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“Awesome chicken if you can get past the unkept outside entrance”
Review of El Verde BBQ

El Verde BBQ
Ranked #5 of 72 Restaurants in Rio Grande
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Awesome chicken if you can get past the unkept outside entrance”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

I based the rating on the food which was very fresh, moist, tasty and cheap. About $7 for a whole chicken. But couldn't give it 5 stars because though this place is just a food shack the outside is dirty and unkept. Definately not a place to stay and eat.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Graniteville SC
Level 6 Contributor
153 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Awesome Food”
Reviewed June 16, 2013

After reading the reviews on here I had to stop and try it. It was well worth the stop. Family love it. Lots of food for the money. Chicken is awesome!!! Not many places you can feed a family of four for less than $30.00. If you try anything get the chicken you will not be sorry.

  • Visited June 2013
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Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Great place if you have the courage to give it a try”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

While vacationing in Puerto Rico we drove by this road side chicken place several times as it is just down the street from the Westin Rio Mar. I picked up a whole chicken, red beans & rice, mofon, and fried plantains for my entire family to eat back at the condo we rented. The food was absolutely fantastic and the whole meal was less then 20 bucks. My kids were asking me to go back and get them some more chicken. The food was fantastic and I would definitely encourage others to pick up something to go.

It is important to keep in mind this is a road side chicken shack frequented by locals. I really can't describe the decor, because there isn't much to describe. It's a run down beat up place with great chicken. If your looking for a nice sit down resteraunt this is the last place on earth I would recommend. If your looking to get some local food to take back to your safe hotel room this is a great option. I doubt this place has a written menu and the odds of them having a website are minimal. What they do have is good chicken and great side dishes. Give them a try on a day you don't feel like spending a $125 bucks on dinner at one of the resorts.

  • Visited June 2013
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“True local joint”
Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

Little outdoor shack on side of Road everything is fresh and fried u sit outside a locals hangout no one spoke English but the whole chicken was delicious and the fries where also good and the price was fantastic family of 4 for 20 dollars!!!

  • Visited June 2013
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Waxhaw, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Just okay”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

Food was okay. Good if your hungry, 1st place having bbq in Puerto Rico. After eating at Bebos
this food doesn't compare.

  • Visited May 2013
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