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La Guancha

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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Neat little food stands

Fun boardwalk and marina setting for lunch or happy hour. A bit of a drive outside Ponce, but nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A must see

Boardwalk is under reconstruction, but still a must visit when in Puerto Rico. Beach is beautiful... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2019
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“feed the fish”(14 reviews)
La Guancha is one of the hottest hang out spots in Ponce, literally, it's right next to the beach. Take a trip to this boardwalk facing the Caribbean Sea to find an array of fun things to do. Start by having a meal at some of the kiosks turned...more
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Plaza Del Monte, Ponce 00716-4840, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

La Guancha had wonderful restaurants. I had a feast for a king with the best Chillo con Mofongo rico! I also had other wonderful appetizers and almost overate. The place IS very family friendly and saw innocent girls having fun just like at home. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is basically an area next to a marina where you can eat at any of several restaurants. Few appear to be open during the day, though. It must be mostly a nightlife area. We ate at Pura Vida, and it was acceptable but not...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank dorsalmo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun boardwalk and marina setting for lunch or happy hour. A bit of a drive outside Ponce, but nice views, reasonable prices, and friendly people.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank lisacmoran
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Nice place to visit near the waterfront. A few restaurants are open for food and drinks. The boardwalk still not open close for construction.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank GeorgeNY14
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

I do not give LA GUANCHA BOARDWALK a lesser rating because is not an option. The business owners of the kiosks at LA GUANCHA BOARDWALK are not proud of the boardwalk as they have not joined together to fix it, waiting for the municipality, which...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank josedelpueblo
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

The kiosks are brick and mortar buildings with two businesses sharing the same building with counters just feet away from each other. They all sell the same typical fried foods, one after the other. There were some closer tot Th theater that had diversity. Refer...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank kbelle71
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Boardwalk is under reconstruction, but still a must visit when in Puerto Rico. Beach is beautiful and quiet (weekday), ppl are friendly.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RJO69
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

La Guancha is the place to visit to enjoy a day or nighttime visit. There are many food kiosks serving traditional Puertorican fare along with full bar service The view at night over the bay is beautiful La Guancha is a family place to visit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank tautavel
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

The food seemed authentic and local. The prices are reasonable and there is plenty of space for parking. A lot of the places where closed but there is a handful of restaurant/bars open. Bathrooms are lacking. We went twice in a week and I recommend...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ShawnPepp
Reviewed March 6, 2019

You can visit here day or night. If visit during the day, you will find locals engaged in fitness such as biking or walking around the parking area or alongside the beach with black sand. Locals do not swim here, just walking and playing frisbee...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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March 23, 2018|
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Response from Alex F | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There’s plenty space to walk around the kiosks where you will find a lot of tasty food, live music and wonderful views. However, the harbor still under construction, so there’s some ways blocked or limited to... More
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Galloza89 | Reviewed this property |
The place is less than 10 minutes in car from the Hilton Ponce. There area plenty of restaurants in the area where you can get good mofongo.
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July 22, 2016|
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Response from Santanasxy | Reviewed this property |
I will say less then 15 minutes