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Ode to the Elephants

Carr 413 km 3.3, Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
9396978033
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Ranked #13 of 76 restaurants in Rincon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $21
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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Anasco, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Lazio, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Me and my friends drove close to an Hour to come to this restaurant. We called up Sharlenne, the receptionist, and she told us to show up even though they were about to close. We were really exited to get to this spot that so many people we talking about in Rincon. When we finally get there, they closed-down the... More

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The netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Left on the 413 and then all the way down and a bit up and...... What a Beautifull terace , nice waiter ( blond Guy with small ponytail). Had excellent meal and there is just nothing better than Thai. For me they could lose a bit of the salt!

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Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

It was nice to get a little dressed up and head out for dinner after spending the majority of my time in Rincon on the beach drinking out of coconuts and grilling. Ode to the Elephants has the most spectacular view and the food is delicious! I started with the Chai martini as we watched the sun set and it... More

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Even for us locals, it was bit challenging to find. But once you arrive a great view of the ocean awaits, along with tasty Thai food and great service. BTW, the food is not as spicy as they claim, don't be afraid to increase the spiciness by one more star! We are definitely coming back!

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Dunedin, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My husband and I dined outside under the full moon, with a view of the ocean and lights of Aquadilla in the distance. A nice bottle of wine, chicken satay, garlic pork and green curry shrimp. Moderately priced, delicious and attentive service. The waiters and most of the patrons were American. A first for us in Puerto Rico. Hard to... More

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