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Gio by Gio Gastro Bar

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French, Caribbean, International, Pub, Gastropub
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Punta Soldado Road, 00775, Puerto Rico
+1 787-420-3540
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Thu - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice but empty

Gio's has a nice ambience but when you are the only people at the bar and the only table in the restaurant...it leaves you a bit cold. The food and the service were good but I enjoy people watching and this is definitely not the place for that.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
San Juan Puerto Rico
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Chicago, IL
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

It's now called Azul and it's the restaurant at the Club Seaborne Hotel. My husband and I dined here last night (a Sunday night in late Sept) for dinner and we had our best meal yet. Our innkeeper tipped us off on this place. Judging by how I couldn't find it at first on tripadvisor, it's because the restaurant recently... More 

Thank CarpeVida
San Juan Puerto Rico
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Gio's has a nice ambience but when you are the only people at the bar and the only table in the restaurant...it leaves you a bit cold. The food and the service were good but I enjoy people watching and this is definitely not the place for that.

Thank treblog
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stayed at Club Seabourne and ate every breakfast and most of our dinners at Gio by Gio. The food offerings were creative and often made from local farm raised ingredients. Gio and his staff were courteous and charming and very professional. I am hoping I can return with a gaggle of girlfriends!

Thank LAuraannray
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Simply trying to be fancy on an island where there isn't much clientele for that market. We were one of three tables in the restaurant and the service was painfully slow even by Caribbean standards. The food was tasty and artfully presented, but still over priced for where and what it was.

Thank JenWenWisconsin
Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a restaurant that is part of the Club Seaborne. Nice setting and friendly people. Food was good, prices were high. Don't really understand the rave reviews.

Thank edjan_11
Portland, Oregon
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101 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We ate at a number of restaurants in Culebra during our week there, but nothing compared to Gio's and we returned our last night. We strongly recommend that you plan a special meal or two and drive to Gio's. Save room for dessert. We loved the atmosphere - both inside and outside (with a fine mesh so insects could not... More 

Thank Kathy E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Had a fabulous dinner here. Everything was perfectly seasoned, creative use of local fish and flavors. The pork chop was succulent and moist. Delicious. Great setting in a quiet spot with both indoor and outdoor seating options.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Denver, Colorado, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is the restaurant in the Club Seabourne hotel. Only open Thurs- Sunday (and closed the Sunday we were there!) I was happy we dined there our first night.

1 Thank Andy G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had some doubts because it was relatively empty when we arrived, but it filled after a bit. We ate there three times over our stay. Each time, the four of us ordered something different and it was always done to perfection! The mahi was out of this world and the beef couldn't have been better prepared. We ordered the... More 

1 Thank Leslie R
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We dined on delicious drinks and food with friends last night at Gio. The setting was relaxing and while were were finishing our delicious food (my boyfriend had the fried whole snapper and I had The Surfer), the chef came to see if we were enjoying our food. We were so satiated we passed up dessert. However, we will definitely... More 

Thank Whitney T

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Punta Soldado Road, 00775, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Culebra
  • Phone Number: +1 787-420-3540

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, Caribbean, International, Pub, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine


Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?