The following hours are standard for the DR. Exceptions are noted in individual listings.
Banks 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm Saturday
Government offices 7:30am to 2:30pm Monday to Friday
Restaurants 9am to 10pm Monday to Saturday; most close between lunch and dinner
Shops 9am to 7:30pm Monday to Saturday
Supermarkets 8am to 10pm Monday to Saturday
Tourist attractions 9am to 6pm; many museums and galleries close one day per week (usually Monday)
Liquor licensing laws, and hence bar opening and closing times, were in flux at the time of research. However, expect bars, nightclubs and casinos to be open from 6pm to late.
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