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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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Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the chicken breast (which was huge) with mofongo and salad and I have to say it was the best mofongo I've had; so flavorful and juicy!. Go for the lunch special from 11 to 3pm. Cheese flan and delicious but small.

Thank Joss R
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great quality food prepared with home made ingredients wit great puertorican flavor - best lunch place in town 🍴! And you can't beat the price....

Thank Yvonne F
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located just behind a church in Luquillo's town square is this modest but charming restaurant. The menu has something for every taste. Beef, pork, poultry, and seafood, all accompanied with rice and beans, tostones (smashed green plantains), french fries and mofongo. They open for lunch from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday and for dinner Friday and Saturday.... More 

Thank Julio G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 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 July 18, 2016

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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246 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 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 50 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

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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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?