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El Caobo

$$ - $$$Caribbean,
C. Luis Munoz Marin | Dewey, Puerto Rico
+1 787-742-3532
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“flan” (4 reviews)
“red snapper” (3 reviews)
“pork chop” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
C. Luis Munoz Marin | Dewey, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

El Caobo has clsed down. The restaurant will not be re-opening after the hurricanes. There are plans for another restaurant by different owners to open at that location, but there is no definitive date.

Thank JohnB585640
Reviewed June 25, 2017

This place feels like a real local joint, and the menu is traditional dishes, so we were looking forward to our dinners here. However, they ended up being a bit disappointing. The shrimp dish only had about 4 shrimp in it, and the pork chops...More

Thank sueontheroad12
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to El Caobo while visiting Culebra after reading the review about the flan. The restaurant is run by a man, Marco, who took our order and ran the bar while his wife cooked. It was a Friday night but we...More

Thank Allie C
Reviewed November 22, 2016

A local told us about this hidden gem. We had been told that she made the best flan so we initially came to try the flan. She was out but said she would have more flan on Monday. We returned on Monday for the flan...More

1  Thank luvleerenee2016
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a local place. It's cash only, and you should expect a wait of 45-50 minutes for food. It may be a bit of a wait, but it's worth well worth it. I recommend a beer or a $4 full glass of wine...More

1  Thank AR4024
Reviewed April 19, 2016

We like local, regional food, but it's not easy to find. El Caobo is as close as you are going to come to it on Culebra. We heard about this place from a gringo who has lived on the island for the past 2 years....More

1  Thank brooks1957
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

I give such a high rating because of the total experience. A husband and wife run the three table and small bar and restaurant. If you want to be catered to and are in a hurry, this would probably not work. However, if you want...More

2  Thank Edward D
Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

It is a small restaurant with simple and basic seating arrangements. The owner takes the orders and serves the food while his wife cooks in a little attached kitchen. They have ample choices for drinks. Food menu is not too big as I believe everything...More

2  Thank Srz9
Reviewed February 29, 2016

So this is truly local - food is good and made to order - one at a time. So come early and be prepared to wait. Prices are reasonable and drinks are cheap. Wouldn't choose it if only here for a day or two as...More

1  Thank LaRee
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Great owners.. Great Food. Good Prices. And very local not commercialized. It was like having a meal in someone's home.

1  Thank Annapolitano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C. Luis Munoz Marin | Dewey, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Culebra
  • Phone Number: +1 787-742-3532
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