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Restaurante El Mamposteao

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Bo. Carrizales, Carr. # 2 Km 85.0, Hatillo 00659, Puerto Rico
(787)820-2264
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
More of the same!

Stuff filet and Rice was good. Breaded shrimp had to much oil. We order 3 wine and didn't had any. Service not great. They take your other and don't come back to check our table till end of dinner.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Jeriel1
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stuff filet and Rice was good. Breaded shrimp had to much oil. We order 3 wine and didn't had any. Service not great. They take your other and don't come back to check our table till end of dinner.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great little restaurant. Service was attentive and prompt. I ordered Churrasco steak with grilled onions, another person had grilled red snapper and another person had cassava stuffed chicken breast and we had an order of their mampost rap rice. Steak was flavorful and tender. Everyone loved their dishes. Only quibble would be the little salad of tasteless head lettuce and... More 

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Vineland, NJ
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great flavor,great atmosphere but do not go expecting to get your food on the table in less thatn 45 minutes. We have eaten there 3 times over the years when in Puerto Rico. It seems to be the theme all over the island in the better restaurants. I will continue to go there to eat when we are in Puerto... More 

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Hatillo, Puerto Rico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Mampostiao is a small restaurant, no attractive exterior, but exquisite, enter food, their tables has beautiful tablecloths and napkins in fabric. Care is excellent and delicious food. Their menu is varied and for any budget. I recommend it for its quality. Don't be lulled by its building, go and try it. You'll want to.

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Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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59 reviews 59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It has been years since we have been in this place. I was planning to go to another restaurant, but left late home so decided to shorten the trip to this restaurant. It was remodeled (probably long time ago, although it looks in top shape). There were not much cars in the parking lot and when we got in there... More 

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Hatillo, Puerto Rico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Delicious food at reasonable prices. It has variety of meats prepared Puerto Rican style. The place is small, very clean and welcoming. The service is excellent. I visit regularly and recommend.

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I disagree with the last three comments, the food is by far the best in the area, the overcooked top of the rice is the best part, crispy and inside is delicious. I personally would come back and recommend it to anyone. Also very cheap for astonishing food.

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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173 reviews 173 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I have been visiting this place during the last ten years. I had dinner tonight and I can tell the difference. Just average food. Nothing to die for. All the seafood we ordered was imported; nothing was local. And too expensive. Service was poor. We had to be behind the waiter to get water. And even with that poor service... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Went there on Friday night and I really wasted my time. The waiters had a face like they were in a funeral. When the rice came, it was overcooked on top. Told the waiter, he took it back and came back with the same rice, he only removed the black portion. But inside was really bad. There are numerous restaurant... More 

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Condado en Puerto Rico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Manposteao was common, filete Manposteao nothing out of the ordinary, no water served. Just normal, nothing exciting

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bo. Carrizales, Carr. # 2 Km 85.0, Hatillo 00659, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Hatillo
  • Phone Number: (787)820-2264

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Cuisine: Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine

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