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Amazing pork and authentic Puerto Rican cuisine.

My husband is quite a foodie and his review was that not only was it worth the beautiful drive up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
972jennah
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Only place to go for Pork!

Worth the ride, not far from San Juan (about 40 mins.) a couple of miles off highway 52 in Guavate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
brodchef
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Longmeadow,Ma.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband is quite a foodie and his review was that not only was it worth the beautiful drive up the mountains (45 min. From San Juan) but it was one of his top 5 food experiences all time. Nothing fancy, very tasty. The roast...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank 972jennah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the ride, not far from San Juan (about 40 mins.) a couple of miles off highway 52 in Guavate, go to the top where there is the biggest concentration of lechoneras (Pig roasters) we have been to most of them , everyone has their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank brodchef
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

If you like to eat havy food or fell completely full, You must visit this place, you will choose between a big variety from fish with Batatas, Guineos or you will order Delicious pork with rice, Beans and tostones. (Some places have loud music and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

What a tale to tell. I'd seen Bourdain and Zimmerman eating pork on la Ruta de Lechon and wanted to be able to do the same....what yum and fun! I was only in San Juan on a day with a cruise turn-around. I connected with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank vabchtraveler
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We drove through on a weekday and there were still several places open, but the weekends are slammed! Easy to get to. Puerto Rico at it's most delicious!

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank DawnP1884
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Pork Highway in Guavate is a must do on your visit to Puerto Rico! Awesome food, music, scenery and prices!!! We ate at El Rancho Original and LOVED it! We worried about the area after the recent hurricanes, but fear not - pork Highway is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
9  Thank Lovetotravel47405
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

We read a lot of comments that said these places were only open on the weekends. It we found a few on a Tuesday evening. So glad we made the trip. The food was good and the pork was amazing!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Don D
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Great day trip in Puerto Rico. Best to arrive early at approximately 1:00 PM. Parking lot gets crowded.Plenty of real Puerto Rican food, drinks and Party. Live bands and dancing. Good way to get the sense of the Puerto Rican culture, especially the food. Food...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank wfcap1
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Went to Pork Highway when in San Juan and got ripped off for the food. No prices listed and when we got to the end to pay it was over $75 for food that tasted like sh_t. Yes, really. We thru it in the garbage...More

Date of experience: December 2016
5  Thank gw7421
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We debated if it was worth renting a car to drive to Pork Highway from San Juan and the answer is YES!!! The drive was easy and just as explained in other posts. When you come to a T in the road - turn RIGHT...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Lovetotravel47405
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Response from brodchef | Reviewed this property |
Yes , they are open everyday at noon , I do not know how late in the evening they are open til, we've only been there during the day. Weekends are very busy , but we always managed to find a place to park. Don't be... More
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