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Restaurant El Taino

129 Km. 20. Hm. 1 | Callejones, Puerto Rico
(787) 897-7417
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Ranked #1,746 of 2,083 restaurants in Puerto Rico
Most recent review
- Jan 30, 2014
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17% Recommend
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I am not sure that the people that have reviewed the correct restaurant...We visited the Rio Camuy Cave Park (cavernas), which was a total waste of time but anyway, we were handed a flyer to El Taino on the way in and left the park we were passing right by the restaurant so we decided to stop and glad we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

This place was pleasant from the outside with good, loud music, but the server seemed to have an attitude, and we waited 1 full hour before we left without getting our food. We were checked on once during that time. Never again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Worst restaurant ever. I posted a picture so people could see what type of food your a getting there.. They served my little ones an uncooked chicken.. and to the other one a $17.95 shrimp mofongo with 4 shrimp... Service was as bad as it can get... and when asked to talk to the owner.. they told me he was... More

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Elmwood Park, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We were given a colorful advertisement for this restaurant at the entrance of Camuy Caves. The outside of the restaurant looked good. Inside was nicely decorated but smelled of Lysol lemon cleanser. Aside from a couple who seem to be family of one of the waitress, my husband and I were the only one there. It went downhill when I... More

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We went here after visiting Rio Camuy Cave Park. It was clean. We were seated immediately. Our order was taken quickly and we had a short reasonable wait for our food. Our waitress was very attentive. We both ate fried chicken, beans, rice and a salad. The chicken was very very good. If I'd read the reviews first, I would... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We stopped because the appearance was attractive. When we were sitted a inexperienced waitress took our order. She didn't know the menu. Besides the menu was not clear enough. 20 mins passed by before our drinks were served. The puertorican sausage was overcooked. After the food was served we had to ask for silverware, napkins and water. After we finished... More

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Austin, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Visited the fabulous "Las Cavernas del Rio Camuy" and were ready for lunch. At the entrance to the caves, we were given a brochure to visit the Restaurant El Taino. We arrived, ordered drinks and waited an extremely long time for our meals. We were 4 adults and 2 children. My food was chicken, and when I cut into it... More

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San Juan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

Tried to have lunch after Parque de las Cavernas, Service is so bad we have to left without eating!!! After 45 mins of taking our order no sight of our lunch and when asked what happened the waiter told us that there was 3 more orders in front of us, we asked for garlic bread they gave us a microwaved... More

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Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

For those of you visiting Camuy River Cave Park, you can get the real Puerto Rican deal at very good price just a mile or so south of the park on Route 129. Food not great but authentic. Service friendly but slow, and servers English not so great - as I said, this is the real, deal, not a tourist... More

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Brooklyn, NY
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I ate here with my wife after being handed their menu from the Rio Camuy Caves in Arecibo. I expected to get a great traditional meal especially since the park was suggesting it but unfortunately I was wrong. The food took forever to come and the service was sadly not good. The rabbit mofongo was sub-par and the rice was... More

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