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El Turpial Boricua

$$ - $$$Caribbean, Latin,
Calle Jose de Diego, Cotto Laurel, Ponce 00780, Puerto Rico
+1 787-848-5848
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“honey glaze” (2 reviews)
“mofongo” (8 reviews)
“croquetas” (2 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
$$ - $$$
Calle Jose de Diego, Cotto Laurel, Ponce 00780, Puerto Rico
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21 - 30 of 48 reviews

Reviewed March 22, 2015

The place is a little out of the way around a fork in the road going towards Juana Diaz on old hwy 14. The quality of food is good but the service is quite slow, so if you are not on a rush this is...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed February 25, 2015

Since arrival the service was good, great variety of food on the menu. The Sangria was excellent. All the food that we have was good and the portions served exceed our expectations. 👍

Thank Ruben V
Reviewed February 15, 2015

The service was excellent and the food was our favorite in Ponce. My husband had the ribs and I had the pork, both which were very flavorful! Very nice restaurant, worth the stop!

Thank M R
Reviewed January 4, 2015

I lived for many years in Ponce and didn't know about this place. On a recent visit I was taken here by family members and was impressed by the variety in their menu and the quality of their food. First, the good: Excellent food perfectly...More

Thank TampaDocFoodie
Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Great Sunday lunch option. Excellent family environment , service and local menu. Love my seafood mofongo on creole sauce, yuca croquettes with jueyes!

Thank Gonzalo62
Reviewed October 25, 2014

I ordered the Salsa de Tamarindo Ribs and never tasted the tamarindo!! Prices are too hight for the location!!

Thank Chrisjavi
Reviewed September 23, 2014

What a gem, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. We found this by accident and were pleasantly surprised. The ambiance was classy, the service was a bit slow but understandable as I believe everything was specially cooked. A lttle pricey, but all in all worth...More

Thank LARPAT55
Reviewed September 13, 2014

The food is great. The chef cook great. They serve the food in a way that only by see it you will be satisfy. The ambiance is perfect and the ladys are so sweet and helpful that is unbelievable. Has good parking. In overall is...More

Thank archiearc
Reviewed August 27, 2014

Me and my family eat at this rest at least 2 or 3 times a month, the service is great and the food is delish. The owners and waiters are very nice and attentive. Try their daily soups, they get better every day. The rice...More

Thank marg r
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Even though we were a really big group (bowling team) and we had no reservations, restaurant personnel made us feel truly welcome. The service was very good and food served on reasonable time. The "churrasco" with shrimps was very tender and tasty, served over a...More

Thank Angelfire0511
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Jose de Diego, Cotto Laurel, Ponce 00780, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Ponce
  • Phone Number: +1 787-848-5848
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