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El Coqui Spanish Restaurant - CLOSED

4 Hamburg Ave, Sussex, NJ 07461-2205
+1 973-702-3333
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“empanadas” (13 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 Hamburg Ave, Sussex, NJ 07461-2205
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place has closed and has been replaced by a Juice Bar/healthy food place! The spanish restaurant was hard to enjoy! Different foods,different days! Waited 20 minutes at the counter for pick up called in 1/2 hour earlier! Too bad, food was good!

Thank Jill C
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

When they first opened up we are so happy to have a Spanish restaurant come to Sussex County. Their fleer was supposed to have been put a Rican. Unfortunately their prices were ridiculous and the food wasn't that great. They have closed for the last...More

Thank Deacon Vince
Reviewed January 23, 2017

While many people say this has amazing food I disagree. I live local and pass this place all the time. Very rarely see any activity here. Place has changed hands many times. They have neon sign in window saying open .however the opposite is true....More

Thank clhugs2016
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Sit at the bar and enjoy some yummy appetizers and a pitcher of sangria. Bartender always friendly! Original owners sold to another and kept the staff!

Thank Joy A
Reviewed May 19, 2016

Upon arriving the resturant you take in the nostalgia of an older dinner. My mother and I were greeted by the owner, Eva and our waitress Betty. They were personable and very chasmatic. My mother and I started our meal with spianch and mozzarella empanadas....More

2  Thank pikagirlrose
Reviewed April 23, 2016

Unexpectedly stopped here today while out on a motorcycle ride. I've ridden past here numerous times but when not in the area I kept forgetting about it. I have to say, I've been missing out on a lot of good food. We started our meal...More

2  Thank Thomas A
pillow2014, Owner at El Coqui Spanish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2016

Thanks guys for your wonderful review!!!!

Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

The empanadas exceeded my expectations rice was also delicious 😋 any one who likes Puerto Rican food is missing out if you don't give this place a try.😊

1  Thank billscat
pillow2014, Owner at El Coqui Spanish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016

I am so glad we made your belly happy. Thank you for coming.

Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Idk what that other person is talking about but I've had everything here and the food is nothing but spectacular and full of flavor!!! Everything is good!!! And I mean everything!!! Friendly staff and it is so clean!!! I go here any chance I get!...More

1  Thank Nette D
pillow2014, Owner at El Coqui Spanish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2015

Thank you so much for your input. It is people like you that make my day!!!

Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food great service again GREAT home style cooking, never rush Mommy when cooking, same goes here, never rushing atmosphere

2  Thank Peter F
pillow2014, Owner at El Coqui Spanish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2015

Thanks Peter and family, I appreciate your kind words.

Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

I went there hoping to get good Puerto Rican food. Did not happen. Ordered about $50.00 dollars worth of take out and ended up throwing away half of it. The food lacked flavor. I don't know where people of Vernon or Sussex get their taste...More

1  Thank Corderofamily5
pillow2014, Owner at El Coqui Spanish Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2015

We have gone back and checked weeks of receipts for anyone who ordered at least 50.00 dollars of food and have found no orders matching to go for that amount. So I am sorry you haven't found great food in sussex county, but if you...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$6 - $12
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Hamburg Ave, Sussex, NJ 07461-2205
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Sussex
  • Phone Number: +1 973-702-3333
  • E-mail
El Coqui specializes in Puerto Rican cuisine. Tuesdays-Saturdays 12:00-9:00pm. Wednesdays 12:00-6:00pm.
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