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Esmeralda, Guaynabo 00969, Puerto Rico
787-731-1270
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Ranked #12 of 79 Restaurants in Guaynabo
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This restaurant is great for all kinds of food ;from pizza to seafood. You'll enjoy even the spreads for the warm bread. Food is prepared when you order it, so be prepared to wait for your food while you enjoy a nice soup or salad. Fresh codfish is delicious as well as the "churrasco". Service is very good and waitresses... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Lots of staff and a poor service. More than 30mins to receive the apetizers and drinks, and don't even talk about the main courses. The food was very very good. Good prices and great quality, but the experience would've been better if the service was as the same quality as the food.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a restaurant worth trying. We had a group of 8 and everyone's meals were just perfect. I had the eggplant parmigiana that was to die for with lots of cheese just like I like it and the fresh baked biscuits just delicious. They only forgot one of the salads but I will overlook this since it was all... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had the shrimp appetizer was fabulous be sure to soak up the juice with your bread (by the way a nice bread) chicken Sofia Loren served in a mushroom cream sauce was very good. The dessert was amazing, it's called semi-fredo. Service was fast and friendly.

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have visited this restaurant about four times lately. The food is consistently top level. The service is friendly and quite good. The decor is outdated and a redo would be most welcome, but I go to eat and not to see and be seen at the hottest spot. The home baked bread is superb. Do not miss the scallops... More 

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San Juan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The restaurant is simple. , Nothing fancy with paper place mats and napkins. But you come here for the food. We visited on a Saturday afternoon about 2:00pm and to our surprise it was quit full with locals since they have good lunch specials. The wine list is very short with reasonable prices.. Service was good and friendly. We ordered... More 

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

Great food!!! Best pasta fruti di mare ever!!! (And I have been to Italy several times...) highly recommended!!!

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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The food is excellent. I have dined here plenty of times and everything I have tried is really good. The only drawback may be the lack of coziness. Decoration can be improved.

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San Juan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I bought a voucher on the Internet for a nice dinner at Buongustaio. I can definitely say the food is exquisite! My husband is Italian and he definitely loved every entree. We had fried calamari and the seafood risotto, which were both so good! We also had the Semifreddo dessert, which was tasty and brought us directly to the taste... More 

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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53 reviews 53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Family oriented restaurant with friendly wait staff. They have an ample menu with a vast selection of pasta fish and meat dishes. Overall the food is great and the prices are very reasonable. I have never had a bad meal here. They rarely make the pasta fajoli soup but when they do, you need to have it.

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Address: Esmeralda, Guaynabo 00969, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-731-1270
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Guaynabo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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