Taino Bay port has one of the most authentic Dominican cuisine restaurants where cruise travelers can experience local food at its best. San Mangu restaurant, named after a national dish made of mashed plantain, is located right besides the port welcome center, easily accessible when travelers enter the port facilities.

Dominican Cuisine at San Mangu:
The menu at San Mangu is a celebration of traditional Dominican cuisine, highlighting local ingredients and cooking techniques. Visitors are treated to dishes that embody the essence of Dominican gastronomy, such as mofongo, a savory dish made from mashed plantains and accompanied by succulent meats or seafood. Other delectable offerings include sancocho, a hearty meat and vegetable stew, and the beloved staple, rice and beans.

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The Menu at San Mangu

The menu at Taino Bay San Mangu Restaurant has appetizers such as guacamole, chips ‘n salsa, cheese fingers, and French fries; also Dominican food dishes such as La Bandera ( the flag) which consists of white rice, beans, chicken and other side dishes. Also San Mangú, Sancocho,  and fried fish. 

The menu also offers grilled meats such as chicken breast, chicken fajitas, beef fajitas and buffalo wings. On the Mexican side of the menu we find veggies nachos, chicken nachos, beef nachos, shrimp nachos and mixed ones.

San Mangu Cantina Latina

The Cantina Latina
The Cantina Latina is great for drinks

The Cantina Latina at San Mangu restaurant has an open terrace, an ideal setting to enjoy your favorite Caribbean cocktail. The drinks list offers plenty of rum and whiskey options, including all the top cocktails such as Miami Vice, Mango Daiquiri, Pina Colada, Margarita, Tequila, Vodka and soft drinks.

On your next Royal Caribbean cruise to the Caribbean you will most probably stop by Taino Bay port in Puerto Plata, so be sure to try this fantastic Dominican restaurant options right at the entrance of Taino Bay port.

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