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El Rincon Del Sabor

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin
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263 Calle Fernandez Garcia, Luquillo 00773-2222, Puerto Rico
+1 787-556-9760
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Gainesville, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a wonderful time at El Rincon Del Sabor! Our evening began with a warm, personal greeting from Luis (the owner) and continued with a viewing of a DVD that provided an overview of Peurto Rico as we waited on our food that was being prepared by Luis's wife. Once our food arrived, we were amazed... More 

1 Thank gottablade
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family owned & operated, you ring the doorbell to get in. Also has a souvenir store. Excellent service and food

Thank Tara C
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews for this place, so we decided to try. Very good food. The shrimp mofongo was excellent as well as the snapper. The sangria was fantastic as well! Very warm reception from the owner. Excellent service!

Thank MjRose512
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

When our family of eight entered El Rincon we did not imagine the treat that lied ahead. Our experience began with a warm smile and a heartfelt "Bienvenidos extended by Luis (the restaurant owner). The food was indescribable. Our collective meal included appetizing chicken wings, fish/beef dumplings, chicken mofongo grilled chuletas, shrimp creole, arroz y gondolas and more. It was... More 

Thank VeroneKennedy
Toms River, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant on trip advisor and decided to try it. The owner is wonderful and very friendly. We all had something different and it was delicious. I had the red snapper in creole sauce and highly recommend it. The food is fresh and the atmosphere is friendly. The prices seemed in line with other restaurants of its type... More 

Thank Njsarge
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Nestled in a residential neighborhood this restaurant is worth the search. The owner is welcoming and makes you feel at ease the moment you walk in. We ordered three seafood dishes and his wife (the chef) created a vegetarian dish for one person in our party. The creole sauce on 3 of the dishes was flavorful and complemented the meals... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing! Fried chicken wings, shrimp cocktail, lobster mofongo, porterhouse steak, mahi mahi....delicious. But, the most enjoyable part of the evening was meeting and speaking with the owner. He is just lovely and has so much knowledge about Puerto Rico. It was a wonderful dinner...very authentic...my husband said best rice and beans he has ever had....such a nice... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

We shared an order of red snapper in creole sauce and octopus in creole sauce. The octopus dish was one of the best things I have ever eaten in my entire life. Seriously. It was that good! The flan was also wonderful. The owner/waiter was gregarious, fun, and friendly.

Thank Catharine H
Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
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124 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

When I entered, I was greeted in a very friendly way by the excellent, small waiting staff. The food looked and smelled delicious. Great value.

Thank Robert L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

This was the first meal we ate in Puerto Rico on our visit here. I was recommended here by a co-worker of mine who is originally from Puerto Rico and he recommended the Mofongo de Camerones con Arroz y Gandules (Shrimp Mofongo with Rice and Beans). My first taste of Puerto Rican food was incredible! The mofongo is shaped into... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $24
Seafood, Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 263 Calle Fernandez Garcia, Luquillo 00773-2222, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Luquillo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-556-9760
Excellent Restaurant and Souvenirs Shop near Luquillo beach, Sea food Specialties lobster, shrimp and much more! And local food, rice & beans Mofongo, all kind of drinks, beers Pina colada and more! We open daily.For groups 10 o more persons recomendamos call before for reservation.

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