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Restaurant Punto Criollo

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19 Igualdad, Porlamar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
(0295) 263 6745
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Authentic and better than the location suggests

Moderately priced food and good service, something you do not get in many places in Venezuela and should be highly appreciated... this restaurant is run by the same management as "El Remo" and "Lugar de Encuentro" on 4 de mayo in Porlamar, which can all be recommended. If you don't like the busy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2014
Lothar F
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Porlamar, Venezuela
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It was terrible! I ask for a pasta bolognese and the beef was PUTRID. It was a fly inside. I informed the situation to the owner and I was insulted! Please think about this before eating there!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The grilled and seared sirloin steak I had I can almost taste now as I write!! to die for!! Expensive but you get what you pay for. The full bodied red was so nice I had two bottles.

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Porlamar, Venezuela
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Moderately priced food and good service, something you do not get in many places in Venezuela and should be highly appreciated... this restaurant is run by the same management as "El Remo" and "Lugar de Encuentro" on 4 de mayo in Porlamar, which can all be recommended. If you don't like the busy and loud atmosphere, you shouldn't go to... More 

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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

If you are after one of the best Fish soups in the island, go there. Trully good. I only rate it a 3 since the drink was not the best I had. Service is good, a little busy at times but they are excellent and efficient.

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Purley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I have visited this place since I was 4 years old when we went to Venezuela annually and we would always go about 6 times every December. The place is air conditioned to high hell, it is ALWAYS packed. For a reason. The waiters are always great with people despite being busy, bread is always on the table straight away... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

After reading all the great reviews we thought we would try it out. The staff is really tremendous and completely unlike every where else on the island; they actually hustle and very quickly. The buzz in the restaurant is fantastic. The food looked great as we stood at the back waiting for a table. You would think it would make... More 

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Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This restaurant has been around for a long time now, I have been eating there for the past 28 years. The restaurant has change ownership but their food never change in taste and flavour. Each time I visit Margarita I just have to eat at that restaurant . If you go there at lunch time you may have to wait... More 

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tobago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Plenty delicious food for a little bit of money. It was so much that we had to take it back to the Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant offer local and Spanish food. The portions are almost impossible to finish because they are HUGE. The price for the food is not expensive at all and if you want you can request the food to be given to take home if you couldn't finish it (almost everybody do that). I highly recommend this restaurant if you are... More 

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Nice venue, but impossible to eat all course. We ordered one dish for two. good values, but sometimes is too crowded.

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  • Address: 19 Igualdad, Porlamar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Porlamar
  • Phone Number: (0295) 263 6745

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