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El Negocio de Panchi

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PR-14 | Coto Laurel, Ponce 00780, Puerto Rico
+1 787-848-4788
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were returning home to San Juan from a business trip from the west coast. We decided to stop in this restaurant it was 5:00pm, To our surprise the food at the restaurant was excellent, the appetizers and main dishes done to perfection. Overall an excellent fine dining experience in the South.

Thank Adela S
Ponce, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent dining experience in a small local spot, with great food. Been there twice and each time has been great. Small menu with attention to detail. El negocio de Panchi is a must if you are in Ponce!

Thank gq2386
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excelent dinner in a little noisy atmosphere , but warm treatment.The service is good,although Fridays, may be a little full of people..

Thank Rosendo M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We gathered to celebrate Dad's 85 birthday! The staff was friendly and accommodating and the food was excellent! We were allowed to bring our own and favorite birthday cake!! Wine and liquor selection is second to none, the food was well-prepared and the ingredients were definitely fresh! Reservation are a must, we wish they are open more often!

Thank DePonce
puerto rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Place for foodies. If you are looking for an up scale dinner in Ponce. Panchys is your place. Small place with upscale dinner options and good wine list. Great desserts!

Thank annayblacky
Ponce, Puerto Rico
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72 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The food was excellent, the atmosphere not very good. The place is small and noisy. The service was so so. They seemed inexperienced. Prices were aprox. 30 to 40% higher than competition.

Thank Alberto13_13
Sand Lake, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We were celebrating our 30th anniversary with a vacation in Ponce, and dinner Saturday night was the highlight of the trip. Being foodies, we seek out culinary excellence, and El Negocio de Panchi delivers. Bisque, octopus, halibut, lamb stew and crepes for desert, each dish meticulously presented, each dish delicious. Excellent and well priced Spanish Rioja went well with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

El Negocio de Panchi has been highly recommended by peers and friends, so upon visiting Ponce, this restaurant was on the agenda, I recommend making a reservation due to the small and intimate venue. The staff was very attentive and had good knowledge of the menu and did not hesitate on giving recommendation when asked about the food. I wanted... More 

Thank Eggiestgo
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here during our visit to Ponce. The food was excellent. The menu creative (not PR cuisine). The wine selection extensive. And the service attentive. The decor and surrounds need work. They do not live up to the food. Also note it is a drive from the historical center and prices here are higher than usual. Highly recommend... More 

Thank WhereNext2NYC
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Not your typical Puerto Rican food on the menu, different and delicious. A bit on the pricey side, the service was excellent and well worth it. I had a party of nine with two children accommodated us and our children. Call ahead for reservation cause it does fill up pretty quick.

Thank Chris B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $50
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, International, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: PR-14 | Coto Laurel, Ponce 00780, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Ponce
  • Phone Number: +1 787-848-4788
El Negocio de Panchi offers exquisite International proposals with a creole twist. By constantly updating the menu we can offer our customers innovative dishes with various cuts of fresh fish and beef and creations such as veal ossobuco, duck breast with blackberry marmalade, Halibut in crust with sausage, among others entries and delicious homemade desserts.
From tradition to gourmet, El Negocio the Panchi offers exquisite dished in a comfortable and affable ambiance.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?