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Maria Bonita

carr.14 ave tito castro, Ponce 00731, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #29 of 77 restaurants in Ponce
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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22 reviews from our community

77% Recommend
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

I went with a friend to that place and I were the only customers. We ordered appetizers which took about 30 minutes, if not more. The drinks (Margaritas) were very good. The waiter never wrote the order wanted to use his memory. The result brought me the wrong dish. The food was not as delicious as before. I think the... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

This is supposedly the finest mexican restaurant in Ponce and as such I expected a lot more, specially considering their prices. The menu is good but not great, a little limited when compared to the best mexican restaurants in San Juan. Food quality is good and frozen margaritas rival the best I've tasted.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

Burito de carne de res is the best. One can taste the difference between authentic mexican and these dishes but it does taste good. Buñuelos is something that does not have the authentic sense of Mexico but it os an amaizing dessert. I have been there fove times and I will come back.

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Cayey, null, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

For me, price doesn't match taste and portion of the place. Anyway, my favorite was the appetizer, "Tacos al Pastor".

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Puerto Rico
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

I always like the food here, that's the main reason why I keep going back. The restaurant has a nice and easy feeling to it. Great service and heart warming soups. The only thing I don't like is that being a Mexican restaurant the guacamole isn't very good... even I can make a better guacamole.

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

I have been there three times with family and friends and have always enjoyed the food. On my last visit the restaurant was celebrating Mexico's independence day. We had a blast! The waiters are very attentive and kind. Everything we order there is alway tasty and the menu has a decent variety of dishes and prices to choose from. From... More

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

We were seated in a table near the bar. The air conditioner was not working properly and this area was excessively warm. After a good sweat and numerous complains we were seated in the main room which was a little better but still quite warm. The beer was served warm. Our waiter was poorly trained and ignorant to the entire... More

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I celebrated my boyfriend and my best friend birthday at Maria Bonita Restaurant with friends and family. The service was great and the waitress Zummy (originally from Mexico) made everything possible. Thanks Maria Bonita Restaurant!

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We love mexican food. This is a very nice place to eat your favorite mexican dishes. Great to go with the family, relaxed, variety for all tastes... Nice margaritas too...

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Ponce PR
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Who would ever suspect to find an incredible Mexican Restaurant tucked away in a plaza on Route 14 in Ponce? Well, here it is! Maria Bonita! Excellent food...very tasty...and the Sangria is the best in PR! Service is great, atmosphere is great, food is great! What more could you ask for! A little hard to find if you're not looking.... More

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