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Calizo Seafood Restaurant

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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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Carr 987 Km 4.6 | Las Croabas, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
+1 787-863-3664
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Decor is very similar to Old San Juan in Puerto Rico, where brightly...
Decor is very similar to Old San Juan in Puerto Rico, where brightly colored road brick Victorian tables, wooden decorations and a beachy touch to outdoor spaces, and also with air conditioned VIP lounge for everyone. Es con una decoracion muy parecida al viejo san juan en puerto rico, en su carreteras con ladrillos colores brillantes mesas victorianas , decoraciones en madera y un toque playero con espacios al aire libre, y tambien con salon VIP con aire acondicionado para todos los gustos.
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  • 387
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Gem in Fajardo

Found this place by mistake. What a great find near El Conquistador Resort. I wanted local food which the resort fails to offer. The hotel food didn't meet my expectations. Aside from being expensive, flavors ans value are lacking. So we decided to take our business outside the resort. We stopped... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
FoodieVA1
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Found this place by mistake. What a great find near El Conquistador Resort. I wanted local food which the resort fails to offer. The hotel food didn't meet my expectations. Aside from being expensive, flavors ans value are lacking. So we decided to take our business outside the resort. We stopped at Calizo Restaurant. We ordered grilled Churrasco and mofongo,... More 

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Arturo C, Guest Relations Manager at Calizo Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and wonderful review. We are very happy you and your guest all enjoyed you visit to our restaurant. We are in the business of serving food to our customers. In other words, we are providing a product (food) and a service (waiting on the customer). Our Chef Manolo knows that every customer expects the... More 

Middletown, Delaware, United States
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24 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We ended up at this place because kasavista was closed. The service is very good but the food was horrible. We ordered swordfish for my self and Salmon for my wife. Kids got the pasta with shrimp. The shrimp from the pasta was like rubber my kids who love shrimp could not even take a bite. Both fish dish was... More 

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Arturo C, Guest Relations Manager at Calizo Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review of Calizo Seafood Restaurant. Glad you found our service very good but sad to hear that your entrees were tasteless. Our waiters all have instructions to visit customers they are waiting on minutes after their meal is serve to make sure everything is OK and their entrees are to their like. You was... More 

Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We had our tour guide drop my family of 10 off to enjoy dinner before our biobay kayak adventure. From the outside, I was a little apprehensive, but once we settled in we were pleasantly surprised. The waiter was friendly and the food was very good. We had their house sangria which was good. The highlight meal was the skirt... More 

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Arturo C, Guest Relations Manager at Calizo Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of Calizo Seafood Restaurant. Glad you and your party had a wonderful experience at Calizo's. Our food selection is of the highest quality. We consider that not only quality service is a must at restaurants but also food may be considered as a key attraction in the restaurant experience. Our Chef Manolo has strict... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Overall a great seafood restaurant with some local specialties. Try the paella, mofongo, and lobster.

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Arturo C, Guest Relations Manager at Calizo Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and review. Always a pleasure to serve our customers with the best quality food and service in this competitive industry. Glad you had a great dinner experience. Hope to see you again next time in Puerto Rico... More 

Dehradun
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We found the name from trip advisor. It was one of the hottest days of August. We had to sit inside which was aircondeitioned. Found the place very cramped and very noisy. That is the only reason , I give the place 4 stars. Food was excellent. Staff friendly and courteous. We ordered seafood .Each and every item were excellent... More 

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Arturo C, Guest Relations Manager at Calizo Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. We are glad you had a wonderful dinner and enjoyed everything from service to the great quality of our entrees. Yes we remember that particular day, we had two large parties at the time of your visit and they had reserved indoor accommodations. Yes they were having a lot of fun, especially the... More 

West Hartford, Connecticut
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Quick ride from the El Conquistador, hotel. Wait staff was friendly and attentive. Seating outside or in. We liked the food and would come back. Locals as well as hotel guests enjoyed the restaurant.

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Arturo C, Guest Relations Manager at Calizo Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and review. Glad you had the opportunity to visit and tried our large selection of seafood. For those looking to save a few dollars, we have a daily special of $49.99 for couples. We invite you to visit us in the future and try this great offer. It includes drinks, appetizers, two entrees from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

i went to las croabas with my family looking for a nice dinner. we stopped at calizo & had mofongo relleno con churrasco, lobster tail & chillo frito & sangria. omg was this food yummy! great service. a little pricey but well worth it. havent had lobster this great in a while! my mother said there are ppl who can... More 

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Arturo C, Guest Relations Manager at Calizo Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and wonderful review. Glad you and your guest hat a wonderful experience at Calizo's. Yes our Chef is always at the vanguard of trying new ways to provide our patrons with not only a beautiful dish presentation but also food that will take you to new levels in taste and quality. Glad you had a... More 

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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

During our one week stay in Puerto Rico, we ate here twice - our 1st night & our last. We enjoyed delicious sangria, calamari with the most divine tamarind sauce, & 2 fish dishes - the halibut and the grouper. They were so delicious. The fish was so fresh, and the accompanying sauces were perfect & unique, definitely reflecting the... More 

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Arturo C, Guest Relations Manager at Calizo Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and wonderful review. Happy you enjoyed so much your first visit, you came for a second time. Yes, on every Friday we have live music from 7:00 pm to 11:00pm. Also a happy hour starting at 7:00pm. Ice cold bottle beers at $2.00 dollars and cocktails at $3.00. Hope to see you next year... More 

New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Calizio has both an outside and indoor area for dining. We started out by having a drink at the outside bar. The bar is a very relaxing spot for a drink and one of the nicest bars in Puerto Rico. We were thinking about having dinner outside but thought that the weather was a little too warm. The inside is... More 

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Arturo C, Guest Relations Manager at Calizo Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and review of Calizo's Seafood Restaurant. We are happy you and your guest enjoyed your visit. Always striving to provide the best service and quality food on the east coast. Our seafood selection is one of the freshest in Fajardo. Food and beverages are probably the biggest indicator of quality that a customer notices.... More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Exelent service and good price nice sangria !! Vainilla flan dessert super nice ! Good parking area beautyfull outside tables and ambience like family

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Arturo C, Guest Relations Manager at Calizo Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. Glad you liked the restaurant settings. We are still under renovations and looking forward to future improvements. Yes, our prices are reasonable considering the continue rise in operating cost. We try to keep prices at the reach of our customers with out affecting the quality of service and food they deserve. Thank you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carr 987 Km 4.6 | Las Croabas, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Fajardo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-863-3664

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 30
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions

Description

Decor is very similar to Old San Juan in Puerto Rico, where brightly colored road brick Victorian tables, wooden decorations and a beachy touch to outdoor spaces, and also with air conditioned VIP lounge for everyone. Es con una decoracion muy parecida al viejo san juan en puerto rico, en su carreteras con ladrillos colores brillantes mesas victorianas , decoraciones en madera y un toque playero con espacios al aire libre, y tambien con salon VIP con aire acondicionado para todos los gustos.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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