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195 Palmas Inn Drive | Palmanova Plaza, Palmas del Mar, Humacao, Puerto Rico
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pura Vida is an excellent restaurant!! EXCELLENT food, very clean, friendly and courteous staff. Great atmosphere.👍 Prices are excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Pura Vida is an excellent restaurant!! EXCELLENT food, very clean, friendly and courteous staff. Great atmosphere.👍 Prices are excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Pura Vida was our go to spot during a week long stay in Palmas deal Mar. Ivan and staff were great. We are a large family and they were super welcoming and accommodating - particularly with kids. Food was fantastic and I don't think we had a bad dish. Any of the mofongo dishes cannot miss and the snapper was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went here for happy hour and had their plantains with skirt steak... Simply fabulous and paired with an ice cold drink. Couldn't get any better!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Great food and friendly service! Ivan made our experience pleasant. We already went back again and are planning our next visit with the entire family!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Delicious and affordable... Excellent service from the owner and all the staff... I am very confident they will continue growing and having success!! A must go if you are in Humacao!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Delicious and affordable...Great service and kindness from the owner and all the staff! I am very confident they will continue growing and having success!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Ivan - the owner - is so outgoing, that he drew us in, and Thank Goodness he did! It would have been a shame to miss out on this diamond! In the middle of resort country, this restaurant has incredible foods, great prices and a staff that can't compare! Great portions & deliciousness!! We tried Mofongo (yum!), Trifongo (yummier), Mahi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our second night in the area we checked the TA reviews and decided we would try Pure Vida. It is tucked away in a court yard at Palmanova PLaza with several other eateries, but this was by far the best (we ate in a few of the others as well during our stay). The Sangria reviled my home made and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The food was awesome, they recommended the lamb chops, it was exquisite. The personal was attentive, Ivan was very friendly, they treat the costumers like old friends. It's was a very nice place, I will go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The best restaurant ever!!!! Great service, delicious food, incredible people and the best ambiance.., will definitely visit you again :) Ivan and all waiters are truly amazing!!! Can't wait to see you again! Thank you for for making my birthday special and making my family feel extra special 😘

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Address: 195 Palmas Inn Drive | Palmanova Plaza, Palmas del Mar, Humacao, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Humacao
Cuisine: Caribbean

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  • Address: 195 Palmas Inn Drive | Palmanova Plaza, Palmas del Mar, Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Humacao

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

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