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Ode to the Elephants

Carr 413 km 3.3, Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
9396978033
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Ranked #17 of 79 Restaurants in Rincon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $21
Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Ode to the Elephants offers authentic Thai flavors prepared by Chef Kevin Ngowusan. The restaurant overlooks Sandy Beach in Barrio Puntas, Rincon. A definite MUST dining experience in Puerto Rico.
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Aguada, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

There are regular menu dishes and nightly special specials. They include lots of fresh fish and interesting in house developed dishes. Favors are well developed and not just the standard local fare. The dishes are well described by professional, attentive wait staff. Cocktails have also been developed inhouse and are interesting and really good. They're serve well chilled and in... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Puerto Rico's west is a whole other world and in Rincon, this world includes thai food. After reading previous comments, I must make it clear that the service was the best part of the dining experience. Our waiter catered to the children in our party, made options available for them and made sure they were taken care of. With that... More

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New York, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Had a great meal here on our last night. Cool spot if you're looking for somewhere nice for dinner. I live in Woodside Queens, home of the best Thai in the US, so it's hard to impress me food-wise, but they did. Definitely worth a stop.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Great spot for Thai food in Rincon - we didn't have high expectations for Thai food in Puerto Rico, but were pleasantly surprised! Excellent food and tasty drinks! The service is great and everyone is super friendly. If you're in Rincon area, definitely check this place out.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I absolutely love this place. The food is delicious, the service is great and the place is beautiful. Thursdays are Martini Nights, and really fun with friends. If you're in the Rincon area you should stop in Ode and you'll have a great time!

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Anasco, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Good food and great Martini's but a little overpriced for locals like most places all over the Island.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We decided to come here for dinner on a Saturday night around 8. Place was full since it was raining, so they sat us at the bar, which we did not have a problem since we were looking foward to coming here for a while. The martinis were absolutely delicious!!! The prices were very good. Had chicken satay, pad thai,... More

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Aurora, Ohio
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The first time I was here in mid May and it was wonderful. I couldn't wait to come back this trip. We ordered the same dishes as last time and they were barely editable. The chicken in both our dishes was like shoe leather and had to ask for knives just to cut it up. Drinks are overpriced for what... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Loved it so much we went back again a couple days later! Great authentic thai food. Nothing else like it in the area.

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Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We drove all the way from San Juan, got there around 3:30,it was close until 5:00 but we went around the little town, took pics, some shopping, the Ocean it's something else.. No wonder why so many surfers come here from all over the world.. Went back at 5 and I had the most savory Watermelon Martini..Deliciosođź‘Śplus the service,and the... More

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Additional Information about Ode to the Elephants

Address: Carr 413 km 3.3, Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 9396978033
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rincon
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 21
Cuisine: Thai

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