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La Monserrate Sea Port

Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood
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Rte 2,, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After leaving San Juan, we headed south to Ponce to see the rest of the island. I was looking forward to the REAL conch salad that I hadn't had in over 30 years and La Monserrate delivered. My husband had fried shrimp and we both had fried plantains. We chose to sit outside since the weather was nice. Our table... More 

Thank tabeaucher
Tampa, Florida
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

The owner greeted us personally. We overlooked the ocean as the day was coming to an end. The food was most delicious, it was hard to leave and go back to the hotel. What an amazing deck with amazing food service and setting. The tarpon were swimming below (6 of them) looking for a hand out, which we gladly gave... More 

Thank Vorhang
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very comfortable. It is a two floor building with option to ocean front tables. Service was fine. Bread with garlic is included with the meal as well as the gratuities (tips). Just a little note about the parking, is in the main route #2 which is not safe to exit. No music playing. Wifi. Two main dishes,... More 

Thank lucasmoralesv
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

If, as they say, the best thing that Ponce has is the road sign that points in the direction of San Juan, then at the other end (El Tuque) La Monserrate is one of the best things coming into Ponce. It is strange, but I've been here several times and although the place doesn't impress either going in or even... More 

Thank ShrekPR
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

The only thing good was the view and the service. The food was terrible, the sea food was not fresh the octopus was rotten, the lobster wasn't fresh, the fish was no good either. A very unfortunate dinning experience.

Thank Ignacio R. V
Boynton Beach, Florida
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259 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Eat outside with the pleasant ocean breeze and endless ocean views. Food portions are not large but OK. Typical leisurely but friendly service. Do not eat anywhere in PR if in a hurry. Decent prices. Extensive fish and seafood of all types- squid/octopus/shrimp and various fish all local caught

Thank Jeffrey Y
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Its my second time going to this place, very peaceful nice breeze and the food its excelent. Great service and the prices are good.

Thank Nelson G
Amston, Connecticut
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here and watched the sunset over the water. Very beautiful. Restaurant is on the water and you can watch the large tarpon swimming below the large deck. Our food was very fresh and portions large. We would recommend stopping here for lunch or dinner.

Thank Lindakf
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

I've been here 5 times now and definitely need to give kudos here. It's a family run place and the food sometimes takes a little while. It's worth the wait. I can recommend the lobster and the stuffed red snapper fillet ( aka Chillo). Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and have fun.

Thank Richard R
Punta Gorda, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We both had Red Snapper. Fish prepared nicely, moist not over cooked. Mozzarella sticks also very nice, don't tell my Doc ! Smooth service and a great view with your own fish farm.

Thank George P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 2,, Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Ponce
  • Phone Number: 841-2740

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