Máscaras
This is an Off Broadway style local theater. Here you can enjoy a play or show in a very intimate space with room for only 50 people. They encourage freedom of expression and also interaction with their productions. It is also a school where people can learn the art of expression.
Location: Calle Arzobispo Portes #56 near the corner with 19 de Marzo, Ciudad Colonial, Santo Domingo
Venus Bar and Café
The cozy Bistro Bar, includes an old style Spanish patio, on the edge of the Colonial Zone. A meeting place for Swiss and German Expats and also with the locals. A great place to just hang out and talk, check your email, and relax.
They offer a variety of homemade burgers, sausages, sandwiches, various grilled dishes and snacks.
"El Templo Sabinero" The ideal place to share, talk and enjoy good music in a great atmosphere catering to an adult crowd. This bar, dedicated to Joaquín Sabina Spanish poet, singer and songwriter, has a Spanish feel. In the background is a small stage with a microphone, chair and a guitar where live performances happen. A 24-hour parking garage is next door so you do not need to walk far. Wifi Hot Spot.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 7PM
Location: Calle Isabel la Católica #206 (in front of Banco de Reservas), Zona Colonial
Segafredo - Zanetti Espresso Café, Lounge and Bar
This chain restaurant is conveniently located on Calle el Conde on both sides of the street serving a variety of foods in a casual atmosphere. Here one can dine on pizza, sandwiches, snacks and more with a cold drink accompanying the food. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and offer different specials. They have live entertainment on selected days and evenings. Groups welcome.
Price: Medium to Medium high - Credit Cards accepted
Hours: Daily opening at 8AM closing Sunday thru Thursday at 1AM and Friday and Saturday at 3AM.
Location: Calle el Conde #54, between Isabel la Catolica and Calle las Damas, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo
Sofrito, Santo Domingo
Sofrito is known for their authentic Caribbean cuisine and drinks. Their first restaurant is located in New York and now they bring their friendly Caribbean atmosphere, foods and drink along with magnificent sounds of music from around the world to the Colonial City, Santo Domingo. The space has many different intimate rooms, each with their own atmosphere. They offer a unique Sunday Brunch and have many special events throughout the week.
Price: Medium to Medium high
Hours: Opens - Monday thru Saturday at 5PM and Sundays at 12noon. Closes - Sunday thru Wednesday midnight, Thursday 1PM and Friday and Saturday 3PM.
Location: Calle Isabel la Católica #7, between Portes and Padre Billini, Ciudad Colonial, Santo Domingo
Somewhere - Tapas Bar & Restaurant
A small intimate bar with a wide variety of drinks and snacks. They have a wide variety of live music and DJ's providing entertainment inside or out on the patio.
Location: Las Mercedes #321
Tapati Jar Bar and Restaurant
There is a unique menu with a wide variety of tapas and snack. They offer a variety of exceptional pizzas baked in wood-fired ovens / pizzas al horno de leña They are open daily for lunch and offer live DJ music that sometimes starts at 6PM
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 12PM - 12AM closes at 3AM Friday and Saturday; Sunday: 11AM (Brunch Special) - 12AM
Location: Emiliano Tejera #101 and Isabel la Catolica, Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic