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Restaurante El Estribo - CLOSED

35 Ave Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
+1 787-463-0446
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Apr 19, 2014
“super local”
Mar 16, 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
35 Ave Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
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11 - 20 of 71 reviews

Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

Love the food! We tried the stuffed chicken breast with plantains and guava sauce. Succulent!!! YOU HAVE TO TRY THE NUTELLA FLAN! (custard) it is the bomb. The "chorizo al vino" (chorizo with wine) was an excellent appetizer and their homemade sangría was really good...More

Thank enav1014
Reviewed December 13, 2013

Imagine there are no restaurants, its not easy if you can. But if there was only one, then El Estribo would be it for down to earth, home style local cusine. The menu is wonderful and anything on it is worth eating. Owner picks up...More

Thank RaySBayamon
Reviewed December 5, 2013

Had an amazing date night with my husband. I'm here on business & he came for the weekend. This place was welcoming, very local cuisine - recommend Chicken w guava sauce.. Yummy! Have some sangria you wont regret it. The entertainer was charismatic & service...More

Thank Gladys L
Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

I couldn't be happier - my husband and I tried multiple local restaurants in the Carolina area and none really impressed us until we walked into this cozy restaurant. We were immediately greeted by the owner, who was so warm and jolly. We ordered a...More

Thank IreneW638
Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

Loved this place so much we went twice! The owner/guitar player is a wonderful host. People who had never met before from all parts of the world felt like old friends. Forget the fancy crap.

Thank jeffrW3514VQ
Reviewed November 21, 2013

This small but vibrant restaurant is perfect for tourists to enjoy the local flavors of Puerto Rico. Owner is your host and very interested in his customers. And on weekend nights he plays his own guitar and sings both Spanish and English tunes. A treat...More

Thank Forrest L
Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

We choose El Estribo based on Trip Advisor reviews. We were delighted with our choice. The owner was warm and friendly. The food was delicious. An authentic experience. The owner plays guitar, sings and tells stories with warmth and genuineness. Warning: we walked following the...More

Thank JeffL1959
Reviewed November 10, 2013

This little hidden gem was well worth the visit. We went on what was a special night for the restaurant. They were celebrating their 3rd anniversary. We didn't have reservations but the gracious owner Geraldo got us a table anyway even though they were reserved...More

Thank chicagoan0923
Reviewed November 8, 2013

Great service, a super nice place to be with family a good place to hear Latin music while enjoying the best Puerto Rican food. Gerardo the owner is the best with his super nice staff. I go almost every week

Thank Javeracris
Reviewed October 16, 2013

I took my boss to this small restaurant a year ago.They eat, laugh and have a great and wonderful time with Gerardo and Sonia (the owners). After that my boss give me a bonus just kidding. Thanks guys I will always recommend this place..

Thank ivano764
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$2 - $11
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Ave Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina
  • Phone Number: +1 787-463-0446
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