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Carr. 771, km 9.3, Barranquitas 00720, Puerto Rico
7878572628
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Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
New Jersey
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

In short, this place is amazing! We had the tendedero dish, which could feed an entire Army, and it was delicious. The Mofongo was the best that I've ever had in my life. I also tried Alcapurrias for the first time based on the recommendation of my friends, and it was amazing. We topped this meal off with Medallas, and... More 

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San Diego, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

You have to be really hungry to eat here. The servings are huge so order to share with your friends or family since you can order some more dishes. I definitely recommend the ribs and the dark chicken meat (not breast too dry), and the flat iron steak. Delicious! will definitely return,

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Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

B.b.q. Is excellent! Got to stop here for a nice meal in the country side. Excellent drinks as well.

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Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Love it ! Just make sure to call if you have a group. And order while you arive .The food its freshly cooked and it take time to prepare but other than that its great .they have out side deck dinning or inside dinning.you can walk around the restaurant and see the river and enjoy the weather. .

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This place is definitely known for its meat dishes. It has a cowboy "gaucho" feel. We had salad, veggies, and 3 kinds of meat. Ribs, sirloin, and grilled chicken. It was all very good and the waiter was fun and helpful.

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Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Same as Old San Juan but this one has a bigger leather store. River behind and much more space to enjoy mother nation at there best. Meat lover you will get a kick out of this one. Lots of food, lots of fun and the drive up there inside Puerto Rico Mountain is breath taking. Left home early is a... More 

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Puerto Rico
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The food was very good and tasteful. The service was not too good, the girl served the meat with a small portion of rice, fresh fries. We were a group of 9 people and needed to order extra amount of French fries, plantains and rice. This was done when the waitress took the order initially. The meat was served and... More 

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Houston, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Over an hour wait to get food. Food came out one person at a time so people in our party were done before others got their food. Food needed lots of salt. Not true Puertorican food.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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121 reviews 121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The place offers you huge dishes of meat, all kinds. The price to pay: unbelievable crowd, long waiting time, a meal that you probably won't be able to finish.

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Monroe, Louisiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

the paella was amazing and it was enough to split, the wait staff was horrible. We never actually got to see her unless we got up and went to find her...made the experience somewhat lacking...but the food was amazing.

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Additional Information about Vaca Brava

Address: Carr. 771, km 9.3, Barranquitas 00720, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 7878572628
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Barranquitas
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Family Fare

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