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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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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 11
    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
Most recent review
The best food and bohemia.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Luz11pr
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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My wife and I stopped in here on our first night in Puerto Rico. The owner welcomed us at the door and gave us a night of great food, good music, excellent sangria, and most importantly a lasting memory! The owner is so nice and gave us a brief history of his childhood which plays into the name. His personal... More 

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Santurce, PR
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited the restaurant to celebrate my mother's 75 birthday. The service of all the employees and its owner was EXCELLENT. Great Puerto Rican food, specially the "Pasteles de Yuca y Masa"; good portions; good prices and great family atmosphere. His owner sing a beautiful song to my mom for her birthday. My whole family really enjoy the celebration and... More 

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Brentwood, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

TripAdvisor family, this is the first time that I have gone against those haters regarding the poor reviews written on this restaurant. My wife and I visit Puerto Rico frequently. Every year we drive from Carolina to pay a visit to the Bayamon National Cemetery. You see, my father in law is buried at the Natl. Cemeter. Every year we... More 

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sanjuan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Not fancy, but very good service and food. Economical and portions are more than enough. Would recommend !!!!!!!!!!!!

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9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I had "chicharrones de pollo con tostones" which is small pieces of chicken deep fried with fried plaintains. They were SO good. Great sangria and they have a live show of a woman singer which you interact with her in her show. Had a great time with my friend. The owner is super nice and comes to your table and... 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?