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Local cuisine, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly
Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene
Mixed American/Puerto Rican restaurant and bar at Maria’s Beach on Carr 413 in Rincon, Puerto Rico. Full bar with happy hour specials every day from 5pm-7pm and live music.
$10 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, American
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music, Waterfront, Beach, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed April 1, 2020

Shelby W sounds like an awful customer. You're on an ISLAND, so sometimes service is a bit slow EVERYWHERE - but it doesn't give you an excuse to be so CHEAP and leave a paltry TWO dollar tip for some poor server. Something tells me...that is the norm for her. Island living is slower and it's something that you need to know and live with - it's part of WHY you're getting AWAY from the craziness of city life and are on vacation! I've been to this many times over the years and it's always been great - the people, music, drinks, and food! Some people just don't get it.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

This is a small walk from the lighthouse and a nice beach bar. They have Medalla for $2. I had the shrimp tacos and fries and they were excellent. My daughter enjoyed her steak sandwich. A nice location with a relaxed atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

While on a vacation with my mom we met some new friends from our hotel and all decided to go here. We visited on an open mic night and I had a blast. It was a very casual open mic where locals and visitors all...jammed together and the blend of music was pretty great! Shout out to the Wine With Sue band from New York and Evan (from the voice) for thoroughly entertaining us all! Highly recommend the tacos! Between the group we tried them all and they were good! Also, we were told this is a great area to whale watch. We didn’t see any, but maybe you can get lucky. Definitely visit if you can!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 14, 2020

We visited here quite a few days during our stay. It was like a great gathering place for all kinds of people. Lots of good, friendly conversations. Good bartenders (my favorite was Cesar) and Devin and Justin were good too. I met the owner and...she was very friendly and sweet! I thought the food was good and this place had the best rum punch (plenty of guava to balance out the acidic orange juice) and just a short parking lot walk to Maria's Beach where you can view awesome surfing!!!! This was my favorite hang out spot.More

Date of visit: January 2020
calypsocafe413, Public Relations Manager at Calypso Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Thank you for leaving a great review! We are happy to hear great feedback from our customers. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

We had lunch there and it was a bit busy, the bartender / waiter was very nice and worked really hard to serve everyone... the beer was cold but our chicken burrito was totally flavorless ... location location location...

Date of visit: December 2019
calypsocafe413, Public Relations Manager at Calypso Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2020

Thanks for sharing your experience as we appreciate you taking the time to review us.

Reviewed March 25, 2019

This IS the place when you think of a beach bar! Right on the water, outside with incredible sunsets! Good eats as well. We were treated by the sounds of the Daniel King Trio......awesome is all I can say. Those guys were great! Would go...back in a minute.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

This place is so cute! Great views of the beach and sunset! We went during happy hour and got the “famous” rum punches which were good and very strong! Our waiter Megan was super friendly and nice!!! We would seriously go back just to visit...her! Thank you for your hospitality!More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

A tourist Mecca next to popular surf beaches. Tuesdays draw a crowd for open mic night. Basic bar and surf food. No mojitos or locals here. Noisy, fun spot if you want to play it safe.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

This place was great, they have live music every night, and cold cheap beer. We had a good times both nights we went!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Again a group of 6. Walked right in and found a table even though the place was crowded. More people there for the bar than the food it seemed. Live music playing in the background, and a variety of food. Not typical bar fare, but...then you are on an island.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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December 20, 2018|
Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
We were served by an ex pat American lady. Don't know if its her place though
Lindy B
October 4, 2017|
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Response from Lee F | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry, Cindie passed away Nov. 1, 2018. She will be missed by all her friends and all the wonderful dogs she rescued. She was a big help to me when we rescued our pup, and a great friend, too.
December 27, 2016|
Response from sunpup |
You can always find other nice bars with friendly staff in the area. Please avoid Calypso. The waitress are plain rude and I got food poisoning from their burger yesterday. Not to mention the burger is really tough like... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Calypso Cafe

  • Yes, Calypso Cafe offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Calypso Cafe offers delivery services.

  • Calypso Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5