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Don Jose Restaurant

Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
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Ave. Isla Verde 6375 Across From Hampton Inn, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
7872531281
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Local cuisine
Description: Treat yourself to the Taste of the Puerto Rican cuisine. The new world...
Treat yourself to the Taste of the Puerto Rican cuisine. The new world cuisine of the Caribbean, with its emphasis on only the freshest ingredients and seasonings, offers an exciting blend of taste sensations. Puerto Rican cuisine has been influenced by many culinary disciplines, including European, African, and Asian to name a few. Enjoy the taste of our original mashed plantain stuffed with shrimp or chicken or just our onion beef steak with rice and beams as a sample of our great variety of Puerto Rican dishes.
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Dinner after arriving at PR

This place now called Ediths I had been looking at before we arrived at Puerto Rico since it was open 24 hrs. The grilled sandwiches we had were great and the price was just right. Good place to stop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
jnj8182012
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Brownsville, Texas
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Nashville, Tennessee
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

friendly. it was clean. not too crowded when we were there. speak English to us. and very helpful. will definitely return.

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Thank saucemonsters
New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Well this restaurant has a great menu and we recommend to it to everybody. Loved the prices. Loved the Staff.

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Thank Kate S
Falls Church, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Going out to eat can be expensive, adding upwards to 15 a person per meal. Don Jose's is open 24/7, it's a small place, not fancy at all just standard tables and chairs. Don't expect anything fancy coming out the kitchen. There are a few menu items you should steer clear from. Anything frozen such as cheese sticks, chicken wings... More 

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2 Thank calibeachgirl2015
Brownsville, Texas
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This place now called Ediths I had been looking at before we arrived at Puerto Rico since it was open 24 hrs. The grilled sandwiches we had were great and the price was just right. Good place to stop.

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1 Thank jnj8182012
Woodstock, Georgia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I love Edith's. After visiting and staying in the Isla Verde area I was looking for a nice breakfast spot. There were several options to choose from. My first visit was to Edith's and this is where I went every morning for the duration of my stay. The employees were really friendly. Service was great. Food is reasonably priced. The... More 

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1 Thank Mojodan
northern ohio
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The lovely bartender/waitress was super friendly, had a beautiful smile, and welcomed us when we arrived a little late and had mofongo and some beer while watching baseball. We enjoyed ourselves and the food.

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1 Thank soozeq
Copake, New York
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88 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Now called Ediths. Iwas eager to try this storefront type restaurant because I read the posted menu I wanted mofongo a characteristic Puerto Rican dish. I did not expect this plain place to have a full bar but it did so I tried the margarita--excellent, and we had the mofongo with shrimp, Creole style and grilled skirt steak with tombstones.... More 

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Thank claire1952
Chandlersville,OH
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We were the only one in the restaurant and still had slow service. The food was good, coffee was served in a star-foam cup and we ask for ice water and was told water not good that we needed to order bottle water, funny never noticed water bad anywhere else. Not really the friendlies place

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Thank ytahkm
Dallas, Texas, United States
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat rather than pay resort prices at ESJ next door. The food was flavorful and the beer was cold. Nothing spectacular, but certainly nothing to complain about. We would eat here again if we find ourselves at the ESJ Resort again.

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Thank Lucas T
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

The guy was very nice although they did not have all the ingredients to make the marisco (4 different types of seafood) monfongo he still made them and just gave me a discount... He is very friendly and will try to accommodate you... But don't expect a 5* just be happy it's open 24/7 and they have dinner breakfast and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ave. Isla Verde 6375 Across From Hampton Inn, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina
  • Phone Number: 7872531281

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Treat yourself to the Taste of the Puerto Rican cuisine. The new world cuisine of the Caribbean, with its emphasis on only the freshest ingredients and seasonings, offers an exciting blend of taste sensations. Puerto Rican cuisine has been influenced by many culinary disciplines, including European, African, and Asian to name a few. Enjoy the taste of our original mashed plantain stuffed with shrimp or chicken or just our onion beef steak with rice and beams as a sample of our great variety of Puerto Rican dishes.

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