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Restaurant El Taino

129 Km. 20. Hm. 1 | Callejones, Puerto Rico
(787) 897-7417
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Ranked #1,874 of 2,241 restaurants in Puerto Rico
Most recent review
- Aug 4, 2014
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Carol Stream, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We ate here a couple years ago after visiting the caves nearby. Back then, it was a small, homey little place. Very inexpensive, but good food. We mostly enjoyed it for the experience. What a difference two years makes. The facility and decor are upgraded and the food is even better, and well-worth the higher prices, which are still reasonable.... More

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Miami
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Poor service, expensive for terrible food .We wait more than 1 hour for the food . MY children were very dissapointed with the service.Other customers were complaining for the same reasons. It was reccomended by the people at the caves, terrible advised

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Like many other I was directed to this place by some guy at the cave entrance. The area was nice and large, comfortable. Service was normal, the place was empty. We ordered the chuleta Kan Kan with rice and beans, French fries, my wife ordered the carne frita with 3 mofongos, A friend ordered the arroz manposteado, my aunt ordered... More

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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

This has got to be the worse experience I have ever had in a restaurant in PR. It was recommended to us by some guy at the caves who obviously is getting a kick back for sending customers over there. The food took over and hour and one of our plates got to the table after the rest of us... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant 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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2 reviews
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Pickerington, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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