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El Jefe Burger Shack

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Carretera 3, Kiosco #12 | Luquillo Kioskos #12 &13, Luquillo 00773, Puerto Rico
17876040644
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12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 195
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  • 117
    Very good
  • 44
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  • 24
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  • 23
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food and Friendly Staff!

The burgers were good and our waitress was very friendly and helpful with tip for the area. Will definitely visit again when we return .

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
princesssandino
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Texas City, Texas
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Texas City, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The burgers were good and our waitress was very friendly and helpful with tip for the area. Will definitely visit again when we return .

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Thank princesssandino
Olney, Maryland
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Puerto Rico definitely has different definitions of cleanliness as does the mainland. We have been to Puerto Rico 4 times. Each time we try to get into El Jefe something comes up or the place was closed. This time we did it. We planned the day around lunch. El Jefe Burger Shack get ready I'm a com'n. We walked into... More 

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Thank Gary M
Clayton, California
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207 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our teenage and 23 year old sons loved this place! They went multiple times during our visit. Outstanding burgers at a decent price, what more could you ask for

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Thank Tamara T
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Hand packed fresh burgers. Be prepared to wait. History not created in a minute. A must stop for you visit to the Kiosks

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Thank MeTraveler2016
Pearl River, NY
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Being frequent customer, we always revisit El Jefe during trips to Puerto Rico. It never disappoints. Food is always delicious and fresh, service is always a bit slow, but its always worth the wait. Keep up the good work.

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Thank Gudgels
West Dennis, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Burgers, mojitos, jungle juice, fried fish sandwich, great french fries and the housemade 1000 island dressing made for a fantastic lunch at El Jefe. Don't miss this kiosk.

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Thank kathym54
San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Burgers were tasty but...children's burgers at $5.95 were minuscule...our 3 year olds were still hungry. The chicken burger had the smallest cube of chicken...covered maybe 1/6 of a bun. Rib burger was tasty but for the price the burgers were thick but TINY. Drinks came fairly promptly but we waited over an hour with small children after the drinks finally... More 

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Thank Marg497
Bronson, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Had burgers (of course)!! Service was good, burgers were hot and juicy! Love the tin pans they are served in!

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Thank Melissa L
Placencia, Belize
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

I've only been to El Jefe once but the food was excellent. It catches the breeze from the ocean and the atmosphere was full on party! Of course it was on a Saturday night so that's to be expected.

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Thank Eli B
Delray Beach, Florida
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189 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

fast eating, excellent charcoaled burgers with a variety of cheese. Beer is icy chill. Easy parking. Awesome view to the Atlantic

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Thank uchype

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera 3, Kiosco #12 | Luquillo Kioskos #12 &13, Luquillo 00773, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Luquillo
  • Phone Number: 17876040644

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?