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El Buen Cafe

381 Hwy, 2 | Parador Hotel, Hatillo, Puerto Rico
+1 787-898-3495
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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6:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Cafe, Diner, Puerto Rican
$$ - $$$
381 Hwy, 2 | Parador Hotel, Hatillo, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on my way to west cost. I think its loosing in the quality of the food had the carne frita too much fat and chewy. The service was really good

Thank Luis S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food choices were varied. The quality that was delivered to our table was just fair. My wife and I stopped in for dinner one evening, having heard good things. We were surprised by the mediocre food we were served. I ordered the vegetable of...More

2  Thank Kevin03
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

In addition to the standard PR dinner fare, they offer a series of eggplant dishes, which we found refreshing after an overdose of mofongo. Early breakfast ( unusual in our PR travel) includes good strong coffee, crispy bacon, generous portions at a reasonable price. Service...More

Thank Madeline N
Reviewed April 14, 2018

The coffee was a standout! I drank more than usual because it was so fantastic. The service was friendly and attentive. I loved having breakfast in a spot that is clearly a local favorite rather than a tourist spot. If you are looking for solid...More

Thank kymberw
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

We have stopped on our way to Rincon from San Juan several times. And it has been consistently good. Service staff is pleasant, efficient and accommodating. Cubano sandwich had tender shredded pork on really perfect bread. The pigeon pea soup was so good that I...More

Thank Annietotravel
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

The cafeteria style menu is quick and there are quite a few daily choices. If you sit and order, food takes a little longer but service is really pretty good either way. Good choice of pastries and excellent cup of coffee.

Thank k2saintwilliams
Reviewed February 5, 2018

This cafeteria style restaurant is a perfect place to eat. If, you just want some regular, fresh, hot food. The staff was very friendly. It was very busy, the day we was there. The restaurant is large. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy!

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Common PR Buffett plus a menu. Bilingual, easy off and on hwy 2 from east/west to west/east on north coast. Near Home Depot, SAMS , Walmart, nice beach areas. Traffic can be heavy and hectic at Cafe intersection

Thank EmpHatillo
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

This is a mandatory stop when you’re traveling from he east side to the west side of the island. Is both a hotel and a restaurant.

Thank Raul D
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Many years ago (50's) there was a place called El Gran Café, located in another spot in Arecibo, where people used to stop for great coffee, snacks, lunch, etc. In those days transportation to San Juan was done by Bus (Motor Coach) or public cars...More

Thank 27Ruben27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Cafe, Diner, Puerto Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 381 Hwy, 2 | Parador Hotel, Hatillo, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Hatillo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-898-3495
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