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El Platanar

Carretera 153 Km 8, Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
+1 787-219-6507
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good20%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
Jul 28, 2017
“Don't Bother”
Jul 2, 2017
“Poor service, cold food. ”
Closed today
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
$$ - $$$
Carretera 153 Km 8, Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Stoped on our way to Cabo Rojo because it was recommended to us. The place looks. Ive on top of a hill with a nice view. The waitress came after a few minutes and took our order. The place was half empty. We got our...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank AnyelisPA
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Been here before and we know you usually have to wait a reasonable amount of time for the food. Today we decided to bring good friends for the first time, after having a great day at a local flowers festival. Needless to say it has...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank EdwinL133
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Nice big restaurant on top of a hill with beautiful all around views. We went on a Thursday and the daily special was an amazing value. It was fresh Chillo fish, mofongo and salad. It was only $8.99. Nowhere in the metropolitan area would you...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Simara
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Waited to be seated and nobody came, they passed us by and every waitress ignored us. When we asked someone sat us, we waited more than 20 min and nobody came, tables sat later were ordering before us. We ended up leaving and nobody asked.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Angines M
Reviewed March 15, 2017

A bit redundant as this restaurant El Platanar is in a plantain plantation high up overlooking over a thousand or so plantain plants. All their fare is very good, Authentic Puerto Rican dishes and surprisingly huge servings- no skimping here, Plenty of take-home. Quickly becoming...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Coqui J
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Menu is the common Puerto Rican Mofongo, sea food and fried pork that can be found almost everywhere in the island. Food flavor and presentation was good. Only problem here was service. Not enough waiters or waitresses to take care of such a large place....More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Bruttusp
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

This use to be a favorite of mine; however the quality of the food has diminished. Their ribs have no flavor...do not recommend!

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank jayrodsan
Reviewed December 4, 2016

This was my second visit to El Platanar. Unfortunately it was less pleasant than the first visit. This was probably due to dining there on a Saturday afternoon. This is a very large restaurant with many tables. As such it attracts many groups including school...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank neblud
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent! Even made me vegetarian mofongo bolitas!!!!! My husband had mofongo with chicken and steak and shrimps on top. It was a huge portion! They serve you so much and then you can't stop yourself from ordering dessert! We got a piece of...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank J1313M
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife and had a big meal consisting of Mofongo and seafood and meat. The platano soup was also very good. Wine selection is poor. The service was average. The site was clean. Parking is limited above and if you need to park...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank juliop470
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera 153 Km 8, Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Santa Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 787-219-6507
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