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Don Tello


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got to the restaurant at 2:40 didn’t even get spoken to for 15 minutes. Then put our food and drink order in at the same time. 10 minutes later finally got our drinks. We didn’t our food until 4:00 an hour after we ordered...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Tnkrstnkr1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went there once. I got there at one, and I ordered a fish fillet and fries for $20 after waiting for 20 minutes for drinks to arrive. A friend ordered mozzarella sticks, and got six for as many dollars ONE HOUR LATER. I waited...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 877arib-s
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

For what they charge you would expect bigger portions. For example “chuleta kan kan” is a massive plate in some other places, while in here it is a modest plate with a minimal portion of rice. Food is not bad, but I’ve had better here...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank AlexisBrito
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

After a fiasco last night at Piñones, Don Tello was a really nice surprise. The food was excellent! We did have to wait though, but the waiter did tell us they had 2 big parties and food would take a while. It was worth waiting...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank arleneo501
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Our ticket was $185+ and the service was awful. We order 3 lobster stew two mofongo and fried pork and one three fongo and a mofongo with chicken chicharrón. The mofongo were cold and tasteless, so was the pork. The Trifongo was just made with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ag5160
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Don Tello Seafood Restaurant in Cataño, Puerto Rico is beautifully situated opposite the bay where Old San Juan can be seen from a short distance. The town ferry to San Juan is a few feet away. I won't say that the cuisine is not authentic,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ibaez8621
Reviewed February 2, 2019

This excellent restaurant is right across from the Cataño ferry terminal and easy to get to from Old San Juan. It is Puertorican food at its best. We had the Dorado with Mamposteado rice and their appetizer sampler. They had our favorite beer and the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Great location Across from ferry stop Near Bacardi distillery Nice shaded out door patio Cold beer and great food

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 497traciet
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

To all my tourists this place is for sure one of the best traditional puertorican food. Not to mention is closed to the Bacardi. Which we when there first then we stop to eat at Don Tello. I had the triple mofongo it was to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChefJdelgado
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

In our visit on September 30, 2018 the service was bad, very slow, average food, Great location, nice view.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Yes they have a ramp
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