Issue #2
February 9, 2010 – 7:42 pm | No Comment

After the successful launch of our 1st edition this past Summer 2009, dr1guide Santo Domingo is proud to present the second edition of our popular guide focused on where to go and what to do …

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The Sights

Historical sites and places to go. Family, kids and adults.

Dining

Restaurants, cafes, in places and those hole in the wall gems.

Nightlife

Bars, clubs and popular night spots. We have the inside scoop!

Shopping & Services

Where to shop and what to buy. Services and products.

The Beaches

Boca Chica, Guayacanes & Juan Dolio just 45mins away.

Hard Rock Cafe Santo Domingo
February 8, 2010 – 4:14 pm | No Comment
Hard Rock Cafe Santo Domingo

Hard Rock Cafe Santo Domingo opened doors in 2006 in the heart of the capital’s Zona Colonial. As with any Hard Rock store, the restaurant prides itself on cutting edge cuisine with an incomparable collection …

Gourmet Dominican Coffee at West Indies
October 3, 2009 – 2:16 pm | 3 Comments
Gourmet Dominican Coffee at West Indies

West Indies Coffee is one of the Zona Colonial’s small gems and if you don’t look twice, you might pass right by. Located on Calle Las Mercedes between Arzobispo Meriño and Isabel La Católica, the …

The Mercado Modelo: Haggling tips from behind enemy lines
September 1, 2009 – 10:42 pm | No Comment
The Mercado Modelo: Haggling tips from behind enemy lines

A mainstay since 1942, the Mercado Modelo holds claim to the city’s largest selection of Dominican souvenirs. Here, visitors and vendors pull and tug in a fight for the best price. To assist visitors, dr1guide …

Santo Domingo Night Crawl: The Capital’s Top Spots
August 1, 2009 – 11:00 pm | No Comment
Santo Domingo Night Crawl: The Capital’s Top Spots

Dominican’s love to party and nowhere in the DR are there more nightlife options than in Santo Domingo. Besides the many cafes, bars and clubs; colmados, colmadones and liquor stores are also extremely popular. Colmados …

The National Zoo: More than you imagined
August 1, 2009 – 10:41 pm | One Comment
The National Zoo: More than you imagined

According to new zoo director Patricia Toribio, the National Zoo has made a comeback. She and her team are now in charge of continuing government and community-support programs that have once again put the zoo on the must-see attraction list of Santo Domingo.