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Carretera 153 Km 8, Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
787.219.6507
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Restaurant

The food was great and the service too. The food is for 2 people or more, but have a great taste. I enjoyed the food and the view

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2014
Jaela P
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San Sebastian, Puerto Rico
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I bought a " Shrimp Mofongo" for less than $20.00 and 2 people can eat of it and get full. Has an excellent enviroment, and beautiful views. You may have to wait like 20 minutes to get seated on weekends, but outside of the restaurant there are mini shops, arcade machines, and seats.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

This place has great food, the portions are so big you must come hungry. The service is slow, but worth the wait.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The food was great and the service too. The food is for 2 people or more, but have a great taste. I enjoyed the food and the view

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Guanica, Puerto Rico
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The food is great, and the portions are just huge. Feeds 3, and the wait it's not too bad for it being packed. The place is nice, would go again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Restaurant “El platanar cocina caribeña” In a familiar Sunday I went away with my family to eating in the restaurant “El platanar cocina caribeña” located in the town of Santa Isabel. Relatives and friends were speaking to us about the local food and so we decide to be going to try. As already his name says it in the restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Great food, huge portions, the quality of the meat is the best, an amazing view, anyway, I can't wait to go back! ***** Highly recommended!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Went there for my brothers wedding reception he had made a reservation prior to arrival once we got there the table was not ready so the waiting began after 20 minutes we were seated after we were seated we waited for like 30 minutes just so they can take our order they only had one waitress for a huge area.... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great food, HUGE portions, had a great time while on vacation. The food was great and the view was amazing!

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Caguas, Puerto Rico
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I went to celebrate my mom's birthday and spend some family time, but it was not what I expected. Totally disappointed!!! Foods with bad looks and taste worse. Definitely would not return ever. I lost my money and my time.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I live in the area where this restaurant is located, been there a couple of times, every time it gets worst. Yes they give u a huge portion but taste wise its not worth it. Its all plantains and over cooked meats. If it is stuffed with churrasco, ill tell u its poorly prepared, tastes like meat soup. Service is... More 

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Additional Information about El Platanar

Address: Carretera 153 Km 8, Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787.219.6507
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Santa Isabel
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Address: Carretera 153 Km 8, Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Santa Isabel
  • Phone Number: 787.219.6507
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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