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Platos Restaurant & Bar

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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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2 Rosa Street | Coral By The Sea Hotel, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
787-791-7474
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12:00 pm - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Clifton, New Jersey
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good flavors and excellent service, I ordered the churrasco and mofongo and was really tasty, I didn't order alcohol but I think the pitcher of sangria was about $30 and they have multiple flavors! The service was great place looked clean and neat.

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Thank Erika G
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful Restaurant, I felt welcomed and my food was very good. I had chicken and shrimp Alfredo. What a delight, my passion fruit Margarita was perfect, could of been a little a stronger but it was fine. Clean looking environment and enjoyable scenery due to it being right off of a main street

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Thank Hittah
Saint Charles, Missouri, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a quaint little restaurant. I had the shrimp fettuccini and some sort of fried cheese and both were delicious. The coconut sangria is beyond delicious.

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Thank Dana P
Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great little restaurant in walking distance of our hotel. We had the Monfongos - Langosta/Lobster and the Fried Whole Red Snapper. Both entrees were delish - with more than enough food. We actually ordered more than we could eat - they gladly boxed our leftovers for us. The Coconut Sangria was wonderful! Our waitress Christina was lovely... More 

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Thank 972Rebecca
Mandeville, Louisiana
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150 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice dinner at Plato's, located near our hotel. Puerto Rican food is the specialty. Wine is available by the glass. Beer is cold. The Churrasco is recommended.

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Thank Nelson T
Agawam, Massachusetts
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123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the first restaurants that we visited in San Juan was Platos. The food was wonderful - we had the Queso Frito Del Pais appetizer, Mofongo Pollo, and El Jibarito/Guisado which we shared. Drinks can be a bit pricey - $13.00 for champagna sangria (it was delicious though.)

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Thank Donna S
Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like to try new foods when I travel and while this restaurant was very authentic and indicative of the local cuisine, I personally was just not a fan of the local style of cooking. Ceviche is good if prepared right but the plantains that Puerto Rico is so famous for are just a little bland and monotonous for me.... More 

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Thank AaronC1977
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Platos on our short visit in San Juan. I am Puerto Rican but live in the US. I ordered the Lobster Mofongo. 4 members of our family ordered the Churrasco Mofongo and my mother ordered soup. The soup was the only really good thing we tasted. My lobster mofongo smelled when they put it in front of... More 

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Thank Ivette S
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was terribly slow. But, to try to make up for it they offered us a free drink from the bar. That was also slow. Our food showed up at the same time. It was nice that they tried to compensate us. :-) The only saving grace for this place is the mamposteao rice. If you go here you MUST... More 

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Costa Rica
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could be better, T"amarindo sangria" real good if you like sour sweet drink, tou wont go wrong ordering this beverage, original Never had it before. Good for it Mofungo Shrimp, "kind of heavy dish" just good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Rosa Street | Coral By The Sea Hotel, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina
  • Phone Number: 787-791-7474
  • This restaurant is at Coral by the Sea Hotel

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