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El Platano Loco Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
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Carr 411 Km 5 Hm 1, Aguada, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super excited to visit this place because my husband raved about how good it is. Sadly when we went there it was NOT good at all. For a place who specializes in plátanos it lacks just that. The platano soup is very salty, and has one note flavor, mushy banana. The fried chicken, fridge pork was dry dry dry, hard... More 

Thank dspten
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard so much pull about this place, that it was hrs to find but well worth it. We had no problem finding it using Waze. We were staying in Aguada and went for lunch. It was not a disappointment. The food, views was well worth the $17 spent with lots left over.

Thank Nigel B
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long wait for the food. Lady taking orders not to helpful. Dry chicken , food had no taste. Haré todo get to the place. No good parking. Not worth the drive

Thank e_bonill
Canovanas, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Excellent price long waiting time but good food and view need more road signs but great place good job guys

Thank Lebron c
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy plantains...this is the place... They make them in a variety of ways. Service is good and prices average.

Thank Willie S
Aguada, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

I love the service and the atmosphere. The trip taken is enjoyable but please call first and make sure it is open. Generally open from Wed. Thru Fri. late afternoon and evenings. Beautiful countryside and very friendly people and I highly recommend it!

Thank Happy Traveler C
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

I had tried before to find this place to no avail, but thanks to Google Maps, it was a 40 minute drive from downtown Mayagüez. The road to get there is curvy and narrow, and you have to be watchful not the miss the left turn before Colmado Brady, but once you find it, the expedition is totally worth it.... More 

Thank nancyinmke
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

For platanos lovers this is the place. All plates are made with platanos and good food. Good prices. You have to wait around 1 hour to be served due to the hundred of hungry people visiting the place but you will not be disappointed. One of the favorite place for bikers. Try to go early.

Thank Feve5045
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

It's on the top of a mountain at the west side of the island, in Aguada, a town close to Mayaguez. A rustic wood construction, some handcraft, very ventilated, nothing special but pleasant. Many, many people goes because the variety of food prepared from plantains or bananas and because the low prices. It's about 1 hour 30 minutes from San... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Food was very good nice atmosphere, everything made with plantains, homemade platanutres ans sorullos, would visit again

Thank martinam40

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 411 Km 5 Hm 1, Aguada, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Aguada
  • Phone Number: 787-868-0241

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