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El Carey Cafe & Beach Shop

Carr 4466 Jobos Beach, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
7874214656
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Ranked #1 of 32 restaurants in Isabela
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Spanish, Vegetarian, Eclectic, International, Café, Puerto Rican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Rexburg, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We have been in Isabela for 2 months and have tried almost every restaurant. El Carey is by far our favorite!! We have come back over and over again because we can't seem to get enough. It's the perfect place for brunch or lunch. Our little girl loves the kids pancakes with sprinkles. Yum!!!

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Javier & his wife are the loveliest, friendliest people who run the most delicious, laid back cafe in town. The food is remarkably fresh & delicious and the hot sauce is out of this world (my friend & I took home 5 bottles, which you can buy for $5/each). Highly recommend the jobos arepa, fresh squeezed OJ, mix berry smoothie... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This place was really cool and casual with a great menu and great prices. We had a group of 4 about to hit the beach and we stopped for brunch first. I had the egg and cheese arepa which I definitely recommend! Great prices. Also had a fresh coconut water straight from the coconut. You order at the counter, they... More

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Ithaca, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The reviews are right on. This place is great. Delicious Acai smoothies. The breakfast bowls are all made from scratch with fresh ingredients and they're amazing! The hot sauce is some of the best I've ever had. So addictive! It's got a casual, funky surfer vibe. Sometimes you have to wait a while for the food to come out, but... More

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EDWARDS
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

It's just a funky little restaurant along road 4466 to Isabela at km 5.9. We had great beans and rice. Very casual and local.

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Orefield, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Stopped at the café for smoothies. Staff was friendly. Smoothies were fresh and delicious. My kids loved them.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The owners are wonderful people.... food is made fresh to order, and so delicious! We had the breakfast special, which was a breakfast burrito with plantaines.... amazing! Great coffee too:) we will eat here again!

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Oak Park, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

El Carey was a great place to stop for lunch while exploring Playa Jobos. The food was delicious and abundant - my rice bowl ended up being two meals for me. Hibiscus iced tea really hit the spot, too. We were even given a couple of starfruit to take home!

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Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

El Carey stands out on the Jobos strip for having really great food, low prices, and a laid-back vibe. The owners, Hector and Diana, are fabulous, and are really great with advice on what to do in the area, surf conditions, you name it. The atmosphere is exactly what I look for in a surf town, and their prices are... More

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Alicante, Spain
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6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

I came to this place for breakfast with friends and had a superb experience. It's probably the best place I've been in a very long time! This place must be in your to do list if you are ever close to Isabela!!

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