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Pura Vida

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195 Palmas Inn Drive | Palmanova Plaza, Palmas del Mar, Humacao, Puerto Rico
7875318849
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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
Fabulous Puerto Rican Food

Awesome Service, Great location and fantastic Puerto Rican Food. Very Authentic. Wait staff was very good on recommending the specialties. Shrimp and Plantain was unbelievable. While deep fried it was not greasy. Great Mojitos

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Linda B
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Zionsville, Indiana
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Zionsville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Awesome Service, Great location and fantastic Puerto Rican Food. Very Authentic. Wait staff was very good on recommending the specialties. Shrimp and Plantain was unbelievable. While deep fried it was not greasy. Great Mojitos

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Pura Vida is located in the main plaza within Palmas Del Mar. The owner, Ivan, and his staff are super friendly. The food menu is limited but what they do, they do well. My wife and tried a two or three other restaurants/bars in Palmas and every time, we ended with the conclusion they were not as good as Pura... More 

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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Kudos and standing ovation to the entire staff .. Enjoyed everything about this place. Five picky people just agreed we will go back again this week. We all tried different menu items and can honestly say they were all delicious. Thank you Ivan and staff for making our experience fun and unique !!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Our Family was road weary from a full day of travel to Palmas del Mar from the upper 50... We found that this was perfect place to unwind. We sat in the plaza seats and enjoyed the view of the evening sky. The service was friendly, attentive and informative, the food was Excellent! The Tostones were awesome. Nice seafood, salads... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The food was a 4, the service was a 5. We had a green salad, appetizer of fried plantains and shrimp), I had the snapper with artichokes and sun dried tomatoes ( great fish--artichokes and tomatoes were on the salty side), my guy had the jambalaya. HUGE portions! We shared the flan with a Puerto Rican fruit sauce--not too big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

While the food was fantastic, the service is the best I have ever had at a restaurant. There were 12 people in my party and they treated us like royalty.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Went with my family and had best experience!! Food was amazing and the staff went above and beyond. Everybody needs to eat here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great food! We were staying at the Wyndham Garden and visited the restaurant just for appetizers! Definitely we will visit again! The service is excellent too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Awesome carribean food and service, all the waiters were great. Ivan espectacular waiter! The seafood mofongo was the best I've ever had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 195 Palmas Inn Drive | Palmanova Plaza, Palmas del Mar, Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Humacao
  • Phone Number: 7875318849

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

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