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The Brass Cactus

Intersection PR 193 & Calle C, Luquillo 00773, Puerto Rico
+1 787-889-5735
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Intersection PR 193 & Calle C, Luquillo 00773, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Drinks are tasty. Food is consistently good and Tex-Mexican Everytime we go we say the service is lousy and we aren't coming back. But we do, for something different and air conditioning.

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our first night in Luquillo, we were looking for dinner. I’d heard about the BC and some said it was Americanized. I came here to eat different foods, not burgers. Well, it turned out that the BC was .2 of a mile away from...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly staff, mostly English being spoken here, great food, great service. Came here twice on my 5 day trip. A+++.

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We went here because of the great reviews. However, upon entering, we waited by the “Please wait to be seated” sign. We were overlooked and decided to grab menus from the hostess stand while we waited...and waited. Other customers came and seated themselves, so we...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We came here as a backup plan after trying to go to one of the restaurants at the long row of them up the road. It was Sunday night and they were all packed and there was no parking. The food was fresh reasonably priced,...More

Thank MikeZimmer
Reviewed April 9, 2018

This is a low key spot a short drive from the Wyndham Rio Mar. Authentic Puerto Rican food with very friendly service. All three of our entrees were great. A nice option if you are leaving the hotel

1  Thank peter k
Reviewed March 20, 2018

A really comfortable and laid back place .Good place to socialize .Food is good and reasonably priced .JD is a great host .

Thank linner1234
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Mostly american fare with some Puerto Rican thrown in, native soups and american and they are good. Great place for lunch specials and diner Bar has anything you might like

Thank clementefan2018
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Although not authentic local cuisine, the food was superb. Waitress was extremely kind and attentive. JB, the owner, came to talk with us for a bit and he greatly appreciated our business. He's been around PR since 1993! Definitely one of the best restaurants I...More

Thank Nicholas G
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Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

I really like this place, I've been here more than once and every time I visit its good. The bartender dreadlocks guy is the best! This place is great!!!!!!

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Questions & Answers
November 19, 2017|
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Response from Poorgourmet | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you call them directly; at 1 (787) 889-5735. They might still not have power since the passing of storm Maria.
Sandy H
January 28, 2017|
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Response from cactusking | Property representative |
No sorry we don't have live music at this time, please come by and introduce yourself and I can send you in the right direction. I moved here from Huntington Beach would love to meet you. JB
July 5, 2016|
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Response from cactusking | Property representative |
Yes very little has changed most of the staff has been there for over eight years. New owner was the opening general manager.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Intersection PR 193 & Calle C, Luquillo 00773, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Luquillo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-889-5735
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