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Restaurante La Terraza

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1-C Marginal Costa de Oro, Dorado, Puerto Rico
787-796-1242
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The hospitality of this restaurant stands out. The host and waiters continuously checked on our family to ensure we had what we needed. The meal started with complimentary hummus and chips- delish. For dinner we had skirt steak with chimichurri sauce, whole fried snapper, and fish tacos. The food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My wife and I frequent PR and were very pleased with a recent visit (May 2015) to La Terraza. It had actually been a few years since we last went to this restaurant. The previous times (2013 and earlier) we were not impressed with the food. We were very pleased with the quality of the food this year - we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

We went to dinner on a Tuesday night. It was very quiet. Just two other tables and a few ppl at the bar. The atmosphere was very relaxing. Dinner was amazing. Got the mofongo (one steak, two chicken). Also the lobster dumplings and fish tacos. All were great. After dinner we went up to the bar and played pool. It... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I have been to this place a score of times. Liked it for it's outdoor covered dinning room. Food was always reasonably good, but last three outings got progressively worse. Both food and service , just not acceptable. The last and final visit, food took over 90 minutes and when finally showed up was wrong and I found metal and... More 

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Luis Manuel G, Director General at Restaurante La Terraza, responded to this review

My deepest apology however you are welcome back and please i wll receive you personally,, next time is on me.... More 

Englishtown, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My husband, daughter and I dined here on 4/9/15. The food was excellent! The staff were very helpful in explaining the food dishes to us. My daughter was contemplating ordering the Mofango but was not quite sure what it was. The waitress went above and beyond when she brought out a plantain and the bowl it would be served in... More 

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Luis Manuel G, Director General at Restaurante La Terraza, responded to this review
Google Translation

....Gracias Mi Casa es Su Casa More 

Belvidere, Illinois
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We dined here last night. It was Monday so there were not many diners. Our host promptly greeted us and took our drink order. Several in our party ordered the La Terraza which is their signature rum drink. It was delicious. For food we ordered fish tacos and skirt steak dumplings with chimichurri. The dumplings were really tasty and interesting.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The hospitality of this restaurant stands out. The host and waiters continuously checked on our family to ensure we had what we needed. The meal started with complimentary hummus and chips- delish. For dinner we had skirt steak with chimichurri sauce, whole fried snapper, and fish tacos. The food came out in a timely manner and was very tasty. So... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

If you are in Dorado for any reason, you HAVE to go to La Terraza! The food is unbelievable, the service was great and the owner is very accommodating! We found this place after traveling from the states to Dorado for almost 10 hours. It was on a list the hotel provided us of restaurants in the area and we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Thumbs down!!! 1 hour wait for the food; only to be delivered to half of our party. Skirt steak, monfongo, cheesebuger and quesadilla....not a fan!!! Plus someone doubled parked behind us and blocked us in. Needless to say we all have stomach aches.

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Luis Manuel G, Director General at Restaurante La Terraza, responded to this review

My apologize to you party we were realy bussie at the moment , that reaso we acomodate you upstair until a next table available for you party downtair. I personally went up too notify you table is ready.. and you were comfort at you table. But my depest apology for you... Please will like to invte you and your wife..... More 

Syracuse, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were treated as if we were the most important guests in the restaurant but I'm pretty certain all the other patrons felt as special. The waiter guided us from the start of service and our party of five was thrilled with each delicious selection. The mofongo was exceptional. The outdoor seating area was delightful but when the first raindrops... More 

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Luis Manuel G, Director General at Restaurante La Terraza, responded to this review

My apologize to you party we were realy bussie at the moment , that reaso we acomodate you upstair until a next table available for you party downtair. I personally went up too notify you table is ready.. and you were comfort at you table. But my depest apology for you... Please will like to invte you and your wife..... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

If you go to Dorado don't miss this place. Good mofongo, good drinks and very nice views.this restaurant is only. Four minutes away from the Dorado beach.!!! Very nice ambience.

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Muchas Gracias por su opinion.... Mi casa es su casa.. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1-C Marginal Costa de Oro, Dorado, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Dorado
  • Phone Number: 787-796-1242

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children

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