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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
  • Spanish first
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English first
Austin, Texas
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127 reviews 127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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
38 helpful votes 38 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
44 helpful votes 44 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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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I am on vacation and decided to go with all my family 8 in total prices are excessively high and the quality of the food and the meat was terrible. We forced ourselves to eat it because we were starving. The place was empty and they took for ever to serve us. Never again.

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Rockford, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We wanted to taste the real creole food so we went to this restaurant. It's a family style with local and loud music. We ordered "Plato de la Vaca" which has all the traditional local appetizers as Mofongo (balls of mashed plantain deep fried), guava and cream cheese turnovers among others. The food was delicious but the service is Terrible.... More

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Spring Hill, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The food was great, but my service was horrible. The prices are too high for the horrible service I received. I believe that service determines everything. The place was not even busy the day I went:(

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

The food is great but the waiting time is terrible and ridiculous ! The road to this place has an exciting view and you may stop during your driving and have a couple of beers in the different bars that you find on your way to this unique place.

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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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