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El Verde BBQ

Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
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English first
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This bbq has been there since always, I love it when I was a child and still loving it as an adult. The chicken and the ribs are delicious and everything else too.

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san juan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Hop on Ruta 66 and exit towards Luquillo and in less than 2 minutes you will find the best whole chicken and yuca al mojo I have had in a long time. The ribs are excellent also. The lines move fast. Take it home or eat it there. Great stop for a "chinchorreo" afternoon. Follow with a stop in Las... More 

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Austin, Texas
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99 reviews 99 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We stopped here on our way to El Yunque for breakfast. We had a chicken expands, ribs, Yuka and a coke for 8bucks and it was delicious. We liked it so much that we went back for dinner. Its woth the stop for great local food. Remit, at the counter was great and provided great service! Thanks Remi...

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The roadside barbecue appears crude, however offers delicious chicken, ribs, plantains, and Caribbean style foods. The price is also delicious.

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Mason, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stopped here just to look around. The food looked excellent so we bought whole chickens for take out! Delicious, moist and great seasoning!

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Boone, North Carolina
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315 reviews 315 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is real BBQ not the crap people in the states think BBQ is. No thick tomato sauce all over it. Just real smoked BBQ. You get to choose what you want from a hot case at the front. The staff will get your plate ready for you. Make sure you tip the staff. We took our food back to... More 

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New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had passed this place a bunch of times on vacation and it was always packed so we decided to drop in. The counter guys didn't speak much English but we worked through it. My wife and I split a half chicken and half a pound of pork and a side of rice with sodas came to $12.84 The chicken... More 

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Savannah, Georgia, United States
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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Had lunch their on our last day. It doesn't look like much from the road. It was certainly the best value of any meal we had. I got a half chicken and sweet plantains with a diet coke for under $7.00. I wish we'd have gone earlier in the trip!

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My tour guide reccomened this place as a must-stop while leaving El Yunque. I was really impressed by the food. The location is very hectic to get in and out of, but worth it. The line was reasonable for a Sat afternoon (5-7 min wait). The food is FRESH off the grill and cooked to perfection. We had the Chicken,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stopped here towards the end of a private tour that we were on coming back from El Yunque. For $35 we were able to feed seven people with beer!! All six of us agree that this was one of our favorite meals while in Puerto Rico. We had the chicken, ribs, mofongo, rice, sweet potato and sweet plantains. OMG... More 

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Address: Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
Cuisine: Barbecue

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