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El Carey Cafe & Beach Shop

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Caribbean, Cafe, International, Spanish, Vegetarian, Puerto Rican
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Carr 4466 Barrio Bajuras, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
+1 787-421-4656
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8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Description: We have a very relax surf atmosphere... So don't worry about your sandy...
We have a very relax surf atmosphere... So don't worry about your sandy feet, salty hair and wet dollar bills... We don't mind! We serve Breakfast, Lunch and Smoothies... Our schedule does change without notice if the waves are good, hope you don't mind
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  • 20
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A rare find in Isabela

Why rare? Because they don't fry anything! I thought it was law in Puerto Rico that you need to fry everything. We found this the day we arrived and had a fantastic lunch of grouper on a wrap, with an included salad. Came back the next morning for breakfast. The biggest disappointment was that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Reactor1966
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Connecticut
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Connecticut
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Why rare? Because they don't fry anything! I thought it was law in Puerto Rico that you need to fry everything. We found this the day we arrived and had a fantastic lunch of grouper on a wrap, with an included salad. Came back the next morning for breakfast. The biggest disappointment was that they are only open Friday through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Good food, service, surfer ambiance, can't complain.... just perfect for brunch or breakfast. Healthy menu options, I recommend visiting if you are in the area.

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Adjuntas, Puerto Rico
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The place is very nice, not big but decent. They have like a "gallery" in one side and in the other is where you order the food. The rice bowl was delicious. It has rice, beans, chicken and a lot more things but it taste awesome. Also they have homemade juice; the passion fruit juice is very good. Also they... More 

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Isabela, Puerto Rico
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is one of the most creative and unique menus I've seen. I've been here a few times already and will be coming back. They provide fancy restaurant service, while keeping their homely feel. If you'd like to enjoy a very good meal at a nice price, this is the place to go. Don't be fooled by those places right... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Amazing Food, Atmosphere and Employees! Diana makes The Best Mangú on the Island! MUST Try their Chicken Bowls and Fresh Juices!! PERFECT before or after the Beach... Make sure you stop by!

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Great vegan options, including yummy homemade hot sauce, hummus, and coconut... short distance from the beach.

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Milton, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This restaurant impresses me every visit. The prices are great, food is delicious, and everything is made fresh right when you order.

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New York
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This place is just off the road in Isabella and my GPS doesn't exactly navigate to it, but I kept going with the directions got me to the front of someone's home and there it was on the side of the road, if I had driven too fast I would have passed it. Thatched covering with little sign and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

I have brunch here everytime I visit Isabela. The place is super close to Jobos beach. EVERYTHING is homemade and made to order. Their menu always has something new to try. Their art gallery lets you take home a nice souvenir. Owners are super friendly and you can always take home a bottle of their hot sauce or the mild... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

El Carey was so good that my wife and I ate breakfast there twice and she had mangu both times. Don't miss out on the smoothies either.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carr 4466 Barrio Bajuras, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isabela
  • Phone Number: +1 787-421-4656

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cafe, International, Spanish, Vegetarian, Puerto Rican

Description

We have a very relax surf atmosphere... So don't worry about your sandy feet, salty hair and wet dollar bills... We don't mind! We serve Breakfast, Lunch and Smoothies... Our schedule does change without notice if the waves are good, hope you don't mind
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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