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Rte. 187, Km 5 | Piñones, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

We went with a group of friends and didn't eat there because it wasn't the place in the pictures, they moved. Now they have a worn-out kiosk in front of the beach that didn't look inviting at all. Even the owner (we think it was the owner!) told us to ask for a refund for our "Gustazo".

Thank Hikma23
San Juan
Level Contributor
88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

I went with my wife on two different occasions during the month of February. Both times at night during the time they were supposed to be opened.Both times the place was closed. I tried calling, several times each day, from the parking lot, and got a busy signal. Tried several times during the week and, still, busy signal. Finally the... More 

2 Thank Jose092445
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

Went to Bamboobei for my friend's birthday. Even though reservations were made and confirmed well in advance, the restaurant was not ready for us. When we arrived at noon, there were no waiters; only the owner was there. That situation continued for THREE AND A HALF HOURS while we waited for food to be served. We were so desperate that... More 

Thank ana r
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2013

Bamboo bei is open for business. After couple of years of management turnover , Carlos the owner is back with a new partner from Italy/New York. Linda will welcome you to the most beautiful bay in Puerto Rico

1 Thank argegno1
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

We went for a family member wedding and had a great time! The food was nice, the atmosphere was phenomenal, the music was fun and the servers very friendly!

Thank PMTravel13
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2013

This restaurant is on the main road in Pinones and is literally on the beach.As you walk in what a pleasant surprise,beautiful decorations,palm trees and the best ocean view of any restaurant in all of Pinones.The food was great,we had scallops wrapped in bacon,arepas with crab meat and grouper nuggets, the service was outstanding but they need to hire a... More 

Thank Manny R
San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

I am surprised about all of the negative reviews, and feel the need to review this place because my visit in late January, 2013 was magnificent! The entire restaurant has a great ambiance. The majority of the restaurant is open-air beautifully decorated, with blue and white lights, palm trees, and relaxing music. The owner, Carlos, was incredibly friendly and brought... More 

Thank 2012CD2012
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

We searched for a less noisy place in Pinones and this fit the bill. A delightful terrace and secluded tables allowed for a very restful dinner. The fish was expertly finished and the tostones were the best I've personally had in the past month of eating three meals a day out. We'll definitely return to this hidden gem of a... More 

Thank VallartaFan649
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

My husband and i do a lot of eating out. I saw a "Gustazo" (on line coupon) for this place and bought it to give them a try. The best thing they have is the location. That's it! The staff does not have uniforms, so unless someone is carrying a tray, you can't tell who works there and who is... More 

Thank HyperGirl76
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

Hi, We went to Bamboobei using a Gustazo (an offer, some of the other reviews have mentioned it), the first thing I noticed was how beautiful the place is. Close to the beach, blue and white walls and inside there are many beautiful ethnic decour. However, it's such a shame that such a beautiful place has such a bad service.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte. 187, Km 5 | Piñones, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787/253–0948

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?