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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
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food here is very good and authentic. They are very inexpensive and the servings were generous! There were five of us and we ordered a few things to pick off of each other and we still had left overs. Very good food and good pina coladas! Perfect for a quick bite!

Thank Melissa S
Bridgewater, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was delicious. It is not AMERICAN BBQ. No BBQ sauces. It is all cooked on a rotisserie rather than deep fried. Very fresh. Very PR style counter order, picnic tables. Food was good, price very reasonable

Thank Gretchen G
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first meal in PR was here, it took literally forever to order. The food was good but the meats were a little dry. The rice and beans were amazing and the fried batata was so good loved it! For better meats go to Bebos BBQ.

Thank Shaina318
New York City, New York
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is busy. And inexpensive. But it is fast food taken from a steam table. Upon seeing all the food sitting out, my stomach told me "don't eat here!" And we left.

Thank Bobby159
Winter Garden, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a week at the amazing Gran Melia resort and after a couple of days we were hankering for some local fare. The long lines of locals spelled out the obvious, great food and drink at great prices.

Thank Traveljunkie2770
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great spot for amazing local cuisine . Tons of options , all fresh. Ladies behind the counter were great . The portions are huge and the price was extremely inexpensive .

Thank Jennifer L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and great service! We got a little bit of everything (pork, chicken, ribs) and it was so good! You have to get there early or you'll wait in line forever!

Thank Selkefamily
Lisbon, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first stop for food after arriving in Puerto Rico, we needed help with the Spanish menu and they gave us a separate menu in English, very helpful. We had mofongo, rice with pigeon peas, pollo entero (a whole rotisserie chicken cut into quarters.) All delicious and at a great price, very affordable. Great place to try traditional Puerto Rican... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the food! Wow amazing. Excellent prices and lots of food. If typical puerto rican food you want to try, this is so good. Recommended

Thank Cicnyc
Jenison, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Puerto Rican food. Chicken and pork was great with sweet potatoes and plantains. Outside seating and close to rainforest. Drinks were good too.

Thank dvanlang

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?