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Carr# 968 Km. 2.0 | Next to the Rio Mar Wyndham Grand Resort, Rio Grande 00745, Puerto Rico
+1 787-887-1435
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Ranked #15 of 42 Restaurants in Rio Grande
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Gastropub, Family Fare
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Richie's Cafe, has one of natures most breathtaking views. Richie's Cafe is set high a top mountain overlooking the greens of the Rio Mar Wyndham Grand Resort golf course straight out to the crystal clear Atlantic Ocean with a side view of the United States only national rain forest, El Yunque. Richie's Cafe, has two open air dining with a bar. Serving Caribbean cuisine while overlooking a Spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean and surrounding Resorts. An establishment focused on serving great food with polished service and long list of wines and beverages, all while still serving the best local dishes with the friendly type of hospitality one would expect to find on the island of enchantment, Puerto Rico. With a hand picked culinary staff. We are proud to to offer you what we know to be the most complete evening of dining and leisure on the island.
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Canandaigua, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

There was not disclosure that the tip was included on the bill we received. And, apologetically, we speak limited Spanish, the food/drink/fee items were, of course, listed in Spanish. So without knowing, we could have paid a 38% to 40% tip. I did see a line item that I questioned. DON'T GO...TOO EXPENSIVE, FOOD ONLY FAIR AND YOU CAN SEE... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

It's one thing paying for tourist prices and pretty views but no excuse for bad service and overpriced food. We ordered two orders of the rubbery jumbo shrimp for $24 per plate!! Over priced nightmare. Another person ordered their "best" salad for $15. It was a cup of wilted lettuce with terrible croutons and they actually placed a Bottle of... More 

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finger lakes NY
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108 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

we went to Richie's Cafe for lunch after an El Yunque hike, we all were hungry and thirsty. Their home made sangria is simply delicious, either the red wine version or the white wine version. The menu is extensive, and with a group of 18, it looks like we tried much of the choices. My companion chose shrimp cocktail and... More 

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Hurleyville, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We are still in Rio Grande wondering what happened to this restaurant? We've been here many times and never had the experience was had yesterday. The service was deplorable, the food took over an hour to prepare and when it finally came, it was cold and in edible. We all had paella. Fish paella for two and meat paella for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My friend and I were guest at the Wyndham Rio Mar and was on a quest for good naive food. And boy were we in for a treat at Richie's Cafe. I had their specialty which was the pineapple rice top with shrimp, which was delicious.... on top of the great food,and service the view was breathtaking. If you staying... More 

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Hillsdale, New Jersey
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65 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Service was good, not outstanding, but terrifically fun people. View amazing and we were fortunate enough to see the moon rising. the chicken soup was good. their "bread" was butter soggy - so not worth eating! I had the garlic shrimp with rice and beans. Delicious! My husband had arroz con pollo y pineapple. also tasty. their attempt at a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

After a disappointing stay at the Gran Melia Puerto Rico resort, we finished our final night at Ritchie's café and it was a fantastic bright spot to an otherwise frustrating service experience. Ritchie's provides a shuttle service from a number of the hotels in the surrounding area to the restaurant, which is perched in the hills above the Puerto Rican... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Spectacular view and enjoyable atmosphere, good service and food. Must visit to see by yourself. Very good alternative.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We ran up to watch a football game on the big screen. Great environment to hang out, Karoke & friendly staff. But food was just ok.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a really great spot for a view of the ocean especially as the sun sets and the moon lights up the sky! The staff is great, but the food was underwhelming at best. The bread was very good and the drinks were as well. I would recommend getting something basic on the menu.

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Address: Carr# 968 Km. 2.0 | Next to the Rio Mar Wyndham Grand Resort, Rio Grande 00745, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-887-1435
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Gastropub, Family Fare

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