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cabo, Cabo Rojo 00682, Puerto Rico
78755555555
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food

stop here to eat empanadas de chapin, langosta, cangrejo they were good and tasty waiter was great. the view was terrific while eating seeing big fish swimming by us inside the water. i trully enjoy it. well recommended

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2015
eduardo121411
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

stop here to eat empanadas de chapin, langosta, cangrejo they were good and tasty waiter was great. the view was terrific while eating seeing big fish swimming by us inside the water. i trully enjoy it. well recommended

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I would rather have the empanadillas in Regas Restaurant in Santa Isabel, love those better than the ones here so I liked the ample parking, and 2 eating rooms....with a little view....

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Thank lolinstar
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This restaurant has been there for many years. It has many loyal customers, who return even though there is a great quantity of restaurants nearby who cater same type of food. Famous for the sea food, mofongo, local food. Recommended. Great "empanadillas".

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Thank Rikabra
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Overpriced seafood. Not the greatest fried fritters or surtido. They used old, overfried, oil for the surtido which was not good. Nothing was homemade. Lack of quality service.

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Thank IT_Professor
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

great place if you want to experience the food native to the island enjoy. Fresh seafood and near the beach!

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Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Anything from seafood patties to conch cocktails to fish sticks to cheese balls. To complete dinners.Its an awesome environment

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Huntsville
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

They carry the best Lobster turnovers in the entire West side of the Island. Will definitely recommend it to anyone in the area to give it a try. All their turnovers are made to order and fresh. Their Fish dishes are always fresh and delicious as well.

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Thank IGNDJ
Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

There are many oceanside restaurants, but we always go to El Gatito when in Puerto Rico. Simply the best Mofongo con langosta on the island.

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Thank si2birds
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Food is always at their best been going to this place since 1985 and still so good my favorite is the conch salad, but also recommend mofongo with anything else so good, the downfall is the service little slow

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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on our way back home from Cabo Rojo. This is a pretty ride. In Joyuda there are many restaurants to choose from, but we had heard about this from some friends so we stopped here and we were not disappointed. The fish was fresh and tasty. The empanadillas were excellent. It was clean and we enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: cabo, Cabo Rojo 00682, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Cabo Rojo
  • Phone Number: 78755555555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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