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cabo, Cabo Rojo 00682, Puerto Rico
78755555555
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome food, restrooms are pretty bad.

I visited this place at the end of Oct. 2014. I've been here before so I know how good their empanadillas are. I got me carrucho/conch and chapin/Trunkfish/boxfish, and tostones with Carne frita/fried pork for my mother. Of course I had a taste of that plate as well. All good! I ordered to go since... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2014
javysoprano
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

There are many oceanside restaurants, but we always go to El Gatito when in Puerto Rico. Simply the best Mofongo con langosta on the island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Food is always at their best been going to this place since 1985 and still so good my favorite is the conch salad, but also recommend mofongo with anything else so good, the downfall is the service little slow

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on our way back home from Cabo Rojo. This is a pretty ride. In Joyuda there are many restaurants to choose from, but we had heard about this from some friends so we stopped here and we were not disappointed. The fish was fresh and tasty. The empanadillas were excellent. It was clean and we enjoyed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Nice place, a bit hard to find.... the day we went was a weekday early evening. Waiter to for ever to take order but he was patient with us!!! We ordered for was ok, but as my luck would have it all I wanted was all sine for the day. .... the seafood like the fish that my hubby fit... More 

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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I used to frequent this place when I was a child with my family, I hadn't gone in years, I was expecting the see through tables with sand, shells and fish figures inside. I was staying in Cabo Rojo with my husband and we stopped by, found the place completely remodeled. We had cheese balls, fish balls, "empanadillas" and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Great restaurant I don't think I can change it for another one in the area.No matter that we have to drive more than one hour to get there. We are from Camuy.

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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

I visited this place at the end of Oct. 2014. I've been here before so I know how good their empanadillas are. I got me carrucho/conch and chapin/Trunkfish/boxfish, and tostones with Carne frita/fried pork for my mother. Of course I had a taste of that plate as well. All good! I ordered to go since I was running late. But... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The best turnover in the West Coast of Puerto Rico if not in the hole Island. The Chapín (Conch Fish) you cant missed them . The fritters are exceptional and fresh. Very reasonable price for the food. Waiters are friendly and helpful. A must in Juyuda, Cabo Rojo

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We loved our visit frankly we are surprised its not number one on the list. My husband and I hadn't been to El gatito in years and thanks to our recent move to the west side we have it right next door. We visited with our family and the waiter (i wish i remembered his name, he had a mustache... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

For my wife and my self this is the right spot. Friendly services. Great prices. Very good food. Extremely well Picadera (appetizer). Clean. Your choice to be sit on air conditioning room or no air room. Well located and easy access. Dessert is a must. Great Piñas Coladas. We just love it.

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Address: cabo, Cabo Rojo 00682, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 78755555555
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Cabo Rojo
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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  • Address: cabo, Cabo Rojo 00682, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Cabo Rojo
  • Phone Number: 78755555555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Price Range: $

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