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El Verde BBQ


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Local place with very good food. Sometimes the line can be long but that's okay especially when its the locals that are buying. I love their ribs, arroz con gandules and morcilla. Their bbq chicken isn't bad either. Not a big menu but good cheap...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank nydiao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always fresh, hot and delicious. This typical puertorriqueño food, bbq chicken, ribs, morcilla... There is always ice cold beers, frozen sangria and hefty mixed drinks.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank anselmof970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely a GEM. Its a local stand that sell a variety of Criolla food. Please visit and try the RIBS. Ladies if you single theres a really cute Colombian server.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank slora28
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

Let me start by saying the food was excellent. However, we stood waiting for them to take our order for over 30 minutes as they took others orders around us. It felt like we were being avoided because we didn't speak Spanish. Expect big portions...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank CassandraLL
Reviewed May 1, 2019

Our very first meal on our trip was at El Verde BBQ. We were driving to our Inn after our flight into the San Juan airport and stopped here for a very late lunch. We got 1/2 a roasted chicken and some mofungo.....very good! Most...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Patty H
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

This casual spot off PR 3 serves up generous portions of delicious roast chicken, ribs and sausage with all the typical sides (mofongo, yucca, rice and beans, etc.) at reasonable prices. Seating is outdoors at concrete benches and tables under a roof with cool breezes.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank DeidreNYC
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

We stopped for lunch so it was busy. There wasn’t much of a line so you can’t be shy about letting them know when it’s your turn to order. We had the chicken, ribs and carne frita with tostones and rice. It was all very...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jessica K
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in one night for chicken, ribs, rice and plantains! It was one of our best meals in Puerto Rico. The price is outstanding, you can’t believe how much food you get for the price. Everything was delicious, we actually ate there two nights...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank sbkouns
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Great spot sit outside watch the crazy traffic. Did not have pina coladas when i was there. All food very good, especially whole chicken, and ribs. mofongo, tostones, blood sausage. Everything was delicious. Don't forget a medalia beer.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank joekandrik
Reviewed February 25, 2019

My driver stopped here when I mentioned being hungry after flight into San Juan. I ordered the chicken and plantains. The chicken was delicious, melt in your mouth tender and very flavorable. Loved the plantains. Not something I can find everyday in the states. Service...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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June 14, 2017|
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Response from MartinidivaPR | Reviewed this property |
Hi- if youre coming from the airport its right off the autopista- From Luquillo it is about 8-10 min depending on traffic-- I dont love tourist traps or recommending them- and this is simple and delicious. Enjoy
June 14, 2017|
Response from als50 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I didn't get to your question in a timely manner !
March 6, 2017|
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Response from T8120WVandreaf | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. We had our meal as carry out (take away).
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