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The Rum House

Caribbean, Puerto Rican
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Barrio Mamayes Sector Palmer | Carr 191 Km 1.1, Rio Grande 00745, Puerto Rico
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Excellent choices in local Rum during our trip to Puerto Rico 19-27 Dec 2015. Great mojitos and rum selections.

1 Thank byerscj
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Great bar, we went here on our way to the El Yunque rain forrest, The drinks are cheap and the staff is friendly. They have this game there if you get the quarter in the shot glass you get a free shot of Moon Shine.

1 Thank ShaeButta
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Just your average bar food. Slow service (but friendly). This was our least favorite meal of the trip. Burgers tasted like they were just frozen patties that were over cooked.

Thank David S
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is a perfect spot to stop after you work up a sweat on the trails OR it's only 3 minutes (we timed it) off of Highway 3!!! So even if you didn't go hiking, it's worth the detour! We hiked El Yunque early and after working up a sweat, we headed back towards Luqiullo to get some eats and... More 

Thank Ed H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stopped here for lunch after hiking a few trails in the rainforest. The food was great, reasonably priced, and we loved the atmosphere! Awesome place! Would definitely recommend!

Thank stellarrlm9
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This appears to be a very quaint little bar and grill on the way out of the forest to the Main Highway. The menu seemed good and truthfully, the food was acceptable, once it was actually served. We were seated, then waited forever for the waitress while she was inside with several guys...then she arrived to take our drink orders... More 

Thank Liberated S
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch here while on vacation. After a tiring day at rainforest this made for a great lunch stop. We intially planned on going to Barbakoa but they were closed. No regrets though, both our food and drinks were great and service really good.

Thank sudha k
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

The Rum House was an awesome find. We spent the day hiking in El Yunique Rain Forest. Coming down the hill we decided to stop and eat outside. The food was amazing, atmosphere was incredible. The staff and bartenders were fun and made us laugh and smile. We give them a perfect score! Patrick and Angela

Thank Pakids95
Southlake, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I loved the atmosphere. The food is good. I had the chicken with creole sauce. My husband had the can can pork chop. He loved it. It was probably the best meal we had in Puerto Rico. The service is good.

1 Thank floridajan2014
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

On the way out of the El Yunque Rain Forest we stopped at the The Rum House for cocktails and a bit to eat. We ate outside and the food was great and the wait service was also very good. Sat and talked with some travelers from Wisconsin...easy to find right along side the road on your way down to... More 

Thank ColoradoVista

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $27
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrio Mamayes Sector Palmer | Carr 191 Km 1.1, Rio Grande 00745, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: 787-887-3030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?