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El Varadero Seaside Grill


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Casual Caribbean Dining in an eclectic ambiance. We are located inside the Villa Marina Yacht Harbour in Fajardo, PR. Enjoy your good food experience either inside or outside in the terrace facing the marina. Live Music Entertainment on weekends.
$8 - $28
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Puerto Rican
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food, atmosphere, service all fantastic! We loved the red snapper, grouper, and the drinks were great! Also highly recommend the spicy crab appetizer.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank nickinew1607
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch at El Varadero Seaside Grill with a large group. I was greeted with a warm smile by a friendly member of the staff. We had just finished a hike and were very hungry. We placed our order ahead of time so the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank hggomez
Reviewed December 18, 2019 via mobile

El Varadero was awesome! We came here after a long day on the beach craving some seafood and we were not disappointed. The fillets of salmon and grouper were generous sizes and deliciously prepared! I had the parmesan risotto as a side which was delicious...More

Date of visit: December 2019
1  Thank lisah102121
Reviewed November 15, 2019 via mobile

This was a hidden gem. The best service and the food was delicious!! We found this place last minute and to our surprise had the best meal ever. Salmon and ceviche was amazing! The mofongo and tostones was also delicious. Drinks were half off and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank vrpr22
Reviewed October 28, 2019 via mobile

Inside the marina on the water, outside terrace and an aircondionioned inside dining room. Drinks are great, reasonably priced. Carne frita was so so, but the mahi mahi nuggets were delicious. I had the dolphin fish (dorado, mahi mahi) with capers on top of a...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Rauledgardo
Reviewed August 11, 2019

This place is really great. The best seafood we had with a great setting. On the water and off the main road, it is peaceful eating out on the deck and watching the boats come and go. really great cocktails as well. Really good prices...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Katherine H
Reviewed July 25, 2019

This is a cozy restaurant inside Villa Marina in Fajardo. I had the best ceviche ever! Its taste will stay with you for days! Great frozen mojito and they make their own hot sauces: from carrot, to acerola; they have a hot sauce for everyone!...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Wandifera
Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Came for a dinner based on Trip Advisors recommendations...and NOT DISAPPOINTED. Appetizers were Fish Tacos, Tuna Tar Tar and fried cheese. All on point! Entres were grilled grouper in butter, snapper with a white sauce and risotto, chicken alfredo and fried octopus. ALL VERY VERY...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank tragaller2012
Reviewed June 30, 2019

This was a great last meal for us in Fajardo. The service was exceptional and it was a cute view on the marina. It isn't waterfront but still a nice outdoor environment. The trasco steak was cooked to perfection, the salad was fresh and the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JennyLG1
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Unless there is no other place to eat in Fajardo, I would not come back. They have happy hour daily for different drinks, we tried Margaritas, but they tasted like they were made with a premixed drink. So we then ordered beers. The “chillo” with...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jalenis
Charlie B, Owner at El Varadero Seaside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2019

I certainly feel you on the octopus. I’m not sure what went wrong but I will investigate and remedy. And I’m very happy you enjoyed our red snapper (chillo). You probably don’t realize that lemons and limes are about .60 cents each, and a fresh...More

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