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El Makito Restaurant

Carr# 3 Playa Hucares, Naguabo 00718, Puerto Rico
7878747192
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Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Naguabo
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Especialidad , Langosta rellena a lo Makito, Mofongo relleno de Mariscos ,Chillo relleno de mariscos. La mejor vista , Los mejores marisco.
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English first
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went to this "famous" restaurant at Puerto Rico east coast. My expectations were to enjoy our visit and very good food !! I ordered a Mojito and it was like a very sweet lemonade!! Then "salmorejo de jueyes (similar to a land crab stew) it was horrible! They just used canned crab meat and there was no flavor on it.... More

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Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Excellent fried red snapper and some of the best asopao (rice stew - I had the camarones - shrimp - one) I had in Puerto Rico!

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Caguas, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Returned to El Makito after six months. First time service was very good, however food flavor needed additional work. Decided for a second chance. Visited restaurant at noon time and service was even better than first time. Also, this time they have more customers. Didn't wait to be seated, very cold drinks and multiple options in Menu. Server visited the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Small portions, High price for the portion. However it had a good flavor. The service was bad, a mess of waiters doing nothing my plate came cold to the table also.

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Decided to eat lunch here after taking a boat tour off the coast that docks behind the restaurant. Staff were friendly and helpful in explaining some of the dishes. The food was flavorful and well cooked. Prices were very good as well for the portions and choices.

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Trenton, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I ate outside on the deck overlooking the bay/lagoon on a late afternoon. Outstanding view. The wait wasn't bad. They need to have a bar for those who are waiting. I could have put down two brews before I was seated after being out walking the oceanfront. We had the seafood mixture of fish conch lobster and octopus over a... More

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Kissimmee, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Food was really good. We shared the 1/2 sampler app. It was still huge. We all had mofongo except our son had the kids shrimp. My husband had mofongo with octopus, I had it with shrimp and our daughter had it with crab. We all thought ours was the best tasting dish. The sangria was yummy. Please do remember that... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews 108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This place is great! We were greeted by friendly staff directing us to park the car and then seated on the balcony outside overlooking the small bay. The service was efficient and the food was extremely good. Portion sizes are large and the food tasty.This was our final mofongo of the trip and I certainly recommend it.

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Canton, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were looking for seafood and El Makito came up with some decent reviews (other than some reports of long wait times). We have been to the eastern side of the island before and found it to be much more private and catering to the locals as well as visitors. Since we had plenty of time for dinner, we went... More

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Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

View from the restaurant is outstanding! We sat outside on the balcony looking right over the harbor. Fish (big ones) swimming just below us while we ate and relaxed. Fritters are tasty and inexpensive and a good way to compliment your meal. I had camerones al alijio and it was fantastic! Large, tasty shrimp in a garlic butter served with... More

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