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Rincon Tropical Restaurant

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Road 115, Rincon, Puerto Rico
787-823-2017
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11:00 am - 10:00 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

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 52
    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
Excellent Mofongo!

Very traditional dishes - the fish stew was delicious, especially with the homemade hot sauce added!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Amy P
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Glen Cove, New York
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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132 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Glen Cove, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Very traditional dishes - the fish stew was delicious, especially with the homemade hot sauce added!

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Rincon, Puerto Rico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It is one of the most visited restaurants in Rincon, PR. Good food good prices. No A/C except on a private room for private events. The service is average. Close to beaches.

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Largo, Florida
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158 reviews 158 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It is fried plantains smashed with garlic oils seasoning and stuffed with anything you want , I got Shrimp an it was phenomenal, Cocktails were good and good prices

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Springfield, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Real good Puerto Rican food. Not over priced. Great family place, close to the center of Rincon. Have been many times and have never had any bad food. This restaurant is highly recommended.

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Ohio
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230 reviews 230 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We try all the up-scale and novel restaurants on our visits to Rincon, and they are fine. However, this is just the place when you want a down-to-earth, no-frills, wholesome, local meal. Their fish dishes are inexpensive and available in a variety of options. It's no big deal, but everything we have sampled was tasty and the place is clean... More 

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Oakland, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
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141 reviews 141 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 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
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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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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