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El Gigante Dormido

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Urb. Riverview, Calle 20 W-7, Bayamon 00961, Puerto Rico
+1 787-640-7889
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Today
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sunday Best

You will love the pasteles. The Sangria is awesome. Arroz Mampostiao delicious. Octopus salad is one of the best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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87 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Their pasteles and pork are great, most menu is regular PR traditional cooking. Bar and drinks are excellent. Familiar atmosphere.

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PR
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

You will love the pasteles. The Sangria is awesome. Arroz Mampostiao delicious. Octopus salad is one of the best.

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very good food, outstanding service and a great ambiance. The owner plays the guitar and sings popular sons in Spanish. If you want to have a great time, you should visit el gigante dormido. Try the pasteles; these are made by the owner's mother in her home in Adjuntas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We came here for lunch after the funeral of a dear family member & the food was excelente & the owner was very nice too.

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Good food at a reasonable price. Personnel is courteous and the attentions were as expected in spite of a long wait for the food. Limited parking.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

My recomendation. Visit and enjoy the good food and Bohemia music of the area. Near to all hotels and cities of Puerto Rico. Is a very good experience.

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Its a Restaurant with a family ambient and the food is very tasteful. And the Pasteles are awesome. Edwin the owner is always around with his smile and blessings. Gracias hermano Dios te bendiga!!!!!

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TOA ALTA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is one of a few restaurants that had not only an exellent menu,entertainment and good quality food. They make you feel like part of the familly. It doesn's matter if is your first visit or # 100's you really feel that you are served by your someone that you know very close! Also, you will find that unforgettable puertorrican... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Menú is very typical but with much better taste than many others. Worth going again. Owner is usually there as host. Which makes sure all dining experience goes well. Very friendly atmosphere.

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Dined here , my husband and I , Friday 13 / feb / 2015 . It was all rather rich . Sorullitos de maiz. Steak and onions with fried plantains , well good and squishy . Mofongo stuffed chicken with rice mamposteado . Whipped nutella wow, delicious. A little pricey place , good food, very friendly and clean. That day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Urb. Riverview, Calle 20 W-7, Bayamon 00961, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Bayamon
  • Phone Number: +1 787-640-7889

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Puerto Rican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?