Dominican Republic ““ March 9, 2010 ““ Quickly becoming one of the must-visit places in the Juan Dolio, Group Metro’s latest venture is the lively Café del Sol, a beautiful open-air restaurant and beach club located right on the sandy beach. Just a 40 minute drive from the capital city of Santo Domingo, Café del Sol enjoys stunning views of the ocean and beyond where patrons will not only be able to savour delectable fare, but also enjoy the calming Caribbean waters right on the property.
At the forefront of Café del Sol is owner of the restaurant, Dr. Luis Jose Asilis, who is also the Chairman and CEO of Group Metro. “We are very excited about Café del Sol. We haven’teven been opened a month and have already had great success!“ Dr. Asilis has extensive experience in the tourism industry. In addition to various real estate developments, he is owner of the popular Metro Country Club also located in Juan Dolio, so adding Café del Sol to the company’s portfolio was a natural addition. “Café del Sol will not only be a restaurant for the general public, but it will be an beach club for the residents of all our properties,“ he added.
Before even entering the restaurant, patrons will immediately notice the restaurant’s charming architecture with the structure made of forest wood and the roof topped with Cana leaves. Inside, Café del Sol showcases Colonial décor with beautiful accents showcased in the lamps and doors, while all of the furniture is handmade from natural wood. And just outside, guests will be right on the sand where they can enjoy the beach and soak in the sun while laying in one of the many day beds available.
Fitting for the laid-back coastal beach town, Café del Sol’s menu features the freshest seafood available and was created to excite the palates, melding Caribbean fusion cuisine with Mexican influences. Lead by experienced Chef, Madelyn Campusano, some of the restaurant’s signature dishes include Lobster Burrito, Paella, Goat Stew, Lobster strips sautéed in a flour tortilla in Chipotle sauce and the Ceviche Café del Sol which is a delicious blend of sea bass in orange, chinola and mango.
Café del Sol also features live music every Saturdays ranging from local tropical bands, smooth jazz, international groups as well as disk jockeys.
Café del Sol currently serves lunch and dinner, and is open every day except for Mondays. The restaurant, which is ideal for events due to its spectacular setting, can cater to 180 people indoors and even more outdoors on its 24 day beds. Cash and all major credit cards are accepted including Visa, MasterCard, American Express. For more information about Café del Sol, please call 809-526-1559.

About Group Metro
Group Metro has established a formidable international reputation throughout its four decades of experience in transportation, tourism and real estate. From its landmark property, Metro Country Club, to the oceanfront condominium developments of Costa del Sol, Marbella, Costa Blanca and Las Olas, Group Metro has become the definitive company for real estate and tourism in the Dominican Republic. Led by its visionary CEO, Dr. Luis Jose Asilis, the company has played an integral role in putting the Dominican Republic on the map as a top Caribbean destination. Further, Group Metro will be one of the first developers in the Dominican Republic to provide flexible financing to buyers. For more information, visit,,,

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