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Rincon Tropical Restaurant

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Road 115, Rincon, Puerto Rico
787-823-2017
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Puerto Rican favorites

We enjoyed this place. It wasn't amazing, but it was a solid choice for Puerto Rican food. The service was fast and pleasant.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
510Christina
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Oakland, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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127 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oakland, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We enjoyed this place. It wasn't amazing, but it was a solid choice for Puerto Rican food. The service was fast and pleasant.

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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This had lots of variety from fish to chicken to beef and pork. The chicken soup was good. Nice place to get a feel for what it is to be a local.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Rincon Tropical is a conveniently located small, friendly restaurant where you can get a more than decent home-style Puerto Rican meal. We had the carne frita to start, crunchy pieces of deep-fried pork to dip in various sauces. Then I had the fileta de chillo criolla; the snapper was good, and the sauce may have lacked subtlety but it added... More 

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Rincon, Puerto Rico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I live in Rincon so I go often to this restaurant with my husband. It is great food local food at local prices (not tourists prices).

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Sterling, Virginia
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The place looks ordinary and low key but the food was nothing but extraordinary! We ordered grouper mofongo and grilled chicken, both items rated our top food experiences in Rincon. The grouper mofongo comes with a creole sauce and it was so far the best mofongo I've had across the island. My friend's said his grilled chicken was the best... More 

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

They have a good lunch special. Good taste and excellent service. I will go back. I really like the "mofongo con pollo" and the appetizers.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Everytime i eat there its good. For simple snacks or full on meals. The service is good and friendly. The seating is outside or inside. .. always good Puerto Rican cuzine.... have eaten there more than once.

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Elmhurst, NY!
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4 reviews 4 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Good food, great prices.... SLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW service... even for the Island it was slow. It was like they didn't want our money :) lol

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Loved the tiny bar. Friendly staff. The outside looks a little dumpy, but once you get inside your forget! Our server was really helpful finding our way around and showed us a good map with suggestions for dinner.

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Rincon, Puerto Rico
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Bolitas de mero, arroz mamposteao, churrasco, and stuffed mofongos are among the dishes that we tried. Really good, best prices in Rincón.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Road 115, Rincon, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rincon
  • Phone Number: 787-823-2017

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?