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La Casa de Ruben

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Raul Leoni Av, Porlamar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
(0295) 261 1602
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Haven't visited after the renovation...

...but it should not influence the food quality, maybe the prices. One of the few places that serves traditional Margariteño food, best Pastel de Chuzo in Venezuela (no wonder, Ruben has invented this dish...).

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2013
Lothar F
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Porlamar, Venezuela
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The place was pretty nice but we went at noon and was too hot the temperature. The fish soup was really nice but a little overpriced. This restaurant's owner claims to be the "Pastel de Chucho" (shredded Ray with plantains and kind of fresh cheese) inventor a widely typical dish in Margarita Island so we asked for it, and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is a very good Venezuelan restaurant owned by a chef that worked over 30 years at several 5 star hotels and other renown restaurants. Ruben who personally works his place from kitchen to diners salon has always a good word or advise for you. Ask him for the specials and try the typical Venezuelan seafood like Pastel de Chucho... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I had catalana salad and pastel de chucho. Many restaurants in margarita island have pastel de chucho but this one is the best I've had. It gets crowded so it's better to make reservations.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Estive com minha família e não falamos espanhol. O garçom não teve paciência para nos atender e comemos apenas arroz e frango. Depois disso, não voltamos mais e decidimos cozinhar no hotel. I was with my whole family and we do not speak espanish. The clark/waiter did not help us, so we only have rice and ckicken. After that, we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

...but it should not influence the food quality, maybe the prices. One of the few places that serves traditional Margariteño food, best Pastel de Chuzo in Venezuela (no wonder, Ruben has invented this dish...).

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Raul Leoni Av, Porlamar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Porlamar
  • Phone Number: (0295) 261 1602

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  • Cuisine: Pizza

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