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Puerto Rico
787 742 3828
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  • 19
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  • 8
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Hole in the Wall

From the outside it doesn't look like much, but it is a hidden gem. Stopped there for lunch on 2/18/15 and enjoyed it very much. The décor is cool and the menu has a good selection of seafood and burgers. The prices are really good too. We were served quickly. It opens at 11am, but I would go... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Marisol919
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Roselle Park, New Jersey
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111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

I came to this place in the 70's and it looks the same. A dive bar with the heart of every drunken sailor who ever washed ashore. Grubby but not unsanitary, Rough with a kiss, all the charm of your grandfathers two day stubble. I'd tell you more but if you got this far you've been sold.

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Thank Blye
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This restaurant doesn't look like much, but the food is great. The woman that works there makes rum cakes that are out of this world. We ate at this restaurant many times when we stayed on the island. Definitely worth the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

A large plate of fries and a delicious Burger while sitting outside looking at the ocean for 10 bucks. How could anyone give this place a bad review?

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Roselle Park, New Jersey
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

From the outside it doesn't look like much, but it is a hidden gem. Stopped there for lunch on 2/18/15 and enjoyed it very much. The décor is cool and the menu has a good selection of seafood and burgers. The prices are really good too. We were served quickly. It opens at 11am, but I would go around 12noon... More 

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Thank Marisol919
Edgerton, Ohio
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We ate there twice during our recent trip. Both the 12 oz. hamburger and curly fries and the grouper fillet were excellent. Prices were fair. We had a bit of a wait to get our food but is was worth it!

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Thank RogerM43517
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

Great for been the only choice foe lunch during a week day. Tasty food i dont know the price because the Boss pay the tab. But we were 11 people.

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Thank Rrivera11
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We were told this place used to be the IT place until it lost it's liqueur license for serving minors. Really we were here because it was the only thing open on Christmas afternoon. Nothing was fresh, fish wise, but at least he was honest about it. I asked for very little butter/oil, but it came out swimming in oil!... More 

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Thank honolulusurf
Central Florida, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Good place to meet, across the street from Honda bay,when just getting on island or anytime for that matter. Friendly atmosphere with great bartender and super food at affordable prices. Non alcoholic beverages, only available at this time...but don't let that stop you. If you like to play pool, very nice table. If at anchor, dingy dock right across the... More 

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Thank 900frenchie
Montreal, Canada
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We used to go to this casual place, fast service and delicious dishes. Last summer, we were really desapointed to find out that it was loosing these values. We gave it a second chance for another souper, but we experienced the same issues: long, long waitting time, lack of food quality and a completely mixed up person trying to take... More 

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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

I visited this restaurant twice during my stay in Culebra and the food was really good. The menu states that the food is prepared at the moment (after ordered) and that is why is takes time but its worth it. I asked for the pork chops and carne frita, both with fried plantains.

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  • Address: Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Culebra
  • Phone Number: 787 742 3828

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