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La Morela in the Marina Casa de Campo opened at the end of last year and has since then earned itself a reputation of serving the most consistently delicious food in the entire Casa de Campo resort.
In recognition of La Morela’s really fantastic culinary offering, we featured the restaurant in our most recent edition of TODO Casa de Campo guide-magazine, which has been in circulation since March. Here we bring you the digital version of the review published in TODO Casa de Campo.
La Morela, “Pop Food” – delicious and different!
La Morela, Casa’s newest and hippest addition to dining in the Marina is daring to do something different. Their “pop food” concept is a finely honed combination of popular dishes, hence the name “pop”… that can’t be neatly boxed into any one cuisine, except perhaps that of “good food”!
On the menu you’ll find light bites, which the ladies love. The Mahi Mahi green sauce ceviche (RD$470) is excellent, and a little spicy, while their “La Carpacheria” selection, especially the lobster with passion fruit dressing (RD$610) is a favorite, as is the hummus (RD$390) served with pita bread or casabe. Another healthy option with great flavor is the Salmon with quinoa salad and orange-saffron reduction (RD$860).
Moving on to the heartier dishes, we have the Morela Burger (RD$485), easily Casa’s best burger, served with Casa’s best french fries. Not to mention the Grandma Pork Ribs (RD$675), so finger-licking good that they’ll have you going back time and again.
After all that if you have enough space, we recommend Carol’s Bread Pudin, a devilishly delicious end to your night out. And don’t forget to try their signature Cava cocktail, the Morela Pick Me Up (RD$295).
But that’s not all. Every Tuesday and Thursday evening is Ladies Night, when for just US$25, ladies can feast on a special menu including an appetizer or dessert, a main dish, coffee, water and a glass of wine or champagne. Meanwhile every Sunday from 11am to 3pm they host Casa’s only brunch with traditional options such as eggs in a variety of ways, pancakes (RD$450) and Croque Monsieur (RD$435), as well as more unusual choices like the Sauteed Thai Rice (RD$695).
Where: Plaza Portofino, Marina Casa de Campo
- Tuesdays – Saturdays, 3pm – 12am
- Sundays, 11am – 12am
- Mondays closed
Contact: (809) 523-2382
Photography by Lauren Llenas.