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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood, Spanish
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Cll. Soledad, Luquillo, Puerto Rico
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Go here if you want authentic Puerto Rican food, really reasonable, with vibrant decor and great character. The food tastes homemade it is so delicious. And the kids ate all their dishes and I ate all the Mofongo relleno de pollo con salsa criolla. I will probably dream about it. The only bad part is I was too full for... More 

Thank christina f
Beijing, China
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place, love their Mofongo (plantain), as well as the seafood. The place is very nicely decorated with a feeling of the seaport. The staff are quite friendly as well.

Thank xyangt
Seal Beach, California
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This charming restaurant, off the beaten path of Highway 3 East, sits on Calle Soledad in the pueblo de Luquillo...just around the corner from world famous surf spot La Pared. You will be greeted by an all family friendly run establishment.They have been in the neighborhood since the 30's...The food here is simply delicious! my favorite is the Garlic Shrimp... More 

Thank Crystal B
Grayslake, Illinois
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241 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

This little seafood restaurant with a very friendly staff offers the best lunch value around. The shrimp, king fish and garlic chicken breast were good and all around $10 each.

1 Thank Bill S
New Jersey
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76 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Great local restaurant. very accommodating. We stopped by for lunch on a Sunday, expecting to order from the lunch menu, only to be informed that it's a mon to fri deal, BUT the waitress quickly checked who someone and presented us the lunch menus. Snapper was good, served in a little too much butter sauce for my likings, sides or... More 

Thank antzinpants
Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Charming little place behind the church at the plaza. Good Puerto Rican local food. Service is very good and

Thank Vijay T
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

The food is excellent, I had the shrimp. The price is very good. Service was pretty efficient and excellent.

Thank Kayakeke
Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The food here is awesome, I had the shrimp and my friends had the red snapper and the red beans and rice.

Thank Isabela W
Barnegat, New Jersey
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Superb lunch special restaurant. Your choice of a few selections from two price points $7 or $9 lunch menu specials. We had the $7 grouper which was excellent and included salad, rice & beans, soft drink. Once I even went off menu and got the grouper special and a pork chop (which is also a lunch menu selection), total bill... More 

Thank tony838
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

This was within walking distance of our inn, and it was our first dining experience in Puerto Rico. Service was pretty efficient, although we felt it a little slow to get going. The mofongo with shrimp was delicious but I wish I had just split the dish with my mother because it was so huge and heavy! Dessert of guava... More 

Thank Jocelyn J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cll. Soledad, Luquillo, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Luquillo

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