Nightlife

Club in Santiago

New Monte Bar

A diverse mix of locals, dom-yors (Dominicans living in New York City) and even a celebrity baseball player or two come here for serious merengue music and dancing. Cover charges vary. It's set amid a series of auto…
Bar in Santiago

Ahi-Bar

The best of a string of bars on Calle RC Tolentino, Ahi has a modern open-air patio set above street level. Most people come to drink, but the food's pretty good too. A sister dance club across the street attracts t…
Bar in Santiago

Kukara Macara Country Bar & Restaurant

Customers enter through old saloon doors and are welcomed by servers dressed like cowgirls and cowboys at this kitschy but fun western-themed restaurant (mains RD$475). The walls and ceiling are decked out in saddle…
Club in Jarabacoa

Entre Amigos

This thumping bar is the best party in town – expect merengue, salsa and reggaeton, and elbow-to-elbow service at the bar. There’s often karaoke early in the evening, ending at 11pm.
Bar in Santiago

Lazotea

This bar atop the Plaza Bella Terra shopping mall has great views and a good after-work scene.
Lounge in Santiago

Puerta del Sol

A cross between VIP airport lounge, sports bar and stylish Miami nightclub, this sleek establishment stretches along the southern side of the Monument. Large-screen plasma TVs cover the back wall, and the other side…
Bar in Jarabacoa

Venue Bar & Lounge

A swanky lounge where velvet ropes cordon off VIP areas and neon lights illuminate the beautiful people.
Club in Santiago

Hotel Matum

This hotel offers a casino and the Tabú Room nightclub, which is popular for dancing and live music.
Bar in Santiago

Barajanda Bar

This high-energy bar near the Monument hosts live music every night.