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El Meson Espanol

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Carr 102 Guanajibo, Mayaguez 00680, Puerto Rico
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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

El Mesón Español is definitely my favorite Spanish/Tapas restaurant in the southwest of Puerto Rico. Their Spanish Tortilla has absolutely no rival. You must also try their cod croquettes and cheese balls. If you like bolder flavors, try their boquerones. For dining, their Caldo Gallego is spectacular, and their San Jacobo is a must-try. Service is always good, and prices... More 

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PR
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85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This place established more than 20 years ago is very respectable restaurant. Their croquetas are one of the best I have ever tried. Service could improve, is pretty slow .Their paella is very good , not excellent but good. They have a very refreshing sangria that is sure to please anyone. They have a nice space for parking. The restaurant... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Just an awesome place to eat Mediterranean food. Obviously if you come here its a must to try the seafood paella

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San German, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Is a family owned restaurants well known in the area. Excellent food. traditional menu. Good Sangría, and tapas. excellent mediterranean food.

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Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Best Spanish food this side of the island. Try the paella for two, they offer a take out paella as well. Don't expect local puertorican food, this is mostly Español cuisine. Good wine selection.

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Rincon, Puerto Rico
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Excellent food and tapas. It's an authentic Spanish cuisine restaurant we had the house sangria and a few tapas and it was excellent. Staff is friendly and place has this cozy european feeling.

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Thank Gustavo C
puerto rico
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157 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been to this restaurant about 3 times. although it is very good on our last visit we were disappointed. Turns out we have ordered paella before and this time around we were charged twice as much for the same portion. We gently claimed to our waitress but we had to pay over $75.00 usd for a regular service.... More 

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Good spanish food and wines. Staff well trained. Diverse menu. cozy ambiance. Fine dining, Good Sangria. Excellent Lamb Chops.

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Thank lsanchez2015
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Little parking, slow service but the Sanría jar, wine and food is excellent. They have a good bar and have tapas for people who wants only to drinks and eat tapas. Ham croquettes are delicious.

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Thank EAB1991
Quebradillas, Puerto Rico
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249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Well we visited this restaurant last night in Mayaguez and really the whole experience was great and surprice , nice attention and service from the waiters ,in addition to adequate prices and excellent food .We started with the Croquetas of ham and chicken , excellent and the Calamari that were good for only 6 dollars , later we tried as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 102 Guanajibo, Mayaguez 00680, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Mayaguez

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