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El Verde BBQ

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Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
787-887-0958
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The chicken here is absolutely delicious!!! Hands down one of the best meals on the island! My advice is to eat it immediately when it is hot, fresh, and the skin is crispy! Skip the mofongo and try something else. It's bland and pre-made at the beginning of the day. It's very reasonably priced. We got a whole chicken, rice... More 

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Thank sgriffin149
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at this establishment twice during our stay at Gran Melia. The food is fresh and local. They serve it quick and with no frills. The piña colada's are only three dollars. They are delicious! Visit this place!

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Thank Ann N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here for lunch with Atabey Tours and it was excellent. Everything was so delicious for our family of 7+1. Would recommend trying as many things as possible :)

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Thank David D
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone was raving about this spot so maybe our expectations were too high but we found it to be just average. Not the best we had on our trip by far. If you're looking for something quick this is a good spot. In all fairness maybe we would've enjoyed if we went earlier in the day when the choices were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When you get to first light after exiting Resort make a right.look to your left and the restaurant is right across the street excellent food.

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Thank LatribuNyc
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the food here! Been eating here since i was 14. The best of all is the mofongo. It taste so great, is not hard and you can taste the garlic all the way. There chicken, pork, Rice and amarillos are delicious to. Recomend the place to those who wanna try local food and their way to el Yunque... More 

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Thank Grace E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on the way back from El Yunque. We were hungry and knew we would stop here. We say this place as we were driving to El Yunque. There was a long line with cars parked everywhere. We ordered the roasted chicken.....omg....finger licking good! We also ordered the mofongo, which became our favorite dish of Puerto Rico. Everyone... More 

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Thank Elsa M
Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted pernil so bad and when I got there they had it but the chicken was amazing! Will return again! Don't go too late rice gets hard sitting in the steamer.

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Thank LaToya R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our Thanksgiving dinner at El Verde BBQ after spending the day at El Yunque. We luckily caught these folks shortly before closing time. They were very friendly and helped us figure out what sounded good to order. We had their whole chicken, mofongo, beans & rice and yucca. The chicken was perfectly cooked and very tasty. The monfongo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked this up before we came to pr and luckily it was on our way from airport to Wyndham rio grande right on rte. 3. Great local food at a great price. I got a whole chicken. 1 lb of ribs. Rice and beans. Mofungo. Roast pork all for about 25 dollars. Trust me when u see the prices at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: 787-887-0958

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?