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#614 of 2,918 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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422 S Alafaya Trl, Orlando, FL 32828-8984
+1 407-281-4700
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The menu had so many items that sounded delicious that it was hard to decide what to try. One person had the Pollo a la Criolla, and could not stop raving about how good it was. Another person had the Pollo al Ajillo, and said that the chicken was really tender and they did not skimp on the garlic. The... More 

Thank BHumphreyFL
Jacksonville, Florida
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The restaurant was easy to find with ample parking area. It was full so we waited to be seated. Everyone was truly enjoying their food and having conversations making the room a bit noisy but not bothersome. Waitress came by quickly and started to take our order. We had the Christmas special although it was was not Christmas. Bread and... More 

Thank Caribeansun
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82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Went for a late dinner with the family. The place is small but nice. It's cooler than outside but still warm. We ordered an appetizer combo. I liked that everything was in small portions so we didn't over stuff ourselves. The alcapurrias were so good. The relleno de papas, were also good. Crunchy on the outside and perfect mix of... More 

Thank Federico D
Key West, Florida
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

My brother took me to this restaurant to try it and it was great. Good portions of food but not the appetizer they went cheap on that. Great ambient, prices a little high for the food and location. I would visit this again.

Thank ArmySnow
Port Charlotte
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Great food Good service nice little restaurant we enjoy everything we ate The mofongo was delicious and the fried pork too

Thank Elizabeth P
Horsens, Denmark
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285 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We were brought here by a Puerto Rican friend who visits this restaurant once a month. So we trusted him to recommend what to order. Most had the lunch special. I had the mofongo relleno pernil (plantain stuffed with pork) which was a large dish but very tasty - I think 2 people sharing it would have been very satisfied.... More 

Thank Sonjee
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Carne Frita was great. The service and the price was great. I will definitely go back. My wife also love it. Next time I will check if they do breakfast.

Thank Jorge T
Orlando, Florida
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

First off let me start by saying that I do not typically eat at Puerto Rican nor Cuban restaurants as it hurts my feelings to pay for food I can have at home that is better...in other words I refuse to pay $5 for 50 cents worth of rice and beans...however my friends feel otherwise and my husband wanted mofongo...... More 

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New york
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

This place is GREAT! The food is excellent what ever you get. We get a dinner called Las Navidades it has rice and beans, pork (Pernil) and a Pastel about 12 dollars. Soda in huge glasses. I didn't have one but l saw a lot of Monfongos that looked awesome. It is always crowed so get there early before dinner... More 

Thank RubenNewyork
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

This place a bit of a drive from Kissimmee, however, totally worth the drive. The menu is varied and extensive, the service very frienly and fast, located on astrip mall, parking is no issue and is right off the highway. The offerings are Puerto Rican cuisine at its best!. Plenty of appetizers, soups, sandwiches and desserts. The entrees are heaven,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 S Alafaya Trl, Orlando, FL 32828-8984
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-281-4700

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